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New NVIDIA Linux Display Driver - Security Fix

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Software

Version: 1.0-8776
Operating System: Linux IA32, AMD64/EM64T, FreeBSD x86
Release Date: October 19, 2006

Balancing Open Source and Commerce

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OSS

If ever there was a topic that someone was qualified to discuss, it would be me talking about how open source companies need to balance the interests of their community while making money. In fact, our company is named Funambol because it is based on the Latin words funis (rope) and ambulare (walking) that mean a tightrope walker.

Hello openSUSE

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Reviews
SUSE

As I outlined in my last blog entry, there was a definite sense of urgency in migrating from Freespire 1.0 to something else. The distribution I settled on was openSUSE Linux 10.1--mostly in part from the fact that it was newly released this week.

Weekly Debian News #1

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Humor

As a regular reader of the "Debian Weekly News" I must say that I am very sad to see it go. So, it is with great pleasure that I hereby step up to the plate. Yes, please be welcome to the first issue of the "Weekly Debian News."

Linux desktop vendor Xandros reorganizes

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Linux

On October 18, Linux distributor Xandros was reorganized, resulting in the loss of at least five jobs and a change in CFOs. One source told DesktopLinux.com that ten employees had been cut from the small business, including staff in tech support, marketing, and sales.

Netfilter and IP Tables

While developing IP Firewall Chains, Paul Russell decided that IP firewalling should be less difficult; he soon set about the task of simplifying aspects of datagram processing in the kernel firewalling code and produced a filtering framework that was both much cleaner and much more flexible. He called this new framework netfilter. So what was wrong with IP chains?

Flash Player 9 beta for Linux test drive

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Software

The first beta of Adobe Flash Player 9 for Linux has arrived early. Adobe's main goal was to create a player that is feature-comparable to its Windows and Mac OS versions. Unlike Flash 7 for Linux, this version is also meant to have proper audio/video synchronization.

Tunneling with SSH: Windows to UNIX connectivity in a secure world

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Linux

This article describes the setup of a simple SSH client connecting to an AIX- or Linux-based SSH server that allows a typical, technically literate individual the ability to set up, configure, and operate a flexible means of tunneling data and services over the SSH service.

7 Reasons To Keep Using Firefox

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Moz/FF

Is IceWeasel the solution to Debian and Mozilla trademarks issues? I don't know right now. I really think Debian have the right to fork Firefox or any other Free Software project but, in this case, I think it is better to keep using Firefox instead of IceWeasel. This is a brief list of the reasons:

Mulling Microsoft Office For Linux

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Software

Okay. The rumor's been out and about before. It goes something like this: Microsoft has a super-secret skunk works project building a version of Office for Linux. A good source, a former Microsoft person who is still tight with the company, insists anew that there is, in fact, such a project.

Next-Generation NVIDIA Performance Tools

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Software

New NVPerfKit 2.1 Suite of Tools Offers Advanced Debugging, Visualization and Profiling Capabilities for Improved Cross-Platform GPU-Based Software Development

How to choose the right screenshot program

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Software

Because a picture can illustrate a program better than words can, screenshots are a fundamental of development and documentation. GNU/Linux has no shortage of versatile screenshot programs, both on the desktop or command line, but none is perfect for every use. I recently tried several screenshot programs. Here's my advice on what works best among the available options.

Ubuntu 6.10 RC Released

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Ubuntu

Linuxlookup has the announcment from the Ubuntu team announcing the Release Candidate for version 6.10 of Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Edubuntu - codenamed "Edgy Eft". The Release Candidate includes installable live Desktop CDs, server images, alternate text-mode installation CDs and an upgrade wizard for users of the current stable release.

How Hot Is the New Firefox Browser?

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Moz/FF

Chief among Firefox's improved security is antiphishing protection, which steers users away from malicious Web sites by checking them against a database of known phishing scams. Firefox updates the database when a user goes online, much the same way that most antivirus applications regularly update their databases of known virus attacks.

Tux Barada Nikto?

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Linux

The Linux operating environment keeps turning up in more and more nooks and crannies. At New York City's Wired NextFest, for example, Linux lurked hidden within robotic hands, "conversational" heads, and networked electronic musical instruments.

Tips and Tricks for the Linux Network Admin

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HowTos

Here's a roundup of some recent worthy happenings in the fun worlds of iptables and VoIP: getting SIP through iptables NAT firewalls, adding new modules to iptables with Patch-O-Matic, monitoring iptables in real-time, and a look at the excellent AstLinux, "the professional's PBX".

Updating Slackware using Swaret

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HowTos

Now that Slackware 11.0 is out, you may wonder what is the best way to update the distribution. Swaret is an open source project that aims to keep various versions of Slackware up-to-date. I use Swaret and some cron scripts to keep my servers current automatically.

Red Hat vows stronger beta 2 'within weeks'

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Linux

The beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 has some "warts," a Red Hat executive said Thursday, adding that the company will improve its documentation for the second beta release, particularly concerning virtualization.

Adobe Flash Player 9.0 Beta version for GNU/Linux

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HowTos

The flash support for Firefox and other web browsers on Linux hinges on just one file which goes by the name "libflashplayer.so". Installing the new flash player ver 9.0 is a simple affair. You can do it in two ways.

Fedora Core 6 Screenshots

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Linux

Tuesday night Jesse Keating announced that Fedora Core 6 would not ship this week as many had hoped for, but rather will launch on Tuesday, October 24. This release was pushed back twice this week due to last minute bugs. However, with Rawhide being complete, all that is left is last minute testing and then spinning the ISOs and sending them off to the mirrors. For those dieing to see what Fedora Core 6 final shall look like, we have built it from Rawhide on October 18, which should be the final packages for this build.

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