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Story Defining a New Community srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:19pm
Story Do Open-Source Social Networks Matter? srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:17pm
Story Distro Review: Ubuntu 9.04 srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:16pm
Story Finally, A Creative X-Fi Driver Going Into ALSA srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:14pm
Story Switching My Dad to Linux--Part Two srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 11:11pm
Story PackageKit in Fedora 11 srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 6:23pm
Story Ignition Advertising for Ubuntu srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 6:21pm
Story Stop the presses: Poulsbo on Fedora 10 - working srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 6:13pm
Story Why open source needs the RIAA to lose srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 4:38pm
Story Mandriva 2009.1: Network Applet srlinuxx 14/05/2009 - 4:36pm

Music Notation Software For Linux

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Linux

When I was an untutored rock musician, I envied my colleagues who could read and write music notation. Linux-based musicians will be pleased to discover that their favorite OS supports some excellent music notation packages.

Key executives resign from Microsoft

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Microsoft

Microsoft lost two key employees in recent days, one who has led several MSN efforts and another who was a top developer for the Office unit.

More Quake 4 goodies

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Gaming

Here is a nice little cfg file tweak guide and, believe it or not, a 750+ screenshot walkthrough.

Hotrod Your Linksys WAP with Linux

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Hardware

A lot of Linux geeks are master scroungers, I'll wager I'm not the only who has gazed upon shiny new devices like the Linksys WRT54G and sighed "Wouldn't that be a great device for my network!"

Poor man's raid & clone script tutorial

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HowTos

Here's a short and sweet howto on setting up an easy raid array.

How Much Trouble Is Novell in?

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Misc

Novell has had better days. Sources within Novell Inc. have confirmed that the company will lay off as much as 20 percent of its work force of 5,800 employees by year's end.

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Migrating apps is challenge for Munich Linux project

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Linux

"We knew from the start that migrating our many city administration-specific applications would not be easy."

Google gives $350,000 to Open Source

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OSS

Governor Ted Kulongoski today announced the contribution of $350,000 by search technology leader Google Inc. to a joint open source technology initiative of Oregon State University and Portland State University.

Open source nuclear bunker guards finance data

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OSS

Somewhere outside a remote village in Kent, we pull up to a gate smothered in barbed wire and CCTV cameras. The former Ministry of Defence site, is now owned by a data-hosting and resilience company. The Bunker is a relic of the Cold War.

Exploit published for Snort open-source IDS

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Security

Security researchers posted code on Tuesday capable of compromising computers running the most recent versions of the Snort open-source intrusion detection system.

IBM, Others to Create Open-Source Programs

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OSS

Pushing the "open source" idea deeper into computing, several companies led by IBM Corp. are teaming up to develop programs for letting big businesses uniformly manage their increasingly vast warehouses of data.

Quick and Dirty Data Extraction in AWK

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HowTos

Need to pull some data from text--maybe e-mail messages--and sort it, graph it or otherwise manipulate it? Here's an AWK script to use as a starting point.

Fetching email with Mutt

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HowTos

What do you look for in an email program? You may find it in Mutt, an easy-to-use text-based messaging client. Here's all you need to know to get started with Mutt.

Leaping Lizards, It's SUSE Linux

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Reviews
SUSE

I've been playing around with the boxed edition of SUSE Linux 10.0, but Novell representatives assure me that the Evaluation edition available for download through OpenSUSE.org is the same product, complete with proprietary extensions.

Did Bill Gates Invent Linux and Has He Erased the Evidence?

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Microsoft

Someone has started rearranging content on the Internet to suit their own purposes and the culprit might be a convicted monopolist. This article examines some compelling evidence and asks Congress to investigate.

klik: True click-and-run software

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Software

Debian's APT makes installing software a breeze: you just run apt-get update&&apt-get upgrade to download and install the latest versions of all your software, or apt-get install widget to install widget on your machine. Pretty easy and painless. But now there's something available that's even easier and more painless: klik.

MySQL 5.0 Now Available for Production Use

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Software

MySQL AB has announced the general availability of MySQL 5.0, the most significant product upgrade in the company's ten-year history. Starting today, MySQL 5.0 can be downloaded under the open source GPL license.

Nominations open for SA's first open source awards

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OSS

Tectonic has launched South Africa's first-ever open source software awards to recognise the software most loved by Tectonic readers as well as the SA companies they most respect.

Remastering a Custom Knoppix Distribution

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HowTos

Ever wanted your own bootable CD? Something personalized for your users and complete with all of your own Linux-based software and configuration?

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