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Story Distro Review: Fedora 11 srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 7:51pm
Story KDE 4.3 RC1 in Kubuntu 9.04 - Overview & Screenshots Chris7mas 04/07/2009 - 5:49pm
Story ext4 on Ubuntu 9.04 srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 4:33pm
Story 17 Web Browsers for Linux srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 4:31pm
Story A tale of 2 distros, Ubuntu to Fedora srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 12:25pm
Story Codecs Should Be Bundled srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 12:23pm
Story How open source is growing up srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 12:22pm
Story Mozilla Rushing to Fix Firefox 3.5 Bugs srlinuxx 1 04/07/2009 - 10:02am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 6:50am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 04/07/2009 - 6:36am

Surviving a GNOME Update in SuSE 10

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SUSE
HowTos

Bottom line #1: Don't make a System Update blindly.
Bottom line #2: Don't make non-security updates "just because you can".

Sony BMG repents over CD debacle

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Misc

Sony BMG is rethinking its anti-piracy policy following weeks of criticism over the copy protection used on CDs.

eBay pulls vulnerability auction

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Misc

Online auction giant eBay shut down the bidding for a vulnerability in Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program on Thursday, saying that the sale of flaw research violates the site's policy against encouraging illegal activity.

Venezuela Open Source

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OSS

The Third Worldwide Free Knowledge Forum was held last week in Maracaibo, Venezuela bringing together about 500 Venezuelan developers and advocates of "Software Libre" (Free-as-in-Speech Software) as well as speakers from FLOSS projects in Spain, Brazil, Columbia, the U.S. and Mexico.

Ignoring open source hazardous to your company's health

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OSS

Companies that choose to ignore open source software (OSS) do so at their own risk, according to a new report from IT research firm The 451 Group.

Laptops in mud huts

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Sci/Tech

Never underestimate the power of a good idea to transform the world. The $100 laptop is just such an idea. The idea holds hope for plugging the world's poor into 21st Century technology.

Broker launches open source insurance

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OSS

A US brokerage is offering insurance against the possibility of being sued for using non-commercial software.

Finding out basic information about your hardware

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HowTos

If you've inheritted a bunch of machines, or have only a single generic server in front of you, then you might be curious to learn what hardware you have. Thankfully it is very simple to discover information about your system, even remotely.

Routing and Alias Management with OpenLDAP and Sendmail

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HowTos

LDAP and Sendmail offer sys admins considerable advantages for dynamic mail routing and centralized alias management.

SCO Raises New Funding -- And Experts Raise Questions

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Misc

Given the company's long-shot legal campaign against IBM, say industry analysts and an attorney, the investors behind a $10 million cash influx are unlikely to see their money again.

GStreamer 0.10 Released

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KDE

The GStreamer developers have just released version 0.10 of the GStreamer multimedia framework into the wild, and together with KDE MM, GStreamer is one of the possible multimedia frameworks that will be available for KDE 4.

A certifiable path to Linux Jobs

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Linux

You don't have to have a Linux certification to get a job working with Linux, but it can't hurt.

Simply working on Linux is easy. Of course, you won't get paid.

The Alpha-Male: Interview with Kenneth Granerud of Wolvix

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Linux
Interviews
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As you might know, Wolvix recently appeared on the Linux distribution scene and Tuxmachines has been quite taken with this wonderful offering. As I generally prefer qt-based applications to their gtk counterparts, there must be something special about Wolvix Linux to become one of my top three or four favorite distros. We wanted to try and verbalize what it is. Wolvix features xfce4 as its default desktop and has recently undergone some slight changes in philosophy. This not only did not deter Tuxmachines, it seemed to only endear it more. In fact, we wanted to know more about this wonderful distro and its insightful developer, Kenneth Granerud. So, we posed some questions to which he obliged.

Mandriva: Linux Market Should Make Room

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MDV

Is there room for three in the Linux corporate market?

Red Hat and Novell have become de facto standards in the commercial world. Yet one longtime Linux distributor is betting that corporate customers won’t settle for a two-horse race.

Turning your PC into a multimedia powerhouse

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Linux

Linux is often thought to be inferior to Windows and Mac OS when it comes to multimedia applications. However, by using open source software and a few simple tips, one can easily turn a simple Linux box into a multimedia powerhouse.

The sophist and the open source baking farce

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OSS

One of the biggest threats to open source software has arisen from a most unlikely place - the food and beverage industry.

Accountancy firm dumps Microsoft for OpenOffice

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OSS

The Melbourne member office of international accountancy and business advice provider HLB International is mid-way through the process of replacing its Microsoft Office-based desktop suite with the OpenOffice.org open source alternative.

Novell in the News

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SUSE

While some sites wonder if "Can Open Source Still Save Novell," others report "Novell Is Flush With Good News."

KateOS 2.3: Kicking butt and taking names

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Linux
Reviews
-s

The release of KateOS 2.3 was announced a coupla days ago, and Tuxmachines takes a look at what's new since our last excursion. KateOS was amazing at that point and the developer took time out of his busy schedule to give us some inside information. If history repeats itself, no one will be disappointed.

Linux Magazine Indexes, Searches and Finds Kat

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KDE
Software

Linux Magazine has published an article written by Roberto Cappuccio describing all about his wonderful desktop search environment.

Busy Kat: Desktop Searches with Kat

The desktop search engine offers new and interesting opportunities for users to access information on their own computers.

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