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10 Reasons to Use Linux-Based Virtualization

daniweb.com/blogs: Do you need 10 reasons to use Linux-based virtualization? Linux is the chosen virtualization platform for Cloud vendors, virtualization software companies and the largest IT companies in the world. What do they know that you don't?

Slideshow: openSUSE 11.1 Takes On Ubuntu, Fedora

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SUSE

eweek.com: Novell's openSUSE hit Version 11.1 late last year, sporting a renewed focus on community involvement. Check out this slideshow to see if openSUSE has what it takes to win mindshare from Canonical's Ubuntu and Red Hat's Fedora.

12 tips to getting things done in open source

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OSS

stormyscorner.com: Most people used to the proprietary software world, with no experience in open source software, are amazed that anything gets done. And people new to open source are usually at a loss as to where to start. So here are some of my ideas.

Hands on: Neuros LINK, an Ubuntu-based media extender

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Hardware

arstechnica.com: Ars reviews the Neuros LINK, a set-top box that runs the Ubuntu Linux distribution. The LINK brings Web-based streaming media services like Hulu to your TV and can easily be repurposed to run Boxee and other popular Linux media software.

A touch of sadness as Lenny emerges

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Linux

itwire.com: The release of a stable version of Debian GNU/Linux is normally a time of rejoicing and celebration for the 1000-plus geeks who provide Linux users with one of the best distributions going. But the emergence of Lenny will be tinged with some sadness as well.

Q&A on Mozilla and the European Commission

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Moz/FF

mozilla.com: In response to questions that have been asked about Mozilla’s involvement with the recent European Commission (EC) conclusion regarding Microsoft’s tying of Internet Explorer to the Windows operating system, we’ve prepared this brief set of questions and answers.

Opera Valentine's Snapshot

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Software

opera.com: It's been a while since the last snapshot and the Desktop Team has been working hard to improve Peregrine. In addition to a load of fixes, there are some important changes:

Unravel open source licenses

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OSS

zdnetasia.com: With various licenses governing open source software (OSS), organizations must ensure they better manage the source codes of these applications upon deployment, in order to stay within the licensing requirements.

Review: Fedora 10

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Linux

ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: This month’s Linux Format Magazine includes Fedora 10. I upgraded to Fedora 10 a few months ago via a yum upgrade. Overall, nothing major has changed on the surface although I know they’ve been doing a lot of work under the hood.

Ubuntu 9.04 Will NOT Ship With The Linux 2.6.29 Kernel

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Ubuntu

phoronix.com: Ubuntu 9.04, the next Linux operating system release due out by Canonical in April, will not be shipping with the Linux 2.6.29 kernel like many had hoped for.

GoblinX Releases G:Noblin 3.0.beta01

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Linux

The GoblinX Project released its first GNOME based distribution.

Virtualization With Xen 3.3.1 On Debian Etch

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HowTos

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen 3.3.1 on a Debian Etch (4.0) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called "virtual machines" or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0).

How to Install the HP Mobile Experience Interface On Non-HP Computers

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Ubuntu

Earlier we covered the new, shiny GUI for Ubuntu that HP started shipping with the new Mini Mi netbook. Unsurprisingly, it didn’t take long for jealous, non-HP Ubuntu users to figure out how to install the HP Mobile Experience Interface on their own computers.

12 of the best games for your Linux netbook

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Gaming

techradar.com: Why should Windows users have all the fun? There are a wealth of free and open source games that are available, many of which are coded specifically to run on low end hardware. We've picked 12 of the best.

Dell's hybrid laptops: Intel + ARM, Windows + Linux

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Hardware

cnet.com: Dell is offering Windows-Linux hybrid laptops that use both Intel and ARM processors. Though the user would never know it.

10 Songbird add-ons for a better audio player

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Software

linuxforums.org: The 1.0.0 release launched in the first days of December delivers an impressive arsenal ranging from themes to add-ons. Just like in Firefox's case, these add-ons extend the application's possibilities beyond the original intent. Here are ten.

Graphic Design For The Clueless: An Introduction To Inkscape

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Software

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: One of the reasons I haven't been posting as many Linux reviews as usual so far in 2009 is because I have been spending a lot of what little free time I get learning how to use Inkscape.

Ubuntu 9.04 Alpha4 vs. Windows 7 Beta

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OS

blog.ibeentoubuntu: What are you going to use this summer? Ubuntu 9.04 will be released at the end of April and Windows 7 is rumored to be out at the end of July. With the release dates so close together, which would you prefer to run?

today's leftovers

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News
  • Linus' Blog: 25 things about me

  • Networking Ubuntu and OS X with Samba
  • Use the Kernel as a Hypervisor - but Trim It Down First
  • Aaron Seigo: Plasma, Qt 4.5, Tokamak, etc.
  • Debian 4.0 Etch updates
  • How to add a user to a group
  • Capture video of a linux desktop
  • Follow up: How to write a Linux virus
  • Looking Inside Microsoft's Open Source Repository
  • Open source hardware club ships Gumstix-based handheld
  • Hack a Linux router for fun and profit
  • Script to backup all mysql database and upload to FTP
  • Real-time Linux gains accelerated graphics
  • IETF: Please reject the "Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authorization Extensions" proposed standard
  • Novell layoffs still less than 100
  • When Features Attack: Bash Version 4.0.0(1)-rc1

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3: Screenshots

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Linux

zdnet.com.au: In this screenshot gallery we take you through the install process and basic desktop functionality of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, which was released to customers in late January.

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