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Story The Beginner's Guide to Linux Part 4: Introduction to the Terminal srlinuxx 08/04/2009 - 2:20am
Story A new free antivirus for Unix/Linux platform srlinuxx 08/04/2009 - 2:18am
Story Linux desktop neglect srlinuxx 08/04/2009 - 12:35am
Story Introducing KDE 4: Kontacts: Calendar (KOrganizer) srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 10:54pm
Story Wrist-mounted computer runs Linux srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 10:52pm
Story Mercurial vs Git srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 9:00pm
Story All the Best Linux Cheat Sheets srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 8:53pm
Story 8 Reasons You Should Switch to Linux srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 8:51pm
Story Linux device developers not weird, just mainstream srlinuxx 07/04/2009 - 8:47pm
Story How much legal trouble is Cisco in against the FSF? srlinuxx 1 07/04/2009 - 7:05pm

Experts work to aid compiler behind open source

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Software

Programmers are working to debug and speed performance of the newly released GCC 4.0, the compiler at the foundation of the open-source and free-software movements.

Y2038 bug may hit Unix, Linux machines

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Linux

After the Millennium bug for which several billions of dollars were committed for research and updations in computer systems the world over, there is yet another bug on the horizon. It is the Year 2038 bug that is slated to hit computer users in that year.

Google Web Accelerator sparks privacy fears

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Security
Web

A software tool launched by Google on Wednesday that speeds up the process of downloading Web sites has caused some users to worry about their privacy.

Protect passwords? Not if latte is free

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Security

Would you give up your computer passwords for a Starbucks latte? ``imasexyguy'' did. So did ``raiderfan.'' The football fanatic even gave it to a radio reporter -- to put on the air. And then he told the interviewer he still wasn't going to change it.

Alien Vs. Predator II Is A Go

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Movies
SciFi

The sequel to Alien vs. Predator is happening and will most likely center on a battle in our world, 20th Century Fox Film Co-Chairman Tom Rothman told SCI FI Wire at the Saturn Awards in Los Angeles.

Martian 'divining rod' deploys its first boom

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Sci/Tech

The first of three radar booms that will search for underground water on Mars has apparently deployed successfully aboard Europe's Mars Express spacecraft, despite fears that the boom would whip back and strike the craft. But the radar will not be functional until its twin deploys, an event currently scheduled for Sunday.

Sun celebrates the 10th birthday Java

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Software

It has been 10 years this month since Sun Microsystems unveiled its Java technology to the world and, in the process, changed the computer industry forever.

Results from the 2004 Desktop Linux Market survey

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Linux

DesktopLinux.com had questions, and 3,841 readers chimed in with their answers. We've gathered the data on distributions, window managers, email clients, web browsers, and more in the 2004 Desktop Linux Market survey -- and some of the results are surprising!

ATI R520 to Hit Retail Shelves in Q3

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Hardware

As we reported recently, ATI and NVIDIA may very well introduce their next generation of GPUs at Computex this year. Along with that, ATI may also unveil their Multi-VPU or "SLI" technology at the world's largest hardware tradeshow as well.

Tiger Caged by SMB, Active Directory Problems

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Mac

A number of sites running Apple's new "Tiger" operating system are experiencing problems with SMB file sharing and authentication with Microsoft's Active Directory.

Quake 4 confirmed for Q4

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Gaming

As part of Activision's earnings call today, CEO and president Ronald Doornink answered the customary questions from game industry analysts. And in so doing so, he revealed Activison's lineup for the 2005 holiday season, a roster that will make the company a formidable adversary to its rival publishers.

M$ proposals open a window

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Microsoft

THE Free Software Foundation, the keeper of the sacred flame of open-source software untainted by commercial restrictions, evoked a nice image of Microsoft the other day. It compared its nemesis to an unruly child who throws himself to the floor in a tantrum and has to be dragged to his feet by his parents.

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People Telecom gets piracy warning

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Web

Anti-piracy agencies are targeting a select number of Internet service providers with e-mails warning of illegal movie and software downloads by their users.

Calif. violent video game bill passes committee

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Gaming

California lawmakers reconsidered and approved a bill in committee on Thursday that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors.

Pope's old car sells on Internet for nearly quarter million dollars

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Web

Pope Benedict XVI's former car has sold for nearly a quarter of a million dollars after an Internet auction that saw bids rocket in the space of a few hours, organisers said.

OpenOffice a Strong Competitor

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Reviews

It's weird how things can come back to bite you. Microsoft Corp. killed off the competition for office software suites and became a de facto monopoly in the area, with what result? The competition is back and, this time, it's free!

Gartner Discovers Potential IT Biggies

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Sci/Tech

Gartner, Inc. has highlighted seven technology providers it calls "cool vendors" that are developing emerging technologies to address increasing challenges. "XenSource's technology threatens to loosen Microsoft's grip on the PC market, and open up the PC for non-MS software that runs in conjunction with Windows. It's like an operating system for operating systems."

eBay: Let's wait and see on tighter security

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Security

eBay and its customers must accept that fraud goes with the territory of online transactions, a top executive at the auction giant said.

FCC boss proposes 911 for Internet phones

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Sci/Tech

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin has proposed requiring Internet-based telephone services to offer 911 emergency services to customers by as early as the end of September, people familiar with the plan said on Wednesday.

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