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Story How we won the open source battle srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 11:04am
Story Linux Desktop Stats: Wrong Question, Wrong Answers srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 11:01am
Story EarCandy 0.4 rules ! srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 10:59am
Story Several vulnerabilities closed in Pidgin 2.5.6 srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 10:58am
Story Interview: Mozilla Bespin's Joe Walker srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 10:56am
Story A Great Multi-Platform Music Management Application: Jajuk hotice 22/05/2009 - 9:24am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 5:39am
Story Netbook Linux gets revved up srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 1:58am
Story Opera CEO says hopes firm stays independent srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 1:57am
Story Netbooks & Moblin srlinuxx 22/05/2009 - 1:55am

German Linux Desktop Operating System from Xandros

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Linux

Xandros has released the German version of its desktop operating system at the Frankfurt LinuxWorld Conference and Expo.

Hey Google, Where's The Linux Apps?

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Linux

DiBona emphasized that all of Google's software are undergoing ports, so ultimately these tools will be ready for Linux, too.

Firefox 1.5 Release Candidate 3

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Moz/FF

Firefox 1.5 Release Candidate 3 is now available for download. This is the third release candidate of our next generation Firefox browser.

The Ego on that Bill Gates

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Microsoft

Localization be damned, since Microsoft has decided to release a special edition of Windows XP only in Japan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first Windows.

PCLinuxOS 0.92 planned for Monday

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PCLOS
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Test 04 of the upcoming PCLinuxOS .92 was uploaded yesterday and early reports are very good! This may be the final testing until gold.

SourceForge.net Gets a Facelift

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Web

Sure, it looks better, but does it improve how it facilitates open source projects?

Putting Away the Welcome Mat

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Linux

I found some of anti-virus for Linux software announcements mildly interesting. In short, my caviler attitude was wrong. AV software for Linux is only going to provide hackers more ways into my system, not less.

Kurumin 5.1 Alpha 5 released

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Linux
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If you read my earlier review of Kurumin, you might recall that about my only problem with it was the older application versions. The system itself was quite nice and stable, and since alpha 5 was released this past week, we thought we'd look and see what was new.

Debates on Open Source So 'Last Year' Says Novell Exec

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OSS

Governments are considering open-source technologies as an alternative to costly proprietary software. There's still some confusion and fear surrounding the low-cost software alternative, says Ross Chevalier, CTO/CIO of Novell.

'Just Say No to Microsoft' book a humorous read

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Reviews

There are so many reasons to Just Say No to Microsoft—the blue screen of death, Outlook email viruses, the never-ending influx of Windows patches... Author Tony Bove is only too happy to show you how to become liberated.

Please Welcome our Newest Sponsor

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Site News

Please help Tuxmachines welcome our newest sponsor, Inventio Consulting, IT Training Specialists. Inventio Consulting is a reseller/broker for many of the leading training companies throughout the UK. Their goal is to find the most suitable course to suit your individual needs from the course offerings of all of our partners and to offer savings for these pairings in some cases.

Kororaa - Close but no cigar...

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Linux
Reviews
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The Kororaa project released beta 2 of their 2005 Gentoo binary distribution installer this past week and we thought we'd give it a test run. I love the idea of getting a gentoo install in a matter of minutes instead of days and then later rebuild packages to your machine.

More Firefox secrets revealed

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Moz/FF

In this second interview with SearchOpenSource.com, Yank, who served as lead technical editor on the book, uncovers more of Firefox tips, shortcuts and plug-ins that users need to know about.

Install Linux on your IPod

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HowTos

These instructions are for HFS+ formatted iPods, and these instructions work on Mac and Linux. All Mac iPods are HFS+. After the Linux installation you will be able to install Doom (iDoom) on your nano. You can also watch full-color movies with the new movie support in iPod Linux!

Gates: We're entering 'live era' of software

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Microsoft

Kicking off what he called the "live era" of software, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said on Tuesday that the company plans to launch new Internet-based complements to its core products.

Hackers Cracked Gmail

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Security

Google fixed a problem in its email program that allowed hackers to read people’s email and pose as legitimate users.

A first look at the Flock social browser

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Reviews

One of the nice things about open source software is that it gives developers the ability to reuse and re-purpose code. Take, for example, the Flock Web browser, recently released as a pre-beta developer preview based on the Firefox code base.

Mandriva Linux 2006 Download Edition

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MDV
Reviews

I have used and written about Mandriva (formerly Mandrake) for sometime. Mandriva Limited Edition 2005 was a tremendous release, and yet I downloaded the latest version of Mandriva and was quite disappointed.

What's GNU in Old Utilities, Part Three

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HowTos

Utility programs like cp have new features you may not have seen. Here’s the third in a series about some of the handiest.

Paris accelerates move to open source

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OSS

The city of Paris is accelerating its move to free and open-source software as part of a strategy to reduce its dependence on suppliers. It plans to replace more of its server software with free and open-source alternatives, and to install open-source applications on desktops, city officials said Thursday.

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