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  • Debian Sid gets KDE 4.5.1
  • How do we compile & execute C programs under Linux?
  • How to upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 x64 to KDE 4.5 Stable
  • LDAP: The tool to manage enterprise infrastructure
  • How to get back missing gnome-panel icons/applets
  • Tune In. Turn On. Turn Key.
  • Build Service Cheat Sheet
  • source port routing

New app lets you watch all the big TV networks live on your PC

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dvice.com: When you think of watching TV online, sites like Hulu or YouTube come to mind. You don't typically think of flipping through ABC, NBC and other channels like you would with an actual TV, but that's exactly what you can do with a new service called ivi, launching today.

Will Cisco Be the Next to Fall to Open Source?

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enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Cisco has long dominated the networking world. It seems its supremacy is unassailable. Yet open source-based networking just might be its undoing - eventually.

Open source IQ test

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infoworld.com: Open source has emerged as one of the most important trends in the software industry, but myths and misconceptions about free and open source software still abound. How well do you understand the world of open source software? Take our 20-question quiz to find out.

Najarian Says Red Hat May Be Acquired

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tmcnet.com: Fast Money's Jon Najarian said there is speculation that Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) may be acquired, and as a result, its options and common stock are active today.

directions - openSUSE and Fedora

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SUSE

nowwhatthe.blogspot: Interestingly enough, in parallel to our discussion about where we're going, Fedora is also discussing strategy.

Be A Part of Linux Journal's 200th Issue!!!

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linuxjournal.com: The 200th issue of Linux Journal is just around the corner, and I thought it would be fun if all of you could participate!

The government doesn't look good naked.

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opensource.com: Open Government Directive, we seem to have a backlash. The government has spent millions of dollars collecting, organizing, and cataloging its data to make it more available to the public. An unprecedented effort. I think we can all agree that more transparency is always — always — a good thing. Not so, says Ellen Miller.

The Linux Sweet Spot

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ostatic.com/blog: To be successful on the next wave of Internet devices, the Linux price point has to go lower. Imagine the seventy-five dollar touch screen Linux tablet that does one thing, browse the web.

Does Linux Offer Too Much Choice?

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linuxinsider.com: Linux doesn't offer too much choice, "but it may not organize its choices well enough," says Slashdot blogger David Masover. The ideal situation "is to provide sane defaults so that people aren't forced to make choices --

Limitations of Windows PowerShell vs. Linux bash

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zdnet.co.uk: I've had the opportunity to work with PowerShell recently, on Windows 7. And I have to admit, I'm impressed with some things, but disappointed with others.

Open source Brits charge BBC with foul play

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thinq.co.uk: The UK's Open Source Consortium has filed an official complaint against the BBC and its partners in Project Canvas, the joint venture designing a proprietary standard for Internet media players.

Blender's Open Movie Will Premiere in 14 Days

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Movies

techdrivein.com: Sintel is an independently produced short film, initiated by the Blender Foundation as a means to further improve and validate the free/open source 3D creation suite Blender.

A Quick Look at Shutter 0.86.4 - Powerful Desktop Screenshot Application

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Shutter is probably the most powerful screenshot application for Linux, and the main reason for this is that it comes with tons of configuration options for the final process of taking a simple screenshot. And why not, considering there are people out there who need to take a screenshot of a single window or a desktop region instead of fullscreen only, like the GNOME default screenshot program. Of course, there is KSnapshot which offers these two options too, but that's where similarities stop.

Why is Linux Email Stuck in the 90s?

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linuxplanet.com: Email, love it or loathe it, there's no getting away from it. On an average day I process hundreds of emails, but haven't yet found an open source mail user agent (MUA) that I really like. Ten years ago this wasn't surprising, but today?

Scary New Horror Adventure Available for Linux

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linuxjournal.com: The folks who brought the three-part Penumbra series to the Linux community now bring us another even more terrifying adventure.

Crossover, Bordeaux, Cedega VS Vanilla Wine

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: There are three main commercial Wine products: Bordeaux, Cedega, and Crossover. There are a few distinct differences between the commercial Wine products and the FOSS Wine.

Why Linux Should Never Win

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itworld.com: When I attend the Ohio LinuxFest this weekend, a recurring theme at the conference was what do we do with Linux now that we’ve won?

Open Source and Software Allergies

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openlogic.com/blogs: One of the reasons they put ingredient labels on food is so you can make sure you won't eat something that might kill you. Why don't we do the same thing with software?

Here is the New Open Source

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h-online.com: A recent column in The H Open posed a question: 'The "best open source software for business" list contains almost exclusively well-known contributors. Is there no more new open source?'

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