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Working with network block devices

Debian Administration: There are times when you have a machine, or two, which is short of disk space and yet you have spare capacity elsewhere upon your LAN. For these times using a Network Block Device could come in handy. This allows you literally export files as block devices remotely.

today's buncha links

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  • Installing Rainlendar

  • Top 10 Firefox features that don't require extensions
  • Compiz Fusion Logo Contest
  • Making Good Use of Firefox Add-Ons
  • What's Wrong With Dell Selling Linux PCs
  • Vancouver law firm trades in MS for desktop Linux
  • Vim shortcuts in the browser using Vimperator
  • A Look at Sourceforge Enterprise Edition
  • Open source software gets a chance in Russia
  • Introducing OWB, an open-source browser for consumer devices
  • Reference - making backups using mysqldump
  • Mission Creep: Open Source Virtualization Usage Models Proliferate
  • GPLv3 picks up traction
  • Microsoft's JPEG rival to become a standard?
  • Mozilla to give away own security testing tools
  • Linux: Merging Kgdb?
  • OpenMusic - Free Music for a free World
  • Eight Reasons NOT to Use Linux in the Enterprise

Slackware 12

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Linux
Reviews

techiemoerants: It should come as no surprise to most of you that I do not like Slackware. It does not behave the way I want a Linux distribution to behave, nor does it follow a philosophy with which I agree. I genuinely hope that one day Slackware will be the kind of distribution I want.

Massachusetts adopts Open XML

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OSS

LinuxWorld: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Wednesday added Open XML to its list of approved open documents formats.

From Fedora, through Ubuntu and Slackware, getting close to ZenWalk

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Linux

CLICK: Hankering to try new distros, I spent plenty of time shoving BSD and Linux discs into the text box (the often-mentioned VIA C3-based thin client lashed to a hard drive and CD-RW), and spent a bit of time with SimplyMepis (more forthcoming), Slackware, briefly with Vector, and more than I would've thought with Xubuntu/Ubuntu 7.04.

The Ubuntu buzz

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Ubuntu

USA LUG: There have been a lot of positive things going on in the Ubuntu space, but there has been at least one change where a Ubuntu consumer has returned to good old Debian - one of the first adopters, SimplyMEPIS. Warren Woodford found that the LTS version, 6.06 of Ubuntu, upon which SimplyMEPIS has been based since V6.0, receives security updates but otherwise few, if any, new packages.

Pidgin 2.1.0 released

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Pidgin 2.1.0, which includes a number of compelling user interface improvements, has officially been released. Ever since the release of Pidgin 2.0 in May, the Pidgin development team has attempted to issue new releases every three weeks. The 2.1.0 release took a bit longer, but it makes up for tardiness by providing an excellent new conversation window interface that reflects the project's ongoing experimentation with new user interface concepts.

Linux Gazette August 2007 (#141) Issue Ready:

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Linux

Highlights include: Serving Your Home Network on a Silver Platter with Ubuntu, One Volunteer Per Child - GNU/Linux and the Community, and GRUB, PATA and SATA.

Linus Torvalds Debunks Con Kolivas's Stupidity; anti-Linux Trolls Everywhere Heartbroken

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Linux

penguin pete: Previously, troll programmer Con Kolivas, in a move which resembles a staged drama, stormed off of the Linux project declaring it to be the scourge of civilization after his patch was denied inclusion. He was suddenly in 50 places at once, telling anybody who would listen a bunch of made-up bullshit about his supposed experience.

Getting to know Ubuntu: A short level-headed introduction for new users

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Ubuntu

friedcpu.net: By now, you have probably heard about Ubuntu in passing at the very least. In this article I’m going to try to detail a little bit more about Ubuntu in a clear minded fashion that other articles might not give you.

The INQ takes a dip into open sauce

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OS

the inquirer: BROWSING THROUGH the stacks of press releases and statements of seeming miracles by the open saucers, it seems as though we should take a look at some of these offerings. Going back a couple of weeks on the DistroWatch site, we spotted 3 likely victims for testing this time around. PC BSD 1.4 Beta, Puppy Linux 2.17, and 64 Studio 2.0.

Power Saving for the Workstation, Part 2

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HowTos

LinuxPlanet: In part 1, you were shown how to set up hibernate and modify the configuration scripts to make it possible to suspend your desktop to RAM. In part 2, you'll step through how to implement your changes.

The Lesser Apps of KDE - Office

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KDE

Raiden's Realm: Some may or may not know that KDE comes with its own built in Office suite known as Koffice. What even fewer people may know is what it actually contains. So in this segment about the Lesser Apps of KDE, we'll be covering Koffice, what it contains and what each part can do for you.

Windows? MacOS? Ubuntu? Who Cares!

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OS

pcmech.com: The computer world has gotten a little more “Linux-ized” with the growing popularity of Ubuntu Linux. Ubuntu is marketed as the easy Linux distribution. And compared to some of the other distros out there, it is really easy to use. Nonetheless, I do not think Ubuntu is ready for prime-time in the home desktop market.

Great KDE 4.0 Wallpaper Contest

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KDE

Pinheiro: Yes this is a challenge, you know those extra nice pictures you took last time you went on a photo conquest that looks so sweet as your wallpaper? yes? Well then please share them will the entire world in the great KDE 4.0 Wallpaper Contest.

Handbrake: Open sourcing your video

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Software
Reviews

Matt Asay: This is the second open source application review that I've done, but it really should have been the first. I could probably live without talking to other people (Adium), but I'm not sure I could survive long flights without the occasional movie. Handbrake covers this fundamental human need.

Rescuing Linux when it won't start

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HowTos

ZDNet: No matter how much you adore your Linux machine, there will come a time when you will have to rescue your installation. Yes, even a Linux machine could suffer from a disaster: whether it's because of a corrupt video configuration, a kernel update gone wrong, or a misconfigured init script, it's inevitable.

PCLinuxOS Magazine August 2007 Issue 12 Released!

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PCLOS

PCLinuxOS Magazine has reached an important milestone today with the release of our August 2007 issue (#12) which marks one year PCLinuxOS Magazine has been in print!

Fedora 8 Test 1 delayed

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Linux

LWN: What's a Fedora release cycle without schedule slips? The word has duly gone out that Fedora 8 Test 1 will be delayed by one week to August 7.

The Ultimate Ubuntu Customization Guide

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Ubuntu

techrythm.com: Since two new OS i.e Vista and Leapord have been released. Both these OS are full of eye candy. So this guide will be focusing on customizing the Ubuntu to much similar looking Vista and OSX Leapord.

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