French military body to install Linux cluster

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Linux

An agency of the French Ministry of Defence is planning to install a high-performance Linux cluster for technical and scientific work.

Record industry sues hundreds for file-sharing

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Legal

A trade group representing the U.S. music industry said on Thursday it filed lawsuits against 757 more people.

Open Source Opens Doors to SNL

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OSS

Live from New York, it's -- three comic talents who first made a name for themselves on the internet, thanks in part to the viral popularity of video shorts they released on the net under Creative Commons licenses.

id co-founder suing former colleagues

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Gaming

id Software co-founder Adrian Carmack (no relation to John Carmack, id's lead programmer) has launched a lawsuit against his former company.

XML software patent opposition headed for court?

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Legal

Microsoft refused to voluntarily surrender the patent late last month and said they would respond to the case made against them during revocation proceedings. Now anti-patent advocates are preparing to file a revocation order with South Africa's patent authorities.

RC1 of OpenOffice 2.0 now online

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OOo

This Thursday, the Open Source project OpenOffice presented Release Candidate 1 of its free Office suite; this test version -- possibly the last one -- was, however, already available for downloading from the OpenOffice web site before the official release on Thursday: all of the mirror servers had been prepared since Wednesday.

What's Holding Up Linux on Wall Street?

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Linux

Although the financial services industry has adopted Linux more slowly than first expected, Linux is now starting to hold more sway, even if often from behind the scenes, according to participants in this week's High Performance on Wall Street conference in New York City.

Two die in online suicide pact

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Web

The death of two strangers, who killed themselves in what is believed to be Britain's first Internet suicide pact, has prompted calls for websites promoting suicide to be banned, a newspaper reported on Friday.

There are too darned many Linuxes

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Linux

By my count, there are one million, two hundred and seventy thousand, and four hundred and seventeen Linux distributions.

Is it just me, or is something wrong here?

Microsoft loses in Eolas patent ruling

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Microsoft

Striking a blow to Microsoft, the U.S. Patent Office this week reaffirmed a key Web-browsing patent that the software maker is accused of infringing.

NEC, Mandriva develop corporate Linux

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MDV

The deal inked with Mandriva will see the open source operating system deployed beyond servers and into desktops and notebooks

Learning the SUSE Linux shortcuts

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SUSE

SearchEnterpriseLinux.com caught up with Featherly, author of The Developer Shortcut Guide to SUSE Linux, to talk about his new book and to get his thoughts on where Linux and the open source applications market is heading.

How-To: Clone Your Linux Hard Drive

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HowTos

Shrug off a crashed Linux hard disk in minutes, and maybe save a fortune, with this easy hard disk cloning recipie.

Shuttleworth buys into ImpiLinux

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Linux

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth today announced his venture capital business HBD had made a "significant investment" and taken a majority stake in South African distribution ImpiLinux.

Open Source for the Enterprise

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Reviews

Even though open source is entering the corporate mainstream, some IT managers are still reluctant to use open source products. This book is the perfect antidote.

SUSE Linux 10.1 Alpha1 "Auckland" is ready

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SUSE

The development process of SUSE Linux 10.0 has barely concluded, but a new one, leading towards version 10.1, is already underway:

November 2005, From the Editor - dmarti:~$ logout

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Misc

Since this is my last column as editor in chief, I get to give a bunch of advice, so I'll cover two great inventions that we should all take a fresh look at and come up with more things like them. And I get to thank people for making the Linux Journal editor job the best job ever.

Will Linux Benefit from Microsoft's SNAFU in Massachusetts?

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Linux

Shortly after the announcement of the Commonwealth's decision to require the Open Document Format for all state agencies, Australia compelled its entire government to adopt the same. One only has to wonder who else will follow. I would expect all countries across the global to break Redmond's de facto standard.

How does this hurt Microsoft?

Computing Awards - Projects of the Year

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Sci/Tech

We profile the shortlists for the Projects of the Year in the prestigious Computing Awards for Excellence 2005, to be hosted on 16 November in London.

This week's Open source Round up

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OSS

It's been a relatively quiet week in the open source community. While it's a nice break, I have a feeling everyone is simply taking a breath and preparing for the next frenzy.

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