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Adventures in IPv6

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  • Adventures in IPv6
  • Making things IPv6 capable

Fedora IPv6 Test Day tomorrow

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Fedora will be holding an IPv6 Test Day tomorrow, to test the readiness of both the Fedora distribution and project sites for IPv6. View this as an opportunity to contribute to Fedora while learning about IPv6 in real time from smart cookies who actually know what they’re talking about. I know that’s what I’m going to do. See you all tomorrow in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC!

Do you know about World IPv6 Day?

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  • Do you know about World IPv6 Day?
  • openSUSE and World IPv6 Day

Groklaw – "The blog that made a difference"

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h-online.com: Groklaw began life in 2003 as the personal blog of Pamela Jones, better known as PJ. "At the start, I was just trying to learn how to use blogging software," she has said. "I was startled to learn anyone was reading what I wrote...

Alternative DNS services

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  • Alternative DNS services: pro and contra
  • DNSMasq - Best Way to Surf Internet

#fedora - You are always wrong

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I discovered this evening much to my dismay that the year and a half old western digital hard drive in my main laptop is dieing. All three of the Linux installs on the system failed in various ways. So I hopped into #fedora on freenode. Dear lord was that a mistake.

4 Great Sources of Information About Linux and Open Source

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maketecheasier.com: If you’re new to Linux and free/Open Source software, or even if you’re a more seasoned user, then you’re often looking for more information. Not just documentation, but also useful tips and tricks.

Alas, Groklaw, We Hardly Knew Ye

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linuxinsider.com: "In a field dominated by male programmers, [Pamela Jones] is neither, and many refused to believe that a grandmother could do what she did," said Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson.

Open-Source Web-Sites, Memories Of The Past

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phoronix.com: One user also brings up the past from when -- back in 2000~2001 -- TransGaming had pledged to open up their code-base once they reached 20,000 subscribers. After checking out the old TransGaming web-site, I spent a few minutes reminiscing over other Linux and open-source web-site memories from the past.

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