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Story Quod Libet - A Different GTK Music Player Chris7mas 17/07/2009 - 8:26pm
Story Linux Kernel Virtual Machine improves build performance solrac 17/07/2009 - 5:15pm
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Story Intel claims No. 2 Linux contributor spot as hedge against Microsoft srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 2:57pm
Story ASUS N10J - Netbook or Notebook? srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 2:55pm
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Story Free "Really Cool" Stickers About Linux/FOSS srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 12:51pm
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Story Linux Mail Storage Formats: Mbox vs MailDir srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 12:48pm

Brief Introduction to Firewalls

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HowTos

Over the years I have learned how to roll my own firewall script and call it from /etc directory. Of course, my firewall is only INPUT based, instead of INPUT and OUTPUT based, but I find that building an INPUT/OUTPUT based firewall is tremendously difficult and not really all that necessary if you use good download practices on your Linux server or PC and/or if you're already behind a NAT router (such as a home-based DSL or cable router or wireless router) or other firewall.

Lightning strikes Thunderbird down

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Moz/FF

While it's always been an exemplary mail client, Mozilla Thunderbird has always desperately lacked one vital component - an integrated calendar. But finally there is hope for us ardent Thunderbird supporters. It's called Lightning, a new-born integrated calendar currently in version 0.1.

Lightweight Linux e-mail platforms pack a punch

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Linux

E-mail is a killer application. Your organization can become immobilized when messages dont flow. One way to break this never-ending routine is to go the Linux route for e-mail and calendaring.

Novell Preps Users for Move to Linux

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SUSE

Novell used its BrainShare conference last week to elaborate on its product migration path to Linux, and included an assurance to customers that it will support NetWare well into the next decade. The annual event featured a series of product announcements, including a preview of a new edition of Open Enterprise Server (OES), expected to ship in June 2007. Another new offering is Version 10 of the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server.

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MyPCLinuxOS.com, a PCLinuxOS Community Project Site, Launches

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PCLOS

mypclinuxos.com, the newest addition to the PCLinuxOS community, is proud to announce the official launch of their website at http://mypclinuxos.com.

Microsoft appeals S.Korea ruling on antitrust case

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. appealed on Monday a ruling by South Korea South Korea's antitrust watchdog ordering the U.S. firm to unbundle its media player and messaging services from its Windows software.

Beatles take rival Apple to court over core business

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Mac
Legal

This week the Apple Corps goes to the High Court seeking multimillion-pound damages against Apple Computer, the creators of the iPod, over their hugely successful iTunes Music Store.

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Governments Go Online -- Without Windows

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Linux

Developing countries can't afford to buy Windows-based software. The basic Windows operating system costs a year and half salary for the average Vietnamese citizen. Open Source software offers a way to break South Asia's technological dependence on industrialized countries, experts say.

Manila Schools to adopt open source subjects

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OSS

SOME 80 universities and colleges will incorporate open source subjects into their computer science (CS) and information technology (IT)-related courses later this year under a program that seeks to help schools develop more employable graduates.

Linux desktops need more than just a pretty face

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Linux

Linux has a serious problem to overcome before it can it even begin to make even tiny dents in Microsoft's desktop dominance and the problem is usability. Users have to revert to the command line to perform what should be simple tasks.

Auctioneer Bonhams opts for Linux

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Linux

To operate and serve clients effectively, Bonhams needed to consolidate to one system. Bonhams was interested in the scalability and stability of Linux, and knew IBM well.

Power Outages to Blame for Mandriva inaccessibility

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MDV

Just to note that most Mandriva sites and services are down right now. This is beyond our control - Redbus (one of the major peering points in France) has had a power outage, and we’re just one of the casualties.

Procfs from the inside

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Linux

Procfs is a pseudo-filesystem (like sysfs and several others), which means that files in /proc do not exist in your hard drive, but the information they have is calculated on demand.

NVIDIA 1.0-8183 Display Drivers

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Software

When continuing our investigation for the "HP: The SLI Godfather?" article, it was found that Hewlett-Packard is hosting a NVIDIA Linux display driver that is numbered 1.0-8183. What is inside the drivers that are entitled 8183 Revision 1? What are the details involved? We have a small report today on these findings, as well as a download.

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