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Story Best of both worlds: twin srlinuxx 15/09/2009 - 2:05am
Story OpenGoo Review - DIY Web Office srlinuxx 15/09/2009 - 2:03am
Story Getting Started with Money Manager Ex srlinuxx 15/09/2009 - 2:02am
Story Patrick Swayze dies at 57 srlinuxx 15/09/2009 - 1:59am
Story Haiku OS Beta 1: Simple Is Beautiful srlinuxx 1 15/09/2009 - 1:51am
Story Cave Dwellers Give Ubuntu Two Thumbs Up srlinuxx 14/09/2009 - 11:51pm
Story My new laptop is here! My preciousss! srlinuxx 14/09/2009 - 11:31pm
Story Here's why I don't run Linux on my desktop srlinuxx 14/09/2009 - 11:29pm
Story One more Linux user, one less Windows support headache srlinuxx 14/09/2009 - 11:27pm
Story Welcome to the Linux Generation srlinuxx 14/09/2009 - 11:05pm

McNealy pumps open standards, open source

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Misc

Government agencies need to move towards open standards and managed services to cut IT costs and improve service to customers, Sun Microsystems chief executive Scott McNealy said during his keynote speech at the recent FOSE (Federal Office Systems Expo) conference in Washington DC.

Setting up a mail server using Postfix in 5 minutes

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HowTos

Continuing the (now lengthy) Server management series, this time we’ll learn how to set up a mail server, using the famous and very secure Postfix mail server package.

Newsmaker: Free software's white knight

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OSS

Eben Moglen, the longstanding legal counsel for the Free Software Foundation, became interested in computers at the age of 12. By 14, he was making money from writing computer programs.

Installation Of Computer Hardware In Georgian Schools To Be Finished By 2009

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Linux

The Ministry of Education of Georgia plans to introduce Linux OS within the frameworks of the Deer Lap, upon advice by the Estonian experts in 2005.

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Ultra-fierce DoS computer attacks on the rise

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Security

A shattering new form of the "denial-of-service" computer attack could be on the rise, according to a company that controls some of the internet's core infrastructure.

Virtualization vendors jostle for position in wake of Red Hat's virtual play

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Software

VMware Inc. reacted quickly to Red Hat's integrated virtualization roadmap this week, which uses open source Xen instead of VMware.

Researchers create world's first transparent integrated circuit

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Sci/Tech

Researchers at Oregon State University have created the world's first completely transparent integrated circuit from inorganic compounds, another major step forward for the rapidly evolving field of transparent electronics.

Newbie Debian Naming Hints

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Linux

The Debian release cycle is not only long, but has always three different branches: stable, testing (occasionally frozen) and stable.

But when a newbie goes there for download things, he will also notice symlinks to other names, currently sarge, etch and sid.

Taking MyahOS 2.0 for a little spin

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Linux
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I was recently informed of the new release of MyahOS 2.0. I began my download last night and tested the system today. I more or less quoted the developer, Jeremiah Cheatham, when I typed in our announcement. As was said, MyahOS 2.0 is a completely new system rebuilt from the ground up using Slackware Current packages. It features the 2.6.15.3 test kernel and has patched in squashfs, unionfs, and bootsplash. It also sports the latest KDE 3.5.1 with the latest qt and xorg 6.9.0.

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Kanotix Live-CD: Gentle Intro for Beginners

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Have you ever wondered what Linux is all about? Are you curious to see what everyone keeps referring to? Would you like a gentle and easy way to try out Linux without losing any of your Windows programs and files?

Live Patching on Linux

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Linux

To satisfy high-availability requirements, special-purpose operating systems, sometimes proprietary or self-developed operating system, were used. Live patching is one of the capabilities in version 3.1 of the CGL requirement definition document released in June 2005. This feature enables a process to modify its functions without restarting.

Get the Facts Yourself, Redmond

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OSS

After getting back to the home office, I found an anonymous note in the contrib queue of Linux Today (the page where I see all of the story recommendations sent in via the site). It was titled "Fake Microsoft Story?" and pointed to a URL on Microsoft Malaysia's Web site. I read it, and what was a good day became that much better.

Also: Amanda: Coverity Bugs Down to Zero

Preventing DDOS Attacks

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HowTos

DDOS happens due to lack of security awareness of the network/server owners. On a daily basis we hear that a particular machine is under DDOS attack or NOC has unplugged the machine due to DDOS attack. In this article I am trying to explain what DDOS is and how it can be prevented.

Fedora Core 5 Released early?

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Linux

According to one thread on the fedoraforum, some final isos are already on mirrors.

OSS dreams do come true

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Misc

The Pietermaritzburg Linux Enthusiasts Group (PLEG, pronounced "pledge") recently made the dream of Ayanda Mthethwa, a 13-year-old with congenital heart disease, come true. What caught the attention of PLEG was Mthethwa's dream to have her very own laptop.

Port knocking: A security idea whose time has come

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Security

Many, many innovations come from the Linux and Unix world. Few are more intriguing to me than port knocking. Port knocking works on the concept that users wishing to attach to a network service must initiate a predetermined sequence of port connections or send a unique string of bytes before the remote client can connect to the eventual service.

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