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Story Finding Linux Bugs Before they Become Exploits srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 10:36am
Story Even a 2 Year Old Can Use Linux srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 10:34am
Story Community inertia in Debian and Ubuntu srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 10:32am
Story Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04 falko 27/07/2009 - 10:30am
Story today's odds & ends srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 4:22am
Story Why aren't schools adopting open source? srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 1:39am
Story Linux Games: Zsnes (Super Nintendo Emulator) srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 1:37am
Story Mini-Distro-Review: Tiny Core Linux srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 1:32am
Story Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #152 srlinuxx 27/07/2009 - 1:31am
Story Running the 2.6.30.1 kernel ultralight srlinuxx 1 27/07/2009 - 12:14am

Building a Linux supercomputer using SSH and PVM

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HowTos

If you have a couple of old Linux boxes sitting around, then you've got the makings of a supercomputer. Dust them off, install Secure Shell (SSH) and Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM), and start your complex algorithms.

Who are the open source VIPs?

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OSS

Open source is about people as much as it is products and companies, but the role of individuals in establishing the open source industry is often overlooked given headlines like “IBM makes $100m investment in Linux”.

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DistroWatch Competition: The winners of Beginning Ubuntu Linux

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Linux

The first ever DistroWatch competition was a great success. Not only we received a large number of competition entries (nearly 200 in total), it also seems to have inspired great many attempts to try Ubuntu Linux as a real alternative to Windows. The winners are listed below.

kubuntu packs lollipops and goes home

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Ubuntu

Since Canonical ignores all our personal and partly financial engagement until now we have to assume that Canonical is not willing to make Kubuntu a "1st class distribution". To clarify the seriousness of the situation, kubuntu.de will be offline for one week beginning as from monday, 10.04.2006.

Enterprise Linux desktops are for real - are you?

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Linux

An expert in deploying open source throughout the enterprise tells us how to wean ourselves off the Microsoft drug forever.

Also:Bill Hilf blog attracts anti-Microsoft posters

Linux drivers for ATI Radeon X1K on their way

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Software

The current release of the ATI driver for Linux does not include support for any of the X1K series of cards, but the new driver - 8.24 - should be rearing its head sometime this week.

KDE 3 - All About the Apps

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KDE

Last November, KDE 3.5.0 was released. Since then, many users have been waiting for the next big steps. While most of the core developers are working on the first iterations of KDE 4, the KDE 3 developer platform is more vital than ever, resulting in new and exciting applications. "All About the Apps" puts the spotlight on the classics of KDE's applications as well as new and promising applications from the KDE community that can make your KDE desktop more productive.

More Linux Users Means Higher Returns for Red Hat

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Linux

Merrill Lynch analyst Kash Rangan said the LinuxWorld expo in San Francisco has reinforced his firm's conviction on the Linux open source market, and that what's good for Linux is also good for leading open-source provider Red Hat.

Hidden warranties in open source software

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OSS

Companies using open source software may have more rights than they think. Distributors rarely include warranties in open source licences - but English law might decide otherwise, according to a technology lawyer in Leeds.

Red Hat Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire JBoss

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Linux

Red Hat today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JBoss, the global leader in open source middleware. By acquiring JBoss, Red Hat expects to accelerate the shift to service-oriented architectures (SOA), by enabling the next generation of web-enabled applications running on a low-cost, open source platform.

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Mailman with Postfix Configuration

Mailman is free software for managing electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter lists. Mailman is integrated with the web, making it easy for users to manage their accounts and for list owners to administer their lists. Mailman supports built-in archiving, automatic bounce processing, content filtering, digest delivery, spam filters, and more.

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People Behind KDE: Kenneth Wesley Wimer II

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KDE

Tonight, the People Behind KDE interview series brings you an interview with Kenneth Wesley Wimer II. As an KDE artist, he is known for his work on KDE's artwork and the Oxygen Icons for KDE 4.

Stable kernel 2.6.16.2 released

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Linux

The second stable update to 2.6.16 has been released. It includes a fair number of important fixes, some of which are security-related.

Quetoo 0.3.3 has been released

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Gaming

Quetoo is a Quake2-compatible game engine, forked from Quake2Forge, with focus on security, stability, and speed. Due to performance improvements, Quetoo is up to 48% faster than stock Quake2.

Kerry 0.1

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KDE

With the upcoming SUSE Linux 10.1 Release Candidate (really, no kidding!) and no further changes allowed for it I thought it was time to release Kerry 0.1 including translations for 18 languages.

Breaking up with my distro

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Humor

Linux users are dedicated to their distribution of choice. Many new users experiment, testing the waters, with different distros before they decide on one to stick with. This is my guide to breaking up with your distro. It's written from the "guy breaking up with gal" point of view.

Publish Your Office Docs, Demo Linux, Impress the Boss

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HowTos

Got an office environment where the boss, who uses Windows, says he wants an intranet website where you can publish some Word docs? Want to use Linux? Don't want to go to the extreme of Mambo, Drupal, or some other CMS system? Here's something I've whipped up. It involves using a Linux Samba share along with a PHP-based web server on that same system.

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