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August 2010

Ksplice Now Free for Fedora Users

crunchgear.com: Ksplice, the technology that allows Linux kernel updates without a reboot, is now free for users of the Fedora distribution

NVIDIA 256.53 Stable Linux Driver Release

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Hardware
Software

phoronix.com: Over the weekend there was a new Linux binary driver release from NVIDIA that was the 256.52 driver in a pre-release state. Today this driver has been released as stable after being branded the NVIDIA 256.53 driver.

Time for IBM to become an open source hero

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OSS

zdnet.com/blog: Over at his other job, our David Gewirtz suggests that, with the absorption of Sun into Oracle, open source badly needs an open source patron and that IBM should apply.

A day of failure with Debian

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Linux

andym3.wordpress: Today, I tried installing Debian on my HP ProBook 4510S. Three times.

Gigolo – it mounts what it’s told to

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Software

openattitude.com: Okay, before we go any further I need to make it clear that we’re not talking about the latest adult video release, but rather a networking utility for Linux. Sorry. That cheeky tagline comes straight from the author. And it’s true!

Increased Clientele for Red Hat

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Linux
  • Increased Clientele for Red Hat
  • As Novell’s Woes Continue, Red Hat Is the Beneficiary
  • You can help the defenders

Two magic words: “merged upstream”

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Software

blog.flameeyes.eu: The lives of distributions packagers are full of words that make them cringe – backport, regression, hotfix, custom patch, … – but there are two that can make your day truly shine:

Flip: A Simple Camera Done Right

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Hardware

freesoftwaremagazine.com: Sometime back I gave a pretty strong pan review of a couple of “toys” that were not compatible with GNU/Linux. Recently, I fully expected to repeat this depressing experience when my brother-in-law gave my son a “Flip” digital video camera, but I was pleasantly surprised:

My Linux Experience

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Linux
Ubuntu

montanalinux.org: In the vein of recent posts, I thought I might take a second to explain how I came to use Ubuntu. My first Linux experience was with Red Hat 5 or 6 I believe. I got CD out of the back of one of those Teach your Linux books. I was probably 16.

Corporate America's Cruel Linux Hoax

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Linux

linuxinsider.com: I propose companies take a closer look at the Linux desktop and consider its potential return juxtaposed with the return they see from Linux servers in the back room.

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