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Story SLED 11: a distro for businesses, not idealists srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 2:18am
Story Why Microsoft won round one of netbook wars srlinuxx 2 14/04/2009 - 11:52pm
Story New Open Source Linux Viewer srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 10:54pm
Story The Digital Tipping Point: Free film made with free tools srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 10:51pm
Story SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 7:57pm
Story 5 BitTorrent Clients for Linux srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 7:56pm
Story Creating Reports in OpenOffice.org Base srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 7:54pm
Story Linux gets reseller friendly srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 7:52pm
Story Mint 6 “Fluxbox” Mini-Review, Desktop Emphasis srlinuxx 14/04/2009 - 7:50pm
Story Android 1.5 "Early Look" SDK available srlinuxx 1 14/04/2009 - 4:08pm

Daily Earthquake Forecasts for CA Now Online

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Web

Starting today, Californians will be able to check the Internet for their daily earthquake forecast.

Is your boss monitoring your e-mail?

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Misc

If you're working for a U.S. company, there's a good chance you're being watched--and you may get fired for how you use your computer or office phone.

SourceForge.net Surpasses 100,000

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OSS

SourceForge.net, the world's largest Open Source collaborative development site, has announced that it has surpassed the 100,000th project milestone and registered users have surpassed the one million mark as of May 17, 2005.

How To Use Your Oven To Surf The Web

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Sci/Tech

A new broadband networking scheme could have Web surfers plugging their computers into the oven.

Netscape ready to launch antiphishing browser

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Software

Netscape is expected to release on Thursday the final version of Netscape 8, a Web browser designed to protect users against online scams such as phishing.

Sun signs StarOffice agreement for 4,000 Irish schools

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Software

More than 4,000 Irish schools could be moving to Sun Microsystems' StarOffice productivity suite after it signed a deal with Ireland's NCTE. The agreement is the second piece of good news for supporters of alternatives to Microsoft.

Flipper is going wireless

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Sci/Tech

South African researchers plan to collar dusky dolphins next month with a new tracking device that uses cell phone sim cards.

marijuana will remain legal in Alaska!

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Legal

The Marijuana Policy Project and our allies in Alaska have successfully beaten back efforts to re-criminalize marijuana in Alaska. After months of round-the-clock lobbying and grassroots organizing, marijuana will remain safe and legal in Alaska.

E3 - PS3 vs Xbox 360

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Gaming

Outclassed? Undoubtedly. Sony's hardware, its software, and even its simple display of confidence in its own product have completely outclassed Microsoft today.

Malicious Bots Hide Using Rootkit Code

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Security

Computer viruses and remote control programs called bots are adopting features from stealthy programs called rootkits to avoid detection, according to researchers.

Online stores come under attack

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Security

Cyber criminals are turning their attention to the programs that run many online shops, say experts.

M$ Sued Over Excel Data-Linking

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Microsoft
Legal

Microsoft Corp. illegally took technology used to link spreadsheet data between two of its programs from a Guatemalan inventor, lawyers said during opening statements at a jury trial that started on Tuesday.

Windows vs. Linux: An Unbiased Review

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Linux
Microsoft
Humor

After hearing all of the hype about Linux, I decided to give it a try. That was my first mistake. I soon realized that Linux has more flavors than you can shake a stick at.

I asked a computer savvy friend which was best, and he chuckled and said "Try OpenBSD." He told me that "OpenBSD is the most secure operating system that civilians can legally use," so I decided to install it and see how it compared with Windows.

Gentoo Store: only 5 days left!

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Gentoo

We now have very limited quantities of t-shirts and girl's shirts in stock,as well as 2005.0 CDs. Hats, hoodies, and jackets have already sold out - be sure to purchase the stuff you want while they're still available!

Countdown to Linux Desktops

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Linux

"Linux itself has been ready for the desktop for years," said Mike Ferris, Red Hat's product marketing manager for Enterprise Linux. "It's just been waiting for the market to catch up."

Messaging spreads office gossip

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Sci/Tech

One in five people in the UK are using instant messaging at work but the majority of firms are failing to regulate its use.

Christian video games

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Gaming

Will the spiritual and gaming worlds transcend their realms? So far, games such as "Spiritual Warfare" and "Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land" have drawn a loyal following by combining biblical themes with mild action.

How Linux Could Overthrow M$

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Linux
Microsoft

Rather than remaking itself, Microsoft is using legal threats, short-term deals, and fear, uncertainty, and doubt to fortify its position. But this strategy probably won't work. The Linux operating system and the open-source model for software development are far from perfect, but they look increasingly likely to depose Microsoft.

Sheep to be Sheared

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Linux
Microsoft

And now for the sad part. You...Windows users, are going to follow the good shepherd Bill Gates and let him lead you to the shearing house. It's not wool he's shearing from you folks...it's your money.

Xbox 360: Full Game List

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Gaming

With the Xbox 360 hardware now laid bare for the whole world to see, attention is turning to the question of games.

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