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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Geeks just wanna have fun, 2005 edition: We build a system that multiplies everything by two. We take a dual-core CPU, dual graphics cards, dual two-drive RAID arrays, dual channel memory, and dual-layer DVD burning to the max.
The escalating rivalry between Microsoft and Google erupted on Tuesday as the software giant sued to prevent one of its top engineers from defecting to run the search engine company's new China operations.
The son of a Microsoft employee gets first public crack at company's next-gen console and posts pictures on the Web.
OS/2 users are calling on IBM to make the operating system an open source project
De Montfort University is anticipating major cost savings and service efficiencies from using open source Linux as well as Novell's identity management software.
Needham & Co. estimates that the "iPod halo" may have attracted up to 400,000 Windows users to the Mac so far this year.
Author Michael Stutz said he has never been satisfied with existing resources for learning about Linux, which is why he wrote The Linux Cookbook. In this interview, Stutz discusses shells and graphical versus command-line interfaces -- and why sometimes, in computers, a word is worth a thousand pictures.
In a little-trafficked corner of the Web, a pair of classical music enthusiasts has spent half a decade obsessively re-creating hundreds of obscure pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Do you know what most large Solaris installations have in common? Mis-management. What seems to happen is that the people in charge get there on the basis of large system experience in the eighties and then forcefully apply that expertise regardless of whether it's appropriate to the technology or not. The same thing is about to happen with Linux.
A bicycle-powered, Linux-based VoIP system: not your usual high-tech architecture. But what if you were one of the more than 1 billion people living without electricity? No power, no phone.
Visa USA said yesterday that it would stop allowing the payment processor CardSystems Solutions to handle its transactions, months after the processor left the records of millions of cardholders at risk for fraud.
This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Mandrake 10.2 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.).
NIST has released a draft version of the minimal security requirements for federal agencies after government auditors found that the agencies are not prepared to deal with internet menaces.
AmberWave Systems Corp. has filed a suit against Intel Corp., alleging that the chip giant infringed upon its strained-silicon patents.