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Story Open source celebrity to visit Oz srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:06pm
Story Spotlight on Linux: Pardus Linux 2009.2 srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:05pm
Story 5 things to look forward to in Ubuntu 10.10 srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:03pm
Story Two Apps That Make Backup Less Chore, More Lifesaver srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:01pm
Story Give Ubuntu a Fresh New Look with Bisigi Themes srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 3:59pm
Story Linux Market Share At A Record High srlinuxx 1 14/07/2010 - 8:20am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:38am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 14/07/2010 - 4:03am
Story A day at the Opera, part two srlinuxx 13/07/2010 - 9:36pm
Story In Karjan, students already work on Linux srlinuxx 13/07/2010 - 9:35pm

OpenSuse 10.2

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SUSE

I remember installing a Linux distro for the first time back in April 2000. I was shocked with the number of applications that came out of the box. Forward to 2007, and I go buy ‘Linux For You’ and they give Open Suse 10.2 - As expected I was curious.

Samba: How to share files for your LAN without user/password

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HowTos

This tutorial will show how to set samba to allow read-only file sharing for your LAN computers as guest (without be prompted for a password).

Resolving Domains Internally And Externally With Bind9 And Caching Nameserver

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Linux
HowTos

Sometimes, we are required to resolve our internal domains on a local nameserver and external (internet) domains on our ISP's nameserver. There are different solutions to this problem, but in this tutorial, we are going to solve it through configuring a combination of caching-nameserver and BIND 9.

Warly is leaving Mandriva!

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MDV

I joined Mandriva in 1999, after that Gael Duval asked me if I would like to work with him. I was there during the Internet boost, I was there during the chapter 11, and I will be there till the end of next week...

Artists needed for kdeedu/Kalzium

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KDE

If you have artistic skills and some free time I would really welcome your help! Per element one svg-file is needed, I would do the rest.

Ubuntu 7.10 Alpha 3 [Feisty herd 3] review and screenshots

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Reviews

Downloading the iso was a little difficult to find the right download links. But then I checked out distrowatch who had a link to the iso directly. Ten hours later, it was done. I didn’t see anything different after booting from the cd.

TrueCrypt in Ubuntu and Fedora GNU/Linux

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HowTos

I’ve been using TrueCrypt to encrypt financial and personal documents in Windows for a while now and I knew there was a GNU/Linux version, so it seemed like a logical choice to use for the same purposes in the free world. And now, the blow by blow account…

MCNLive Virtual City Screenshots

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Linux

MCNLive Virtual City is out, which is a Linux distribution that can run on a 512MB USB flash drive or CD-ROM and supports virtualization through VirtualBox OSE and a whole lot more. It also supports desktop effects through Compiz with either AIGLX or XGL. This is an interesting little distribution worth checking out.

The Screenshots

A list of commands I put together for my new *buntu Friends

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Ubuntu

APP INSTALLATION
apt-cache search “program”
sudo apt-get install “program”
sudo apt-get -f install ?.....will fix an install

Howto: graphical login and encrypted directories on FC6

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HowTos

This howto shows how to create an EncFS-encrypted directory and how to automatically decrypt and mount it through the normal login using PAM.

Top New Slogans For Microsoft Windows Vista

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Humor
  • Vista: We Ain't Done Til The iPods Won't Run

  • Windows Vista - Duh! We Had To Tell The Stockholders Something
  • Finally We Can Bring You The Blue Screen Of Death In 1080p

Playing with the Latest Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

Decided to throw Feisty Fawn, codename for the latest Ubuntu onto the second hard drive on my main windows box today, just to shake things up. Booted up fine, but there were a couple of moments of "WTF?"

Rebuttal of Mandriva Linux 2007.1 "Spring" Beta 1

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MDV

It's time for Béranger to refute the just released Mandriva Linux 2007.1 "Spring" Beta 1. I downloaded both the KDE and the GNOME One CDs.

OLPC Display

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OLPC

The most unique thing about the current OLPC is the display technology. Unfortunately, I know very little about it. I wrote a little description of it for a friend which I've reproduced here.

gajim on ubuntu

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Software

Gajim is a free software, instant messaging client for the Jabber (XMPP) protocol which uses the GTK+ toolkit. It runs on GNU/Linux, BSD and Windows.

Razer DeathAdder Gaming Mouse

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Reviews

Recently Razer has been quick to push new products to market with not much time going by until a new gaming peripheral is out. What we are looking at today is the Razer DeathAdder. In this review, we will tell you whether this new gaming mouse can perform as well as the Razer Copperhead and Krait under Linux.

Virgin America's Airbus A320 with Red in-flight entertainment

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Linux

Not-yet-airborne Virgin America invited us to check out the way-decked Airbus A320 with Red prototype in-flight entertainment system that's parked at SFO right now. They definitely weren't kidding when they said it's got it all: movies on demand, pervasive music playlists, in-seat messaging with a QWERTY controller, touchscreen Linux consoles with games, the works.

ISO won't fast-track MS OOXML consideration

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OSS

OpenDocument format was approved as an ISO standard in May 2006. This was important for the free software community because there are free software applications for reading and writing OpenDocument files. More recently, Microsoft requested that their format approved by a "fast-track" procedure.

OpenSUSE: Installing And Running Looking Glass 3D

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HowTos

Project Looking Glass 3D, or LG3D for short, is a revolutionary method of user interaction with their computers - a 3D Desktop actually. This method allows users to utilize 3D capabilities of their computers, resulting in having a stunning 3D environment and more user-friendly touch. This article is going to describe how-to setup and work with LG3D.

Q&A: Nicholas Negroponte talks about his cause

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Interviews

Nicholas Negroponte took some time recently for an e-mail interview with Mercury News Columnist Dean Takahashi about his low-cost laptop project.

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