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Story OpenSuSE, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva Benchmarks srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 3:13am
Story the home desktop, the the work station and the school desktop, oh my! srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 3:11am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 17/07/2009 - 3:09am
Story Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1 Released poodles 17/07/2009 - 1:33am
Story Open Source vs. Proprietary - Who Are The Real Zealots? srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 11:31pm
Story A Tale of Open Source Cities (No Sims Included) srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 11:28pm
Story Sidux 2009-02 (KDE) srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 11:27pm
Story Why GNOME Do Is Built With C# srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 10:57pm
Story Ubuntu 8.04.3 LTS released srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 10:55pm
Story WattOS – A Fast Energy-Saving Linux Based on Ubuntu srlinuxx 16/07/2009 - 10:52pm

Adventures with GNOME in PCLOS 0.92

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PCLOS

I played with PCLinuxOS (I feel the old site is nicer) a long time ago, when it was something like 0.8-pre. And I was impressed -- the only caveat to me was it was KDE-only. A few days ago I booted into the LiveCD of PCLOS 0.92 and Let's get GNOME!

Build your own ISP with ISPConfig

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HowTos

Whether you're running a single server with a few accounts or a massive ISP infrastructure, managing more than one domain quickly becomes a boring, time-consuming hassle. But thanks to the magic of open source and the guys at ISPConfig, this no longer has to be the case.

You mean even Linux isn't cool enough now?

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Linux

Part of what prompted this article is the number of stories and blog postings I've seen in the last few weeks regarding how BSD and its derivatives are way more cool/elite/whatever than Linux. The number one reason given—if one is given at all—is that "Open/Free/NetBSD is based on the original BSD, which is based on the original Unix."
That kind of "logic" should be left in middle school where is belongs.

XGL To Adopt AIGLX Changes

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Software

The cooperation between the XGL and AIGLX projects to bring better interfaces for the Linux desktop continues as David Reveman (Novell) of XGL has agreed to adopt many changes from the AIGLX project sent in by Kristian Hogsberg (Red Hat).

Savage 2 publishing and Linux

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Gaming

S2 Games today announced that it will be foregoing traditional methods of publishing and distribution for Savage 2: A Tortured Soul,Savage 2 Linux making it only available for purchase as an online download on the S2 Games Website.

Also: Total Annihilation: Spring 0.70b2 & TO: Crossfire Previewed

Ubuntu: Dapper Drake

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Ubuntu

Back in the day, I used to change distros faster than Distrowatch could index them. I loved experimenting with new, exciting distributions. I still do. I keep the hard drive in my old laptop primed to play with the latest Alpha release of Foobar Linux. At long last I have settled into the happy home of Ubuntu. In the next few minutes I want to share with you why I think technological excellence plays second fiddle to human needs and aspirations.

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March 2006 of TUX, Issue 11

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Linux

Issue number 11, March 2006, of TUX now is available. To download the current issue, subscribe for FREE today.

This issue features:

*From the Editor: It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Poked in the Eye
*Home Plate: Hydrogen - the Home Musician's Free Drum
*TUX Explains: Customizing KDE with KDE-Look.org
*TUX Explains: Customizing GNOME
*TUX Explains: Pimping the Fox

RISC OS emu ported to games console

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Misc

An Archimedes emulator has been ported to an ARM powered games console as part of a coding competition. Ian Jeffray took the open source ArcEm and produced a version for Game Park Holding's GP2X gadget - a device powered by two ARM processors.

Linux company rPath hires Red Hat alum

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Linux

rPath said Tuesday that it has hired former Red Hat sales executive Dave Cotten to direct all of its sales operations.

Stallman Sets Out GPL Changes

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OSS

Speaking at FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting) held in Brussels last Saturday, Stallman outlined the ways the revised GPL will attempt to combat threats to free (as in "freedom") software that have emerged over the last 10 years.

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Knoppix, other tools that ease Windows-to-Linux PC moves

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HowTos

These days, there are many reasons why you may ponder migrating from Windows to Linux, from lowering total cost of ownership to having less downtime to breaking free of vendor lock-in. You've got your reasons, Now you need the tools.

Working wonders with OpenOffice 2.0's Web Wizard

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HowTos

I can't believe nobody told me about the Web Wizard in OpenOffice.org 2.0. Why haven't I been reading about it on all the blogs? It's one of the coolest new features in 2.0.

DreamWorks Imagines Linux Development SOA

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Linux

The SOA implementation in use at DreamWorks Animation permitted the company to migrate a number of its business services to the open source-based platform. HP noted in a statement how the implementation included the HP Linux Reference Architecture, with integrated software and hardware stacks.

Test Your Knowledge of Wireless Technology

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Misc

Think you're ready to sign up for the CWNA (Certified Wireless Network Administrator) exam or one similar to it? Before you do, test your knowledge of wireless technology — and readiness for such a certification test — with this sample exam of questions on basics of the technology.

Google shares take a dive

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Google

Since its dramatic IPO in August 2004, stock analysts have been asking Google executives to give them more guidance about the company's business prospects. Now, they say, the Internet search giant may be paying a price for being so tight-lipped.

UFO: Alien Invasion - Tech Demo 2

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Gaming

The UFO: Alien Invasion team has opened the development of their awsome game! The source code of the Tech Demo 2 is now on CVS at SourceForge.

Also: lomoco 1.0 released

This Week's Open Source Round Up

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OSS

Linuxville? Penguin Heights? What would you name a city dedicated to open source software? Our lead story is indeed that odd. Back in the real world, Free Software magazine carried a short 'n sweet interview with Mark Shuttlesworth. Interview of the week has to go to Paul Krill of InfoWorld, who sat down for a long chat with Tim Bray, the director of web technologies at Sun Microsystems.

Wall Street: Linux Gets a Lift from Web Services, Tech Support

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Linux

Are Linux and open source implementations rising on Wall Street? "Yes," said participants in a financial services IT trade show held this week in New York City, who cited Web services and incremental improvements to tech support as two big drivers.

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