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AFPL Ghostscript 8.54 released under gpl

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Software

I have some great news to report. The leading edge of Ghostscript development is now under GPL license, as is the latest release, Ghostscript 8.54.

Vista: Evolutionary or revolutionary?

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Microsoft

Since Part One of my little Vista venture last week, I've received a few not-so-nice e-mails from folks telling me to make sure I prove to them that Vista will really be revolutionary. For the most part, that's a subjective term. If you're a rabid, anti-Redmond Penguin palooka, nothing will seem revolutionary.

Watch Soccer World Cup Live in ASCII

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HowTos

With the world cup fever catching on, millions of soccer crazy people all over the world are glued to the TV. And enterprising people who can't watch the game live on TV are finding ways of keeping track of the game through alternate means.

Learn Perl in 10 easy lessons - Lesson 2

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HowTos

In the previous lesson we learnt what Perl was and how to use the interpreter to run Perl scripts. In this lesson we will learn how to use variables and command line arguments. We will then use them in order to write our second Perl script: a calculator!

Mounting a CF card via PCMCIA adapter

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HowTos

This article details the steps taken to transport photos from the compact flash card of my camera onto one of my systems for archival and display.

Scratching that itch: Sander Jensen

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Interviews

By day, 27-year-old Sander Jensen -- originally from Holland -- works for ESI Group in Alabama. In his personal time, he scratches his own itches by creating free software. I discovered Jensen's Goggles Music Manager recently and decided to try it out, and pick Jensen's brain to see what motivates him to write free software. Here's what I found.

Mobile phone companies join forces on Linux

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Linux

Four mobile handset makers are teaming up with two cellular operators to develop a new Linux software platform for mobile devices.

Book review: PHP 5 Power Programming

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Reviews

PHP is, in my opinion, the best computer language for developing almost any kind of web application. The authors of “PHP 5 Power Programming” apparently agree—they’ve written the most in-depth guide to the changes and new features in PHP 5 I have ever seen.

Time For New CEO At Novell, Says Analyst

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SUSE

After a recent pullback in Novell shares and meetings with company management, Banc of America Securities analyst Kirk Materne suggested that the time is right for a new chief executive officer.

KDE Security Updates: Artswrapper and KDM

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Security

KDE made two security announcements today, the KDM Symlink Vulnerability is a potential local exploit on systems using KDM as their login manager. Artswrapper return value checking vulnerability affects Linux 2.6 systems that have artswrapper installed SUID root.

DNS: The Bind Leading the Bind

Hiding beneath the surface of your web browser, email and instant messaging lies a phone book for computers on the Internet. We call it Domain Name Services or DNS. It looks up the names of other computers and calls them to chat, shake hands or whatever PCs do with their own kind.

Open-Xchange and NextObject Announce Mobility Partnership

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News

Open-Xchange, Inc., developer of Open-Xchange Server 5, and ChatterEmail, today announced a joint initiative to promote standards-based mobility solutions for Smart Collaboration™.

Feel the Freedom: KateOS 3.0a1

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Linux
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KateOS 3.0a1 was release several days ago. I'd always admired KateOS so much, that I just had to take a look. With lots of new updates and bleeding edge application versions, KateOS 3.0 is bound to be their best offering yet. I test drove KateOS today and although they haven't implemented many customizations yet, a lot of their future plans are beginning to take shape. They are featuring things like Xorg 7.1, gcc 4.0.2 and Xfce4 4.4beta1.

Jon "Maddog" Hall: Beachhead - Sinking of the USS Proprietary

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OSS

One day while I was having one of my favorite drinks, one of the Dudes came in very excited and told us that the latest victim of the sea, the USS Proprietary, was floundering offshore. Most of the people in the bar were not surprised. We had been expecting something like this for a while.

IBM's Open Source Muse

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OSS

IBM is donating some of its IT management wisdom to the Apache Software Foundation. But there's more to it than just goodwill. You could say that Apache is Big Blue's open source muse, or at least one of them.

Simple Yum Tutorial

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HowTos

If you use a version of Linux that comes with Yum, you are more than likely familiar with it. For those of you who aren't, it's a program that can either be ran with or without a GUI and that is made to install, remove and update packages on a system.

SUSE Linux 10.2 Alpha 1 is available

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SUSE

The development of SUSE Linux 10.2 is now officially underway with the release of the first alpha build: "SUSE Linux 10.2 Alpha 1 is available. It has one major problem, but apart from that it is highly usable. The installation using the GUI interface does not work, please select 'Text Mode' when booting from CD media."

Could Dapper Drake give Ubuntu a last laugh in Linux server space?

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Ubuntu

Thousands of developer hours behind Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) could make it close to impossible for the Ubuntu operating system to grab the third spot in the Linux server market.

Early Java EE 5 Users Praise Platform's Overhaul

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Software

Developers are still kicking the tires of the newly released Java Enterprise Edition 5, but early adopters say the new platform makes good on its architects' pledge to greatly simplify Java development and deployment.

Kevin Mitnick, the great pretender

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Interviews

Ten years ago, there wasn't much of a World Wide Web to exploit, but there were still hackers--or, more accurately, crackers. Following his run-in with the law, Mitnick put his powers of persuasion to good. ZDNet UK caught up with the ex-cracker before his keynote speech on the "art of deception."

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