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Novell to Support Silverlight 1.0 on Linux

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linuxelectrons: Microsoft Corp. has released Silverlight™ 1.0, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering richer user experiences on the Web. In addition, Microsoft will work with Novell Inc. to deliver Silverlight support for Linux, called Moonlight, and based on the project started on

BMW cools off Unix on race to Intel

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computerworld: Motor giant BMW will migrate about a third of its fleet of proprietary Unix servers to commodity Intel machines with Linux and Windows to take on the workloads.

Ubuntu 7.04 on a 450Mhz K6-2, 256Mb

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kmandla.wordpress: So here’s the rundown on a full Ubuntu 7.04+ installation on the ugly little Sotec laptop. This is a K6-2 at 450Mhz, with 256Mb of PC100 (I think), and a 40Gb 5400rpm Hitachi hard drive. Network is via Xircom Realport RBEM56G-100 wired PCMCIA adapter.

Installing Ubuntu

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chris pirillo: After DBAN finished running on the computer I am giving away, I threw in an Ubuntu disc, and ten minutes later had a fully baked Operating System on the computer.

Palm tables Linux-based Foleo

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LinuxDevices: Palm has canceled the Linux-based Foleo mobile companion, CEO Ed Colligan announced today on the company's blog. Colligan said the move would cost the company $10 million in earnings, but allow it to focus on a single Linux smartphone development platform going forward.

Linux: Continuing Dual-Licensing Discussions

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kernelTRAP: Discussion continues on the Linux Kernel mailing list about the legality and morality of re-licensing BSD/GPL dual-licensed code under only the GPL. Alan Cox replied to Theo de Raadt's comments suggesting he was encouraging people to break the law, "re-read my email and then apologize." is closing

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Web It looks as though I’ll be shutting down The handoff of reigns is taking too long and the # of visitors here to the forum has been steadily declining since my announcement of leaving.

A Linux user group in a Pacific paradise

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Linux What springs to your mind upon hearing the words "Tahiti" of "Fiji"? White sandy beaches? Spectacular sunsets? Blue lagoons with colorful marine life? While natural beauty is indeed one of the most attractive aspects of the South Pacific, you might be surprised to learn that on some of these paradise islands there are active Linux user communities and even officially registered Linux user groups (LUG). New Caledonia, which I had the pleasure to visit last month, is one such place.

Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 10.3: Compiz and Compiz Fusion

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opensuse news: Today we’ll be taking a look at what’s going to be new in these versions, and we’ll talk to Matthias Hopf, a Compiz/Xgl/ developer, as well as Jigish Gohil (cyberorg), a contributor to the Compiz Fusion project and maintainer of the Compiz Fusion packages in openSUSE.

Should Linux Users Lead From The Heart?

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informationweek blogs: After my last post about who uses Linux and really prefers to stick with it, I received a remarkable number of comments from people who'd not only tried it and stuck with it, but had taken as many other people as they could with them. That got me thinking: What's the best way to evangelize Linux?

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  • HOWTO: Use Songbird, Tor, and Privoxy to Anonymously Stream (or Download) Media Files

Linux: Slab Defragmentation

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kernelTRAP: "Slab defragmentation is mainly an issue if Linux is used as a fileserver and large amounts of dentries, inodes and buffer heads accumulate," Christoph Lameter explained when posting the fifth version of his patchset.

KDE 4 Screencast: Plasma and KGet interaction

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/home/liquidat: While the KDE 4.0 release date was shifted the development behind the scenes goes on. Recently Javier Goday submitted patches to connect Plasma with the KDE download application KGet. He made two screencasts showing how KGet can use Plasma for its needs.

Medison Celebrity Laptop Still M.I.A.

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phoronix: Remember the Medison Celebrity Laptop that was advertised as a $150 USD laptop loaded with Fedora Linux? It's still missing in action.

Top 10 Linux Distributions for Audio Production - Linux Multimedia Stations!

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softpedia: Have you ever dreamed of building your own music studio? I know you did and it may come true someday (or not), but until then here are some very interesting 100% FREE, Open Source Linux distributions with enhancements and features aimed at music, sound and even video production.

Lord, what fools these mortals be!

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blogbeebe: I open up the virtual newspaper this morning, and what should be printed on the front web page but a link to an article that proclaims "US Department of Justice and five States have declared themselves satisfied with the antitrust enforcement efforts taken against Microsoft."

Novell massages the numbers

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Dana Blankenhorn: Is Novell looking to get bought? That’s the best excuse I can give for its latest earnings report.

Moving from Windows to Linux? Here's how to take the good stuff with you

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computerworld: So you're switching from Windows to Linux? Great. Like other users and organizations who've taken the plunge, it's likely you're making the move to take advantage of Linux's stability and reliance on open standards. Now all you have to do is prepare carefully for your move.

The problems of counting Linux desktops

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desktoplinux: Here's what we know beyond doubt. First, the Linux desktop is gaining in popularity. Second, it's doing so at the expense of the Windows desktop. After that, things get muddy.

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