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Story Chromium in Linux is advancing nicely srlinuxx 1 19/07/2009 - 1:09pm
Story Skrooge: Personal finance management +1 srlinuxx 19/07/2009 - 12:40pm
Story VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.04 Server falko 19/07/2009 - 11:23am
Story Ubuntu 9.04 – A very buggy affair srlinuxx 1 19/07/2009 - 10:29am
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Blog entry Forget About Photoshop: Five CSS Hacks to Help You Stop Using Images Mary Riley 19/07/2009 - 2:06am
Story Top 3 Linux Burning Applications srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 11:41pm
Story Video Goes Open Source on Wikipedia srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 11:40pm
Story Split decision: Goggles Music Manager srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 11:37pm
Story Ubuntu 9.04 Snaps Desktop Visaster srlinuxx 18/07/2009 - 11:36pm

A Silicon Valley fairy tale-- Apple at 30

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Mac

It was three decades ago when a pair of prank-loving college dropouts, who also shared an interest in electronics, created computer circuit boards in a Cupertino garage, named the product Apple I and sold it to a local computer store.

Also: Didn't want to change the world, just wanted to work on computers

Unofficial Debian GNU/Linux Repositories Overview

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Linux

Sometimes, especially if you have switched from some another GNU/Linux distribution to Debian GNU/Linux, your will have one major problem: you are missing some software available in your previous distribution. That is were Debian unofficial repositories can help you.

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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