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Story Ubuntu Is Driving Me Away srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 6:06pm
Story Are Apple's Price Drops Aimed at Linux? srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 6:05pm
Story Fedora 11: So easy you'll forget it's Linux srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 6:04pm
Story Fedora 11 Released srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 3:55pm
Story Provider of Interactive Teaching Solutions Joins Linux Foundation srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 3:49pm
Story The best netbook-friendly Linux distros srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 3:47pm
Story 15 Cool Google Chrome Wallpapers srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 1:47pm
Story Seven Mistakes Being Made in FOSS Branding srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 1:43pm
Story OSS popularity spurs training demand srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 1:42pm
Story Novell ponders "open-source apps store" srlinuxx 09/06/2009 - 1:40pm

'Fixed' Isn't Good Enough for Payment Protection

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Security

CardSystems violated contracts by not encrypting data and retaining data it wasn't supposed to-and then became the nation's largest data-theft victim. Now it wants bygones to be bygones.

Review: Nose Around With Snort

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Software
Reviews

To sniff out policy violations in your network, open-source Snort may be the only tool you need.

OSS 10.0b4 report

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Reviews
SUSE
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When they said "Blizzard," they weren't kiddin. It was merely a week ago when Beta 3 was released and today Beta 4 hit the mirrors. Actually I wasn't really expecting a beta 4, but since it's available, let's take a look. Most, I'd dare say almost all, the improvements and changes took place under the hood this time. However the OpenSuSe developers weren't letting any moss grow on them. There was quite a bit of work happening this week as evidenced by the extensive Changelog.

D.I.Y. Linux

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Linux

If you are a tech tinkerer at heart, have some free time on your hands, and embrace the sweat and tears that accompany a challenging project, perhaps you've contemplated setting up a Linux system at home.

Intel Says AMD Is To Blame For Its Own

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Hardware

Intel denies wrongdoing and says AMD's problems are caused by weak investment in manufacturing, a bad reputation as a supplier, and a failure to deliver products on time.

Asianux 2.0 Reviewed

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Reviews

I have to admit it; I was one of those people who were caught up in the hype of the highly anticipated Asianux 2.0 release. DistroWatch recently slammed Asianux, but is it really that bad? I just had to find out.

M$ rumored to use AMD to bully Intel

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Hardware

Every time Intel said no to DRM, Microsoft pulled out a proverbial Athlon 64, laid it on the table, and said something like 'they are on board'.

OSDL CEO: Microsoft has to accept Linux

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Linux

SearchEnterpriseLinux.com has published another interview with OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen. Some different and interesting Q&A resulting from the Microsoft challenge.

Creative Ships Wormy MP3 Players

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Hardware

Creative Technology has accidentally shipped almost 4000 digital music players in Japan that contain a Windows worm, according to an advisory from Finnish security company F-Secure.

Shoppers rush to pocket Sony PSP

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Gaming

Shops around the UK say Sony's PlayStation Portable has been snapped up by gamers, with many saying they have sold out of their stock. Its European launch was delayed 9 months to ensure supplies for its US debut.

OSDL Stands by Linux

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Linux

Open Source Development Labs CEO Stuart Cohen explains why he nixed Microsoft's joint research offer.

Linux community lashes back at M$

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Linux

INSTEAD of clearing the air about open source with its Get the Facts campaign, Microsoft is clouding the open source debate by taking advantage of people’s limited knowledge of Linux.

TUX Issue #6 Now Available

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Linux

Issue number six, September 2005, of TUX is now available for download. Some features this month include Linux Evolution, Diary of a Well-Dressed Penguin, and 2005 TUX Readers' Choice Awards.

Elive: Where Debian meets Enlightenment

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Linux
Reviews

Elive is a Debian-based desktop Linux Live CD distribution with the Enlightenment window manager, version 17. On Tuesday Elive 3.0 was released to the public. I was very excited to try Elive.

Get it while the Gettings Good

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Linux
Reviews
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As you may have heard, Linspire began offering their Linspire 5.0 for a free download today and will continue this until September 6. Who can resist a free lunch? I downloaded and looked around Linspire in the livecd mode. It also has an option of installing to hard drive if one is interested. I was quite surprised at what I found. ...or more accurately, how I felt about what I found.

Collaboration and Integration at Developer's Conference

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KDE

The aKademy 2005 KDE Developers Conference finished yesterday with a second day of talks to prepare for KDE 4. Topics of the day included integration with other programming platforms, marketing KDE and accessibility.

Recording industry sues more U.S. file-swappers

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Legal

The recording industry on Wednesday filed its latest round of copyright infringement lawsuits, targeting 754 people it claims used online file-sharing networks to illegally trade in songs.

M$ To Clone Open Source

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Microsoft

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, developer of the open source fire transfer tool rsync, Andrew 'Tridge' Tridgell has every reason to smile as Microsoft announced a similar utility will feature in the next Windows server release.

Massachusetts set to switch off M$

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OSS

The state of Massachusetts has laid out a plan to switch all its workers away from Microsoft's Word, Excel and other desktop software applications, delivering what would be one of the most significant setbacks to the software company's battle against open source software in its home market.

Freespire changes name, Linspire goes free (as in beer) for a time

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Linux

In a short story with a happy ending, the developer of a "free" version of Linspire called Freespire has agreed to change the name of his project, and Linspire Inc. is offering free copies of Linspire Linux "for a few days."

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