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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I recently got my hands on a new motherboard, the nForce4-DAGF is a budget minded solution from DFI as it goes on sales for less then 110USD, let's see if it has DFI's great OC blood.
Tufts U. warns 106,000 alumni and donors of security breach. Personal data on a server used for fundraising may have been exposed.
The practice of overclocking PCs has been blamed for an unusually high number of reported Windows crashes.
Raymond Chen, a Microsoft Windows developer, has revealed that Microsoft received a series of crash reports containing errors which, he said, 'made no sense whatsoever'.
Linux is moving up the enterprise pyramid from non-mission critical network edge functions, to mission critical deployment, but the biggest hurdles to greater Linux enterprise penetration are process-based.
There is a war against the freedom to innovate and this community has done way too little to resist. Companies like Microsoft want to lock out competition, and the open source community is the anti-monopoly. Stand up and fight or risk being buried by patent-wielding legacy businesses.
VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the extension of its open source support with the release of driver source codes for specific VIA hardware.
According to the twiki, the release schedule has been updated to April 14. Talk in the forum leads one to believe torrents will be available to club members first. The twiki lists Limited Edition becoming available for everyone on May 1. Powerpacks will include versions for both 32 and 64 bit arch.
UPDATE: ISO to club soon
10.2 tree currently being mirrored on the mirror reference machine.
Final UPDATE: It's been released to club members.
Up to 10 times as many people as originally thought may have had their profiles stolen from a LexisNexis database in the United States, publisher and data broker Reed Elsevier Group PLC said today.
The Recording Industry Association of America, the trade group for the largest labels, said it will file federal lawsuits Wednesday against 405 students at 18 colleges with access to the Internet2 network. The Motion Picture Association of America said it will file an unspecified number of lawsuits against Internet2 users.
The OpenOffice.org community on Tuesday confirmed the existence of a potentially serious heap-overflow vulnerability in its freely distributed office productivity suite.
Details are sketchy at this time, however Mandriva is reportedly delayed due to some kernel issues. More on this as it develops.
Meet Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Chewbacca and Yoda the Jedi Master as you've never seen them before in LEGO Star Wars: Revenge of the Brick! teehee
In response to Google's effort to add major American libraries to it's database, French National Library's president, Jean-Noel Jeanneney responded. In a Jan. 23 article in the newspaper, Le Monde, entitled "When Google Challenges Europe," he warned of "the risk of a crushing domination by America in the definition of the idea that future generations will have of the world."
The Office of Naval Research recently helped solve a simple, yet serious, problem facing Marines deployed overseas: How do you train on weapons systems when live-fire training opportunities and ammunition are at a premium? With ingenuity, virtual reality, and a blowtorch.