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Mandriva 2005 Postfix Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus Relay Server for Exchange Server 2000/2003

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HowTos

The Definitive Guide to Setting up a Linux Relay Server for Microsoft Exchange Server 2000/2003. This guide has been written with Mandriva Linux in mind.

Partitioning and unbundled software

Disk layout planning is still a good idea. The trick is making sure your applications respect your plans.

Reading feeds efficiently with Akregator

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Information overload is a serious problem for most users. We all have so many sources of information to deal with, it's hard to keep them under control. One way to help deal with information glut is to use a good RSS and Atom feed reader, such as Akregator.

SUSE Linux course on a stick

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Novell has unveiled a SUSE Linux Enterprise training course contained on a portable USB drive, which it says is an industry first.

Desktop Linux could take off at airports

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Linux

The airport check-in desk could be where "desktop" Linux usage takes off, according to Unisys' European coordinator of open-source software activities.

A comparison of Ubuntu 6.06 and Windows XP

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OS

Last Thursday night I installed my new hard drive and set up my computer so that it would dual-boot between Windows XP and Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake). I figured that this might end up being a weekend-long project. It wasn’t; both Ubuntu and Windows XP were fully functioning after less than 5 hours of work.

The battle of the spam

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Security

A French-based Englishman, John Graham-Cumming, is about 666,666 clicks away from creating a weapon to kill spam for good.

OpenLogic Launches OpenLogic Enterprise 4.0

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OS

OpenLogic, Inc. today announced the launch of OpenLogic Enterprise 4.0, the first enterprise-wide solution providing a platform that empowers enterprises to manage, deploy, track and maintain a broad library of open source solutions.

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Taiwan mandates Linux-ready PCs

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Linux

According to media reports, the new requirement came into effect last month, marking the start of efforts to boost adoption of open-source software in Taiwan. About 120,000 new desktop PCs acquired by the Taiwan government will have to comply with the new mandate, the reports stated.

Disabling IPv6 under a 2.6 kernel

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Sometimes you might have a host which you wish to disable IPv6 upon, this can be useful if you're having DNS timeouts when software attempts to resolve hostnames, and for other reasons.

Novell's New CEO Looks for Quick Improvements

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Novell Inc's newly appointed chief executive officer Ron Hovsepian has said he expects the Linux and identity-management software vendor to be able to execute its strategy quicker now that he is at the helm.

Get a quick VPN with OpenVPN

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HowTos

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are a means for connecting to a remote network and making it look like a local one. There are a number of VPN products freely available; some are kernel-level like, but for a quick client/server VPN, you can be up and running in minutes.

CLI Magic: EncFS

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EncFS is an easy-to-use, command-line tool for storing information in encrypted form. It's not really a filesystem, but it pretends to be one at the CLI. If you've been searching for a means of encrypting and decrypting your sensitive data easily, here it is.

Who Are the Real Winners Now We'Ve Al Gone Wiki-Crazy?

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Web

Many believe that the web has entered its newest and most exciting phase: a communal era, which looks to both its altruistic beginnings as well as to its most powerful aspirations. We are starting to see open-source technologies replacing proprietary software.

Howto use Loop-AES

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Every day it seems we get another story in the news about how data was lost on a laptop or a USB Flash thumbdrive that should have been encrypted. The sad part is how easy it is to do and how many different ways we can do it. Loop-AES is another alternative we have on Linux and this is how you use it.

SuSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10

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Reviews
SUSE

Pros: High compatibility levels even on laptops; clean user interface

Cons: Power management not as good as Windows; help system could be more user-friendly

KDE Libs Hackers to Meet for KDE Four Core

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KDE

In another event in the series of meetings leading to the KDE 4.0 release, the developers of the core libraries will meet in the Norwegian woods (this bird has flown) from July 1st to July 7th.

The obnoxious ID3v1/ID3v2 Bug and when EasyTAG comes to rescue

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Software

Since I switched from listening music with Winamp (under Windows) to the plethora of Linux music players, I'm pissed off from time to time by a famous ID3 bug. How to fix the problem?

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