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Story Linux. Still not ready for the average user. srlinuxx 1 04/10/2009 - 11:02pm
Story openSUSE 11.2 M8: What a Fine Lookin' Lizard srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 8:45pm
Story Linux-based phones : Why are GNU/Linux users treated as second class? srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 8:42pm
Story few shorts: srlinuxx 1 04/10/2009 - 7:34pm
Story The Grand Experiment - Linux Ads on Radio srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:34pm
Story Linux Software for iTunes srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:31pm
Story Terminology Wars I: Linux versus GNU/Linux srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:27pm
Story So you want to know how important KDE 4 is? srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 6:25pm
Story How Important is KDE 4? srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:14pm
Story Hi-tech teacher at their little fingertips srlinuxx 04/10/2009 - 1:13pm

Newest Vulnerabilities in php apps

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Security

"Multiple vulnerabilities in two popular open-source projects-phpMyAdmin and phpBB-could put users at risk of cross-site scripting and information disclosure attacks, security researchers warned Thursday."

NVIDIA Unleashes 6800 Mobile GPU

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Hardware

"NVIDIA has introduced the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU. Available immediately, the GeForce Go 6800 Ultra mobile GPU features unprecedented notebook gaming performance."

Nvidia to release 75 series driver

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Software

Nvidia expects a lot from it

"WE KNOW that Nvidia plans to introduce a new driver very soon. The company is testing the 75.90 beta driver right now."

FBI Being Spoofed in Email

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Security

"The FBI warned Tuesday that a computer virus is being spread through unsolicited e-mails that purport to come from the FBI."

Ebay Sued

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Legal

" EBay Inc. is being sued by a Pennsylvania man who charges that it illegally forces up prices when certain high bidders raise their maximum bid to guard against last-minute offers, an attorney for the plaintiffs said on Wednesday."

Mandrakesoft and Conectiva Merger

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Linux

"Mandrakesoft today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Conectiva, the number one Linux company in Brazil and Latin America. This acquisition is expected to increase significantly Mandrakesoft's size and R&D capabilities."

Big Bullies

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Microsoft
Web

"A Dutch Web site claimed victory in a David-and-Goliath battle against Microsoft Corp. this week after the software vendor's AntiSpyware program flagged the Dutch company's home page as malicious content."

"Microsoft has agreed to compensate and apologize to the operator of Dutch directory site..."

Mini Mozilla marches on Windows mobiles

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Software

"Minimo, the Mozilla browser for mobile devices, will debut on Microsoft's Windows CE operating system this summer, according to the Mozilla Foundation."

Lose Phone = Lose Friends

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Sci/Tech

The BBC news is reporting that "people are becoming so dependent on their mobile phones that one in three are concerned that losing their phone would mean they lose their friends."

"We're a nation of lazy so-and-sos," David Noone from Intervoice said."

rm -rf Contest Interest Wanes?

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Linux

I've been watching MadPenguin's rm -rf contest with voyeuristic interest and hoping for a real plethora of entries, however, I've yet to receive many thrills.

IBM furthers Linux While Gates Signs Contract

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Linux
Microsoft

IBM may be committed to furthering it's involvement with Linux, first with it's announcement a few days ago of significant investment, and today amidst accusations from M$ that it's all talk, they state they currently employ approximately 8 to 9000 developers to work directly on open source projects.

PCLinuxOS forms alliance with Codeweavers

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PCLOS

February 22, 2005: Houston,Tx: PCLinuxOS has obtained approval from Codeweavers, Inc to include a trial version of Crossover Office in an upcoming release of PCLinuxOS. Crossover Office allows users to run popular office productivity software, such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and Lotus Notes, in Linux, without any Microsoft OS license costs.

HP Printer Cartridges Die Before Use

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Hardware

Reuters is carrying this story about "A Georgia woman has sued Hewlett-Packard Co. claiming the ink cartridges for their printers are secretly programmed to expire on a certain date, in some cases rendering them useless before they are even installed in a printer."

It kinda makes me wonder if Epson's do the same thing. I knew I wasn't getting many pages out of a cartridge before it claimed it was empty, but this last time

Microsoft signs on Alcatel for IPTV

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Microsoft
Sci/Tech

"Microsoft and telecom gear maker Alcatel have created a development and sales partnership for software that delivers services to TVs over the Internet."

This Week at the Movies: Million Dollar Baby & Constantine

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Movies
Reviews
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Million Dollar Baby is a character study slash friendship movie directed by Clint Eastwood. He does an adequate job though nothing ground breaking. The story centers on Franky, a boxing trainer/manager as he tries to cope with boxers in his charge and some mighty powerful internal demons.

IBM Surpassed Dell in Sales?

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Hardware

"IBM said its sales of Intel-based servers surpassed sales at Dell Inc. in the fourth quarter, a first for Big Blue, a company better known for its mainframes and high-end Unix machines."

HP's CEO Search

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Misc

"The board is looking for an executive search company to help find a replacement for Carly Fiorina, who resigned Feb. 8 at the request of directors who no longer felt she could execute on the strategy she had laid out for the Palo Alto, Calif., company."

security breach affects every state

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Security

"ChoicePoint, under fire for being duped into allowing criminals to access its massive database of personal information, said yesterday that consumers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories may have been affected by the breach of the company's credentialing process."

M$ Not Ready to Settle Yet

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Microsoft
Legal

"Judge Legal, who is hearing Microsoft's appeal against a European Union antitrust decision, said in a Bloomberg interview that there is no sign in sight of a settlement."

Linux For The Future

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Linux

"It was wild idealism, really, around the notion that software should be developed communally and distributed freely that spawned Linux more than a decade ago. It's an ideal that has resonated up the chain of command to become a major disruptive force in the business world. While much is made of the threat to Windows, the Linux operating system and accompanying open-source movement threaten to put other decades-old IT mainstays, notably Unix and RISC-based processors, out to pasture. As the new products and big ideas swirling around LinuxWorld last week show,

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