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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There are many different ways to configure dual booting Linux and Windows on a computer. There are very few documented methods in configuring a dual booting Linux setup. This write-up (although not perfect), should give the basis of getting Red Hat 9 and Fedora Core 3 working on the same hard drive.
PCLinuxOS Preview 9.1 is now posted up on the bittorrent tracker located at http://www.pclinuxonline.com/tracker. This is an update for the livecd with fixes for various issues found after the release of preview 9.
The Steven Spielberg remake of War of the Worlds was a bit of a disappointment to me. I'd been looking forward to seeing it and the preview trailers looked exciting. But the finished project couldn't live up to the hype.
Email traffic has doubled in Europe today after four bombs exploded in central London.
One of the world's most prolific spammers was arrested as he stepped off a plane in the US after a combined effort from the FBI and Spamhaus.
Police have arrested a man for using someone else's wireless Internet network in one of the first criminal cases involving this fairly common practice.
OPERA Software is showing off a new version of its browser that includes support for BitTorrent.
A serious security flaw has been identified in Zlib, a widely used data compression library. Fixes have begun to appear, but a large number of programs could be affected. Symantec Corp. reports that AIX, Debian, FreeBSD, Gentoo, SuSE, Red Hat, Ubuntu and many other operating systems are affected.
Thermaltake's new budget-minded case offers plenty of value, but suffers from a cheap plastic feel. Priced well under $100, is the compromise in materials worth it?
Internet users worried about spyware and adware are shunning specific Web sites, avoiding file-sharing networks, even switching browsers.
A UK firm today unveiled plans for a service that allows members of the public to send pictures of antisocial behaviour to local authorities using mobile phones.
CERT security analyst Art Manion warns that all Web browsers now face similar threats--and some even share similar design features.
A series of bomb attacks on London's transport network have killed more than 30 people and injured scores more.
Communications networks remain largely intact, but mobile and fixed-line phone networks are severely congested.
I'm convinced there will never be a lonely Apple Computer repairman. What finally persuaded me was my experience last week with the folks Apple calls the "geniuses."