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Trying Out IBM Lotus Symphony Office Suite In Ubuntu

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Not so long ago, IBM teamed up with Canonical to create an application which contains an office suite featuring word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications based on IBM Lotus Symphony, an e-mail client that is based on IBM Lotus Notes, the social networking and collaboration cloud-based tools provided by LotusLive.com and the underlying Ubuntu operating system.

Open source advocate calls for Microsoft version of Linux

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news.idg.no: Keith Curtis, author of the book After the Software Wars, says just that. But he goes further. He thinks Microsoft and its customers would be better off if the company ditched Windows and instead built its own version of the Linux operating system.

Review: Sabayon Linux 5.0

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raiden.net: Sabayon Linux has always been known as the "swiss army knife" of Linux distributions, given all that it had installed, and all that it could do. But that title may slowly be slipping as other distributions quickly catch up to it in the "all in one" category. But does that affect how Sabayon operates? Well, let's find out.

GNU/Linux: Not Just DIY Computing

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igneousquill.net: There was a time, not long ago, when GNU/Linux was only for hardcore geeks.

H264 Video Encoding on Amazon's EC2

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Stream #0 recently started looking at Amazon's EC2 computing offering. We created our first public AMI, based on Debian Squeeze, including FFmpeg and x264 pre-installed. Now that we can easily start instances with the necessary basics installed, it is time to compare the relative merits of the different instance sizes that Amazon offers.

D2X-XL: Unique 6 Degrees Of Freedom Game (Descent 2 Mod)

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D2X-XL is an OpenGL mod for the classic 3D game Descent 2. D2X-XL is based on D2X 0.2.6, has all bugs from D2X 0.2.6 fixed and has restored all features from the original D2_3dfx (official Voodoo graphics version). D2X-XL is free and runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OSX.

Doing the Linux Math

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linuxlock.blogspot: Taking the market share for Windows, the number of Linux Users both paying the most for this special "name your price" sale and the fact that they remain customers since they discovered 2dboy...

Fedora's target audience

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gmane.org: The specific discussion about making the best possible distro has focused in on target audience. This is a sensible (and arguably overdue) step, because to provide a Fedora that satisfies someone, we first have to know who that person is, and differentiate them from the mass of "everyone," and also we need to be clear in what we expect them to be able to do.

Virtual appliances and the Open Virtualization Format

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Virtual appliance fundamentally changes the way software is delivered, configured, and managed. But the power behind virtual appliances lies in the ability to freely share them among different hypervisors. Discover
a standard solution for virtual appliance interoperability called the Open Virtualization Format.

Linux on Netbooks - Hope for the Future

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: The massive Hoopla surrounding the release of Windows 7 (aka Vista with Lipstick) got me wondering about the netbook market.

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