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Dell to intro Linux based notebook

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MDV

SOURCES SAID Dell in Europe and Mandriva will introduce a Latitude DX20 laptop using the Linux operating system.

Linux: Are You Ready For The Challenge?

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Linux

If the Linux operating system is to continue its success, the Open Source community must take it to the next level in meeting the demands of larger corporations. The OS is ready. Now I challenge you: are you ready?

Mandriva betas CNR-like download service

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MDV

Mandriva Linux's premium-service members now have exclusive access to the beta version of a new online catalog/download service that makes identifying and installing new software simple for even a novice Linux user, the company announced April 25.

Apache Now the Leader in SSL Servers

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Software

Apache has overtaken Microsoft as the leading developer of secure web servers. Apache now runs on 44.0% of secure web sites, compared to 43.8% for Microsoft.

KDE to Get New Multimedia Architecture

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KDE

Playback of audio and video files, but also Internet telephony and video conferencing are applications typically executed on home PCs. For upcoming versions of KDE – a desktop environment widely used on Linux PCs – these tasks will be provided by an updated and fundamentally extended multimedia architecture, called Phonon.

Google Promotes Firefox Browser On Its Home Page

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Google
Moz/FF

Mozilla's Firefox is getting promoted on one of the world's most popular Web pages, Google's Google.com home page, as the open-source browser continues its David-vs.-Goliath battle against Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

MySQL Opens Up its Database

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Software

Open source database company MySQL said Wednesday it’s opening up its database to several storage engines—products that help determine how data is stored and indexed—in a move aimed at giving its customers greater ability to customize their databases.

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Experimenting with Open-Source Security Tools

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OSS

There is a wide spectrum of open-source security software that is currently available for deployment within the enterprise. Learn how to determine if an open-source security tool is a safe, appropriate and effective choice for your organization.

FAA saves money with Red Hat

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Linux

The Federal Aviation Administration has moved its airline traffic management and real-time tracking systems from a Unix platform to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Theoretical Hacking for IT Managers

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Security

Not everyone has "l33t skilz" or mass amounts of hardened TCP/IP stack programming experience. When I'm at work, I don't look at logs all day long, nor do I run security audits every five minutes. I do my job, which takes all of my time. This is the situation for most small to medium sized companies that have only a few IT guys. So how does an everyday IT guy handle the constant threat of impending attack?

Ubuntu Default Root Password or the sudo way

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HowTos

The first time I installed Ubuntu on a computer, I was rather used to debian and went through the whole install process easily. When I rebooted my system and open a text-console, my first action was to su - in order to gain root’s grants. What a surprise when I was promted for a password. D*mn, What was it?!?

Desktop Linux in Government

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Linux

This research report by a third-year graduate student examines the growing use of desktop Linux among governments in the U.S. and globally. Drawing on published research and comments from industry analysts, the author hypothesizes that desktop Linux may be nearing a tipping point within government settings, after which adoption can be expected to accelerate.

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SuSE 10.1 RC3 or Final

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News

The OpenSuSE Roadmap for their 10.1 release schedule has been updated: It now appears that a RC3 might be in the works and possibly released on Apr 28.

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Linux desktop standard ropes in industry heavyweights

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Linux

An initiative to create a standardised Linux desktop, with the support of the major vendors, has brought user friendly open source PCs one step closer to reality.

Also: KDE's core library - Qt - included in new LSB desktop standard

Network your music with DAAP for Linux

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HowTos

Apple's iTunes popularized the Digital Audio Access Protocol (DAAP) for simple networked music playlist sharing. Linux users can take advantage of it too. Linux users can choose from several easy-to-use DAAP servers for sharing music, and several DAAP-aware applications for listening to it -- as well as discover and tune in to other people's collections.

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