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KVM Virtualization With Enomalism 2 On An Ubuntu 8.10 Server

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Ubuntu
HowTos

Enomalism ECP (Elastic Computing Platform) provides a web-based control panel that lets you design, deploy, and manage virtual machines on one or more host systems (in the case of multiple systems, we speak of a cluster or cloud).

some leftovers:

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News
  • more plasma screencastiness

  • What Have You Done For Linux Today?
  • Python first impressions
  • FSF releases audio recording of LibrePlanet conference
  • Billix: The Distro to Install Distros
  • Billion dollar opportunity? Phooey!
  • Fedora 11 coming closer
  • Linus Torvalds in Softpedia Weekly
  • Italicize Your Unread Tabs in Firefox without an Extension
  • IBM-led Open Cloud Manifesto: Who's in, who's out?
  • Life in Linux
  • Linux on the desktop: cheap trick or pragmatist’s dream?
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Paludis
  • Michael Robertson Could Sue You For Your Blog

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Change mysql server time zone

  • Boot an ISO image from hard disk?
  • Nagios made easy
  • How PAM works
  • Firefox and KDE: How to Play Nice
  • Medibuntu: non-free-codecs for Jaunty
  • Measuring Heavy CPU Usage Over Time
  • Password-less SSH Connection
  • Running Complex Commands with sudo
  • Getting Started with Firewall Builder
  • Get a stable and secure server setup with CentOS, RPMForge, and Utter Ramblings
  • DNS Cache Snooping in a Single Command
  • Get Flash Player working once and for all on 64-bit Ubuntu

25 highly anticipated open-source releases coming this year

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Software

computerworld.com: There are plenty of remarkable open-source applications on the way this year. Quite a few projects are quietly (or not so quietly) working on major releases or significant upgrades that they aim to make available sometime during 2009. I've rounded up 25 of the most notable here.

Open Source Study Reveals High Level of Code Reuse

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OSS

ddj.com: An analysis of 1,311 open source projects revealed that open source developers reused code from those projects in other projects more than 365,000 times, saving the open source community over 316,000 staff years and tens of billions of dollars in development costs.

Citigroup Interested in Buying Red Hat?

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Linux

blogs.techrepublic.com: One is continually climbing the stock markets while the other is perpetually falling. One is helping to save their market-space while the other threatens to help take theirs down.

100% cure for Conficker

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: On April 1st, the Conficker worm, perhaps the most wide-spread malware program in history, is set to activate. We don't know what Conficker will do, but it's a safe bet it won't be anything nice.

Linux Lost the Netbook War

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Linux

blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: The only netbook running Linux on Amazon's Top 25 Netbooks list is the EEE 901, sitting at #19. The war is over, folks. Why did Linux lose?

NVIDIA Calls It A Month With Five Driver Releases

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Software

phoronix.com: The NVIDIA 180.44 Linux driver officially adds support for several new graphics processors, fixes various OpenGL crashes (including the KDE 4.x Plasma problems), adds support for OpenGL 3.0 floating-point depth buffers, and brings a number of VDPAU fixes.

The key to Linux’s mainstream success

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Linux

pcpro.co.uk/blogs: Our esteemed editor, Tim Danton, recently ran a thought piece wondering whether Linux would ever hit the mainstream, his ten cents worth clattering down on the side that says “probably not.” It’s an intruiging point of view, but one predicated on a fallacy.

Group test: getting things done apps

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Software

tuxradar.com: Turning to time management software to organise your life is fine, just as long as it doesn't become another obstacle to actually Getting Things Done. We looked for single-user applications that can work offline to track actions and group them by project, category or context.

Ubuntu 9.04 Beta Preview

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Ubuntu

synergymx.com: With each new release of Ubuntu the Open Source Linux Distribution based on Debian gets better and better. In this latest beta version of the upcoming 9.04 release dubbed “Jaunty Jackalope” they continue to build on the polish of previous releases.

April Fools' Jokes

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OOo
Humor

oooninja.com: Say April Fools' with five OpenOffice.org pranks. Open source has a sense of humor too!

From Windows To Linux In A Flash

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Linux

crn.com: Running Linux off of a flash drive is a great way to test and evaluate a Linux desktop without making any changes to a Windows system. Test Center reviewers took a look at four Linux desktops all running off of a USB flash drive.

10 Must-Have Linux Applications

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Software

intranetjournal.com: Like any worthwhile operating system, popular Linux distributions define themselves not just by the default desktop manager in use, but also by the software elected to be included out of the box.

Startups and the choice of Linux Distributions

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Linux

brajeshwar.com: A penny saved is a penny earned! Why not consider an open source alternative against purchasing several licensed copies of your favorite operating system or getting a pirated copy of the same.

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