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Cultured Perl: Flickr, a business's bst frnd

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Flickr isn't just for photo sharing and social networking; it's a legitimate business tool. Learn how Perl programmers can use the CPAN Chart modules to create charts and graphs, and the Flickr::Upload module to upload the charts to Flickr.

What is it with numlock and Linux?

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toolbox.com/blogs: It seems such a small thing. A simple thing. It is just one of those things which will, when it doesn't work properly, drive you around the bend back to front and sideways. As you most probably have guessed from the title I am talking about the numlock function.

Linux 2.6.32 Released

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  • Linus Torvalds: Linux 2.6.32
  • H-online: What's new in Linux 2.6.32
  • Kernel Newbies: Linux 2 6 32
  • Phoronix: 2.6.32 Linkorama
  • Softpedia: 2.6.32 Improves the Btrfs Filesystem

What's a SUSE?

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computerworlduk.com: Say what you will about Microsoft's products, one thing it does very well is the naming of parts. By adopting an almost childlike literalism, Microsoft makes it trivially easy to work out what its applications do. Free software, alas, takes a rather different approach.

Red Hat is the open source company of the decade

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blogs.zdnet.com: We are way past asking how anyone can make money with free, visible software. Many companies do. So it’s time to ask what makes you a leader in this business.

Top 7 Must See Linux Distributions

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Here is a list of top 7 linux distributions to choose from, all compared and reviewed.

10 Linux features Windows should have by default

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Microsoft

blogs.techrepublic.com: The Linux and Windows camps may be polarized, but Jack Wallen believes each OS could be improved by borrowing from the other. This week, he looks at how certain Linux features could benefit Windows.

A Linux answer to Windows SBS: ClearOS

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itworld.com: Linux is used as a server all the time. From branch-offices using Linux and Samba to Google running, well everything, on Linux, it's the operating system for choice for most businesses. Except that is, for small offices. There, Microsoft's SBS (Small Business Server) is the server of choice. The Clear Foundation wants to change that with their ClearOS 5.1 small business server distribution.

When not to script it

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Software

thelinuxblog.com: I’ve come across a number of programs in the past and thought to myself, “Why didn’t they script this, it would be so much easier.”

Linux and the sheer utter misery of viruses

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Security

computerworlduk.com: In our cosy *nix world we don't suffer from viruses, or rather we didn't. But thanks to an amazing piece of reverse engineering we have SAMBA. What this means is that we can have viruses by proxy if any Linux network we deploy has Windows workstations...

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Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more

7 reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn"

When we laid out our featured article on things you need to do after installing Ubuntu 14.10, we shared a few little issues we have had with the latest Ubuntu release. Well things got worse, and I decided to try something else for a change. I've been using elementary OS Freya as my daily driver since then. And I have to say, I'm mighty impressed so far. And the fact that Freya is still very much in beta makes the whole affair all the more interesting. A list of reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 at the moment. Read more

Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

The top story today continued to be the GHOST vulnerability covered last night, probably because the name lends itself to cute headlines - most with a twist on "Ghost in the Machine." But elsewhere, the How-To-Geek said today that new users should stick to Linux Mint instead of Ubuntu. He's not the only one, Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more