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Story Introducing Pinta srlinuxx 07/02/2010 - 7:40pm
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Story Cleaning Up The Linux Graphics Driver Stack srlinuxx 07/02/2010 - 7:35pm
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Story Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 12 falko 07/02/2010 - 11:54am
Story A newbie's guide to Fedora 12 srlinuxx 07/02/2010 - 11:27am

Novell starts stock option awards probe, makes third quarter loss

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Novell is investigating stock option awards at the company, in the latest move by a US IT supplier to tackle possible stock option irregularities.

Open source - is it a risk for your business?

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Although there are many benefits to using open source software, Paul Barton, technology partner at law firm Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP explains the legal issues end users must be aware of to avoid trouble.

NetBSD: Founder Fears End Of Project

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One of the NetBSD founders, Charles Hannum, has sent an email to the netbsd-users list enumerating the problems with NetBSD. He mentions that the major problem with NetBSD is the NetBSD Foundation interfering with the development.

Taking an OpenReports test drive

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Business Intelligence (BI) software, those tools and suites that take the raw minings of your databases and turn them into comprehensible signposts and mappings that lead toward profits, is a hot market today. One of the more talked-about open source solutions is OpenReports, a GPLed, Web-based BI report generation system whose first stable, milestone release of its 2.0 series has just come out.

NWN 1.68 Update Released

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Neverwinter Nights is a computer game set in a huge medieval fantasy world of Dungeons and Dragons. This role-playing game puts you at the center of an epic tale of faith, war, and betrayal. Version 1.68 for Neverwinter Nights has been released by Bioware with various changes.

Open Source Can Save Danes $94 Million

The Open Source Business Association estimates that the whole of government (including local government) could save 550 million kroner by migrating to and ODF. That’s around 94 million US Dollars. Quite a lot of money for a small country like Denmark.

Freespire 1.0

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So, what is Freespire? It is essentially the free (as in beer) counterpart to Linspire, which, in turn, is based on Debian and will cost you at least about fifty American Dollars. Freespire aims to be to Linspire what Fedora is to Red Hat - a free, community project.

OOoBasic crash course: Beautifying words and making them smarter

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In a previous OOoBasic Crash Course article, we learned how to grab a current word and send it to an external application. Let's see what else we can do with a selected word.

Book Review: Suse Linux by Chris Brown

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Have you been itching to try Suse Linux but didn't know how to get started? Okay, I confess — I know I have. Not sure why, but Suse looks a little more intimidating than Ubuntu, and it isn't. That's why Chris Brown's book is great.

PCLinuxOS Magazine Project Initial Issue Released!

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It is my privilege to announce on behalf of the team members of the PCLinuxOS Magazine Project sponsored by, the September 2006 introductory issue is available for download!  We've put a lot of effort into producing a quality magazine made for the community, by the community.

UFO:Alien Invasion 2.0-RC4 Released

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A new version of UFO:Alien Invasion was released. This release includes a lot of bugfixes and some exciting new features such as a new sound renderer api, a new production system, updated and new maps, and multiplayer is working again. Read More Here.

People Behind KDE: Celeste Lyn Paul

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Today's People Behind KDE features the American lass who is forging the KDE 4 Human Interface Guidelines. Find out the advantage of a hobby against job, what is wrong with Fruit Salad plus the good fortune of one KDE convert as we interview Celeste Lyn Paul.

IBM's 5th article on Drupal

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In this series, the IBM® Internet Technology Group designs, develops, and deploys a closed community Web site using a suite of software that is freely available. If you followed the instructions in the previous articles, you now have a generic Drupal installation. You can begin to add content and modify the style.

Linux Laptops

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Last week at Linuxworld in San Francisco, Lenovo and Novell announced the first Linux-based ThinkPad mobile workstations, which will run Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED 10). The Thinkpad T60p laptops are based on Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology and are the result of a two-year research and development effort between Lenovo, Intel, and Novell.

Users see wider desktop adoption in Ubuntu's future

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Ubuntu could be the operating system with enough pluck and mettle to muscle its way into the commercial Linux desktop space, according to feedback from a recent inquiry.

Do Small Businesses Fear Open Source?

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Are you the open source type? It's an essential question for emerging enterprises as they build out their IT infrastructure--the wrong choice may bring your business to a standstill.

Hackers still important, Red Hat exec says

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Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's vice president of open source affairs, who is also president and a member of the board at the Open Source Initiative was in India last week. In a telephone interview from Delhi, Tiemann talked to IDG News Service on a wide range of issues relating to the open source movement.

Firefox 2.0 Beta 2 Will Launch Thursday

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Barring more bugs, Firefox Beta 2 will release Thursday, Mozilla Corp. developers reported after a weekly status meeting held Tuesday.

OpenOffice goes Premium

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Version 2.0, which was released late last year, received favorable reviews. Now, a group of OpenOffice enthusiasts have released OpenOffice Premium, a new bundle that includes the OpenOffice suite and a grab-bag of extras, such as clip art, document templates, and fonts.

Sabayon Linux 3.0 RC2 Mini Screenshots

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Sabayon Linux, a rather unique distribution based upon Gentoo, has come out recently with the the second release candidate in the 3.0 branch both with DVD and CD versions. The mini edition uses a single LiveCD and comes with a wealth of Linux desktop innovations. Of the features include WINE (0.9.19), Compiz, and more. Those Screenshots.

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