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Story Virtualization With KVM On A Fedora 11 Server falko 21/06/2009 - 10:47am
Story Review of Opera Unite srlinuxx 1 21/06/2009 - 9:33am
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Story The First Ever Entirely Volunteer Run Open Source Conference is a Huge Succes srlinuxx 21/06/2009 - 12:01am
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Hardware Roundup

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Hardware

Cheapest SLI motherboard reviewed, X1900 graphic cards roundup, Sytrin Nextherm PSU 460, and the FX60 is again in the limelight.

Microsoft's IE7 browser preview fails to impress

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Microsoft
Reviews

A few days ago, Microsoft released a preview version of Internet Explorer 7. The program is Firefox warmed over. An Opera browser that doesn't quite hit the same high notes. At most, IE 7 puts Microsoft on par with its rivals.

Web page novices: Use FTP, for free

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OSS

You know what I like about the open-source software movement? About the time I figure I need a free something, I find out someone has already written it.

How Linux or UNIX Understand which program to run - PART I

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HowTos

The problem is people even do not know how Linux or UNIX understands (knows) which program to run. I think many new UNIX Sys admin also does not understand the process. The method used by SHELL is straightforward but often creates confusion for new Linux or UNIX users. Therefore, I thought it is time to document it online.

Open source review crucial

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OSS

The GPL -- perhaps the best known open source software licence -- is being rewritten. The concept of "open source" software was first put forward about 20 years ago by computer programmer Richard Stallman. It began as a philosophical notion that software should be distributed in a form that allows it to be modified by its users.

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GoblinX Premium 2006.1 Tested

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Linux
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GoblinX 2006.1 was released a few days ago and On-disk.com treated Tuxmachines to a copy. We've been working on and off for a several days trying to get everything in place to write this review. It's been an uphill battle, to say the least, but finally we are ready to share our experiences.

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AppArmor for Slackware Linux

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HowTos

From this page you can download precompiled AppArmor packages for Slackware Linux. We are also working for Slackware-specific AppArmor profiles that can be used for containment of frequently used server software. The installation of AppArmor consists of a few steps.

XGL - An Xserver framework based on OpenGL

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Software

Now a days, you see a lot of excitement over XGL - the X server architecture layered on top of OpenGL. What this means is that you can see a flurry of activity on the desktop front, including special effects which would put even the upcoming Microsoft Vista OS to shame.

Compiz and XGL Hardware Rendering of X11R7

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HowTos

Running X with direct GL rendering has never looked so good. With Compiz and XGL, X11 can pull off effects until now only available on Mac OSX. You can grab both along with some instructions on setup...

Second Life for Linux Alpha Test

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Gaming

icculus announced the SecondLife Linux alpha testing on Linux! Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents.

KDE: Technical Working Group Elected

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KDE

The first Technical Working Group for KDE has been elected. It will consist of seven long-time contributors to KDE and become operational in the few next days. The group has been elected by the members of KDE e.V..

Howto: Mono meets MySql (and a few other tricks)

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HowTos

I decided to have a closer look at this mysterious beast and see if I couldn't get it to do something a little more useful. So I hooked it up to everyone's other favourite database, MySql, and knocked out a little database browser. Here's how I did it.

Sun To Publish Draft For Open-Source DRM Specs

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OSS

Sun Microsystems Inc. will publish open-source technical drafts for conditional access specifications (CAS) and digital rights management (DRM) within the next 10 days, the company said Friday.

Oracle may buy 3 more companies

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OSS

Oracle Corp. is in talks to spend up to $600 million to buy three software companies in its biggest embrace yet of open source software, according to news reports.

Bootstrapping your Linux Machine

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HowTos

"Booting the computer", this is a common word associated with starting the computer. Though we use it casually in our daily life, have you ever thought of what exactly it is ? or how the system brings itself to a workable environment ? Well, my attempt in this article is to explain all the stages involved in booting your linux machine. In simple words, "bootstrapping" means starting up your computer.

Open-Source Advocates Ask for Patience in GPL 3 Debate

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Open-source code advocates are calling for cooler heads to prevail in the often-heated debate about many of the revised terms in the first discussion draft of the GNU General Public License Version 3 that was released in early January.

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