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Story 12 Worthy Alternative Browsers for Linux srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 1:56pm
Story Health Check: Ubuntu and Debian's special relationship srlinuxx 1 13/05/2009 - 1:54pm
Story The Many Flavors of Linux srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 1:52pm
Story State of the GNU/Linux Desktop 2009 Part 3/4: Infrastructural Enhancements srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 11:49am
Story Time to take another look at Linux srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 11:47am
Story Penguicon 2009 srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 11:46am
Story Netbook runs on AA batteries srlinuxx 1 13/05/2009 - 11:23am
Story Fast-and-Easy Linux From Hassle-Free PC srlinuxx 1 13/05/2009 - 10:39am
Story Ratpoison: an efficient and minimalist WM. srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 9:33am
Story Get to know Linux: IceWM srlinuxx 13/05/2009 - 9:31am

Pocket guide covers popular desktop Linux distros

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Reviews

David Brickner came to the conclusion that the biggest obstacle to faster adoption of Linux on the desktop was that there's too much information available. So what does he do to remedy this situation? Write another book, of course!

First look at Windows Vista: Secure at last?

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Microsoft

At the MVP global summit in Redmond, Wash., I had the opportunity to hear from a number of Microsoft insiders, the guys who actually wrote the code, about their goals and philosophy in creating the new operating system.

A Beginning Look At MythTV

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Software

Television: we may grumble about its poor quality and the time it wastes, but we don't want to miss our favorite shows. MythTV to the rescue!

Versatile thin client runs Mandriva Linux

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Linux

A network terminal vendor is shipping a Via-based thin client that runs Mandrake Linux and supports a wide range of server OSes.

Nokia Linux-based web tablet on sale at last

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Hardware

Nokia has begun shipping its Linux-based Nokia 770, the so-called "Internet tablet", according to the Finnish giant's direct-sales website.

Catching up with the latest Linux releases

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Linux

Now and then it's good to catch up on the latest Linux distribution releases, and find out what new bells and whistles they're offering.

The Yin and Yang of Open Source Commerce, Part 4

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OSS

In this concluding part of the series, the competitive situation is briefly mentioned so as to round out the argument that it is time for seriously profitable Linux business activity from businesses that know the rules for success

Hovsepian heir apparent at Novell

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Linux

Ron Hovsepian, promoted to president and chief operating officer of Novell on Tuesday, is likely to replace Jack Messman as chief executive as well, according to a regulatory filing published on Thursday.

REVIEW: Flock Browser Promotes Creation

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Reviews

Web browsing used to be mostly about just that: Surfing site after site for information and goods. But lately, more people are using the Internet as much to produce and share things as to consume them. A new browser called Flock seeks to address the new reality of enhanced online creativity and community.

Linux thumbnail viewers

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Software

Thumbnail viewers are utilities that let you quickly view or manipulate images. For instance, many let you display, rotate, and zoom images. Here's an introduction to several common Linux thumbnail viewer programs.

Open source SchoolTool looking for partners

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OSS

The open source SchoolTool project is looking for schools to test the software. SchoolTool, founded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, is a school management system to organise school timetables and resources.

Linspire will replace Windows with crippled Linux - cheap

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Linux

If Microsoft makes good on its self-destructive threat to pull Windows from the South Korean market there's a safe harbour waiting in the form of blanket, country-wide licenses for the OS formerly known as Lindows.

AUSTRALIAN firm migrates 400 desktops to Linux

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Linux

National equipment hire company Kennards Hire will migrate more than 400 desktops to Linux in a national deployment of the open source operating system.

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It's Unofficial: Microsoft Bets Business On Linux

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Linux
Microsoft

The next time Bill Gates sends an e-mail through Microsoft's shiny new Wireless LAN it will be passed through a behind-the-scenes Linux-based network appliance.

CrossOver Office 5.0

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While CrossOver has always been useful but never quite perfect, this new release is a breakthrough in Windows compatibility and GNU/Linux desktop integration. If you've been in "wait and see" mode with CrossOver Office, this is the release that should push you toward it.

Return of The BSDs

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OS

The clocks have fallen back, the leaves are hitting the ground and new BSD releases are on the Net.

What's GNU in Old Utilities

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HowTos

A quick glance through the ls man or info pages shows that hackers have been busy adding capabilities to ls and many other longstanding utilities. Let’s take a tour of new features of ls that could have you brushing the cobwebs off of your documentation.

Microsoft antitrust flap 'boosts Linux' in Far East

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Microsoft

Microsoft's row with Korean regulators could boost Linux in Asia, the region's first listed Linux developer said today.

AMD's K10 is delayed or dead

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Hardware

If you were expecting the K10 in 2007, don't, and maybe not in 2008 either. The K10 Looks to be dead or dying.

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