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Story How Overhyping Killed KDE 4 srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 7:37pm
Story Will my program work on all Linux distributions? srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 7:33pm
Story Fedora 11 Review srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:13pm
Story I give up. srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:10pm
Story People of openSUSE: Lars Müller srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:09pm
Story 15 Mythical and Humorous Facts About Richard Stallman srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:08pm
Story Xenon: An Inspired Linux Project srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:06pm
Story First Look: Fedora 11 srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 5:04pm
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 1 13/06/2009 - 10:18am
Story Ubuntu Is Not Our Savior srlinuxx 13/06/2009 - 1:38am

Promise of cost-savings drives take-up of Linux

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Linux

Listening to Amy Niersbach talk about the deployment of open source software in local government systems in Chicago it is not hard to see why the spread of open source has been one of the biggest technology trends in recent years.

Red Hat Fedora and Enterprise Linux 4 Bible

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Reviews

If you want to evaluate Fedora on the desktop or server or want a good Red Hat Enterprise Linux reference, the Red Hat Fedora and Enterprise Linux Bible is a good resource.

New trigonometry is a sign of the times

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Misc

Mathematics students have cause to celebrate. A University of New South Wales academic, Dr Norman Wildberger, has rewritten the arcane rules of trigonometry and eliminated sines, cosines and tangents from the trigonometric toolkit.

Tax collects Linux for open source analytics

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Linux

Despite its strong ties to proprietary software vendors, the Australian Taxation Office has finally dipped its toes into open source by establishing a Linux-based system for information analytics.

45 Minutes to a Linux Terminal Server

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Software
HowTos

With a Linux Terminal Server and thin-clients, a business can remove many of the costs associated with maintenance, support, and licensing of countless desktop PCs. Thanks to the exceptional efforts of the Linux Terminal Server Project members, such a switch is neither dramatic, nor painful.

Xfce 4 - your next window manager

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Software
Reviews

This Just might be good enough to be your next window manager!

I have found that one of the many I have investigated is good enough to be my primary window manager, Xfce. It has the ability to be both fast and powerful.

Microsoft talks to the enemy

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Microsoft

Microsoft's main eye on the open source community says the software giant wants to shake off its image of "stomping" on new ideas and be more open to talking with Linux developers.

Opening the potential of OpenOffice.org

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Software

One of the most critical Open Source desktop applications is OpenOffice.org. Back in the day when I started taking a keen interest in Linux on the desktop, an office suite was always the problem. Back then there simply was no Open Source office suite that was mature enough to use, but that was about to change.

Next up for cell phones: porn

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Sci/Tech

The cell phone, which already plays music, sends and receives e-mail and takes pictures, is adding a steamier offering: pornography.

An odd week in the world of open source software

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OSS

The open source world shied away from neither controversy nor absurdity last week as we all staggered forward under the weight of some seriously heavy weirdness.

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ISP-Server Setup - Ubuntu 5.0.4 "The Hoary Hedgehog"

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Linux
HowTos

This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 5.0.4 - The Hoary Hedgehog) that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/POP3s/IMAP/IMAPs, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Sending Windows back to Hell

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Mac

Last week I became so fed up with Microsoft, Windows and the ridiculous cost of SQL server that I went out and bought a 12-inch Powerbook. This leaves me using no Windows machines, not even my dual-boot Thinkpad.

Intel stalls $50m deal with McLaren

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Hardware

It is believed that Intel is furious that the FIA - the body that governs F1 - recently signed a strategic partnership agreement with its arch-rival AMD.

Gates to free-software makers: Keep the day job

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Misc

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates met this week with CNET News.com for a conversation that covered topics ranging from Windows Vista to Google APIs, Gates also touched on the hot-button issue of free versus commercial software.

New Quake4 Movies

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Gaming

Some new video of the upcoming Quake4 surfaced a few days ago at 3dgamers. These are a few frames from a multiplayer game and of some of the new vehicles.

SCO and Novell dispute takes new twist

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Legal

SCO's latest filing in its legal battle against Novell appears to lend credence to Novell's claim that the transfer of Unix to SCO was not comprehensive.

Greece Demands Reparations For Ancient Intellectual Property Violations

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Humor

Calling it the "greatest copyright violation in the history of civilization," the government of Greece issued a statement today demanding that Italy provide reparations for all of the countless ideas that were stolen by the ancient Romans.

Nations Present Open Source Argument to World Bank

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OSS

The group's report -- described as a blueprint for creating national policies for open-technology standards -- poses a threat to proprietary software makers who are already facing stiff competition from the OSM in the public sector of many developing countries.

Searching the World Live Web

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Web

Live Web search got a lot bigger yesterday, when Google launched its new blogsearch engine. It legitimizes the Live Web--and blogging in particular--in a big way. What impact will Google's new blogsearch engine have for the Live Web?

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