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Story New Fedora Security, Linus Cartoon, and the Open Source Forest Rianne Schestowitz 01/08/2014 - 8:07am
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Story GSA CIO calls for open source to be considered first Roy Schestowitz 31/07/2014 - 9:08pm
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SARA, spawn of SATAN

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If you are an old school Linux or Unix user, you probably remember the System Administrator's Tool for Scanning Networks (SATAN). In 1995, SATAN brought browser-based network auditing to the world. Despite its initial splash, SATAN fell to the wayside due to lack of updates. Thanks to the kind folks at the Advanced Research Corp., SATAN is back, in the form of the Security Auditor's Research Assistant (SARA), a kinder, gentler, easier to use, and more updated auditing tool.

Myah OS 1.2 CD 2 through CD 6 Games testing

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Linux

I have been working so hard putting togethere the biggest baddest selection of Linux games. I have packaged them all up in packages so you can pick and choose what games you want to install. They are all tested and running. I have also set them all up with menu entries.

Being a Grown-up Computer User

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Linux

Most Windows power users that I know spend a tremendous amount of time making their Windows installation do things that Microsoft doesn't intend for it. For example, when I get a new laptop at work (and I have to use XP on it, for a variety of reasons), the very first thing I do is undo as much of the dumbing down of the user interface as I can.

Royal Bank of Scotland opts for open source intranet

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OSS

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has revealed it is working on a large content management system (CMS) based on the open source application server Zope.

The race to dual-boot Linux, Windows on Intel-based Macs

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Hardware

With the rollout of the new Core Duo-based iMacs under way, and MacBook Pro notebooks close behind, a new preoccupation among some developers is how to make it run operating systems other than Mac OS X 10.4.4.

Linux Developers Tackle GPL 3

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OSS

Some developers in the Linux community have taken the discussion about the new General Public License terms to a contentious point: using it for the next Linux kernel, while a greater challenge over DRM looms.

Also: Linus says no to GPLv3

Stay compliant with open source

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OSS

Having spent the last six years overseeing the acquisition of, integration of, and partnership creation with open source software companies-and managing open source litigation, I am still surprised by how little CIOs truly understand about open source software's potential benefit and impact on their companies' fiscal and legal health.

Solving Rubix Linux 1.0 RC2

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Rubix is a Linux distribution forked from Slackware Linux. It differs from its parent in that Rubix uses Arch Linux's 'pacman' for simplified package management with dependency resolution. They released rc2 for their upcoming version 1.0 and we took it for a little spin.

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M$ to Release Windows Source Code?

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Microsoft

Various reports are circulating stating Microsoft said today that it would disclose some of the innermost workings of Windows, its flagship operating system, to other companies. There seems to be some controversy as to how much source they intend to release. Some reports state all while other states some.

Writing ISO Images to CD with cdrecord

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HowTos

Today, with the availability of GUI-based CD creation programs such as K3B, the old command-line method write a CD-ROM is pretty much forgotten. Those GUIs are fine for building a CD from ordinary files stored on your hard disk--text, data, music and such--but sometimes you need to do the equivalent of copying a CD image onto a new CD.

FoX Desktop 1 Review

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Reviews

Of the approximately four trillion Linux distributions out there, here's something a little different. FoX Linux Desktop 1 is an Italian-made distribution that by default runs a combination of KDE apps that make it look and feel more like OSX.

Quickly Sharing a Directory with Apache2

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A web server should be as secure as it can be. However, you may sometimes need to quickly share the contents of a directory for web access, so you make a folder under your httpd's document root, add a simple .htaccess... and you may see the access is forbidden!

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Review: Atomix Linux 3.2

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Reviews

After several years' work, a team of young Linux experts from Serbia has released Atomix Linux 3.2 to the public. Considering the long development period -- more than three years -- my expectations were fairly high, but Atomix met my expectations.

Gaim 2.0 Beta 2: The Sequel to Beta

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Please grab beta 2 and let us know what you think. With any luck we won't need to make any major changes, and Gaim 2.0.0 final will be out before you can prove the theory of special relativity.

Also: Phoronix has the Screenshots

File System Design part 1: XFS

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HowTos

Generally, file systems are not considered "sexy." When a young programmer wants to do something really cool, his or her first thought is generally not "Dude, two words...File System." However, I am what is politely termed "different." I find file systems very interesting and they have seldom been more so than they are right now.

Northland Linux goes Gold

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Gaming

Gamers on the Linuxplatform will soon be able to join Bjarni and his friends in their mission to save their homeland from mysterious serpent creatures, as Northland Linux has gone gold and should be available by February 2nd.

How Relevant is the Homeland Security Grant?

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Security

Three organizations--Stanford University, Coverity, and Symantec--recently received a Department of Homeland Security grant to assist open source projects in tightening their code with automated code-checking. The question is, will this help be welcome? LinuxPlanet speaks with Coverity's CTO and founder as well as Linus Torvalds to see just how useful Coverity's defect reports have been.

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