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Linspire Five-O Linux OS Gives System Builders Low-End PC Option

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Reviews

Linspire aims to take over the low-end desktop with its Linspire Five-0 Linux operating system.

What the Linux World REALLY Needs...

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Linux

It has been quite a while now since the first release of Linux. In this time, there have been small pockets where Linux has grabbed a foothold and "stolen" some market share, but for the most part it is still not setting any adoption records. Why is this?

Via-specific Linux distro eyes UMPCs

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Gentoo

A Gentoo-based Linux distribution for Via Epia mini-ITX boards may create an edition specifically for Via-based UMPCs (ultra-mobile PCs), according to an interview with EpiOS project leader Sascha Pallenberg.

KDE e.V. Hardware Fundraiser Week

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KDE

It's hot and you're melting? The KDE.org hardware infrastructure owned by KDE e.V. is melting as well! Out of the desperate need to upgrade our current disk RAID, we need new hard drives.

Also: Season of KDE 2006

Matthew Szulik No. 2 on CBR 10 Most Influential List

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Linux

CBR's editorial team picks out its choice of the 10 most influential movers and shakers in the enterprise IT sector over the course of the last 12 months. Matthew Szulik, Red Hat chairman, CEO and president is listed as number 2, while Linus Torvalds narrowly misses out.

CollegeLinux is back!

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Linux

Long time since we last released our 2.5 version in 2003 but we are finally back. As we started to be one of the first distribution aimed to give you a truly learning experience, once again we have tried to give you something more. Not yet another distro. Not yet another live Linux. But a live server!

Preventing Web Attacks With Apache

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Reviews

The Apache Web server has long had the largest market share of any Web server. The downside of the server's popularity is that it makes it an attractive target for hackers. Many system administrators feel that by using firewalls and SSL they will be safe from these attacks. These measures alone, however, do not provide adequate protection.

Is Open Source Killing Intellectual Property?

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OSS

One of the myths I've heard about open source is that it means "IP is dead" in software. Ironically, these claims come from some of the most vocal detractors of the movement, as well as some of the leading proponents.

Tyan Tempest i5000XL S2692

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Hardware

Since publishing our preview of the Tyan Tempest i5000XL last month, we have received an overwhelming amount of messages from Phoronix readers who have been intrigued by Tyan's joint project with Intel on the Tempest series as well as the Toledo and Tank. While the various Tyan Tempest boards still seem to be in limited quantities, we are back again today with our performance figures for the Tyan i5000XL as well as taking a further look at its GNU/Linux compatibility.

Firefox 2.0 Beta

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Moz/FF

Firefox 2.0 is available in Beta now. Don't install this if you have extensions you need; few are ready to work with this yet. As usual, expect that there can be bugs and unfriendly behavior.

Interview with Novell's John Dragoon

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Interviews

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10 is finally here, and so begins Novell's effort to get it onto as many business computers as possible. This event also comes shortly after the departure of Jack Messman as CEO, an event which has dramatically changed Novell's business strategy, especially as it relates to its SUSE Linux products. To find out more about SLED, its cousin SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), and the company's plans for the future, I got in touch with senior Novell executive John Dragoon.

Getting started with dynamic DNS

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HowTos

Your ISP probably assigns your computer an IP address dynamically. It means one less thing for the both of you to think about, but it also puts you in a bind if you need to connect to your machine from the outside: you can't locate your PC amidst those of all the ISP's other customers. To overcome this obstacle, you can use dynamic DNS. Here's how to get started.

Croatian government adopts free software policy

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OSS

THE CROATIAN government has decided to adopt a free software policy and move entirely to Open Source.

Novell Ditches JBoss as It Launches SUSE Linux Enterprise 10

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SUSE

Novell Inc appears to have ditched the JBoss application server from its SUSE Linux Enterprise distribution following the acquisition of the open source application server vendor by Red Hat Inc.

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Introducing the Open Graphics Project

One project that I’ve been following quite closely lately is a project started by chip-designer Timothy Miller, called the Open Graphics Project. His goal, along with the rest of the project, known as the “Open Graphics Foundation” is to make a 3D accelerated video card which is fully documented, free-licensed, and open source.

Ubuntu 6.06 Is Current Desktop Linux Champ

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Ubuntu

Canonical's Ubuntu 6.06 LTS is an excellent Linux-based operating system—so excellent, in fact, that it not only earned eWEEK Labs' Analyst's Choice designation but has also become our clear favorite among Linux desktop distributions.

Where Linux is hot, and where it's not

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Linux

Do you think you know, I mean really know, where Linux is popular and where it's not? I did, and you know what? I was wrong. I found out, thanks to a new feature from Google: Google Trends.

Dreamlinux 2.0 XGL Edition

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Linux
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Dreamlinux 2.0 Works was released on July 16 and this time there's a kicker. This time it's available in an XGL edition. Where they may not be the first to put out an XGL edition, I believe they are the first provide the advanced effects for the xfce4 destkop. Having already been quite impress with Dreamlinux in previous testing, Tuxmachines just had to check that out.

Planeshift 0.3.015 Released!

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Gaming

A new version of the MMORPG Planeshift has just been released. An official linux client is now available from the download page.

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