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Story Is Linux Really More Secure than Windows? srlinuxx 1 14/05/2011 - 3:15pm
Blog entry Angry Birds for Chrome Browser Texstar 2 14/05/2011 - 2:35pm
Story Alternative DNS services srlinuxx 2 14/05/2011 - 2:34pm
Story CrunchBang interview with Darth Wound srlinuxx 14/05/2011 - 3:34am
Story My experience with GNOME 3 so far srlinuxx 14/05/2011 - 3:31am
Story Torturing Users srlinuxx 14/05/2011 - 12:12am
Story Calligra is the Future of Free Software Office Suites srlinuxx 14/05/2011 - 12:11am
Story Dropbox 'deceived' users over security: Files are open to government searches srlinuxx 14/05/2011 - 12:08am
Story X Input 2.1 Not Coming Until X.Org Server 1.12 srlinuxx 13/05/2011 - 10:20pm
Story Expected Changes In Ubuntu 11.10 srlinuxx 13/05/2011 - 10:16pm

NVIDIA hotfix NV121906 – Update for SATA Disk Drives

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Do you own an NVIDIA nForce® 680i "Designed by NVIDIA" motherboard? Some NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI "Designed by NVIDIA" motherboard customers have reported experiencing disconnect or write error issues with SATA disk drives. To address this, NVIDIA has released a BIOS update.

Legendary Singer James Brown Dies at 73

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'Godfather of Soul' James Brown, Whose Singing and Dancing Inspired Generations, Dies at 73

DOS Emulation with DOSBox - Get your old-school game on!

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As a Christmas gift to my brother I decided to do a little research and figure out how he could experience some of the old-school gaming enjoyment that I grew up with. Remember the old games? 2D. Bad sound. No story. Yes, those were the days! Forget all that World of Warcraft stuff, I’m talking about old-school DOS based games.

Three Ubuntu Books, reviewed by Groklaw's luvr

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This is perfect for a lazy day. Groklaw member luvr sends us his review of three Ubuntu books, “Moving to Ubuntu Linux,” “The Official Ubuntu Book,” “Ubuntu Unleashed.” Enjoy. Maybe today is a good day to give Ubuntu or Kubuntu a whirl, if you haven't already?

My Ubuntu Room

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A true fan and Ubuntu lover has surrounded himself in Ubuntu! Take a look at his "Ubuntu Room." Included are a large mural of the Ubuntu logo as well as his declaration of being an Ubuntu Lover.

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Taking the plunge

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For as much as I talk up Openbox, and as much as I distro-hop and tinker with desktop environments, I always kept one machine with a straight Xubuntu 6.06.1 installation on it. But today I decided it was time for change. So I blanked the system drive, set it up as a speed-tweaked Edgy system, and set it loose.

Predictions for 2007 (and how I did on 2006)

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Let's dig up my predictions for 2006 and see how I did first. So two and two, with one partial. Time for 2007.

On Setting up an Ubuntu Server

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For a project I'm involved with, we're setting up a shiny new server to handle hosting of lots (and lots) of Drupal sites in a shared hosting environment. Our friendly neighbourhood colocation provider installed Ubuntu Server on the box for me.

Suse 10.2

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Improving touch

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I've sometimes wished that the UNIX touch command had the same -p option as mkdir. With a little bit of scripting, it can:    Full Post Here.

ToPaZ Now! or, The topyli Non-Interface

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Project ToPaZ is the collection of blue-sky ideas and more serious plans that people have thought up for the as-of-now mythical Three Point Zero (ToPaZ) release of GNOME. The best part of ToPaZ, however, is the very fact that it doesn't exist. So, we are all allowed to dream up our own vision of what it would be like. So here goes. Presenting the topyli Non-Interface, where people, documents and events are first class objects.

Linux Distro Timeline

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The Linux desktop: Dual booting, drivers and printers

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In this interview, van der Linden,'s Linux desktop expert, describes how to set up a dual-boot for adding different flavors of Linux to the same laptop and how to make Windows and Linux play well on the same laptop. He also suggests an Internet resource for setting up Linux drivers on a laptop.

Fedora Core 6 Zod LiveCD Screenshots

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Out just in time for Christmas from Red Hat is the official Fedora Core 6 i386 LiveCD. Overall this is a very clean and polished LiveCD with some of the best software and advancements found within Fedora 6.

Nuts & Scrap for Linux now available

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Nuts & Scrap is a platform arcade game aimed at the casual gamer, with some touches of a graphical adventure title featuring two fearless robots whose mission is to save the human race. Due to the success of the Win32 and ZetaOS versions, we're now releasing "Nuts & Scrap" for Linux on Intel 32 bits processors.

Ubuntu 6.10 impressions on Toshiba Satellite A105 S4134

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My very first experience with Red Hat 2.1 when it first came out in 1996. Since then, I “lived and breathed” Linux. When I was in high school, my friends and I started a Linux User Group in Spokane. Here is my impression of Ubuntu: It is Stunning!

A brief review of the Wii

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Those who know me know I've just bought my first house and therefore have as much disposable income as your average overdrawn chap, yet I've found my urge to buy Nintendo's latest offering increase... All because I had a go on one.

Print Color Text in Command Line

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Sometimes echo is not enough, if you need to print more advanced format of text. Lucky, we have printf. printf is a common function call in c programming language, if you learn c before, you should very familiar with this function.

lxy lxy lxy Leapin' Linux! Here are predictions for 2007

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Nostradamus, Jeane Dixon, Miss Cleo and the Propeller Heads we're in good company. So here goes the 3rd annual Propeller Head Predictions!

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