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Story The quest for a nice Gnome audio burning app srlinuxx 09/03/2007 - 10:01pm
Story Open Source Means You Have to Be Better srlinuxx 09/03/2007 - 10:40pm
Story Publishing Writer documents on the Web srlinuxx 09/03/2007 - 10:42pm
Story Firefox Password Flaw Still Open? srlinuxx 09/03/2007 - 11:20pm
Story Stable kernel 2.6.20.2 Released srlinuxx 09/03/2007 - 11:21pm
Story Living in the command line, for linux: Making it Possible srlinuxx 10/03/2007 - 1:37am
Story Top 10 Ubuntu Tips srlinuxx 10/03/2007 - 2:07am
Story New FreeBSD 6.2 guides posted srlinuxx 10/03/2007 - 2:09am
Story The Next Hurdle for Desktop Linux srlinuxx 10/03/2007 - 2:10am
Story Last.fm + Ubuntu srlinuxx 1 10/03/2007 - 8:13am

Phishers now targetting SSL

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Security

Information theft scammers are increasingly spoofing SSL certificates in a bid to fool Web users, Netcraft reports.

Hunting for the perfect Linux Media Center

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Linux

Over at NewsForge, Jay Lyman does a good job of explaining why HP's Media Hub, a Linux media system, came to nothing. He also talks with some analysts and people in the business about why Linux media centers haven't appeared.

That's all well and good, but Lyman doesn't ask the question I want to know the answer to: why don't we have a good Linux Media Center PC program?

Running Linux and Windows on the PSP

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Misc

So the PSP can do games, movies, video, music, photos, and Internet. Well, that's not enough—it should be able to run software we enjoy on our home PCs! Utilizing an open source x86 emulator called Bochs, which emulates the hardware usually found in PCs, and creating a few hard disk images with the software we want on them, you can run Linux and even Windows on your PSP!

This week's Open Source Round Up

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OSS

There must have been a whole lot of good boys and girls in Open Source as we were on the receiving end of a lot of really great presents this week - nary a lump of coal in sight! So, without further ado, let's get on with the Christmas cheer.

Novell's New CTO/EVP Mulls 2006 Linux Strategy

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Misc

During his first month on the job at Novell, Dr. Jeffrey ("Jeff") Jaffe has roved the globe, culling ideas from his new colleagues about company strategy around Linux and open source in 2006 and future years to come.

How to setup your keyboard's extra keys in X11.

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HowTos

Well, it's the day after christmas and like me, you got this new keyboard with all those sweet little buttons on top. How to configure that you may ask? Let's explore this together.

Happy Past Year for Open-Source Community

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OSS

"I really think 2006 is going to be the year of the Linux desktop," Russell Nelson, vice president of the Open Source Initiative predicted. "That's when people are going to start taking it seriously. You may not see too many installs," he continued, "but you're going to start to see people thinking about it."

Review: Zenwalk Linux 2.0.1

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Reviews

I was interested to see how Zenwalk differs from Slackware, and after reading on their web site that version 2.01 is 'the biggest jump in Zenwalk evolution since the beginning of the project', I wanted to see how far Zenwalk has come since it was reviewed here as MiniSlack.

The Linux Year [part 2] - a look back at 2005

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Linux

So what have we learned this year? Well, if Linux ever came of age, it's this year. It's possibly more confusing than ever to choose between open source and proprietary than it has ever been, but this has been the result from a desperate PR campaign, from both sides, to mis-foot the other.

Marcel's Linux Game of the Month : eboard

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Gaming

How about a nice game of chess?

Chess is one of the most popular and one of the most enduring games in the history of the world. That, and if you haven't played a decent game of computer chess lately, it's time to check out Felipe Bergo's eboard.

The Great Drupal Web blogging project, Part 1

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Drupal

I may be good at some things, but I'm lousy at making Web sites.

Oh, I know my way around HTML, and I'm decent at Macromedia's Dreamweaver, but just because I know how to paint, doesn't make me Van Gogh.

So it is that when I looked at my sad little Practical Technology Web site, I decided it was time to try something different.

But what?

Install Steps VHCS 2.4.6.2 in Debian 3.1 base install

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HowTos

On install of Debian, select no packages to be installed, allow it to connect to the internet and let it download anything it needs, usually its libs etc. Exim is most likely installed at this point so dont worry it will be removed shortly.

Ten Failed Tech Trends for 2005

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Misc

We're guilty of hype.

But so is everyone else who writes about technology. Most of us gravitate to writing about tech because we think it's cool. We're dreamers, but we gravitate from one shiny bauble of a dream to the next one, rarely looking back to see which baubles become treasures and what morphs into dross.

The Arnold Robbins Book Series: A Review

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Reviews

This new series, which targets open-source developers and offers examples pulled from real code, looks like it's going to be a winner. Talking with Arnold about his new book series that targets open-source programmers of all varieties.

Financial Institutions To Adopt Linux In Korea

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Linux

With Linux catching up more and more at Asian continent, Korean markets are experiencing high penetration of the software in vivid sectors.

Microsoft Wins, Open Standards Lose

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OSS

CIO Peter Quinn's story tells us that if you go up against Microsoft, you can expect everything and the kitchen sink to be thrown at you.

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Torvalds wanted Linux testers over Christmas break

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Linux

Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux and the maintainer of its development kernel, appealed on Saturday for people to test the latest release candidate of the Linux kernel.

Linux Firms Say The Software Is Ready For Real-Time Applications

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Linux

With a fast-growing presence in everything from servers to cell phones, the Linux operating system appears ready for prime time. But is it ready for real time?

Taking Advantage Of Open Source PHP MySQL Applications

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Software

A plethora of free open source web applications exist today. Regardless of the specific circumstances of the need these applications can quite often prove to be a valuable resource.

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