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Linux made workable, productive, and easy!

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HowTos

Submitted by TGodfrey on Tue, 06/28/2005 - 14:52.

So....you have downloaded and installed your first Linux distribution. Everything looks good and works even better, but you want to administer the computer easier, install some business applications, install a web browser, install an anti-virus program, firewall, share a folder using SAMBA, and mount a jumpdrive.....all in under an hour.

Let's get started...

New Acceleration Architecture for X.org

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Software

At the recent European X.Org Developers Meeting KDE developer and Trolltech employee Zack Rusin presented a new acceleration architecture named Exa (eyecandy X architecture) for X.org.

Making money with open source

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OSS

Open source software is creating new market opportunities and new companies are springing up to take advantage of these opportunities. The remaining obstacles to making money with open source are dwindling away.

Geek Chic: Old Computers As Collectibles

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Misc

People are holding on to their first (and second, and third) desktops and laptops. Some keep them for nostalgia's sake, others for the kitsch value. Whatever the motivation, the urge to hang on has turned yesteryear's outmoded computers into today's historic artifacts -- giving them a growing value in the ever-so-hungry collectibles market.

A Pair of PC Cases

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Hardware
Reviews

Today we look two PC cases, each with slightly different goals. The Silverstone TJ06 looks to maximize thermal management, but without blasting out too much sound. The Lian-Li PC-6070 is designed to keep your system running quietly while still allowing enough cooling to run the hottest components.

Opera Software wins Chinese nod

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Software

Oslo-based Opera Software said Tuesday that its browser has been selected for advanced Linux-based smartphones being developed by China's ZTE Corp. The market potential is huge.

Ruling won't slow file swapping, experts say

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Legal

The Supreme Court may have dealt file-swapping companies a blow on Monday, but its decision is unlikely to put a damper on the illegal sharing of music and other media online anytime soon, industry experts say.

Bloggers fighting government regulations

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Web

Bloggers who built their Internet followings with anti-establishment prose are now lobbying the establishment to protect their livelihoods from federal regulations.

AMD Hauls Intel Back to Court

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Legal

Its latest suit alleges that the giant engages in anticompetitive practices aimed at crippling the smaller chipmaker.

Oversimplified gameplay haunts 'Batman Begins'

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Reviews
Gaming

The recent trend of movie-based video games resumes as the Dark Knight returns to consoles everywhere in Batman Begins. Unfortunately, the stealth-based adventure is hampered by overly basic gameplay.

Analysis: What the ruling against Grokster really means

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Legal

As this morning's 55-page US Supreme Court decision in MGM v. Grokster has now had time to be fully disseminated and analyzed, consensus is taking shape that even peer-to-peer services not named in the lawsuit may find themselves in legal hot water very soon.

China's Internet Users Top 100 Million

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Web

China's population of Internet users has surpassed 100 million, the government said Tuesday, coming in second behind the United States, which has 135 million.

Lawsuit seeks disclosure in credit card heist

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Legal

A lawsuit was filed Monday intended to help consumers and merchants left in the dark after a digital break-in that put millions of credit card accounts at risk of fraud.

Space station gets HAL-like computer

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Sci/Tech

A voice-operated computer assistant is set to be used in space for the first time on Monday – its operators hope it proves more reliable than "HAL", the treacherous speaking computer in the movie 2001.

UK Phishers Caught, Packed Away

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Security

Authorities in the UK have sentenced two men to prison for their role in a phishing scam, according to a statement from the UK's National Hi-Tech Crime Unit.

Quake Mobile next month

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Gaming

Quake, the famous 3D Shooter from id Software that was originally released in 1996 for the PC, is being ported for 3D-enabled mobile phones this July.

Oh noooooo! Tigger AND Piglet pass away

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Obits

'Twas a sad weekend in Hundred Acre Wood.

Paul Winchell, the early TV pioneer best remembered for creating a string of cartoon voices, most famously Winnie the Pooh's pal Tigger, died Friday. A day later, John Fiedler, the veteran stage and screen actor who voiced Piglet, passed away.

Somewhere Eeyore is even more glum than usual.

Interview: Ryan Quinn, Symphony OS

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Linux

In place of their "Distro of the Week", DistroWatch has published an interview with Ryan Quinn, project manager of the revolutionary SymphonyOS.

Bluefish... It's A Keeper

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Software
Reviews

Bluefish is a handy, text-based HTML editor for anybody that needs to crank out a lot of Web content, without a lot of fluff. It is a mature application that does its job quickly and efficiently.

PS3 To Have More Power

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Gaming

Reports have surfaced saying that the version of Sony's new console shown at the E3 was using only 75 percent of the machines final capabilities.

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