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Story Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 5.2 Server falko 12/04/2009 - 11:49am
Story Six Interesting Gnome Panel Applets srlinuxx 12/04/2009 - 11:34am
Story goplay: discover interesting packages srlinuxx 12/04/2009 - 11:31am
Story Ordering Ubuntu on a Dell Laptop srlinuxx 1 12/04/2009 - 9:24am
Story Opera 10 Beta ‘Turbo’ - Does It Still Have What It Takes? srlinuxx 1 12/04/2009 - 8:47am
Story today's odds & ends: srlinuxx 1 12/04/2009 - 7:54am
Story Living Without Windows: An Introduction to Linux srlinuxx 1 12/04/2009 - 5:38am
Story Zen For Ubuntu Users srlinuxx 12/04/2009 - 1:24am
Story Stepping away from evangelism srlinuxx 12/04/2009 - 1:22am
Story Guake Terminal reaches 0.4 and looks mature srlinuxx 12/04/2009 - 1:18am

Mandriva, Turbolinux Step Back from Debian Core Project

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MDV

Progeny and more than half a dozen other Debian Linux distributors are working toward forming a common Debian Linux distribution for the enterprise based on the next version of Progeny's Componentized Linux.

This is not a done deal yet. Two companies previously mentioned as being involved with the project, Mandriva, and Turbolinux Inc., appear to not be participating at this time.

After Intel suit, Fujitsu Siemens launches AMD machines

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Hardware

Microprocessors from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) are once again taking a prominent place in PCs manufactured by Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH, the companies announced Tuesday.

Interview: Jean-Philippe Guillemin, Minislack

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Linux

The July 12 Edition of DistroWatch Weekly is featuring an interview with Jean-Philippe Guillemin, the man behind MiniSlack.

EU officials raid Intel, others

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Legal

European antitrust regulators raided the offices of Intel and a number of PC-related companies early Tuesday as part of an antitrust investigation into the chip giant.

MIT starts second wireless revolution

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Sci/Tech

Technology being developed at MIT promises to pave the way for the next generation of wireless networks, saving consumers hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 20 years.

Giving New Meaning to 'Spyware'

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Security

It's not easy to define, but most people know it when parasitic programs suck up resources on their computer and clog their browsers with pop-up ads. A coalition of consumer groups, ISPs and software companies announced on Tuesday that it has finally come up with a mutually agreeable definition for the internet plague.

Arizona School Will Not Use Textbooks

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Sci/Tech

A high school in Vail will become the state's first all-wireless, all-laptop public school this fall. The 350 students at the school will not have traditional textbooks. Instead, they will use electronic and online articles as part of more traditional teacher lesson plans.

Hackers Grow Armies of Zombie PCs

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Security

McAfee reported this week that the number of systems infected with malicious software that allows the PC to be used for unauthorized purposes jumped by 303 percent during the second quarter of 2005 from the previous quarter.

Tech world hits 10

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Sci/Tech

In 1995, it was still OK to use the phrase "information superhighway." Netscape's initial public offering fueled the beginnings of the Internet bubble. The U.S. Department of Justice was casting a wary eye on Windows 95. And Amazon.com sold its first book. Here are 10 ways technology made history in 1995.

Router functions dropped from PS3 spec

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Gaming

The PlayStation 3 will no longer act as a home network router, according to Sony Computer Entertainment boss Ken Kutaragi, who has revealed that the functionality has been dropped because it would have been too expensive. But Sony many have other plans for its bank of Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Cybercrooks lure citizens into international crime

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Misc

To Karl, a 38-year-old former cabdriver hoping for a career in real estate sales, the help-wanted ad radiated hope. What he did not expect was to become a "mule".

OSDL boss hints at M$ collaboration

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Microsoft
OSS

The head of Open Source Development Labs, Stuart Cohen, has added weight to rumours of greater collaboration between Microsoft and the open source community. Anybody else feel an eerie sense of foreboding?

Hacker mag closure spells bad news for security

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Security

Notorious hacker magazine Phrack is to close its doors after almost 20 years serving the darker side of the internet and communications community. Its intentions weren't pure but they were at least visible...

Cell phone links disabled in New York tunnels

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Security

Cellular phone service has been shut off in four busy New York commuter tunnels since last week's deadly blasts in London, officials said on Monday.

Linux From Scratch 6.1 (part 1?)

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Linux
Reviews
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Linux From Scratch 6.1 was released on July 10 and I thought I'd take a look. This will be my third attempt at installing LFS. Today I begin again. Will I have the time and inclination to complete it this time? You know what they say, "third time's a charm!" ... or it is "three strikes, your out?" We'll see.

There's an extra-terrestrial conspiracy going on

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Sci/Tech

The British man thought to have hacked into 53 US government agencies' computer systems has spoken out about his discoveries in Nasa's networks.

UK lobbies for data rentention

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Security

Charles Clarke wants email and phone records kept for up to three years to aid police investigations, but critics have claimed the scheme is expensive and unwieldy. EU members have opposed them, fearing they would erode civil liberties.

New E-Mail Authentication Spec Submitted to IETF

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Security

A group of leading technology companies that includes Microsoft Corp., IBM, Yahoo Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. has submitted a new e-mail authentication standard to the Internet Engineering Task Force for consideration.

M$ denies its antispyware favors Claria

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Microsoft

Microsoft is denying claims that its antispyware tool is now giving preferential treatment to adware maker Claria. <cough, cough, bullsh*t>

Leading brains take on big ideas

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Sci/Tech

Luminaries from the worlds of technology, entertainment and design are gathering in Oxford to share their thinking about our future.

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