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Story some howtos: srlinuxx 10/01/2010 - 3:22am
Story Google becoming "giant monopoly" - German minister srlinuxx 1 09/01/2010 - 8:33pm
Story Searching and Filtering Photos in digiKam — Part 2 srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 6:32pm
Story A few cool plugins for The GIMP (and how to add them) srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 6:31pm
Story openSUSE 11.2… the day after. srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:53pm
Story Kernel Sandbox srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:51pm
Story e-Book Collection Management on Linux srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:49pm
Story The Backflip: Motorola's Innovative Android Phone srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:47pm
Story On the road again with Mandriva 2010 Spring Alpha1 srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:46pm
Story BSD Magazine goes free srlinuxx 09/01/2010 - 2:44pm

Printing, theming improved in GTK 2.10 release

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Software

Originally designed for the GNU Image Manipulation Program, the GTK graphical application development toolkit provides an extensive assortment of widgets and controls for cross-platform software construction. The latest version, GTK 2.10.0, has been officially released with plenty of exciting new features.

Hovsepian: bringing about change at a troubled company

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Interviews

Ron Hovsepian, Novell’s newly appointed CEO, tells Don Tennant what went wrong at the software vendor in recent years and what needs to change for the better

KDE at FrOSCon 2006

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KDE

About two weeks ago, several KDE developers gathered at FrOSCon, the Free and Open Source conference in St. Augustin near Bonn, Germany. Representatives of the KDE project gave two talks at the official conference programs, as well as two other talks that directly related to KDE.

Run Zeroconf for Linux in a Snap

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HowTos

The fond dream of computer users everywhere is to plug in their computers and watch as networking automagically sets itself up. Gnarly old network admins who are accustomed to keeping a tight grip on their realms tend to be resistant to the whole idea. Zeroconf is coming to Linux.

Researcher Promises Browser Bug-A-Day

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Security

A security researcher has promised to release one browser vulnerability each day for the next month as part of his self-proclaimed "Month of Browser Bugs."

Open source lobby a voice in EU patent consultations

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OSS

Open source software developers are second only to corporations in voicing opinions in a consultation process about the future of Europe's patent regime, the European Commission said Wednesday.

Open source and SOA to redefine software landscape

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OSS

The "four horsemen" of commoditisation - service oriented architecture (SOA), open source, software as a service and offshoring - will lead to cheaper prices and a radical change in enterprise software landscape of the future.

Review: Virtuozzo for Linux 3.0

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Reviews

Virtualization is sweeping the nation. Well, maybe not the nation, but it's a big hit with data centers and organizations that need to consolidate systems and streamline management. With so many virtualization applications on the market, which one to choose? SWsoft's Virtuozzo is strong contender.

The End User: Firefox users decide fate

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Moz/FF

For a software company that is rapidly cutting into Microsoft's share of the Web browser market, Mozilla Corp. has a particularly unimpressive European headquarters.

Sun to sink in the west?

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Misc

Sun Microsystems is in deep trouble.

So say a number of analysts.

Also: Scott McNealy's Still Got Game

Novell Innovation in Linux Education Drives New Learning Options

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SUSE

Novell today announced two new innovative programs for Linux training designed to promote education around open source. Novell unveiled its “Train the Teacher” series, the industry's first free week-long boot camp for Linux* educators.

The transition away from Microsoftness

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Linux

It has been months now and I'm still receiving letters about my first rant. The basic thrust of the rant is that Linux developers should be focusing more on innovation than on mimicking what is already on Windows. I stated what I thought were good arguments, and I had many more that wouldn't fit into the space available for my column.

Give me cake, just choose one for me....

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OS

Ok, I may be a bit slow, but isn't Linux supposed to be the flour in the OS sandwich? I mean the same core ingredient? Ok, you can get white and brown, I'll give you that, what I mean is, don't you just add the filling you require? Linux is Linux, right?

Trolltech goes public

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News

The company has become the first "dual-licence" open source operation to float, as its co-founder sees trouble ahead for open-source-averse companies

Structured writing with LyX

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HowTos

In the hubbub over the Open Document Format and competing “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) word processors, a long-standing alternative model of word processing systems, with much deeper roots in the free software world, has been mostly overlooked. The author of LyX, Matthias Ettrich, calls this approach “what you see is what you mean” (WYSIWYM).

Ubuntu Linux Live CD: Save data & desktop information on USB device

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HowTos

Ubuntu Linux (other Linux distro also able to save data on external USB hard disk or USB pen drive) has this nifty feature that allows saving both data and desktop settings.

5 Tips For a Beginning Programmer

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HowTos

Being a beginning programmer myself, I have found the following tips very helpful in learning both the concepts behind general programming and the specifics of individual languages.

Snail Mail Falters Open Source Campaign

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OSS

Linux Australia's battle against proposed copyright laws had the Attorney General's Department a tad confused yesterday.

Emacs tips: Searching and replacing

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HowTos

Even if you use Emacs every day, sometimes you'll misplace a word or phrase. When that happens, you'll be glad that Emacs has flexible, built-in search and replace commands to help you find exactly what you are looking for.

Mass. holding tight to OpenDocument

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OSS

Massachusetts is sticking to its plan to adopt OpenDocument, despite a critical report calling for a delay to the high-profile move, the state's technology chief said.

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