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AMD's first quarter revenues up 71%

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Hardware

AMD today reported yet another successful quarter. With Spansion off its shoulders and boosted by an increase in Opteron processor sales, the company saw its sales climb to $1.33 billion and net income jump to $185 million.

Also: Stocks to Watch, April 13: General Electric, AMD and New York Times

Fedora Core 5 Podcast

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Linux

eWeek Labs Senior Analyst Jason Brooks gives high marks to the new Fedora Core 5, which includes the Gnome Desktop 2.14 and ships with support for Mono applications, including the Beagle search engine, Linux's answer to the Google Desktop; and TomBoy, a notes application that works like a Wiki.

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Speaking Tips from the Big Leagues

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Misc

With thousands of people attending last week's Boston LinuxWorld Conference, speakers were under the gun to give top notch presentations. Because everyone has to give presentations at one point or another, it's good to see how the big boys handle things, especially in front of some of the most knowledgeable audiences in information technology. You better know your subject if you're going to address a Linux crowd.

Free Software Gets Expensive

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OSS

Charge customers for your software, and you might have a decent business. Give it away, and you may have a really valuable one. Red Hat's stock jumped almost 10%, to $30--indicating that other open-source players could get snapped up soon.

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New Linux Kernel - Stable 2.6.16.5

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Linux

This is the third kernel release in two days, stable 2.6.16.5. This release only has two patches for x86_64 on Intel CPUs.

Quick Xgl Tutorial for SUSE Linux 10.1

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HowTos

The easiest setup for Xgl is on the Gnome desktop (though most things also work on KDE) with an nVidia card. So, that’s what I did. When you are done with these steps, Gnome will be spectacular, and KDE will sport most of the features.

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ATI Radeon X1800 Linux Preview

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Software

After months of negative scrutiny by the Linux community, ATI will finally be pushing out its X1000 support to their Linux proprietary drivers later today. With that said, starting today with the 8.24.8 display drivers penguins can finally experience the benefits of the X1000 series, while Microsoft users have been able to experience this level of support since launch date. While it will likely take a couple of monthly driver releases to nail down the fine details related to this support, we have up now our ATI Radeon X1800 preview as we compare various X1000 cards against that of NVIDIA's GeForce lineup under Linux.

GNOME 2.14.1 Released

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Software

The latest release of GNOME is here: Gnome 2.14.1! This is the first release in a series of point releases for the 2.14 branch.

Fedora's Red Hat future

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Linux

Red Hat's Community Development Manager Greg DeKoenigsberg explained that the Fedora Foundation was not going to take charge of the operating system, after all. Instead, Red Hat was retaining some "control over Fedora decisions, because Red Hat's business model *depends* upon Fedora."

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In-fighting sparks in the Kubuntu camp

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Ubuntu

Despite tomorrow being Ubuntu Hug Day (a bug-finding day where testers get a hug for finding a bug), there'll be little love between the German Kubuntu developers and the rest of the Ubuntu team.

The Perfect Setup - Fedora Core 5 (64-bit)

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HowTos

This is a detailed description how to set up a Fedora Core 5 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.). This tutorial is written for the 64-bit version of Fedora Core 5, but should apply to the 32-bit version with very little modifications as well.

Also: The Perfect Setup - CentOS 4.3 (64-bit)

linuX-gamers.net at Linux Tag 2006

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Gaming

This year Linux-Gamers.Net will be present for the first time at Linux Tag from 3rd to 6th May in Wiesbaden (Germany).

PR: rPath Builds Momentum With Multiple Industry Awards

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Linux

rPath today announced that rBuilder, rPath's flagship product, received the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award for 'Best Systems Management Tool' at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo. Additionally, rPath has been named as one of the finalists in the "Red Herring 100 North America" awards as well as "One to Watch" by the Open Source Business ConferenceT (OSBCR).

PR: Scali Strengthens Board of Directors with Fortune 50 Executives

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Linux

Scali, the leader in high performance clustering solutions for Linux datacenters, today announced that Klaus-Dieter Laidig and Richard Seibt have joined its Board of Directors. Both Laidig and Seibt bring extensive leadership experience and have held senior executive and supervisory board positions with organizations such as IBM, Novell, SAP, SUSE and HP.

New Site focuses on Open Standards

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Web

Please welcome the newest addition to tuxmachines' Favorite websites list: StandyWorld.org StandyWorld.org is devoted to furthering the cause and case for Open Standards (ODF). They are just getting started but already it seems very interesting. I'm sure they'd appreciate any link submissions on the subject and even welcome authors or bloggers sharing their content. Please visit StandyWorld.org often to keep apprised of the developments in ODF, Microsoft cases etc.

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