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AMD Subpoenas Microsoft in Intel Case

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Legal

AMD on Thursday issued a subpoena to Microsoft requesting information on its dealings with rival chipmaker Intel, including the Redmond company's decision to support 64-bit chips from both manufacturers.

Mozilla Support Policy Spells End For Firefox 1.0.x

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Moz/FF

Mozilla Corp. Thursday outlined a new support policy that includes a "sunset" provision which will quash any further security updates to the Firefox 1.0.x, Thunderbird 1.0.x, and Mozilla Suite 1.7.x product lines. New policy would make May 29 the end of the line for Firefox 1.0.x.

French bill casts chill on open-source DRM & P2P

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OSS

On May 4, the French Senate will debate a copyright bill that is widely expected to have a chilling effect on the development and distribution of open-source software for digital rights management (DRM) or P2P (peer-to-peer) file-sharing.

Red Hat, JBoss and Fedora: Oh My!

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Linux

Red Hat, the world's largest Linux company is trying to grow into one of the world's largest software companies while at the same time keeping a grip on its Linux assets, says Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols in this edition of the Cyber Cynic podcast.

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The mood of the Internet

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Web

Dutch researcher Maarten de Rijke and his co-workers Gilad Mishne and Krisztian Balog have developed a new programme that can trace and explain significant changes in mood patterns on the Internet. MoodViews is a collection of instruments that maps the mood of bloggers as they write their message.

Why Windows is less secure than Linux

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Linux

Windows is inherently harder to secure than Linux. There I said it. The simple truth.

Many millions of words have been written and said on this topic. I have a couple of pictures.

Text-based Communication in Linux

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Linux

I enjoy x-windows as much as the next person, but I’ve found that text-based applications are the best way to work with information that is essentially text-based. Most direct communication, including E-Mail, Instant Messaging(IM) and Internet Relay Chat(IRC), fall into this category. I will touch upon these three communication methods in this article, and provide the text-based solution that I use.

Using a PDA with Linux, Part 1: Connecting Palm and PDA

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HowTos

In this two-part series, A.Lizard explains how he made his Linux workstation cooperate with a Palm. Part 1 discusses how to get your PDA in sync with your Linux Palm desktop.

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Tales of Tamar - new Linux Beta test

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Gaming

As ProLinux recently stated, Tales of Tamar is looking for beta testers for a new version of their linux client. ToT is a turn based (PbeM) massively multiplayer strategy and role playing game. You can apply for the beta test filling out a registration form.

Linux 2.6

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Linux

Over the last several years, the Linux operating system has gained acceptance as the operating system of choice in many scientific and commercial environments, respectively. Today, the performance aspects of the Linux operating system has improved significantly. This article highlights some of the performance and scalability improvements of the Linux 2.6 kernel.

TW My sysadmin toolbox

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Software

I started experimenting with Linux for fun, first with Slackware, but in the last few years more with Debian and its derivative distributions. Lately I've been using Linux increasingly in my job. As I've gotten more experienced with Linux, I've started teaching Linux courses to colleagues. Connectivity and fast package and file management are important components in my administration toolbox.

Buffalo LinkTheater High-Definition: A Linux Multimedia Center from End to End

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Linux

Convergence is the buzzword of the multimedia world. On one hand, the technology now exists to let you store your multimedia files on a home server and then play them from many different devices inside and outside the home.

Book Review: Spring into Linux

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Reviews

Janet Valade compresses 19 chapters into 360 pages of text and screenshots including information on both the KDE and Gnome desktops, how to install Fedora, Mandrake, and SUSE (What...no Debian-based distro?), and how to write a shell script.

Time May Be Right for Government Agencies to Adopt Linux

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Linux

Whether an agency is replacing legacy systems or deploying new servers, a combined open source solution from Intel, HP and Red Hat is the most scalable, manageable and reliable alternative.

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