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Azureus-BitTorrent Client Crowned Most Popular Open-Source Software

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Linux

The Azureus-BitTorrent Client won the overall most popular open-source software award in SourceForge.net's first annual Community Choice Awards, the developer collaboration site said Thursday.

KDE: New User Forum and other quickies

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KDE

A quick roundup of a few important announcements from Trolltech and others. KDE Forum is back online with a new look and new moderators, thanks Bram and Ruurd.

Mac's First Blue Screen of Death

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Mac

So I decided to install the new Apple Boot Camp Beta to dual boot Windows XP on my Mac. Everything went great then I got this after using it for about an 30 mins.

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Puppy Linux offers Negroponte a skinny OS

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Linux
OLPC

Nicholas Negroponte, chairman of the One Laptop Per Child organization to bring inexpensive computers to children around the world, wants a version of Linux that's doesn't require fast new processors or large amounts of memory. Puppy Linux would like to help.

Novell Named 'Best of Show'

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SUSE

The Novell-sponsored openSUSE(TM) project was named "Best of Show" this week as best total industry solution at the LinuxWorld* Conference & Expo in Boston.

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Is Linux Killing The Enterprise Software Model?

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Open source startups are changing the rules of the traditional enterprise software market. At least that's what a panel made up of MySQL, JBoss, SugarCRM and XenSource heads and moderated by VA Software chairman Larry Augustin was happy to proclaim loudly and clearly.

Software Licenses Written Off as Footnote in History

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OSS

Software licenses are an outdated way to force users to pay for the marketing and sales costs of the code, according to members of a panel on open source enterprise software at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston.

Novell: Tiered OS Could Get OEMs Into Linux Distribution Game

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SUSE

At a LinuxWorld Expo panel on Wednesday, Novell Linux CTO Andre Hill said the Waltham, Mass., company is working on the development of a two-tiered Linux distribution stack -- a physical distro, which he called P Distro, and the virtual distro, dubbed the V Distro.

Linux in your server room: Is it right for you?

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Adding Linux to your server room can provide numerous benefits and give your organization flexibility and growth options for the future. Here's a look at where Linux offers advantages over traditional UNIXes and Windows.

SWsoft Virtuozzo Wins Award for Best Virtualization Solution at LinuxWorld

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SWsoft Virtuozzo was announced the winner of the “Best Virtualization Solution” at LinuxWorld Expo. Virtuozzo is operating system level server virtualization software that turns a single physical server into multiple virtual environments – enabling maximum server performance and utilization.

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Ultimate Linux Newbie Guide

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Linux
HowTos

In this guide, you'll find out why Linux offers a real alternative to other operating systems, how you can install Linux on to your computer for free, and how to get to grips with using Linux on a daily basis without any techno jargon!

TO: Crossfire released for ut2004 on April 28th 2006!

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Gaming

Crossfire will be released on April 28th 2006 and it pushes the Award winning Unreal Engine 2 to its limitations!

Ubuntu Linux Distro for Xbox

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Ubuntu

xUbuntu is an PC-/Xbox-enabled version of Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution. xUbuntu is not a stand-alone, independent distribution. However the install process - and naturally the bootloader, the kernel and the kernel modules - are all customized for PC and Xbox (i386).

At the Sounding Edge: Music Notation Software, the Final Installment

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Software

This month we take a look at the FOMUS and MuseScore music notation programs. FOMUS has been designed "to facilitate the conversion of raw algorithmic output into readable music notation". MuseScore is an ambitious project that intends to provide Linux musicians with a true WYSIWYG music notation editor.

Set up a secure IMAP/POP3 server with Dovecot

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HowTos

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) servers such as Courier-IMAP and Cyrus IMAP may work well, but they’re complicated to install and configure. I'll show you how to set up your mail server quickly and securely using Dovecot, an open source IMAP and Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) server for Unix-like operating systems.

Microsoft to 'open the doors' of Linux labs

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Microsoft

Microsoft plans to launch a Web site to share the activities of its internal Linux laboratories, an effort to sample feedback from customers who combine Microsoft and open-source software.

Linux advocates slam software licences

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OSS

Software licences are an outdated way to force users to pay for the marketing and sales costs of the code, according to members of a panel on open source enterprise software at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston.

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