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Story What People Are Saying About GNOME [Part 5] srlinuxx 04/12/2011 - 7:47pm
Story Old Computer? No Problem! Linux Saves The Day. srlinuxx 04/12/2011 - 7:40pm
Story openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 204 is out srlinuxx 04/12/2011 - 7:18pm
Story December Linux fun srlinuxx 04/12/2011 - 7:17pm
Blog entry Unity Phone Interface fieldyweb 04/12/2011 - 7:16pm
Blog entry VyprVPN a great way to protect your public internet surfing. fieldyweb 04/12/2011 - 6:45pm
Story Enabling Compiz On Xubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) falko 04/12/2011 - 11:38am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 04/12/2011 - 5:33am
Story Linux Mint 12 Lisa Review: Magnificent srlinuxx 03/12/2011 - 10:58pm
Story Blender is amazing srlinuxx 03/12/2011 - 10:56pm

Picante shell: pipes

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HowTos

Spicy food should cause chemical burns, or spontaneous human combustion. Your mouth should feel as if it’s tangled with an angry badger. Capillaries in your nose should burst. Your gut should sue for punitive damages. If not, your food just isn’t spicy enough.

Frugal computer users turn to free software

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OSS

Avery Bowron, a computer-savvy 19-year-old, readily acknowledges that he learned something valuable about technology from senior citizens: Good software can be obtained at no cost.

He learned that lesson two years ago in Olympia, Wash., when he volunteered to refurbish old computers for low-income elderly people.

Sabayon Linux v3.3 DVD Screenshots

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Linux

Sabayon Linux, a LiveDVD distribution known for being based upon Gentoo and its inclusion of desktop eye-candy such as Beryl and XGL, has reached version 3.3. New in this Sabayon release is the Linux 2.6.20 kernel, X.Org 7.2 with AIGLX and Composite support, Beryl 0.2.0-rc2, updated NVIDIA and ATI drivers, and much more.

A test drive of Debian/etch Xen

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Software

I have been looking for a new server for quite some time now. My old server is an aging HP NetServer LC3 Dual PII 233 Mhz that was donated to me. I use it as a general purpose home server and I also run a few other services off it, such as our Bugzilla and Subversion repository. It works but it was a little inflexible.

Integrating amavisd-new Into Postfix For Spam- And Virus-Scanning

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Linux
Ubuntu
HowTos

This article shows how to integrate amavisd-new into a Postfix mail server for spam- and virus-scanning. amavisd-new is a high-performance interface between MTAs such as Postfix and content checkers: virus scanners, and/or SpamAssassin.

MySQL – is this database fit for the Enterprise?

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Software

MySQL has recently appeared as an Enterprise edition. We have already looked at whether MySQL (the company) is enterprise ready, but we can also ask whether the product itself is suitable for enterprise use.

Upgrade Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) to Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)

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HowTos

Ubuntu 7.04 is the current development version of the Ubuntu operating system. It is to be released in April 19th 2007. The common name given to this release from the time of its early development was “Feisty Fawn”. We can Use Two methods to upgrade Ubuntu Edgy to Ubuntu Feisty: 1) Using GUI and 2) Using apt-get

run your windows software on linux using wine

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HowTos

Sometimes, it is really needed to run some windows software on your Linux machines, there are different ways to do this, one of them is using wine. We will see here to do it, running at the end of the example the famous putty.exe file. We will see here how to do it for Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora.

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Beef Up Your Wireless Router

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Linux

Josh Kuo's article Beef Up Your Wireless Router talks about the OpenWRT embedded Linux distro for the the Linksys WRT series wireless routers (and more).

Travel Back Vim Time

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Software
OSS

Josh Kuo's article about Vim describes a new time-shifting feature to make your editing life easier.

openSUSE 10.3 alpha 2 report

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Reviews
SUSE
-s

Another opensuse 10.3 alpha release is upon us already and there must be some major changes in progress. This hasn't been an easy "textbook" example of a beta test this release as issues began almost immediately after download.

Overclocking ATI Radeon cards in Linux

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HowTos

First let me start by saying that overclocking is very risky, you can seriously damage your system, so please use this guide with care.
That said lets start!

Compiz and Beryl tend to work a bit slow on old video cards, so we overclock!
I have an ATI Radeon 9550 card made by Gigabyte and Ubuntu Feisty.

lspci -v output:
fglrxinfo output:

Upgrading to 2007.1 RC1 (well, current cooker anyways)

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MDV

I decided to give the new Mandriva 2007.1 RC1 a try. Since I mirror cooker, I figured I'd do a straight "urpmi --auto-select" upgrade on my 2007 box rather than downloading a bunch of ISOs.

Ubuntu's Migration Assistant Works!

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Ubuntu

Earlier this month I covered Ubuntu's Migration Assistant, which is one of the features that will be found in Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn. The migration-assistant is designed to make it very easy for Microsoft Windows converts to jump into the Ubuntu world by automatically transferring files and settings.

KDE@CeBIT: first two days

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KDE

Carsten was already faster and blogged about day 3@CeBIT - so it's time to talk about the first two days Smile

The first two days we had a rather small booth compared to other projects in the LinuxPark (Hall 5): Placed in the corner next to the Debian booth (see photo). However, we managed to attract many interested eyes, and that's after all what's important (see photo).

Anigma - game for kde

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Gaming

Originally called "Puzz-le", Anigma was a very well done puzzle game for the Sharp Zaurus. When blocks of the same color are moved next to each other they disappear. The goal is to eliminate all the blocks on each level. Beside colored blocks there are other various objects the player can interact with. This includes elevators, disappearing trap-blocks, fire pits and more.

ZoneMinder Digital Surveillance Systems

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OSS

InfoWorld has an article by Justin Brink about the open source ZoneMinder digital surveillance camera recording software.

Installing Solaris 10 - widen your Unix experience

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OS
Reviews

OK, so the commercial version of Solaris strictly speaking isn’t free software/open source (although quite a lot of the code is now open, thanks to the OpenSolaris project). But still, since we do quite a lot of Linux and other Unix stuff here on FOSSwire, I thought I might take a quick excursion into Sun’s Unix.

The BSD vs. GPL debate

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OSS

I wrote yesterday about Eben Moglen's upcoming OSBC keynote. It's clearly intended to be a shot over the bow of both proprietary and BSD-style licensing. And that's fine, as we have a wide range of perspectives represented at OSBC.

Gianugo replied to the post, arguing

Ubuntu Bundles

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HowTos

"Meta-packages" enable Debian/Ubuntu users to install bundles of software easily. They're similar in spirit to VMWare Appliances. Installing a meta-package is equivalent to installing all of its dependencies individually, but easier.

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