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Story How-To: Install Miro 2.5.1 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope Chris7mas 30/07/2009 - 7:31pm

Book Review: Linux Debugging and Performance Tuning

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Reviews

Where Self Service Linux was tightly focused on debugging problems, Linux Debugging and Performance Tuning takes a look at finding performance snags and tweaking them out of a system. See if this book would make a good addition to your reference library in our latest review.

Can new executives deliver on Novell's open source vision?

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Linux

In Part 1 of my look at Novell last week, my topic was empty chairs. This week I'll look at the other side of the story. There are new bodies occupying key seats at Novell these days, a sure sign that the company's bid to regain its prominence in the server software market isn't over yet.

When a Linux user buys Apple's Mac mini

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Mac

Myself, I use the Mac as a GUI, and Linux for everything else. I am writing this with a Linux vim editor, in a MacOS terminal window, and I'll use Linux script to secure-copy the file over to my provider's Linux web server. I can live with that, and I encourage people to give Apple a try!

Review: Nokia 770 Internet Tablet

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Reviews

Intuitive controls make Internet browsing and sending e-mail simple. If you use a PDA, then you should feel right at home.

Fans aim to get Linux on desktops

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Linux

"Linux is not doing bad on the desktop. (But) it's not doing great," said David Mandel, self-described chief activist of the Portland Linux/Unix Group. "It still lacks a certain degree of friendliness."

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Simplifying backups

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HowTos

Most computer users don't make use of a system backup tool until after they suffer the misfortunes of a hard drive crash without one. The Simple Backup Suite (sbackup) is a tool for configuring regular backups of system data and simplifying full and partial recoveries.

DVD Playback in SUSE Linux 10

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SUSE
HowTos

Of course, you can play DVDs on Linux, and you most certainly can have it in SuSE Linux 10, but to do so, you have to jump through a few hoops, make a few modifications, and possibly break a few laws.

What Users Want from Desktop Linux

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Linux

Linux desktops have always faced an uphill battle against Windows desktops. Now, OSDL is calling together architects from over two dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to a Dec. 1-2 meeting at its headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergy amongst Desktop Linux organizations.

Join the Geekcorp, see the world

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US non-profit volunteer group Geekcorps is recruiting geeky volunteers to brave darkest Africa with Linux in one hand and goodwill in the other.

Interview with Dr. Herb Thompson

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Linux

Slashdot and its readers posed insightful and interesting questions to Dr. Herb Thompson, author of the latest Microsoft-sponsored Windows vs. Linux study. Today they have published the results.

So why not put Linux on your business desktops?

The encroachment of Linux and other free or open source software on the server is well-documented; first at the edge of the network running web servers, email servers and the like, and now increasingly in the datacentre. But what about Linux on the desktop?

Picking right road to Linux

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Linux

In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task.

CompAmerica's New $229 Pheonix 64

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Hardware

New low cost 64-Bit PC features all the capabilities of high end 64 Bit systems. “We support all appropriate flavors of Windows and Linux on all CompAmerica products.”

Open source projects: Why it pays to keep quiet

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OSS

Large companies and analysts that work with open source are fond of talking about vendor "sensitivity" when they are explaining why some customers are reluctant to go public about migrations away from proprietary software.

Ubuntu and Founder Mark Shuttleworth Win New Awards

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Linux

Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Linux / Open Source.

Social Use for Open Source Documents

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OSS

A recent Social Source event in London looked at how open source software could be used by voluntary organizations. As well as covering blogs and wikis, a new topic was the Open Document.

Windows beats Linux market share, dog bites man

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Linux

Several recent stories have proclaimed that the Linux community was left stunned, stunned I tell you, by the news that a Gartner survey found that Windows, in terms of revenue, has outsold Linux on servers.

Who are these morons, and where do they come from?

Linux fridge rats on your drinking habits

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Sci/Tech

A BLOKE has invented a Linux fridge that will tell you who has been drinking your beer and post it to a web page.

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