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Story Google easter eggs: 15 best hidden jokes srlinuxx 17/09/2009 - 5:01pm
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Story Intel talks Linux, netbooks and rivalry with ARM srlinuxx 17/09/2009 - 3:05pm
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Power Outages to Blame for Mandriva inaccessibility

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MDV

Just to note that most Mandriva sites and services are down right now. This is beyond our control - Redbus (one of the major peering points in France) has had a power outage, and we’re just one of the casualties.

Procfs from the inside

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Linux

Procfs is a pseudo-filesystem (like sysfs and several others), which means that files in /proc do not exist in your hard drive, but the information they have is calculated on demand.

NVIDIA 1.0-8183 Display Drivers

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Software

When continuing our investigation for the "HP: The SLI Godfather?" article, it was found that Hewlett-Packard is hosting a NVIDIA Linux display driver that is numbered 1.0-8183. What is inside the drivers that are entitled 8183 Revision 1? What are the details involved? We have a small report today on these findings, as well as a download.

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MythTV Invades Realm of Cable and TiVo

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Software

Now known as the MythTV project, Richards's effort to create DVR systems from commonly available computer components and the Linux open-source operating system, is gaining traction on the Internet.

Widespread Outages for World of Warcraft

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Web

World of Warcraft is experiencing lengthy downtime, and blaming its service provider for the outages. The virtual world, which now has more than 6 million users, also announced emergency maintenance outages overnight on a large number of game servers (known as "realms").

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Ogg Vorbis: Music to your ears

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Interviews

The MP3 format is rife with potential licensing issues due. There are, however, alternatives that eliminate legal worries, including open source resources like Ogg Vorbis and music players like Rhythmbox, says Kyle Rankin, author of Linux Multimedia Hacks from O'Reilly Media, Inc. In this interview, Rankin explains why he prefers open source Amarok.

Latest flavour of Linux could point the way to the desktop

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Reviews
Ubuntu

Every year, I am surprised at the pace of advances in Linux distributions. Just when I thought things couldn't get better, along comes Mark Shuttleworth and his Ubuntu distribution. It's quite frankly astonishing.

Installing the Nvidia driver In Kubuntu 5.10

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Ubuntu
HowTos

Kubuntu is a very easy system to work with. I've put together a short one pager to get you the Nvidia driver installed. Its pretty simple and works great!!

Book Review: Linux Server Hacks, Volume Two

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Reviews

The first volume of Linux Server Hacks, by Rob Flickenger, set the bar high when it was published three years ago. The recently published second volume offers another 100 such tips. This time the book has almost doubled in size and some of the "hacks" have become more complex. Make no mistake, though, this is a good thing!

Making the jump to Linux: Six frustrations

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Linux

I am a high school science teacher who is attempting to make the jump to Linux. A few months ago I made a some changes to my desktop PC, and had to re-register my Windows XP installation. This infuriated me -- and my quest for a suitable Linux replacement began. I'm now a bona fide Linux user, but that doesn't mean I'm completely happy.

Office 2007 Delay Sets Stage For Massachusetts Open Document Battle

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OSS

Microsoft's delay to January of its mainstream Office 2007 version sets the stage for a perfect storm battle with the Open Document Format (ODF) in Massachusetts. The latter format is scheduled for mandatory use for document handling by the state's government.

Venezuela promotes free open-source software as alternative to Microsoft

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OSS

President Hugo Chavez has long been critical of big transnational companies, and now his government is promoting free open-source software as an alternative to market-dominating Microsoft Corp.

Paul Flaherty, AltaVista online search engine creator, dies at 42

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Obits

Paul A. Flaherty, a computer engineer who helped create the pioneering AltaVista online search engine, has died. He was 42.

Novell shows off Linux advances, declares now 'we are wide open'

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SUSE

Novell speakers mixed football metaphors with a flurry of technical demos of their latest Linux offerings Friday to drive home its commitment to "open source" software development.

And other Novell headlines.

Oklahoma city threatens to call FBI over 'renegade' Linux maker

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Linux

The heartland turned vicious this week when an Oklahoma town threatened to call in the FBI because its web site was hacked by Linux maker Cent OS.

AMD to Slice Up Server in LinuxWorld Demo

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Hardware

Advanced Micro Devices in April will demonstrate for the first time a new server chip equipped with its AMD Virtualization technology.

Michael Dell on Alienware, growth, and AMD

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Hardware

In an exclusive interview, Dell Chairman and founder Michael Dell says he's excited about the company's acquisition this week of gaming-PC specialist Alienware, but that Dell still expects "the vast majority of our growth to be organic." His remarks also continue in intriguing ways the company's longtime dance with chipmaker AMD.

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