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Story Pigs do fly: Microsoft unleashes 20,000 lines of Linux code srlinuxx 3 20/07/2009 - 10:11pm
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Story Top Ten Must See Sites for the New Ubuntu Citizen srlinuxx 20/07/2009 - 12:02pm

Red Hat Wants Xen in Linux Kernel

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Linux

Linux vendor Red Hat Inc. is aggressively pushing to get Xen virtualization technology included in the Linux kernel as quickly as possible.

CLI Magic: GNU find

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HowTos

Don't you just hate it when you can't find a file you need, but you know it's on your computer? Wouldn't you like an easy way to track down files anywhere on your computer? If so, I have good news for you, a command available to you at the friendly Linux CLI called find.

Linux lawyers offer developers free support

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Legal

The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro bono legal services to protect and advance free and open source software, today announced the expansion of its operations with the appointment of two additional lawyers.

America's Army v2.5 Screenshots

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Gaming

America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Phoronix has plenty of screenshots here.

Oracle releases free database

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Software

Oracle has released its entry-level database, Oracle Database XE, which can be used for development or deployed as a live system at no cost and runs on 32-bit Linux.

First-ever Open Source Compliance Insurance

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OSS

Lloyd's of London announced today that they will offer the world's first insurance policy to cover the specialized risks faced by enterprises that include or rely upon elements of Linux and other open source software.

Plenty of news heading into OSBC

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OSS

The days leading up to this week's Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) bore witness to an influx of announcements from open source companies and projects looking to make headlines ahead of the show.

Is THIS The Golden Age of Linux?

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Linux

While the majority of computer users hadn't a clue of their servitude, many did, and Linux gave them a way out. Of course, with the expansion of Linux came more interest in the development of Linux...

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Myah OS 1.1 Released

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Linux

A very nice Linux distribution on DistroWatch's waiting list has released its version 1.1 today. With updated applications and many new additions, Tuxmachines is anxious to test drive Myah OS 1.1.

OSS powers relief effort in Pakistan

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OSS

South African relief agency, Gift of the Givers, is using open source software solutions to power its humanitarian relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Pakistan.

A Window on Ourselves -- Our 2003 Selves, Anyway

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Misc

The most recent round of data spewed forth by the green eyeshades over at Census tells us how we use our computers and the Internet.

CROSSOVER OFFICE 5.0 a Hit!

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Software

The list of Windows programs that run in Linux just increased. CROSSOVER OFFICE has announced they are shipping version 5. I would recommend you take a look!

QUAKE 4 Tournament at DreamHack 2005 with $6000 Prize

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Gaming

VIA together with S3 Graphics are sponsoring the DreamHack 2005 event, taking place 24-27 November in Sweden, and the hosting of the first ever large-scale QUAKE 4 LAN tournament.

Linux Developer Ready for Scrutiny

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Linux

Red Hat has submitted its upcoming release of Enterprise Linux Security for the Defense Department's Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme, seeking a government imprimatur that could strengthen the company's hold on the federal market.

Supercomputer doubles own record

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Hardware

The Blue Gene/L supercomputer has broken its own record to achieve more than double the number of calculations it can do a second.

World of Warcraft expansion announced

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Gaming

At its Blizzcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, Blizzard Entertainment revealed the first details of an expansion pack planned for World of Warcraft called The Burning Crusade.

Man Accused of Stealing Porn Site Arrested

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Web

A man accused of stealing a pornographic Web site and making millions of dollars from it was arrested by Mexican authorities.

MySQL CEO on e-mail's failings and MySQL's next steps

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Software

Widespread corporate adoption of Web-based applications is a sure bet for the future, and that future will also bring a more scalable and user-friendly MySQL, said MySQL AB CEO Marten Mickos.

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