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LinuxQuestions.org Launches Redesigned Website

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LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. Along with the new look comes a variety of new features and sections.

Open Source Rules

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Let's face it: The traditional software business model is broken - A recent study by Goldman Sachs shows that software firms are charging customers for their sales efforts under the guise of license fees! It is no surprise that a new generation of companies is adopting a different business model altogether: Drop the license fees and help "customers sell themselves".

Linux 101: How to set up Linux on a PC

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Linux

Installing Linux on a personal computer may not be as difficult as you think. This document explains how to install Linux on a PC, starting at the beginning: choosing a distribution.

Microsoft sued over alleged Xbox 360 glitch

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Legal

A Chicago man who bought Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox 360 has sued the world's largest software maker, saying the new video game console has a design flaw that causes it to overheat and freeze up.

Multiseat X Under X11R6.9/7.0

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HowTos

I keep getting inquiries about creating a system with mulitple video monitors, keyboards, and mice for simultaneous use by multiple users under X11R6.9. Here is a mini-Howto document that I've put together.

French Government Lobbied to Ban Free Software

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OSS

French have told Free Software authors: "You will be required to change your licenses. You shall stop publishing free software," and warn they are ready "to sue free software authors who will keep on publishing source code"

New nVidia Graphic drivers released: 1.0-8174

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Software

The long awaited Linux Display Driver Version 1.0-8174 is finally released, currently for IA32 and AMD64/EM64T. Highlights include fixed GeForce 7800 GTX clocking problem, support for NVIDIA SLI, and added a new utility 'nvidia-xconfig'.

Growing pains for Wikipedia

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OSS

For Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, last week was a tough one. And he's going to change the ground rules for the popular anyone-can-contribute encyclopedia because of it.

Moving a Beginner to Linux

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Linux

If you work with computers a lot, people inevitably find out about it and enlist you to help them with their systems, such as the one I had been dealing with for almost a year. I now had the excuse I wanted to move my parent's computer to Linux.

Rhapsody tunes up for Mac and Linux users

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Linux

RealNetworks is to extend its Rhapsody.com US music subscription service to Mac and Linux users, albeit restricted to streaming music via their Web browser.

Is Windows facing obsolescence?

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Microsoft

That was the simple question I raised on a couple of listservs recently. This straw poll demonstrates why Windows is currently facing obsolescence in a free-market economy.

Open Source Enters VM Space

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OSS

Open-source technology is ready to take a major step forward into the competitive virtual machine space, a move that could help drive down costs for users.

NASA ditches IE in favor of Firefox

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Software

A little birdie told me today that NASA has given up entirely on Internet Explorer. The official line is that the newest IE vulnerability was the proverbial straw, and now NASA's standard internal browser is Firefox.

CLI Magic: More on SSH

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HowTos

We've covered SSH before in CLI Magic, but this week let's look at some additional SSH features that new users might not be aware of. For the purpose of this article, we'll be looking specifically at OpenSSH, but many of these features apply to other SSH variants as well.

Secure All Around: Mini Book Reviews

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Reviews

Three different security books--all good in their own ways--for three different kinds of security needs.

Open source firm to challenge VMware

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Software

XenSource, the company founded to provide support and maintenance for the open source Xen virtual-machine monitor, is releasing its first commercial product, a set of tools that the company says will make it easier to virtualize servers.

Google grows wary of Microsoft

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Misc

Google isn't that impressed by the challenge Microsoft has posed so far -- but it's bracing for what may come.

Quake II - Awakening II

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Gaming

Awakening II is a partial conversion for Quake 2 that adds 10 new weapons and 5 new powerups, and there are also a whopping 28 new levels available to play on."

Ballmer foils Linux plan

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Microsoft

MICROSOFT CEO Steve Ballmer managed to foil a plan by some Linux demonstrators to upset one of his speeches at the University of Massachusetts by showing up on time.

LFS LiveCD x86-6.1.1 Screenshots

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Linux

The LFS LiveCD is geared specifically toward providing a reliable host system for the purpose of building Linux From Scratch. Phoronix has screenshots.

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