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Story openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 80 srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 9:00pm
Story Ross Turk on the SourceForge Community Awards srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 8:58pm
Story Vietnamese netbook runs on bilingual Linux distro srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 8:12pm
Story 10 outstanding Linux backup utilities srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 8:11pm
Story 12 ideas Ubuntu should steal from Windows 7 srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 5:31pm
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Story Ubuntu App Store: Open for Business? srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 3:18pm
Story A Hands on and Review of Ubuntu One srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 3:16pm
Story Desktop Linux or Windows 7? srlinuxx 21/07/2009 - 1:18pm

KOffice Meets the Users

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KDE

Are you using KOffice? What are you using KOffice for? Why did you decide to use KOffice? What are your main problems? We want to reach our users directly and ask them what they think.

Linux loses its religion

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Linux

EERO TEERIKORPI, who runs Continuent told us yesterday that the religious fervour that used to grip Open Source advocates has largely abated as the software matures and has become pervasive.

MyahOS 1.1 - Moving on up

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Linux
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MyahOS 1.1 was released less than a week ago and already it's gaining some momentum. The latest news on this wonderful slackware-based operating system is its new listing on Distrowatch. Being recognized and listed on distrowatch not only validates a developer's efforts, but also brings in more focus and users to an os. It's quite prestigious and an honor to be included in Distrowatch's listings considering there are still approximately 100 distros still waiting. MyahOS is quite deserving of this listing and today we are going to share with you some of those reasons.

Setting up your own APT repository with upload support

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HowTos

We've previously covered setting up your own repository for the Debian's apt-get system, but we didn't cover managing automatic uploads. Thankfully this is a simple task with the reprepro, and dupload tools and a small amount of scripting.

NIC Bonding/Teaming

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HowTos

The concept of NIC Bonding (or sometimes called NIC Teaming) is that you have two NICs bonded together to appear as if they are the same physical device. The ultimate goal of NIC teaming is limiting a "Single Point of Failure".

Cold War Screenshots

Cold War is a mixed third-first person shooter similar to Splinter Cell and follows the story of a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Phoronix has the screenshots!

Senator Seriously Injured After Jumping Off Cliff

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Humor

In a bizarre incident last week, U.S. Senator Fattecat (R-Washington State) fell off a 30-foot high cliff and sustained several broken bones. His spokesperson claims that the whole thing was "an accident", but the Humorix Vast Spy Network(tm) has uncovered the real reason for the cliff jump: the MPAA told him to.

Linux Lab sets its sites on the Linux desktop

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Linux

The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) is preparing to aggressively move its Desktop Linux Initiative forward. Architects from over 20 key desktop-oriented Linux projects will gather Dec. 1-2 at the OSDL's Portland, Ore. headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergies amongst Desktop Linux organizations.

Fundamentals of Copyright Law

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Legal

The phrase "open source license" refers to a large number of agreements that license the copyrights inherent in software widely, fairly, and with the fewest restrictions possible. This article -- the first of two -- describes the tenets of copyright and explains the intents of an open source license.

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SuSE Users' Panic Unfounded

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SUSE

Rumors circulating that Novell is going to kill off its popular Linux desktop lines are completely false.

Battle Over Mass. Anti-Microsoft Software Policy Widens

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OSS

The Massachusetts senate is considering legislation that could trump a month-old policy that required government agencies to adopt open document formats. The policy would roadblock adoption of Microsoft Office. Meanwhile, Sun and IBM are rallying support for open document formats.

Pocket guide covers popular desktop Linux distros

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Reviews

David Brickner came to the conclusion that the biggest obstacle to faster adoption of Linux on the desktop was that there's too much information available. So what does he do to remedy this situation? Write another book, of course!

First look at Windows Vista: Secure at last?

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Microsoft

At the MVP global summit in Redmond, Wash., I had the opportunity to hear from a number of Microsoft insiders, the guys who actually wrote the code, about their goals and philosophy in creating the new operating system.

A Beginning Look At MythTV

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Software

Television: we may grumble about its poor quality and the time it wastes, but we don't want to miss our favorite shows. MythTV to the rescue!

Versatile thin client runs Mandriva Linux

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Linux

A network terminal vendor is shipping a Via-based thin client that runs Mandrake Linux and supports a wide range of server OSes.

Nokia Linux-based web tablet on sale at last

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Hardware

Nokia has begun shipping its Linux-based Nokia 770, the so-called "Internet tablet", according to the Finnish giant's direct-sales website.

Catching up with the latest Linux releases

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Linux

Now and then it's good to catch up on the latest Linux distribution releases, and find out what new bells and whistles they're offering.

The Yin and Yang of Open Source Commerce, Part 4

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OSS

In this concluding part of the series, the competitive situation is briefly mentioned so as to round out the argument that it is time for seriously profitable Linux business activity from businesses that know the rules for success

Hovsepian heir apparent at Novell

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Linux

Ron Hovsepian, promoted to president and chief operating officer of Novell on Tuesday, is likely to replace Jack Messman as chief executive as well, according to a regulatory filing published on Thursday.

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