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They Came a Knockin and Webmin Let Them In

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thelinuxlink.net: Today was a sad day. I found out my streaming mirror/microblog server had been cracked. They exploited webmin and set up shop. Alas, there is no one to blame but myself. This is how I believe it went down.

Noscript versus Adblock, who lost? The users.

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dedoimedo.com: It's almost exciting as Alien vs. Predator, only a little more sad. It's a tale of two Firefox addon developers, Giorgio Maone wielding Noscript and Wladimir Palant brandishing Adblock Plus, crossing swords in a battle of egos and subterfuge, while the poor world of Firefox users watched in consternation.

To users that miss xorg.conf

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  • To users that miss xorg.conf and complain about it

  • Expressing my approval: it’s Organized Mass-Suicide

Troubled Times: The X.org As We Know It, Is Over…

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linuxcauldron.com: Ahhhh….the old days. Wait, no I have only used Linux since 2004, but thats enough to still know that X.org.conf was still fully functional at that time. With new releases of distributions such as Ubuntu 9.04, we now see X.org.conf as a deprecated.

8 Beautiful Conky Desktop Monitor Setup

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linuxhaxor.net: Conky is a highly customizable desktop monitor for X Window System. Think of it as KDE4 desktop widgets on crack.

Get to know Linux: Window Maker

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ghacks.net: Continuing with our introduction to old-school Linux window managers, I would like to bring to you Window Maker. The Window Maker window manager was designed to look and feel like the old NeXT GUI.

Moonlight 2 preview shows promise, still needs work

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arstechnica.com: The developers behind the open source Moonlight project have announced the availability of a Moonlight 2.0 preview release. This version brings preliminary support for Silverlight to the Linux platform.

BIOS flashing comes to Linux at last

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apcmag.com: No more dirty DOS bootdisks need touch your pristine Linux box, now that a new Linux app FlashROM is on the verge of release.

Adeona: Open Source Lojack For Laptops

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linuxplanet.com: Adeona has been widely touted (194K hits at google) as the Open Source solution to protecting your laptop or netbook.

Video Drivers Are All That Is Holding Linux Back

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lockergnome.com: The title statement is one that became immediately clear with the unsuccessful installation of Windows 7 Release Candidate on a machine of mine that has perfectly serviceable video with Windows XP, Windows Vista, and many versions of Linux.

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