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The Bigger They Are...

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Linux

Something else was King of the IT Hill before Windows. Therefore, simple logic dictates that something else will be King of the IT Hill after Windows.

I maintain that something else will be Linux.

Dell Is Top x86 Linux Shipper

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Linux

Dell was the top shipper of x86-based Linux servers during the second quarter of 2005, the PC maker said Friday, suggesting that entrenched vendors of the popular server are standing their ground against increased competition.

Novell Investor Wants Company to Fire Employees, Sell Division

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Misc

Blum Partners revealed this week that, disappointed by recent Novell results, it wants big changes at the NetWare and Linux vendor.

An Introduction to Security Testing with Open Source Tools

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OSS

Michael Kelly reports on handy security uses for four open source tools: WebGoat, Firefox Web Developer, WebScarab, and Ethereal. By combining the tools in easy ways, testers can track down and close the gaping security holes that are often left in applications.

Open source attitudes

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OSS

What is particularly challenging is finding a decent topic for an open source column. It seems that there are only two OSS columns that one can write: the defensive and the offensive.

European Open Source convention attracts the big guns

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OSS

O’Reilly is staging a European Open Source Convention from 17-20 October in Amsterdam, citing the success of its North American-centric OSCON as a key factor in the expansion into new territory.

IBM and Red Hat Promote Linux In Emerging

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Linux

The two vendors will jointly support third-party developers with technical resources, expertise, and implementation services.

What Is Open Source

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OSS

Answering the question What is open source? used to be a lot simpler than it is today. Open source usually refers to software that is released with source code under a license that ensures that derivative works will also be available as source code.

Dell releases Laptop with Mandriva

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MDV

Mandriva, the number one European Linux publisher, today announces the availability of a Dell Laptop pre-loaded With Mandriva Linux.

Linux trademark bid rejected

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Linux

An attempt by the nation's peak Linux body to register the name 'Linux' on behalf of Linus Torvalds has failed.

Linux vs. Linux: Which Distro Should You Dump Windows For?

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Linux

I'll be honest with you; I'm not a full-fledged Linux Geek. I'm one of those poor suckers who cut his teeth on the Windows OS, learning bad habits and working within the limitations of the sandbox set up for me by Microsoft. This is a good thing for you, since I'm better-equipped to tell you how the different Linux distributions compare to Windows.

The Great 'Race to Linux'

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Linux

How long does it take a .NET developer to write a Linux application? The Race to Linux project aims to find out.

Slackware 10.2

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Reviews
Slack
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It's no secret that Slackware 10.2 was released yesterday. This was big news and headlined many sites as well as being announced on DistroWatch with the links to download torrents. Slackware puts out a new release once or maybe twice a year if the community is lucky, so when they do release a new version, it's big news. I, like many of you, have been on pins and needles for several weeks now since hints of a impending new release leaked out. Then anticipation grew when the changelog of last week made the press announcing 10.2 was almost ready and should be out maybe by Tuesday. Torrents were made public yesterday and I grabbed my place in line. Excitement overwhelmed me as I booted the install disk. I was not disappointed in what I found.

Open source can help newsrooms

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OSS

Open Source Content Management Systems (CMS) could be the answer to streamline African newsrooms," says Douglas Aranelles, the Head of Research and Development for the Media Development Loan Fund's Center for Advanced Media.

Book Review: Perl Best Practices

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Software

Perl and its supporters are known for working in whatever way suits them, but that can make for unnecessarily complex and confusing code. Here's a book, though, that dares to say \"enough\".

Did Google Score a Win Against M$?

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Legal

Both companies claimed victory, after a judge ruled this week that a former top Microsoft engineer could do work for Google. But the search giant may be the real winner.

Aaron Seigo Interviewed on TLLTS Podcast

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KDE

Last night KDE developer Aaron Seigo was interviewed on the live weekly Podcast The Linux Link Tech Show. Episode 101 is now available for download.

Time Warner, M$ in talks on AOL

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Microsoft

Time Warner Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are discussing cooperation between their Internet search and advertising networks, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Linux talent scarce as penguins' teeth

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Linux

Liquid Computing software architect Ron Van Holst, software designer Sean Liu, and team leader Brent Webster waddle out a flock of 40 plastic penguins to draw attention to the company's drive to find new Linux software developers.

Open Source Code in M$ Product

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Microsoft

Microsoft plans to include the Message Passing Interface-a library specification for message passing proposed as a standard by a broad-based committee of vendors, implementers and users-in its Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition.

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