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Story 10 tips for just installed Ubuntu Linux srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 9:35pm
Story What open source can learn from Apple srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:29pm
Story A Possible Future of Linux - Online Live Environments? srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:26pm
Story USPS goes open-source with tracking system srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:24pm
Story openSUSE's Firewall Zone Switcher srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:22pm
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Story CrunchBang Linux 9.04.01 srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:14pm
Story Cloud computing on netbooks — Why? srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 2:11pm
Story Review: Alien Arena 2009 srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 11:55am
Story Linux Knows the Way to Sesame Street srlinuxx 10/07/2009 - 11:54am

At the Sounding Edge: Music Notation Software for Linux, Part 3

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In this month's stop on our tour of Linux music notation programs, we look at the MusiXTeX music typesetting software. MusiXTeX was created by Daniel Taupin, Ross Mitchell and Andreas Egler. MusiXTeX currently is maintained by Christian Mondrup and other volunteers.

Book Review: Beyond the C++ Standard Library

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This is not an easy book. It is not a volume for beginners. But if you are willing to work your way through the code, this will make you a far better C++ programmer. It will also give you a better understanding of the ways you can manage objects.

KDE Dot News: Sponsored by OSU Open Source Lab on Gentoo

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Gentoo

I'm happy to announce that KDE Dot News is now fully hosted and supported by the OSU Open Source Lab. OSUOSL server hosting has been provided to us in the form of a Xen virtual machine running Gentoo Linux. I must say I am truly impressed by the combination. I've never used Gentoo before but I am finding it to be a well thought out distribution. Everything just works and it has some nice touches out-of-the-box such a colorised bash shell.

IBM opens up high-performance file system

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OSS

IBM Corp has begun licensing its General Parallel File System, GPFS, to third parties, with Linux supercomputing specialist Linux Networx Inc the first to use the high-performance file system technology.

Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & Apache

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Linux

SitePoint Pty. Ltd., provider of fun, practical and easy-to-understand content for Web professionals, today announced the release of ‘Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & Apache’.

Giving power to the user in front of the screen

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HowTos

Modern desktop computers running Linux have a sort of double personality that they do not usually share with Windows-based PCs. On the one hand, they are used as single-user workstations where the operator is granted full access to the machine resources, and on the other hand they are also real servers.

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Organizing Files

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Linux

The problem: the filesystem on my Unix workstation was a mess. I couldn't find anything without grepping all over creation. About half the time, I'd actually find something useful. Usually I'd get no hits at all, or I'd match something like a compiled binary and end up hosing my display beyond belief.

DSL 2.1r2 Report

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Linux
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DSL 2.1rc2 was released on the 13th and with it comes a few more enhancements, but still no wireless for srlinuxx. Sad

Warning toned down on Perl app flaws

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The Perl Foundation has toned down a warning on a type of vulnerability commonly found in applications written in the Perl programming language.

Open Source in the Mainstream

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A few things have appeared from various sources lately resurrecting the old discussion of whether Open Source software is “safe” or “right” for mainstream adoption. Whilst many of us consider this issue to have been dealt with long ago, there still seem to be some out there who want the debate to continue.

Linux 101: Configuring and managing iptables to improve network security

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This document describes how important good iptables management is to tight security in a Linux networking environment.

Matt Asay: The differences between Red Hat and Novell

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Linux

I thought now was a good time to talk about the differences I perceive in the two companies, having worked at the one and talked extensively with the other. In no particular order....

Gifts for geeks

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Misc

It's that time of year when those close to us are (hopefully) thinking hard about what to get us for Christmas. Unless you want a pack of DVD-Rs and a mousepad in your stocking, you'd better act quick. Here are our picks for the festive season.

The Best Linux Distribution of them all

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Linux

A few weeks back, my friend Tom asked me a question regarding Linux - that is - Which is the best Linux distribution of them all.

Knock Knock. Who's There? Mandriva

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MDV

To say that Mandriva has been quiet on the Linux front lately might just qualify as an understatement. The Paris-based Linux distribution company has had a rough road these last couple of years, but now the company is back with a vengeance.

Open Source Software and the Myth of Viral Licensing

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OSS

Proprietary software vendors sow fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) about free and open source software licenses because those licenses are new and different.

University to get new open source lab

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OSS

The University of California, Berkeley's College of Engineering is expected to announce today the opening of a new Internet research lab and will focus its research on open source development of software for Internet services.

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Review: Pixel image editor

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Looking for an Adobe Photoshop replacement on Linux? If the GIMP doesn't cut it, maybe Pixel will.

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