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Story Happy mother's day, Linus Torvalds srlinuxx 10/05/2009 - 10:20am
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Story Noscript versus Adblock, who lost? The users. srlinuxx 10/05/2009 - 12:21am
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Story 10 Steps for Basic Linux Desktop Security srlinuxx 09/05/2009 - 7:14pm
Story Mandriva 2009.1: Advantages / Disadvantages srlinuxx 09/05/2009 - 7:07pm

Indian bank switches to Linux

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Linux

India's Canara Bank is replacing DOS and NetWare systems with Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the platform to automate more than 1,000 branches of the bank across the country.

M$, Intel, and Sun to sponsor OSBC

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The Open Source Business Conference(TM) (OSBC(R)), scheduled for November 1-2, will be sponsored in part by Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Novell, Sybase, and Intel.

Linux Kernel Console Keyboard Mapping Vulnerability

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Linux

Rudolf Polzer has reported a vulnerability in the Linux 2.6 Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

Mandriva 2006: One size fits all

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MDV

The Paris, France-based company's Mandriva 2006 can be seen as trying to offer all things to all men as it includes both desktop and server technologies, such as support for Intel Corp's Centrino, Skype, and desktop search, as well as high availability server and software management functionality.

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL

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HowTos

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

Copyright activists let off steam in London

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OSS

Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow and free software activists denounce copyright law in London's Hyde Park.

Simple CD-ROM & ISO image cookbook

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HowTos

There are many times when you need to work with CD-ROM images (or ISO files) under Linux. This simple cookbook shows you how to accomplish the most common tasks.

Tip: Setting up wireless network on SUSE Linux 10.0

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SUSE
HowTos

Are the improved hardware support, easier installations, up-to-date packages, new features in Linux real? To find a partial answer to the question, I decided to test the wireless networking features in SUSE Linux 10.0.

Five Stars of Open Source

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OSS

If IT managers choose the open source community's top products, they will find many solid programs that meet or exceed the capabilities of more expensive commercial alternatives. Here is a closer look at five open-source products and why they are winning favor in government IT shops.

Mannheim Linux switch underway

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OSS

The city of Mannheim will have completed the first phase of its migration to Linux by the end of 2005, and is on target to have transferred all of its systems within five years.

Open Doors To Innovation

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OSS

Small and midsize companies are creating IT infrastructures based on open-source software to reduce licensing fees and increase flexibility

CLI Magic: Trojan Scan

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HowTos

Trojan Scan is a simple but effective tool that monitors connections and alerts you to unauthorized activity of the sort that a rootkit, trojan, or other bad-to-the-bone-ware might engage in. Jump down out of that hi-tech hammock you're in and let's take a look.

Finding hotspots with Wireless Assistant

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HowTos

Learn to use Wireless Assistant for Linux to access wireless networks. Vincent Danen tells you how in this Linux tip.

Basic Iptables - Debian Sarge

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HowTos

This document will serve as a basic how-to on using iptables. This How-To is performed on a Debian Sarge 3.1 box, though the commands and syntax should work for any linux distro.

Get Linux drivers for wireless network cards

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HowTos

Where can I find Linux hardware drivers for my USB wireless network adapter?

No Problem: If you can't get a Linux Driver, NDISWRAPPER lets you use the windows driver.

ATI founder cleared

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Legal

ATI founder and chairman Kwok Yuen Ho, and his wife, Betty Ho, have been cleared of insider trading allegations in a stinging defeat for Canada's major stock market regulator.

Linux Adoption For The Windows User

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Linux

Today many are looking for a way to transition or to protect an already stressed and venerable Windows environment. The question not only is what distribution to use, but how to find solutions that lessen the problems and labor involved in transitioning your current infrastructure.

Using Gmail to...

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HowTos

Gmail's popularity, enormous storage, search capability, and labels, means that many people have been hacking new uses for the application. This feature looks at some of the more unusual uses that people are putting the system to.

Book Review: Linux In A Nutshell

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Reviews

Now into its fifth edition, O'Reilly's 'Linux In A Nutshell' is a single volume reference manual that covers system admin, editors, shells, booting, regular expressions and more. It provides, in essence, all the key ingredients required to run Linux...

The Ubuntu Juggernaut

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Linux
Reviews

Ubuntu has stormed the Linux distribution scene like no other project before. It has already succeeded in attracting thousands of satisfied users. What are the secrets of this tremendous success?

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