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Story Burned by Ubuntu? srlinuxx 09/10/2009 - 10:54am
Story Microsoft Developing a 128-bit Filesystem srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 10:14am
Story Source Code Isn't A Standard srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 9:40am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 09/10/2009 - 4:41am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 09/10/2009 - 3:18am
Story Hulu Labs Cooks Up Linux Support For Hulu Desktop, New Publisher Tools srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 12:41am
Story Setting the record straight srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 12:40am
Story 10 Reasons Why Chrome Should be Your Browser srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 12:39am
Story Make Linux faster, lighter and more powerful srlinuxx 1 09/10/2009 - 12:37am
Story Linux-based home NAS boasts 5-18 Watt power consumption srlinuxx 08/10/2009 - 10:18pm

Stable kernel 2.6.16.18 released

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Stable kernel 2.6.16.18 has been released. This is another single-patch security release; it fixes a remotely exploitable denial of service problem in the SNMP NAT code.

More Here and Here.

Hide and Go Seek with Writer Content

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HowTos

Why would you want to hide content in an OpenOffice.org Writer document? The most common reason is to maintain two similar versions of a document within the same file. By using Writer's hide functions, you no longer need to worry about multiple versions of a document remaining in sync.

Sun still not answering the call to open source Java

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OSS

Truthfully, there were no champagne corks popped here at the InfoWorld offices following Sun's announcement. This is nothing more than the same equivocation we've heard again and again. The biggest question of all remains: When will it happen? And to that question there is still no answer.

Opening the doors to co-operative software

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OSS

When a NZ State Services Commission document used the word "infectious" this year to describe open source software licences, Peter Harrison was among those to catch the contagious grumpy bug that followed.

X.Org Foundation Releases X11R7.1

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Software

Five months after release of X11R7.0, the modularized and autotooled release of the MIT ("X") Licensed X Window System source code, the X.Org Foundation has issued its first modular roll-up release.

System Builders To Novell: We'll Give You A Listen

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SUSE

If packed demo rooms are any indication of interest in its latest Linux desktop, Novell has a willing audience.

The scrappy operating system company, which stormed the Linux and open-source scene with its buyout of SUSE Linux two years ago, Sunday delivered a sincere challenge to the XChange Tech Connect audience here in Las Vegas: Take a risk and offer your customers another choice in operating systems.

Starting Vector Linux

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Linux

Welcome to part five of a series for beginners explaining what Linux is, where it came from, where it's going, how to use it and why you should. This article gives an overview of Vector Linux, what it can do, and how it works...

New Nvidia Graphic Drivers - v. 1.0-8762

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Software

Linux Display Driver

Version: 1.0-8762
Operating System: Linux IA32, AMD64/EM64T, FreeBSD x86, Solaris x64/x86
Release Date: May 22, 2006

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The Perfect Setup - SuSE 10.1 (32-bit)

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HowTos

This is a detailed description about how to set up a SuSE 10.1 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Squid site restrictions

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In the office I needed a way to block some websites permanently and others outside of break times. After looking at some inline solutions I realised that I could easily do what was needed with squid alone. Here's how:

KDE e.V. Quarterly Report Q1 2006 Published

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KDE

The KDE e.V.'s first Quarterly Report for 2006 has been published. Those reports are used by the KDE e.V. to report its activities to the public.

Bash HISTCONTROL

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HowTos

I happened to come across Linux Tips: take control of your bash_history. This explains that setting "export HISTCONTROL=ignoreboth" causes Bash not to store duplicate commands in history. Actually there's much more to this than that little post exlained.

The first three books every Linux user should read

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Anyone proficient with Linux had to climb the steep learning curve. Part of getting over the top for me was reading a hundred different Linux and Unix related books. From that list, three books stand out as the most useful and influential. I can't promise easy sledding; it will take some work, but mastering this material will demystify Linux and make you appreciate it more.

Hacking with Nat Friedman

Founder of some of the most important projects in open source today, VP of Novell by the age of 25, and an all-round cool geek. Tectonic catches up with Nat Friedman, Linux wunderkind.

Drupal 4.7: Next-generation CMS

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Drupal

Drupal is a content management system (CMS) built on the PHP and MySQL combination (detailed requirements here). I've been working with the latest version since its release at the beginning of this month. Drupal 4.7 is a significant upgrade that brings major short- and long-term benefits to users and distributors of the system. It brings Drupal back to the cutting edge of CMS development.

Good times with Apache

ApacheCon 2006 is coming up. And this year it's in Dublin, a city famous for knowing how to have a good time. We confidently expect the regular conference on Apache technologies to be not merely productive, but also tremendous fun! So for your diary, that's the week of 24 to 28 June. Register before 29 May for the EarlyBird Discount.

Interview with Miklós Vajna, Frugalware Linux

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Interviews

Frugalware Linux is one of those distributions that does not feature often in the news headlines. But those users who take the time give it more than just a passing glance are often surprised to find in Frugalware a clean, fast distribution. We have asked Miklós Vajna, the distribution's founder, a few questions about the history of the project and where it is heading.

Debian Etch: Solid, Crufty, Some Assembly Required

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Linux

Debian is the the quietest big Linux distro. I see hourly posts on Distrowatch, Slashdot and Digg about the latest builds of Ubuntu and SUSE, and even Mark Shuttleworth’s wearing of a KDE t-shirt is considered news. I presume that things are fine inside Debian and that no gnus is good gnus, but also I believe, as Oscar Wilde said: “What’s worse than being talked about is not being talked about.”

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