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Story MicroHoo: Good or Bad for Open Source? srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 5:59pm
Story Beyond the hype: Where open source actually saves you money srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 5:55pm
Story Aisleriot - Solitaire on Steroids srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 3:35pm
Story Microsoft Releases GPL'd Software (Again): Does This Change Anything? srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 3:34pm
Story Linux your way with SUSE Studio srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 3:32pm
Story 5 Fast Solutions To Deploy Ubuntu On Windows srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 1:41pm
Story Ubuntu 9.10 Preview: GRUB 2 srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 1:39pm
Story So, is nice, nice and simple? srlinuxx 29/07/2009 - 1:37pm
Story Debian to adopt time-based releases srlinuxx 1 29/07/2009 - 1:10pm
Story Replacing iTunes: a Songbird Review srlinuxx 1 29/07/2009 - 12:15pm

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Open Source Business Models Examined

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OSS

At LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, it occurred to me that I had overlooked a very important Open Source business model, the Membership Model.

Installing and Configuring Ubuntu on a Laptop

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Linux

I recently decided to buy myself a laptop. This is the first laptop I have ever purchased, and the first computer I've bought in about five years. I shopped around and tried to get an idea of which models have successfully seen Linux installed on them.

Abit AW8-MAX v1.0

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Hardware
Reviews

After experiencing the joys of the AW8 when we had reviewed it this past August, thanks in part to its terrific build-quality and competitive level of performance (in addition to its Linux compatibility), we have decided to bring back the Abit AW8-MAX.

Novell hosts seminar on Linux in Bahrain

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SUSE

Novell realizes that there is a need for such awareness in the region. With Linux growing at a rapid rate, customers are interested in learning more about Linux.

iSeries Crowd Learning to Love Linux

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Linux

The inexorable rise of the Linux operating system has changed the business computing landscape for good.

"Many companies are interested in the promise that Linux and open source hold."

German Linux Desktop Operating System from Xandros

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Linux

Xandros has released the German version of its desktop operating system at the Frankfurt LinuxWorld Conference and Expo.

Hey Google, Where's The Linux Apps?

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Linux

DiBona emphasized that all of Google's software are undergoing ports, so ultimately these tools will be ready for Linux, too.

Firefox 1.5 Release Candidate 3

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Moz/FF

Firefox 1.5 Release Candidate 3 is now available for download. This is the third release candidate of our next generation Firefox browser.

The Ego on that Bill Gates

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Microsoft

Localization be damned, since Microsoft has decided to release a special edition of Windows XP only in Japan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first Windows.

PCLinuxOS 0.92 planned for Monday

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PCLOS
-s

Test 04 of the upcoming PCLinuxOS .92 was uploaded yesterday and early reports are very good! This may be the final testing until gold.

SourceForge.net Gets a Facelift

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Web

Sure, it looks better, but does it improve how it facilitates open source projects?

Putting Away the Welcome Mat

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Linux

I found some of anti-virus for Linux software announcements mildly interesting. In short, my caviler attitude was wrong. AV software for Linux is only going to provide hackers more ways into my system, not less.

Kurumin 5.1 Alpha 5 released

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Linux
Reviews
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If you read my earlier review of Kurumin, you might recall that about my only problem with it was the older application versions. The system itself was quite nice and stable, and since alpha 5 was released this past week, we thought we'd look and see what was new.

Debates on Open Source So 'Last Year' Says Novell Exec

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OSS

Governments are considering open-source technologies as an alternative to costly proprietary software. There's still some confusion and fear surrounding the low-cost software alternative, says Ross Chevalier, CTO/CIO of Novell.

'Just Say No to Microsoft' book a humorous read

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Reviews

There are so many reasons to Just Say No to Microsoft—the blue screen of death, Outlook email viruses, the never-ending influx of Windows patches... Author Tony Bove is only too happy to show you how to become liberated.

Please Welcome our Newest Sponsor

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Site News

Please help Tuxmachines welcome our newest sponsor, Inventio Consulting, IT Training Specialists. Inventio Consulting is a reseller/broker for many of the leading training companies throughout the UK. Their goal is to find the most suitable course to suit your individual needs from the course offerings of all of our partners and to offer savings for these pairings in some cases.

Kororaa - Close but no cigar...

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Linux
Reviews
-s

The Kororaa project released beta 2 of their 2005 Gentoo binary distribution installer this past week and we thought we'd give it a test run. I love the idea of getting a gentoo install in a matter of minutes instead of days and then later rebuild packages to your machine.

More Firefox secrets revealed

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Moz/FF

In this second interview with SearchOpenSource.com, Yank, who served as lead technical editor on the book, uncovers more of Firefox tips, shortcuts and plug-ins that users need to know about.

Install Linux on your IPod

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HowTos

These instructions are for HFS+ formatted iPods, and these instructions work on Mac and Linux. All Mac iPods are HFS+. After the Linux installation you will be able to install Doom (iDoom) on your nano. You can also watch full-color movies with the new movie support in iPod Linux!

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