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Story Preview: GIMP 2.8 - the new features srlinuxx 04/09/2009 - 8:12pm
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Story What's New In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Alpha 5 (With Screenshots) hotice 04/09/2009 - 8:27am
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Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide

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Linux
HowTos

In this guide, you'll find out why Linux offers a real alternative to other operating systems, how you can install Linux on to your computer for free, and how to get to grips with using Linux on a daily basis without any techno jargon!

TO: Crossfire released for ut2004 on April 28th 2006!

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Gaming

Crossfire will be released on April 28th 2006 and it pushes the Award winning Unreal Engine 2 to its limitations!

Ubuntu Linux Distro for Xbox

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Ubuntu

xUbuntu is an PC-/Xbox-enabled version of Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution. xUbuntu is not a stand-alone, independent distribution. However the install process - and naturally the bootloader, the kernel and the kernel modules - are all customized for PC and Xbox (i386).

At the Sounding Edge: Music Notation Software, the Final Installment

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Software

This month we take a look at the FOMUS and MuseScore music notation programs. FOMUS has been designed "to facilitate the conversion of raw algorithmic output into readable music notation". MuseScore is an ambitious project that intends to provide Linux musicians with a true WYSIWYG music notation editor.

Set up a secure IMAP/POP3 server with Dovecot

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HowTos

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) servers such as Courier-IMAP and Cyrus IMAP may work well, but they’re complicated to install and configure. I'll show you how to set up your mail server quickly and securely using Dovecot, an open source IMAP and Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) server for Unix-like operating systems.

Microsoft to 'open the doors' of Linux labs

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Microsoft

Microsoft plans to launch a Web site to share the activities of its internal Linux laboratories, an effort to sample feedback from customers who combine Microsoft and open-source software.

Linux advocates slam software licences

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OSS

Software licences are an outdated way to force users to pay for the marketing and sales costs of the code, according to members of a panel on open source enterprise software at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston.

VHCS ISP Control Panel Configuration in Debian

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Linux

VHCS delivers a complete hosting automation appliance by offering significant security, total-cost-of-ownership, and performance advantages over competing commercial solutions.

Red Hat cancels Fedora Foundation

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Linux

Red Hat has dismantled the Fedora Foundation, an initiative conceived as an entity to provide intellectual-property protections to the open-source realm but whose mission grew impractically broad.

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Understanding and Using file permissions

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HowTos

In GNU/Linux, file access is restricted. Users don't necessarily have the same rights when it comes to deleting, executing or even reading files. In fact, every file contain data such as its owner, its permissions and other information which defines exactly what can be done with it, and by whom.

Microsoft: Don't sell PCs without operating systems

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Microsoft

Naked PCs: Free software supporters are angry that Microsoft is putting pressure on PC vendors not to sell machines without an operating system installed.

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