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Story Open-Source Game Advancing Its GL3 Renderer srlinuxx 05/10/2012 - 3:01am
Story LibreOffice Updated to 3.6.2 srlinuxx 05/10/2012 - 3:00am
Story Chakra 2012.08 review srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 9:21pm
Story My Raspberry Pi Adventure srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 9:20pm
Story Epiphany 3.8 gets integrated AdBlock srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 9:18pm
Story HP webOS: Open Source Software Reaches 1.0 srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 6:49pm
Story Dreamlinux Is No More :( srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 6:45pm
Story From Noobs to Experts: Is There an ABC for Linux Distros? srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 6:44pm
Story some leftovers: srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 4:28pm
Story Blender 2.64 released srlinuxx 04/10/2012 - 4:00am

New Open-Xchange “OXtender” Enables Replacement of Windows Server

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Beginning in March, customers of Open-Xchange, Inc. will have full access to and seamless integration with Linux-based Logon, File and Print services for Microsoft Windows workstations through Open-Xchange Server 5 – giving customers the option to fully replace Microsoft Exchange as well as Microsoft Windows Server.


KDE 4 Mock-ups

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Finally, some mouthwatering eye candy of the much awaited KDE 4. The maintainer of the Planet Diaz web site has been collecting screenshots and mock-ups of the current development of KDE 4 and posting them in the site's forums.

First Look: Symphony OS Build 122

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Although Symphony OS was still a prototype, rather than a usable distribution, it showed much promise and many users have been eagerly awaiting for further news about its development. What's new in Symphony OS, build 122?

Anonymize Your Internet Experience

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Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Here's how I installed it, guided by The Linux/Unix/BSD Install Instructions.

CLI Magic: Use top to monitor PCs across a network

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Most Linux users are familiar with the top command, typically used to examine the system load on a local PC and others on the network. However, have you considered using top to monitor your system automatically and to warn you when a server is being overloaded?

A hands-on look at the new MacBook Pro

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I had a chance at a special Apple event last week to get a closer look at Apple Computer's new MacBook Pro, the renamed Intel-based successor to the PowerBook unveiled by Apple CEO Steve Jobs two weeks ago. In fact, I had some real "pick it up and use it" hands-on time.

Don't get too excited about Windows source code

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"Normally speaking, the source code is not the ultimate documentation of anything." What open source has that is really unique, however, can be summed up in one word, a word that's bandied about so often that it's almost lost its meaning: community. Proper documentation for open source software is notoriously lacking, but the shared body of knowledge of the developers and users of that software is available to anyone for the asking.

Debian server Setup Guide

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Here are the Step by Step tutorials how to setup Debian server this includes:

Debian Installation
FTP Server Setup in debian
Webserver Setup in Debian
Samba Server Setup in Debian
Database Server Setup in Debian
Time clock sync for debian server
Mail Server Configuration in Debian


First look at KStars under KDE4

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I've spent the last few months on the behind-the-scenes architecture of KStars. Since the port to KDE4 was going to be a major overhaul for us anyway, we decided to simultaneously do a major refactoring of how the data catalogs are represented in KStars. We're now using a hierarchical Composite/Component model, and it's working well.

A Week's Worth of LCA2006

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The Hairy Geek was at the LCA2006 and has blogged every detail from start to finish. From the Miniconf Day 1 Part 1 to the Wrap-up events, he shares his experiences at this past week's LCA2006. Full Blogs.

ColdFusion 7.x & MySQL 4.1.x Connection

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Because MySQL is one of the best known database solution and a good, powerful and free alternative while working for any kind of application, I will try to explain connecting MySQL from ColdFusion on Linux and Windows platform.

Logitech MX518/MX1000

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The engineers at Logitech certainly have managed to get repeat customers with their exceptionally well-designed mice. In addition, Logitech always pushes new mouse technologies to the market along with jumping on existing bandwagons and they always manage to improve these designs from optical to laser technologies. But will it work in Linux?

Trusted Computing comes under attack

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Alan Cox, a lead Linux kernel developer and security architect, said that trusting computing has often been used to lock customers into buying a particular software and to prevent rival software makers from competing on that platform.

Ultima Linux: Third Time's a Charm?

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New release Ultima Linux 8 was announced this morning and we thought we'd try again. Given our past track record with Ultima, we were a bit leary. To quote the Ultima site, "Ultima Linux is a free distribution of the Linux operating system designed for stability, ease of use, and lots of penguin eye-candy. With Ultima Linux, you get a complete desktop system with everything you?ve come to expect from a computer ? Web browsing, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, image manipulation, and multimedia, for starters ? absolutely free." Well, we're hoping the "third time's a charm," or is it going to be "three strikes - you're out?"

Quick Tips

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Effective Partitioning - The How and Why of it

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A few days back, when my non-techie friend came to visit me at home, he was amazed to see me booting into multiple OSes (4 to be exact) on my machine. He then wanted to know how I accomplished this feat.

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