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Story Ubuntu's backward step srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 1:38pm
Story 2009 is the Year of the Linux-powered Smartphones srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 1:36pm
Story Firefox vs. Chrome srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 1:34pm
Story few odds & ends: srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 8:47am
Poll Merry Christmas? srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 2:23am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 26/12/2009 - 2:01am
Story For a single player a whole country is banned? srlinuxx 25/12/2009 - 11:45pm
Story Set Up and Get to Know Your New Windows, Mac, or Linux Computer srlinuxx 25/12/2009 - 8:07pm
Story Festive Firefox Friday: 2009 review srlinuxx 25/12/2009 - 8:05pm
Story XO-1.5 to Run Windows 7 srlinuxx 25/12/2009 - 8:03pm

Frugalware 0.5pre2: promising a good 0.5 release

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Since some people feel that «Frugalware = Slackware + Archlinux», I thought I must give it a try. Oh, the Archlinux part of it is the Pacman package manager, and the fact that Frugalware has a lot more (official) packages than Slackware was a big attraction to me.

Red Hat ramps up JBoss support

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Red Hat is on an engineer recruitment spree to boost the support operation for JBoss and drive measured growth for its open source applications business.

Stable Kernel v2.4.33 released

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Files added: Added 3, Changed 149, Deleted 0. Lines added: Added 6345, Changed 3817, Deleted 2734.

Download patch here or Full Source here.

Chapter 16: Pluggin' In the Penguin

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This article is from Chapter 16 of a new book published by No Starch Press: Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-Things-Done Guidebook by Rickford Grant and covers using your iPod with Ubuntu.

Nagios 2.5 and Oreon 1.3 (Nagios web front end) installation with screenshots

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Oreon© is an Open Source monitoring solution based on Nagios. It offers to this monitoring standard a new front end and brings it a panel of new functionalities.

Read Full article here


Happy Birthday openSUSE!

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Exactly one year ago Novell announced the openSUSE project to develop its Linux distribution, which is also the base for the Linux enterprise products, in an open way. I was one of the first to download Beta 1 of SUSE Linux 10.0.

Everything you always wanted to know about Linux distros

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Well, maybe not everything, but I will give the authors of the Wikipedia article, Comparison of Linux Distributions, credit for a good try. In this article, you'll find multiple tables of more than 50 different Linux distributions.

Best Open Source Content Management System, 2006

A new award scheme was launched today by Packt Publishing offering a first prize of $5,000 and the title of best Open Source Content Management System, 2006. Voted for by a panel of independent judges and visitors to Packt, the award is designed to recognize and reward outstanding achievement in a high quality and highly competitive marketplace.

Novell CTO defends 'unstable' Xen claims

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Novell chief technology officer (CTO) Markus Rex has hit back at criticism the company included an "unstable" Xen virtualisation environment in its new Linux server, pointing to support from hardware partners.

KDE-Edu Birds of a Feather Session at aKademy 2006

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This year in Dublin will host the annual meeting of the KDE community, and it will be a great occasion for developers to meet, code, hold bug-fixing sessions, discussions and much more.

Sabayon Linux RC2: First Look

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The distro formally known as RR4 is soon to be released, and we have taken a hard first look at what's being offered. Based on Gentoo, Sabayon already has a solid base. Add superb Live DVD functionality and a complete installer, this is one distro worth watching.

Ubuntu update fixes Dapper bugs

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The Ubuntu team today released Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS, the first maintenance release of Dapper Drake. This release includes over 300 updates that have been applied to the OS since its original release on June 1.

Why i love Drupal so much

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I'm still very new to Drupal and at the start of the rocky learning curve i had to confess to questioning my journey with this CMS.


Freespire 1.0: first impressions

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Freespire 1.0, the community edition of the Linspire distro, was released to the world a few days ago. Sporting out-the-box support for various codecs and features not normally included in free-to-download Linux distros, it could have a big impact in the Linux world. But how does it stack up?

Also: Freespire's Early Delivery

Linux OS "just as bloated as Windows"

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A WEB SITE has launched into an attack on the 15 year old Linux in a tirade which puts the attack on James I in the shade.

Bringing a Linux box to Work - Part 2

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Part 2 in the series of articles that details my experiences in using a Linux box in a Microsoft enviroment. Day 1:

On Monday morning, I packed up my spare PC with a freshly installed copy of PCLinuxOS MiniMe 0.93, put it in the car, and took it to work with me.

Novell Renames Community Linux Distribution 'openSUSE'

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Novell today announced simplified branding to make it even easier for customers to identify the right Linux* product for their needs. SUSE® Linux, Novell's award- winning community Linux distribution, will now be known as "openSUSE(TM)," echoing the name of the Novell-sponsored open source Linux project, Novell's enterprise Linux products will continue to be designated "SUSE Linux Enterprise."

Call for nominations for the 2006 FSF Award for the Advancement of Free Software

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project announce the request for nominations for the 2006 Award for the Advancement of Free Software. This annual award is presented to a person who has made a great contribution to the progress and development of free software, through activities that accord with the spirit of software freedom (as defined in the Free Software Definition).

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