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Story Linux Software for iTunes srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:31pm
Story Terminology Wars I: Linux versus GNU/Linux srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:27pm
Story So you want to know how important KDE 4 is? srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:25pm
Story How Important is KDE 4? srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:14pm
Story Hi-tech teacher at their little fingertips srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:13pm
Story Collection of themes for Gnome & Ubuntu - Octobre srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:11pm
Story R700, KMS, 3D, SSD, and other hardware srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:08pm
Story Vim: edit with vim srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:07pm
Story Chinese IT shops love the free-ness of open source srlinuxx 1 04/10/2009 - 11:21am
Story Linux is for doing, not socializing srlinuxx 1 04/10/2009 - 10:49am

ASCII Art - 1948 (Keyboard Art)

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Misc

WHILE purely entertaining, doodling with a typewriter gives vent to the imagination and originality of both the experienced and the hunt-and-peck typist. Fill-in pictures are the easiest to “draw” with a typewriter.

Open source goes on show in Europe

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OSS

From 18-21 September, European IT experts with an interest in all things Linux and open source can visit the EuroOSCON 2006 exhibition at the Hotel Le Plaza in Brussels.

Also: LinuxWorld eyes up government usage

Linux a lovely little earner for IBM

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Linux

IBM’s business built around Linux was worth US$16 billion last year and is projected to be worth more than US$50 billion, says the company’s global head of public sector Linux sales, Mary Ann Fisher.

Upload directories recursively with NcFTP

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HowTos

I recently had to upload some content to a Web site, and the only access available was via FTP. I needed an FTP client capable of uploading a directory structure recursively. I found what I needed in an application called NcFTP.

Emu Software Launches Partner Program

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Linux

Emu Software today announces several partnerships with leading technology resellers and integrators for its flagship NetDirector product. Through these partnerships, Emu Software ensures that customers can implement NetDirector as part of an integrated, end-to-end and customized Linux infrastructure solution.

Tips to Secure Linux Workstation

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HowTos

While waiting for ADSL to be enabled in my area, which (I've been told) will happen soon, I did some tinkering with my Gentoo Linux workstation to make it more protected against remote attacks, and I thought of compiling a list of security measures against the dangers of full-time Internet connection. Obviously the list is not complete, but it has tips that can surely help.

NVIDIA 1.0-8751 + EVGA 7900GT

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Hardware

Now that last week we presented the world with our findings for the NVIDIA GeForce 7900GT 256MB, we are back with our complete Linux gaming benchmarks. Although the 7900 supportive drivers are not yet in the hands of the public, we have obtained the Linux drivers from NVIDIA and are numbered 1.0-8751. Is the 7900 series plagued by the issues we had originally faced when dealing with the 7800GTX last year, and its clocking problems? We shall find out as we compare the 7900GT against some popular NVIDIA competitors.

The other big Linux office suites

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Software

If you're new to Linux, you may be excused for thinking that there are only two note-worthy Linux office suites: OpenOffice.org and its commercial brother, StarOffice. Nothing could be further from the truth. By my count, there are three other significant Linux office suites.

The Ultimate No-Cost Network Toolkit

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Software

Need to boost network performance, manage servers remotely, protect your network from hackers and more? Don't spend a bundle on expensive technicians or software -- instead, turn to these free and Open Source tools.

Former Government CIO Vocal About Open Source

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OSS

Former Massachusetts state government CIO, Peter Quinn believes that any technology leader, in the public or private sector, who is not supporting and implementing open standards should resign and get out of the business.

Open source comes of age

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OSS

A succession of high-profile patent cases do the open source movement no harm at all by pushing the issue of software ownership into the mainstream.

Howto: Ultimate Ubuntu eye-candy with Xgl and Compriz

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HowTos

Compriz. Maybe you've heard the buzz, the pictures and videos, and spent the past few weeks in absolute agony over the coolness of it all. An OpenGL powered desktop, Composite, OSX-rivalling effects, and works on ATI cards? At first I thought it to be too good to be true. Yet, there are the screenshots, the forum posts, and everywhere people seem to be talking about it. So why not give it a shot?

Review: Dyne:bolic 1.4.1 live CD

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Reviews

Dyne:bolic is a multimedia-centric Linux distribution on live CD. Recording, mixing, streaming, and broadcasting audio and video content is its stock in trade. It has been nearly two years since NewsForge first reviewed the Dyne:bolic 1.0 alpha release. The distro has matured considerably in the intervening time. This is a look at the 1.4.1 release.

11 Unix/Linux Tricks

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HowTos

Whether you’re a newbie to Linux or you are a seasoned guru, you’re bound to find some scripts or programs which just make your life on the computer exponentially easier. The following is a list of them and explains what they do.

Apache Spammers

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HowTos

Anyone using the webserver ( apache ) to generate spam mails is called 'Apache spammer'. Instead of using SMTP port ( 25 ) directly to relay mails, they use the vulnerabilities of a script or upload their own scripts to the webspace available. These scripts are exploited to send spam mails. This article will contain steps for detection and recovery .. but NOT prevention.

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Interview with Chris Smart, Kororaa Project

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Linux
Interviews

Up until last week, Kororaa was a little-known distribution - a decent alternative of installing Gentoo Linux on one's hard disk, but otherwise nothing too exciting to write home about. Then all of a sudden, Kororaa has shot to fame. We have asked Chris Smart a few questions about the project.

Gentoo 2006.0 CDs available for purchase

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Gentoo

Official 2006.0 CD releases have hit the Gentoo store this week! Five USD from every CD sale goes to the Gentoo Foundation, presenting a clever way to financially support the development of Gentoo Linux through purchasing the release media directly from the project.

Linux sheds its amateur image

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Linux

THE stereotype of free open-source software running on recycled hardware is fast disappearing as businesses choose it over proprietary systems.

Also: Linux confusion lifting & Group method helps security

Linux Web Conferencing: Share And Share Alike?

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Linux

The Web conferencing market nowadays offers plenty of choices -- but relatively few surprises. Subscription price and connection reliability are the important factors for most customers, but interest in being able to use another operating system, including Linux, during a Web conference session is growing.

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