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Blog entry I thought we were beyond this? stmok 1 26/09/2009 - 1:06pm
Story The best place for Linux srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 12:27pm
Story Linux as Wintel parasite srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 12:26pm
Story Misconceptions about Ubuntu Linux srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 12:23pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 6:00am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 5:04am
Story Mandriva: net_monitor lives again srlinuxx 2 26/09/2009 - 3:46am
Story 1,000 year-old math problem solved srlinuxx 3 26/09/2009 - 3:42am
Story On keynotes and apologies srlinuxx 1 26/09/2009 - 2:20am
Story Helpful Tools for Software Developers srlinuxx 26/09/2009 - 2:16am

SCO Loses in China as Linux Gains

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Linux

The Linux market in China continues to grow, according to a new research report from IDC. And it is apparently growing partially at the expense of Linux nemesis SCO.

Can There Be Only Two Linuxes?

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Linux

A week before the spring LinuxWorld tradeshow got underway in Boston in March, Novell's chairman and CEO, Jack Messman, was quoted in the trade press as saying that eventually, when all the dust clears, there would only be two commercial suppliers of the Linux operating system: Red Hat and Novell.

In the Belly of the Beast

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OSS

In the beautiful-irony department, I have just learned that my name and copyright now appears in the EULA (End-User License Agreement) of a Microsoft product. A vector-graphics editor called “Microsoft Expressions”, apparently.

Open source network monitoring tools you should care about

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Software

Tools such as MRTG (Multi-Router Traffic Grapher) and RRD (Round Robin Database) make it possible to more easily collect data from a greater number of devices on the network, and convert the data into XML for easy consumption on the front end.

Group Manages Mac Triple-Boot, Adding Linux

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Linux

The open-source project that first came up with a way to dual-boot an Intel-based Mac into either Mac OS X or Windows XP has published instructions on how to add Linux to the mix.

Stable kernel 2.6.16.7 released

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Linux

Well, 2.6.16.6 lasted for at least a couple of hours, but now 2.6.16.7 is out with another security fix. The fixed vulnerability would allow a process with read-only access to a file to delete parts of that file.

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What happened to Kubuntu.de?

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Ubuntu

You do remember the Kubuntu.de conflict, don't you?

The "strike week" has gone, and now...wtf?

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Open Source and Anti-Virus Don't Mix

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OSS

To me, one of the biggest areas where open source has come up short is anti-virus. This is too bad, as I think a lot of people would quickly fall in love with a free, reliable and always up-to-date open-source anti-virus client.

My desktop OS: Frugalware

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Linux

I'm from Italy, and Italian men are well-known for appreciating beautiful women. Meanwhile, Hungarian women are well-known for being beautiful. Maybe it's no coincidence that my desktop OS is a beautiful Hungarian Linux distro: the brand new Frugalware 0.4.

VoIP Basics

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Web

Have we ever realized how much will be benefited by VoIP technology? What is VoIP anyway? If you are new to VoIP and want to get basic understanding of how it works, how will you get benefited by VoIP solution as a customer then this article is for you.

Linux brings VMware into the fold

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Linux

Linux programmers are moving toward a change that would put virtualisation software from VMware on a more even footing with open source rival Xen.

Automobile Association takes Linux for a drive

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Linux

The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) has given Linux its roadworthy certificate for use as a web and database server solution in its organisation, following a trial run that the AA says proved very successful.

Should Oracle get into the Linux business?

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Linux

If Oracle were to get into the operating system business with Linux, would this be a good thing for the database giant? Industry watchers are all over the map with their thoughts on the matter.

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New GNOME Does Search Right

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Reviews

For years now, the Linux and open-source desktop has had the benefit of multiple software projects pushing forward to create nicer-looking, more useful environments. One of the most prominent of those projects, GNOME, recently underwent one of its twice-yearly updates, and the result is a compelling set of refinements.

Console Review: GP2X

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Reviews
Gaming

The GP2X is a Korean-made, Linux-based handheld that shares many features with the PSP. In some cases, the GP2X dances circles around the PSP. But the GP2X is not for everyone. It is not the most accessible handheld — it takes some tinkering to get things working the way you want.

VPNs Illustrated: Tunnels, VPNS, and IPsec -- A Book Review

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Reviews

VPNs Illustrated: Tunnels, VPNS, and IPsec offers a clear and concise evaluation of the technology that allows private networks to extend through insecure channels. Overall, the purpose of this book is to inform readers of the benefits a VPN can offer.

Programmers' prose sought in Linux essay contest

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Linux

Can you craft a sentence as well as you can code a Linux hack? If so, Intel and the Linux Symposium want to hear from you, with a new competition for the best essay on Linux.

Taking backup using tar command in linux and unix

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HowTos

The tar backup program is an archiving program designed to store and extract files from an archive file known as a tarfile. A tarfile may be made on a tape drive; however, it is also common to write a tarfile to a normal file.

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