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Story Zend Server 8 Delivers Z-Ray Application Insight Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 9:08pm
Story Ubuntu Could Give a Fatal Blow to Windows in China Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 9:03pm
Story Btrfs On 4 x Intel SSDs In RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 8:59pm
Story Red Hat begins offering free OpenShift to startups Roy Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 8:58pm
Story Lightweight DBMS guides Linux-based cow feeding robot Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 8:54pm
Story Drupal Core - Highly Critical - Public Service announcement - PSA-2014-003 Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 8:45pm
Story Desktop GNU/Linux Wins Roy Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 8:11pm
Story Samsung Gear S UK release gets delayed Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 4:56pm
Story Free Software (and Freedom) in Kosovo Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 4:49pm
Story Tux Machines DDOS Attack Mostly Contained Rianne Schestowitz 29/10/2014 - 4:43pm

2,000 ISVs Embrace Novell SUSE Linux Appliance Program

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SUSE As Novell prepares to announce quarterly results on Aug. 27, the company offered this tidbit of information: More than 2,000 independent software vendors (ISVs) have signed up for the SUSE Appliance Program — which is less than a month old.

Moblin in Fedora 12 pre-releases

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Linux Yes, you heard it right — among the other cool features in F12 Alpha, you can now take a look at Moblin directly in Fedora proper, regardless of your hardware platform.

6 Reasons Why Mozilla Firefox Is Safe Compared To Internet Explorer

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Moz/FF While statistics put Internet Explorer clearly ahead as the most widely used web browser, it’s clear to many people that it is not due to the excellent programming.

Revisiting Linux Part 1: A Look at Ubuntu 8.04

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Ubuntu Back in the early part of 2008 we decided that we wanted to take a fresh look at Linux on the desktop. To do so we would start with a “switcher” article, giving us the chance to start anew and talk about some important topics while gauging the usability of Linux.

Kernel Log - Coming in 2.6.31 – Part 4: Tracing, architecture, virtualisation

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Linux New performance counters allow developers to take a detailed look at the runtime behaviour of program code to target specific areas for optimisation. The recently introduced tracing infrastructure has been further modified and improved. Other changes affect the architecture, the memory subsystem, and various virtualisation solutions.

X Server 1.6 Lives On With Another Release

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Software X.Org 7.5 that will bear X Server 1.7 has already been delayed multiple times. Originally X.Org 7.5 was supposed to be out in April, but it looks like we are still at least a few months from seeing this important update.

Red Hat’s organic growth opportunities

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Linux We reported recently on Red Hat’s revenue growth and deferred revenue. One of the things I have been looking at recently is the slowdown in Red Hat’s growth in recent years, and the opportunities that the company has to improve that growth.

Nokia bets on Linux in iPhone battle: sources

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Linux Nokia Oyj will try again to tackle Apple Inc's iPhone in the top-end of the handset market with a bet on Linux software, several industry sources told Reuters.

My Imperfect Operating System

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linuxcanuck.wordpress: What works for me may not work for you. That’s the great thing about Linux. We have choice. There are well over 300 distributions and many different possible desktops to multiply the choice several fold. As with many people, my Linux starting point is Ubuntu.

long-awaited Linux based media player device ready to ship

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Hardware The Popcorn Hour C-200, the latest 'Networked Media Tank' device from Syabas (the makers of the popular A-100 and A-110) is finally ready.

today's leftovers:

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  • Shadowgrounds: Survivor Finally Goes Gold
  • about:mozilla 8/25
  • How open source levels all software market segments
  • Save a Burn – Use UNetbootin
  • Konqueror Now Supports Opensearch Too
  • Become a GNOME Ambassador
  • No more Windows support
  • Red Hat open sources Windows virtualisation drivers
  • Middle East Red Hat representative signs new partner
  • New Debian developer Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
  • Great Distros You May Not Have Tried
  • HAM Radio and Linux Shows make History
  • Pidgin Brings Order To The IM Jungle
  • Why Windows security is awful
  • My Perfect Backup Setup
  • Linux Mint Wallpapers w/o Logo
  • GNOME in .NET? – Not on my desktop!
  • SmarterFox packs a productivity wallop
  • High-risk vulnerabilities hit Google Chrome
  • Likewise Software: Ubuntu Meets Microsoft Active Directory
  • common alsa issues
  • Red Hat, Novell and CentOS update for kernel vulnerability - Update
  • 10 Resources for Successfully Launching an Open Source Project

some howtos:

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  • SongBird 1.2 won’t start on Ubuntu 9.04: Fix
  • Kismet – An 802.11 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system
  • How to Debug Bash Scripts
  • Using sftp With Konqueror
  • Controlling Services from Command line
  • Reducing memory use with urxvtd and urxvtc
  • TIP: Serial port locked while using minicom
  • compgen -d: No such file or directory
  • Merging diffs
  • Little sed Tricks
  • An Overview of Tcl and Tk
  • Six steps for migrating Xen virtual machines to KVM
  • How to create a database with OpenOffice Base
  • Enable auto login in Ubuntu

Ubuntu's Firefox May Gain JPEG 2000 Support

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Ubuntu JPEG 2000, the image file format that has been around for nearly a decade and offers better compression performance and greater flexibility in the code-stream that can allow for higher quality photographs compared to a traditional JPEG, may get a boost on the Linux desktop.

Another Platform for KDE

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KDE While the KDE community busied itself with preparations for the 4.3 release, KDE 4 continued to spread to new platforms with ReactOS.

Drupal gains ground down under

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Drupal Computerworld speaks with Drupal's lead developer and several Drupal shops about the open source CMS used in a growing number of organisations around the world, including the Prime Minister’s office.

Linux. More fun than flubber.

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Linux My borgship is in the dry dock for repairs to its visualising apparatus. In other words I am waiting for my graphics card to arrive so I can return to full blown Borg assimilation mode. While I am waiting I decided to crank up a little VIA nano box I had configured as a Mythbuntu server.

Many Changes for SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10

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Linux MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.10, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. The updated components include recent updates from the Debian Lenny pool and also the security patched Linux kernel

5 Rhythmbox Plugins Worth Installing

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d0od.blogspot: Rhythmbox ships with many popular plug-ins already installed - such as lastfm scrobble support, visualizations, DAAP music sharing and iPod support, but you can expand Rhythmbox's features further with third party plug-ins that range from a 10 band graphic equalizer to simple 'jump to now playing' hacks.

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