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Story OpenSolaris vs. Linux Kernel Benchmarks srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:39am
Story Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (CentOS 5.3 x86_64) falko 14/05/2009 - 11:10am
Story Get to know Linux: Enlightenment E17 srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 9:07am
Story GNU/Linux: rubbery figures don't help the cause srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 9:07am
Story The Sad Truth: Ubuntu Not As Fast As They Say… srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 9:06am
Story A visit with Arch srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 9:04am
Story Kuki 3.0 Pre Release 1.7 for the AA1 srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 9:02am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 4:40am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 4:19am
Story They Came a Knockin and Webmin Let Them In srlinuxx 4 14/05/2009 - 2:57am

Linux no longer a curiosity

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Linux

What is it? Where did it originate? What's it for? What makes it special? Where is it used? How difficult is it to master? What systems does it run on? What's coming up?

Sun Spins Off Education Project as a Nonprofit

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Misc

Sun will announce Wednesday that it is spinning off its "No child left back" effort to create an online, open-source educational resource library as a nonprofit organization.

SMB Browsing with KDE

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KDE
HowTos

KDE 3.x has some nice, built-in, multi-protocol network browsing features, but, unfortunately, chances are that your Linux distribution doesn’t enable or configure those features automatically. So, this month, let’s dive into KDE and get connected.

Everybody's Guide to OpenDocument

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OSS

A lot of misinformation about the OpenDocument digital format has started to appear in the mainstream media and interest groups. Answers to many questions on the topic already have appeared, but they are written by techies for techies. This article is different, however.

SUSE 10 -- where's the dot-one?

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Reviews
SUSE

This is the first effort in "openness" from Novell, and it's a good one, all in all. But this is a dot-zero release, and it looks and acts like one in many respects. I'm looking forward to the dot-one version.

Advanced Squid

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HowTos

Many Linux users who have used Squid have taken advantage of its simple setup, and ignore or overlook its advanced features. Here's an introduction to some of those features and how to use them.

Bob Young to Resign From Red Hat Board

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Linux

Redhat announced today that Bob Young, co-founder and former executive of Red Hat, has decided to resign from the Red Hat Board of Directors.

Quake 4 Has Arrived!

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Gaming

Although we don't cover many retail software game launches here at Phoronix, unless of course they happen to be native to GNU/Linux, today is one of the days this year in which Linux, and Windows, gamers can be ecstatic over, and that's the long awaited launch of Quake 4.

Suse Linux 10

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Reviews
SUSE

Excerpt: It's easy to install, easy to use, and it's definitely in the running for the best desktop operating system currently in production.

A most excellent review.

List of Unpatched Windows Flaws Grows

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Microsoft

The list of unpatched security vulnerabilities in products embedded in the Microsoft Windows operating system just got longer.

IBM exec urges OpenDocument adoption

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OSS

Bob Sutor, IBM's vice president of standards and open source, is urging computer users to pressure software suppliers, company executives and governments to support the OpenDocument format.

Seeking middle ground in the open-source debate

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OSS

There’s room enough within governments to adopt open-source and proprietary software solutions, several technology experts said yesterday.

KDE 3.5 Beta 2 "Koalition" is Waiting

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KDE

The KDE Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of KDE 3.5 Beta 2, dubbed "Koalition".

Stopping Linux desktop adoption sabotage

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Linux

Many IT professionals ask me when Linux will finally "make it" on the desktop. How will they know when Linux has made it? What's holding it back? In what ways is Microsoft working behind the scenes to inhibit the adoption of Linux desktops?

Network has become the platform

The open-source community is in the midst of a change, with the network increasingly becoming its own platform built on open source software, said Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media on Tuesday.

Does Open-Source Software Make The FCC Irrelevant?

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OSS

Columbia Law School Professor Eben Moglen wants to destroy the Federal Communications Commission. Not as some kind of terrorist act, but because technology is rapidly making it irrelevant.

Sun official says open source needs governance

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OSS

The open-source software community is in a dilemma: How do you provide the most freedom to a diverse base of developers?

Quake IV will be released for Linux

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Gaming

Timothee 'TTimo' Besset from id Software confirmed officially that the next sequel of the Quake series, Quake IV, will be released for the Linux platform.

M$'s Loss is OSS's Gain

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OSS

Microsoft has lost one of its high-profile hires to open-source. Ward Cunningham, the father of the Wiki, is leaving Microsoft to join the staff of the open-source tool consortium.

SSC welcomes Open Source deal

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Linux

The NZ State Services Commission's Laurence Millar today welcomed the all-of-government license agreement between the Department of Inland Revenue and Novell.

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