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Story Does GPL still matter? srlinuxx 1 17/08/2009 - 5:03pm
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Story The greatest open source software of all time srlinuxx 17/08/2009 - 2:56pm
Story Happy sweet 16 Debian - where now? srlinuxx 17/08/2009 - 2:54pm
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Story Recycling Lives and Computers srlinuxx 2 17/08/2009 - 11:25am
Story The beauty, the function: Ubuntu netbook launcher on Mandriva srlinuxx 17/08/2009 - 2:39am
Story Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #155 srlinuxx 17/08/2009 - 2:31am
Story Gaming in Linux srlinuxx 1 16/08/2009 - 11:29pm

Beatles take rival Apple to court over core business

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Mac
Legal

This week the Apple Corps goes to the High Court seeking multimillion-pound damages against Apple Computer, the creators of the iPod, over their hugely successful iTunes Music Store.

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Governments Go Online -- Without Windows

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Linux

Developing countries can't afford to buy Windows-based software. The basic Windows operating system costs a year and half salary for the average Vietnamese citizen. Open Source software offers a way to break South Asia's technological dependence on industrialized countries, experts say.

Manila Schools to adopt open source subjects

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OSS

SOME 80 universities and colleges will incorporate open source subjects into their computer science (CS) and information technology (IT)-related courses later this year under a program that seeks to help schools develop more employable graduates.

Linux desktops need more than just a pretty face

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Linux

Linux has a serious problem to overcome before it can it even begin to make even tiny dents in Microsoft's desktop dominance and the problem is usability. Users have to revert to the command line to perform what should be simple tasks.

Auctioneer Bonhams opts for Linux

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Linux

To operate and serve clients effectively, Bonhams needed to consolidate to one system. Bonhams was interested in the scalability and stability of Linux, and knew IBM well.

Power Outages to Blame for Mandriva inaccessibility

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MDV

Just to note that most Mandriva sites and services are down right now. This is beyond our control - Redbus (one of the major peering points in France) has had a power outage, and we’re just one of the casualties.

Procfs from the inside

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Linux

Procfs is a pseudo-filesystem (like sysfs and several others), which means that files in /proc do not exist in your hard drive, but the information they have is calculated on demand.

NVIDIA 1.0-8183 Display Drivers

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Software

When continuing our investigation for the "HP: The SLI Godfather?" article, it was found that Hewlett-Packard is hosting a NVIDIA Linux display driver that is numbered 1.0-8183. What is inside the drivers that are entitled 8183 Revision 1? What are the details involved? We have a small report today on these findings, as well as a download.

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MythTV Invades Realm of Cable and TiVo

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Software

Now known as the MythTV project, Richards's effort to create DVR systems from commonly available computer components and the Linux open-source operating system, is gaining traction on the Internet.

Widespread Outages for World of Warcraft

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Web

World of Warcraft is experiencing lengthy downtime, and blaming its service provider for the outages. The virtual world, which now has more than 6 million users, also announced emergency maintenance outages overnight on a large number of game servers (known as "realms").

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Ogg Vorbis: Music to your ears

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Interviews

The MP3 format is rife with potential licensing issues due. There are, however, alternatives that eliminate legal worries, including open source resources like Ogg Vorbis and music players like Rhythmbox, says Kyle Rankin, author of Linux Multimedia Hacks from O'Reilly Media, Inc. In this interview, Rankin explains why he prefers open source Amarok.

Latest flavour of Linux could point the way to the desktop

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Reviews
Ubuntu

Every year, I am surprised at the pace of advances in Linux distributions. Just when I thought things couldn't get better, along comes Mark Shuttleworth and his Ubuntu distribution. It's quite frankly astonishing.

Installing the Nvidia driver In Kubuntu 5.10

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Ubuntu
HowTos

Kubuntu is a very easy system to work with. I've put together a short one pager to get you the Nvidia driver installed. Its pretty simple and works great!!

Book Review: Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two

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Reviews

The first volume of Linux Server Hacks, by Rob Flickenger, set the bar high when it was published three years ago. The recently published second volume offers another 100 such tips. This time the book has almost doubled in size and some of the "hacks" have become more complex. Make no mistake, though, this is a good thing!

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