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Story 15 Email Applications for Linux srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 1:01pm
Story What does the future hold for MySQL? srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 12:54pm
Story Decibel Audio Player 1.0 - Simplistic Music Player for GNOME Chris7mas 18/07/2009 - 12:04pm
Story Dear Firefox, You Have Non-Windows Users Too srlinuxx 1 18/07/2009 - 11:00am
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Story some howtos: srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 5:04am
Story Checking out the Jolicloud Netbook OS srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 2:47am
Story The People Behind Penumbra srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 2:46am
Story Walter Cronkite dies at 92 srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 12:53am

Fun with Firefox

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Moz/FF

Firefox 1.5 is here. The lightweight browser that's been eating into Internet Explorer's mindshare has gotten even better. You can check out the PC Magazine Review for more details on what's new.

Siemens to join OSDL

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OSS

Siemens has announced it is to join the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL).

Tux Redux

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MDV

The last time I tuned into Mandrake Software, the founder of the France-based Linux company was begging Mandrake Linux users to send in contributions to keep the company afloat. Then, silence. Well, it turns out Mandrake survived--just barely. Now it has a new name, a new strategy, and a new lease on life.

Trusting software

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Security

Open-source or closed-source, it's the same issue. Using other people's software has a lot to do with trust. If you don't trust the right people, you're putting yourself at risk.

SAMBA (Domaincontroller) Server For Small Workgroups

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HowTos

This is a detailed description about the steps to set up a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 5.10 - Breezy Badger) to act as file- and print server for Windows (tm) workstations in small workgroups.

Mandriva sees a corporate Linux desktop in your future

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MDV

Mandriva CEO Francois Bancilhon stopped by the offices of SearchOpenSource.com this week as part of an effort to get the word out about Mandriva Linux 2006. Interview with Francois Bancilhon.

Linux Social Experiment…People have NO clue

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Misc

What if I were to stand on a street corner with a sign in MY hand? What if I offered people waiting at the stoplight of a busy intersection free Linux disks?

Microsoft 'will not change Windows'

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Microsoft

MICROSOFT does not plan to change the Korean version of Windows, despite demands from Korean trade authorities and an impending ban.

Custom scripting gives users a safe-du

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HowTos

My company has a Linux cluster with a terabyte of attached storage. Over time we noticed the head node was becoming more overloaded. Inspection of the system showed that users were starting dozens of copies of the du utility to determine disk space usage. This was a natural thing for them to do, because they had a need to know how much disk space was available.

New Computer For Christmas? Buyer Be Aware.

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Hardware

Purchasing a computer can be a daunting task for those who have never done so. It can often be a bit of a struggle for those who have. There are so many PC manufacturers and companies, it is easy to imagine why this could cause some people problems. In the spirit of the Giving Season, let me add one more problem to that list.

User-Mode Linux: A Book Excerpt

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HowTos

One of the largest efforts involved with software engineering is testing the software to make sure that it works as designed. Testing can require several different types of system configurations and could require multiple instances of Linux. One way to create this type of environment is to use a virtual machine.

Discover Firefox Extensions

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Moz/FF

Firefox works on virtually every platform, performs well, is far more secure than Internet Explorer, and provides best-of-breed features such as tabbed browsing, built-in pop-up blocking, and extensive support for World Wide Web standards. Better yet, Firefox can be souped-up with extensions that add features to the basic browsing experience.

Book Review : Self Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination

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Reviews

Self-Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination is a part of the "Bruce Perens open source series". The very same Bruce Perens who gave the computing world the Open Source definition.

Cast Your Own Net

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Web

Who will own intellectual property on the new internet? If Wikipedia has anything to say about it, everyone will have equal ownership in the sum of all knowledge.

Fedora time bug

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HowTos

The question of setting time comes up frequently. Setting the timezone and the system clock can be confusing, particularly if the machine is dual boot.

Some Useful XEmacs Customizations

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HowTos

The best Unix text editor is the one you know, and, today, many people do know Emacs. Scuttlebutt has it that even Bill Joy — the creator of vi — uses Emacs. With Emacs users in mind, Tom Benton presents some useful XEmacs customizations.

TI to use MontaVista Linux for digital video chips

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Linux

TI has teamed up with MontaVista Linux to launch the DaVinci development platform and Linux programmers will be able to use standard Linux APIs to program TI's digital video chips.

Linux Desktop Developers Find Common Ground

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Linux

Open Source Development Labs Inc. this weekend called together architects from over two dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to work out their differences and to find common cause in their efforts to create the best possible Linux desktop.

Palm likely to launch Linux-based smartphones

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Linux

Palm is likely to launch Linux-based smartphones while continuing to roll out mobile phones supporting its own Palm operating system.

New Firefox loses features

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Moz/FF

THE MOZZARELLA Foundation's new version of the open sauce browser Firefox is apparently shipping with reduced functionality.

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