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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
A gaggle of new threats that target computers running the Linux and Unix operating systems appeared on the Internet last week, challenging administrators more accustomed to threats that target Windows systems.
Lost Marine is a Quake 2 Remake built on the Doom3 Engine - now the official Linuxport is out.
Last month I introduced the ABC music notation system. This month, I continue our tour of notation programs for Linux with a look at the Common Music Notation system from composer/programmer Bill Schottstaedt.
In the simplest terms, netcat is a utility that reads and writes data across the network. Here then is an introduction to netcat for Linux users who may not be familiar with the "TCP/IP Swiss Army knife."
SOFTWARE FIRM Microsoft has actively lobbied the US government and branches of the administration in an attempt to get them to put pressure on the European Union and by extension the European Commission.
What will the Internet look like 10 years from now? Will it look more like one big pay-per-view channel, or more like an open street fair, or will it be somewhere in between? The answer will be heavily influenced, of course, by the competition between the King of Search and the current desktop market leader.
PalmSource, France Telecom's Orange and several other companies plan on Monday to announce an effort to standardise aspects of Linux running on mobile phones.
Linux Networx, a company that specializes in supercomputers made from clusters of Linux machines, plans on Monday to unveil two new systems: the LS-1 and the LS-X.
Steve Jobs might not approve, but Apple's latest operating system can be installed on any x86 hardware. How well does it function? Read our preliminary labs test to find out.
My comments in last week's column about KDE and Qt being superior to GNOME and GTK generated fewer gripes and flames than I expected. While I prefer Qt and KDE, I criticize GTK and GNOME hoping these environments will improve.
SymphonyOS' home has been revamped. After being tuxmachine'd (teehee) the site went down for a day or two. At that time the number of Beta 1 Preview 1 downloads numbered around 5000. They were soon back up with amazing hit and download counts, new site design and now a wonderful new logo.
After months of speculations, and over a year of waiting for Linux SLI support, the NVIDIA 1.0-8XXX series have began to emerge in the hands of die-hard Linux users and although these drivers are only preliminary, they certainly have gamers on their heels.
There is something I like about playing games that is, strangely enough, much the same as what I enjoy about reading science fiction or fantasy. My game recommendation for this month is called Fish Fillets Next Generation, and it definitely fits into the out there category. Perhaps a little description to start with...
There are those who are tempted by the 'here be dragons' signs and decide they want, or need, to get down into the internals of the kernel. For those intrepid individuals the 'Linux Kernel Primer' promises to be the guidebook they need as they start the journey.