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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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OpenLab: The other African distribution

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Reviews

At Distrowatch.com, Ubuntu has been the most popular distribution for 12 months. And what about bringing the second most carefully crafted and venerable Linux distribution, Slackware, to the masses? You have a whole-hearted attempt to do this with OpenLab, sans the astronaut's deep pockets.

Ubuntu's Linux Wireless Utility Easier than Windows

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Linux

Recently I bought a wireless card that had an entry in a Linux compatibility list. It didn't work. In attempting to make it work, I discovered that in Ubuntu's new release 5.10, they've added a utility that makes it easy. Here's a short article demonstrating this ingenious tool.

Symphony OS site down

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Web
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As stated in our review of Symphony b1p1, interest in that OS is growing expediently and is now evidenced by its site going offline. Downloads and irc still available.

Network monitoring with Cacti

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Software

GNU/Linux is without doubt a brilliant server OS, but monitoring your Linux server can be a challenge. Cacti is an extremely useful and easy to use tool for network administrators, and best of all, you do not need to be a network guru to use it.

Web 2.0 Cracks Start to Show

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Web

Spam, scams and scatterbrains -- the same problems that plagued the old internet are cropping up again in a new wave of technologies known collectively as Web 2.0.

Interesting Book Reviews

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Reviews

UnixReview.com describes and recommends php|architect's Guide to PHP Security while techbookreport.com offers a glimpse into Slamming Spam: A Guide For System Administrators. Should they be on your reading list?

America's Army 2.5.0 for Linux is out

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Gaming

Finally and after skipping one release, latest version of America's Army (version 2.5.0) is available for Linux. America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Our old friend Ryan "icculus" Gordon released a native linux port again.

Coming Soon to a Kernel Near You: GPL 3

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OSS

The Free Software Foundation is just weeks away from announcing the roadmap and process that will govern the release of the first draft of the rewritten GNU General Public License.

Best Practices for Diagnosing Linux Problems

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Linux
HowTos

You are alone in a dark cubicle. To the North is your boss’s office, to the West is your Team Lead’s cubicle, to the East is a window opening out to a five-floor drop, and to the South is a kitchenette containing a freshly brewed pot of coffee. You stare at your computer screen in bewilderment as the phone rings for the fifth time in as many minutes indicating that your users are unable to connect to their server.

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Free Remote KDE Desktops

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KDE

CosmoPOD.com offers free remote KDE desktops over NX. Anyone can sign up to have their own desktop accessible from any computer with a network connection. To find out more about the service and why KDE was the chosen desktop, KDE Dot News spoke to the man behind CosmoPOD, Stephen Ensor. Read on for the interview.

Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

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OSS

The hardest thing to know is when to hang onto ideas that will truly work, and when to drop them in favor of a new innovation that will work better.

Open-Source Software Licenses Present Quagmire

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Legal

There are four "classic" open-source licenses, although many other open-source licenses have been created. Currently, there are 58 open-source licenses approved by OSI. This article will address the legal and practical risks that users of open-source software might face.

A Reversal Of Fortune In PCs

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Hardware

The shake-up might seem like a Bizzaro World twist, but Apple, HP and Neoware have earned their place atop the stock rankings, analysts say. The firms have succeeded by finding profitable niches, honing operations and staying fresh.

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