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New DHCP For Linux?

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A new DHCP client for Linux is set to take advantage of an expected new feature in a future Linux kernel by automatically recognizing when a Linux user has disconnected from a particular DHCP server and look for a new connection.

Widespread Linux Practice May Violate License

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A common practice among embedded Linux developers almost certainly violates the Linux license, according to research conducted by software attorneys Jay Michaelson and Christopher Holst.

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Quake 4 1.1 Beta Update

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Gaming

id software released a beta update for Quake 4 which fixes issues and adds gameplay elements throughout both single and multiplayer - including a forecemodel option, a one-minute warning for tournament matches,Quake4 Linux fixed pure server autodownloading, Hyper-Threading Technology support, smooth stairjumping and a ton of multiplayer specific fixes.

How to get reports on OpenOffice 2.0 Base, part one

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With databases, it's important not just to put things in correctly, but to get them out correctly. You can slam data into your database all day long, but if you can't eventually print it out for your employees, your accountant, or that nice man from the IRS, you're not playing with a full database.

Linux 101: Simplify your life with Linux package managers

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Package managers, which are included in many Linux distributions, can simplify the overall decision making process and save you time and frustration.

Among Linux music players, Banshee really wails

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Over the last few years, the number of Linux music players has mushroomed, providing a variety of applications to suit different people. I've tried several Linux music players since I started using the operating system, but none of them were perfect for my requirements. I recently tried out an increasingly popular music player, Banshee, and have found a new personal favourite.

LAMP on Sarge

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This documents my adventure setting up a LAMP server on Sarge with Apache2, PHP5, MySQL5, phpMyAdmin, Smarty, and ADODB. It covers installation and just enough sample code to test everything.

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Simpler tools for Gnome

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A significant revision of the Gnome desktop environment arriving in mid-March will introduce simple administrator tools designed for locking down desktops and other tasks, according to developers.

XGL and Compiz on Ubuntu

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So you want to play around with XGL and Compiz but don't want to compile X.org 7.0 from source or do too much work. If that's the case, you're in luck! Ubuntu's Dapper Drake release has all of the experimental packages pre-built so you won't have to.

The Politics of Honest Voting

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I keep hoping that a technical solution to the unaccountability of current voting technology is right around the corner. Unfortunately, each time I think we are moving in the right direction, I see more politics added.

New Savage 2: A Tortured Soul movie

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S2 Games has issued a new movie trailer for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul, revealing more of their fantasy multiplayer 3D action realtime strategy shooter sequel in development.

SUSE 10.1 Beta 4 looking for a few good servers

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SUSE

If you are feeling adventurous, the openSUSE project, which is creating the next generation of Novell Inc's SUSE desktop Linux and its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server variant, would love to get a little help from you testing out the new SUSE 10.1 Beta 4 release of the development version of the operating system.

Review: Versora Progression Desktop

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Linux distributions have virtually all of the amenities that desktop users want, but moving from Windows to Linux is still a bit of a challenge for users who need to migrate their settings and files to a new desktop. Versora's Progression Desktop utility is designed to copy a user's settings and files from Windows to Linux, mitigating the hassles that come with migration. It's still a bit rough around the edges, but it's a major step toward making it easier to move to Linux.

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