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Story Of course its Political srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 8:46pm
Story Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 4 Benchmarks srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 8:45pm
Story Nokia N900 shown off in all its Linux-based loveliness srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 7:02pm
Story Ubuntu: Marketing Frustrations srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 7:00pm
Story Distro life cycles, updates and small business srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 6:58pm
Story Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala (Alpha 4) Overview & Screenshots Chris7mas 21/08/2009 - 6:48pm
Story Make Firefox Social: Four Social Media Add-Ons You'll Love srlinuxx 1 21/08/2009 - 6:42pm
Story openSUSE to default to KDE srlinuxx 1 21/08/2009 - 5:04pm
Story 64-bit Chrome takes centre stage in Linux land srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 5:02pm
Story Ubuntu Linux- A cost below free srlinuxx 21/08/2009 - 5:00pm

Chinese $150 Linux mini-PC races OLPC to market

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Linux

A Chinese company is touting an inexpensive Linux-based computer as a way to close the "digital divide." YellowSheepRiver's $150 "Municator" appears to be available now, with a three-month leadtime, suggesting it could reach market well ahead of MIT's $100 "One Laptop Per Child" (OLPC) device.

Review of Dapper Drake Beta running Gnome and KDE.

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Ubuntu

Since I had already used my system for a while I was not in the mood to start over so I did what some people might think is unthinkable (stupid) I went the upgrade root. I edited my sources.list and replaced all repositories with dapper drake. Then launched Synaptic and chose "mark all upgrades."

Microsoft, FOSS, and Stallman in Brazil

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OSS

On Friday, an unpublished debate from the 7th FISL revealed a tentative covergence between the software giant Microsoft and the open source community. In a meeting promoted by Infomedia TV, the business indicated a shift in its market strategy to seek coexistence between its commercial software and open source software.

Draw a Picture, Win $100!

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PCLOS

Do you like to draw? Would you like to earn $100 and some other nice prizes? mypclinuxos.com and pclinuxos.com are sponsoring a contest for a new PCLOS logo. The chosen winner will receive a $100 gift card, a dvd writer, a usbkey and a plush penguin. Hurry, contest ends May 10!

More Details Here.

When Microsoft lovers bash Microsoft

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Microsoft

People tell me I bash Microsoft too much; that Microsoft's products really are great. OK, so I won't bash Microsoft this time around.

I'll let Microsoft's own friends do it.

File System Implementation in Linux

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HowTos

In Linux File System Demystified, we discussed the basics of file system in Linux operating system. In this article, we’ll look at the internals of VFS file system and how it functions.

OSDL Offers Patent Assistance

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OSS

Several patent holders in the past year have pledged patents to open source. The OSDL has published two white papers that assist developers and corporate IT managers to use patents that have been pledged to open source.

Linux distributors agree on PC standard

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OSS

In a move to make the freely distributed Linux operating system a stronger alternative to Microsoft's Windows, a group of major Linux distributors announced Friday that they have united on a standard set of components for desktop versions of Linux.

Build a Secure Logging Server With syslog-ng

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HowTos

Managing Linux system and application logging is important and a bit tricky. You want to capture important information, not bales of noise. You need to be able to find what you want in your logs without making it your life's work. For this we have the next-generation Linux logger, syslog-ng.

This Week's My sysadmin toolbox

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Software

I'm a young Linux developer from Serbia and Montenegro and a big fan of networking under Linux. Most of my favorite tools help with Linux networking and data security.

Frugalware 0.4 what a nice distro!

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Linux

Frugalware is almost an unknown distro (at least for me) but when I read a while about Frugalware 0.4 I feel yeaah....this is a distro what I looking for.
Then I go to my friend who has a broadband internet connection and download Frugalware 0.4 DVD vrsion.

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Where to Use Regular Expressions

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HowTos

This article describes some applications that support regular expressions and some simple ways of usage. A few interesting extensions for different types of applications are mentioned. Just thinking about them can give a good approximation where one might find them and possibly use them.

Interview: Bill Hilf, Lead Program Manager, Microsoft Platform Strategy

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OSS

In recent times, the icy divide and the tremendous animosity between users of Microsoft's products and those who use open source products has thawed greatly. Earlier this month, a Microsoft executive delivered a keynote at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston for the first time ever. Hilf recently sat down with internetnews.com to talk about a number of contentious issues.

Roadmap for Linux distribution Fedora Core 6

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Linux

After a nine months of development for Fedora Core 5, the Fedora Project plans to finish the next version of its open Linux distribution within six months.

Users: Oracle Linux would be optimal

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Linux

Oracle Corp. customers are intrigued by recent musings from Larry Ellison, the company's chief executive officer, suggesting Oracle might offer its own Linux distribution. Users would welcome the tighter integration a complete Oracle software stack of operating system, database, middleware and applications could provide, they said in interviews this week.

"FOSS 101" - A Reality Check on Linux and Open Source in Higher Education

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OSS

Linux and other Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) enjoy a reputation for ubiquitous use in educational settings. While FOSS openness and low acquisition costs resonate with the approach and needs of academia, it's proving difficult to establish a clear adoption trend.

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