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Ark Linux Releases with KDE 3.5 Beta 1

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A release candidate of Ark Linux 2005.2 has been released, featuring KDE 3.5 Beta 1. The Ark Linux team are planning to release 2005.2 final at the same time as KDE 3.5 is released.

Inside the Novell Linux Migration

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Details of Novell's migration have been sketchy, but in a public presentation to attendees of Ohio LinuxFest, company specialists gave a rare look inside the ongoing move to Linux and laid out one possible framework for other companies to follow in their own migration plans.

No more open-source Nessus

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The source code of the much popular security tool Nessus will no longer be available for the public. Starting from the next release, Nessus will be distributed freely, but not under GPL.

VectorLinux Standard Edition 5.1 Review

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Vector Linux is a small distro based
on Slackware, it's goal is to be lightweight, quick and easy to use.
This is particularly true on older equipment.
I think it is fair to say that they have succeeded.

Linspire nears million-user mark

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The desktop Linux vendor claims to be gaining traction in the enterprise, including a pilot project at a company that has 'hundreds of thousands' of desktops.

October 2005 of TUX, Issue 07

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The October issue of TUX is now available for download. In this issue:

*Who Let the GNOME Dogs Out?
*Inkscape: the Elements of Design
*Playing Windows Games on Linux with Cedega
*much more

Microsoft 'must support OpenDocument'

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Microsoft will be forced to adopt the open file format or risk 'sliding into irrelevance', according to industry observers.

Mandriva Linux 2006 has been released

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Right on the heels of the SuSE Linux 10.0 announcement comes Mandriva Linux 2006. Of course it's only available for club members at this time.

Linux pioneer wins lifetime achievement award

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Alan Cox's efforts maintaining the Linux kernel have been recognised at the LinuxWorld awards.

Making an 2.0 presentation

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In this tip, follow instructor and author Solveig Haugland as she describes the step-by-step process for creating a presentation in the new 2.0 release of OpenOffice.

Check Point to Acquire Makers of Snort

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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. and Sourcefire, Inc., developers of Snort, today announced that they have signed an agreement for Check Point to acquire Sourcefire. What does this mean for Snort?

It's Official - SuSE Linux 10.0 is Released!

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Oct 6th: SUSE Linux 10.0 OSS GM has been released. The OpenSuSE site is slowing down already under a slashdot effect as the masses flock to get directions to download mirrors.

Gentoo User's Response to Slacker who tried Gentoo

This is a gentoo user's answer to Mr. Slacker Tries His Hand at Gentoo. If you missed the story on OSNews on the Slacker Tries His Hand at Gentoo, you really must read it. It's a hilarios account of an experienced linux user's first try at gettting a Gentoo system all set up for work or play. At first I was gonna make a cute witty comment to the story and be on my way, but instead it turned into an article. I guess as I read his story I found I had something to say at about every experience he shared.

a penguinista's review of Serenity

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Penguinistas tend to love Star Trek and Star Wars. Maybe it's the love of the idea of endless possibilities that runs as a common theme through both free open source software and those movies. I'm not here to do a traditional movie review, instead I'm going to try to figure out why penguinstas and GNUsters are going to see this film in droves, and if the film is really worth the hype.

Ad-free Opera browser up to 3 million downloads -- and counting

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Opera's browser seems to be music to the ears of Internet surfers. After the Oslo-based company served up about 1 million browser downloads in the first two days following its launch of the ad- and license-free Opera v8.5, some 3 million additional copies were downloaded in next two weeks.

Howto: Mail Server with Virtual Users And Domains

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This document describes how to install a mail server based on Postfix that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database with Courier on Debian Sarge 3.1.

Monitoring network traffic with Ruby and Pcap

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There are many situations where the ability to monitor network traffic can save a lot of time and effort. If you want to reverse engineer a network protocol, keep an eye on junior's browsing habits, or blackmail your evil boss, Ruby and libpcap can make it easy!

How Dell repels attempts to buy its 'open source' PC

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Dell this week received much praise for releasing a new version of its "open source" PC. While Dell garners glowing reviews for shipping such an open source OS-friendly product, the company's new E510n actually stands as yet another example of how hard Dell tries not to sell non-Microsoft gear.

Japanese state aims to boost state use of Linux software

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he government here aims to switch some of its computers to the free Linux operating system and reduce its dependence on Microsoft Corp's Windows, officials indicated.

SuSE Goes Gold?

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Yet to be officially announced, SuSE Linux 10.0 iso torrents, cd isos and delta isos are making their way to ftp mirrors around the world.

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