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Story An office suite for people :) srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 10:43pm
Story Konqueror tips and tricks srlinuxx 1 27/10/2009 - 9:37pm
Story Five Interesting GIMP Filters srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 8:07pm
Story It's On! Ubuntu and Microsoft Going to the Mat srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 8:05pm
Story KDE 4, please integrate 10 Administrative tools! srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 5:43pm
Story Sneak Peeks at openSUSE 11.2: KDE 4.3 Experience srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 5:42pm
Story Mozilla releases SeaMonkey 2.0 srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 5:40pm
Story Upgrade Wars: Snow Leopard, Ubuntu & Windows 7 srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 5:38pm
Story X.Org 7.5 released srlinuxx 27/10/2009 - 5:32pm
Story Ubuntu readies the Karmic Koala srlinuxx 5 27/10/2009 - 5:26pm

How Dapper is Drake?

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Ubuntu

Yes, I know you're sick of hearing about Ubuntu. Ubuntu this, Ubuntu that, everyone must love Ubuntu or else. Don't run away screaming just yet, because there are good reasons for all the Ubuntu buzz.

SyncBack: A Backup Utility

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Reviews

Question: Just how many PCs do you use during any given day? More importantly, do you struggle with keeping a handle on which files are up to date and where? If you work on your PC outside of the hobbyist world, then chances are you are in the "resounding yes" category with the rest of us - welcome to the club.

Gartner report on FOSS on Microsoft Windows

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OSS

I had heard about the latest Gartner report claiming that Microsoft Windows will become the dominant platform for "Open Source" (and free) software in the future. While there are certainly a number of reasons why some FOSS has and will continue to be written that also runs under Microsoft Windows, I think the fundamental premise is wrong.

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Linux continues to rule supercomputers

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Linux

Linux has once again dominated the list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. The 27th issue of the bi-annual Top500 list, released today, shows Linux accounting for 73.4% of the top 500 supercomputers, including the two fastest machines on the planet.

Open source must co-operate with capitalism

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OSS

For open source to prosper, people need to stop thinking of it as "free" and instead think of it as "connected capitalism", delegates at an open source conference in London were told on Tuesday.

Linux spawns Brazilian Wi-Fi firmware

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Linux

LINKSYS REVOLUTIONISED the Wi-Fi world with its open, Linux-based hardware, which sparked several alternative firmware versions. One, from a Brazilian company dubbed Italbrasnet, brings enhanced firmware to low-cost wireless routers using the inexpensive Realtek chipsets.

Finding Open Source Bugs Like Klocwork

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OSS

A new study by code analysis firm Klocwork has discovered new flaws in open source programs that previous scans by a Department of Homeland Security-sponsored study did not.

Jaspersoft Launches JasperIntelligence 1.0

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OS

Open source business intelligence architecture strengthened with new analysis product and enhanced server capabilities

The Open Source Revolution

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OSS

At one level, the open-source revolution has been won. When you use a Nokia phone, trade on eBay or do a Google search you're using open-source technology. But can open source also render New Zealand firms more profitable?

Linux Desktop Distros Headed in Wrong Direction

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Linux

The impending release of Windows Vista with its fancy Aero Glass special effects, along with the hasty addition of the similar XGL and Compiz technologies to the latest SUSE Linux release makes me think that programmers have a warped idea of what desktop computing is about.

Stallman: Fight French copyright law in the street

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Legal

Free software campaigner Richard Stallman said French youth should protest against a draft law on copyright that will be voted on Friday.

A GPL requirement could have a chilling effect on derivative distros

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OSS

Warren Woodford, the founder of the MEPIS distribution, would prefer to be concentrating on polishing his latest release. Instead, he is distracted by an official notice from the Free Software Foundation that, because MEPIS has not previously supplied source code for the packages already available.

Also: Widespread Linux GPL violations alleged

Run any Windows app on Linux with 2X

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Software

Thin client software company 2X has come up with a novel way to get Windows applications running on Linux desktops – stream it from a Windows box.

How Ferrari keeps its data cool

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Hardware

Ferrari's name is name soaked in history, and is redolent of everything concerned with sports cars and motor racing. And with today's motor racing as much about data acquisition and processing as it is about spanners and oil, Ferrari's focus on keeping its data centre cool is keen.

Vim tips: The basics of search and replace

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HowTos

Vim beginners may be puzzled when it comes to doing search and replace operations in Vim. The syntax can be a bit arcane, but after you've practiced, it becomes second nature. Let's take a look at how easy it can be.

Sun says open-source Java possible in 'months'

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OSS

A Sun Microsystems executive said today that the company is "months" away from releasing its trademark Java programming language under an open-source license.

Lesser known Drag and Drop tips in Gnome

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HowTos

Recently, while I was reading an article in the Firefox web browser, I happened to accidentally click on a link and drag it outside the browser. And the result was rather interesting.

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