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Novell to Concentrate on Linux and Open Source

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Linux

Novell has announced it will concentrate its business on key growth opportunities in the Linux and Open Source and Identity and Resource Management markets.

Intel starts big client Linux push

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Linux

CHIP GIANT Intel appears to be pushing the Linux operating system for all it's worth - and not just in the server market.

Operating with open source

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OSS

Myths and realities about open source software (OSS) came under discussion at the "Operating with Open Source" day, part of ICT Forum Wales.

Web Browser Developers Work Together on Security

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KDE

Core KDE developer George Staikos recently hosted a meeting of the security developers from the leading web browsers. The aim was to come up with future plans to combat the security risks posed by phishing, ageing encryption ciphers and inconsistent SSL Certificate practise.

A French Penguin Visits

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MDV
Reviews

Mandriva Linux 2006, released last month, feels very much like a natural evolution of earlier Mandrake releases--in both good and bad ways. As I tested the PowerPack edition of Mandriva 2006, I was disappointed to find many of the same rough edges that drove me away from Mandrake still present in this new incarnation.

Secure remote file management with sshfs

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HowTos

It's a dangerous Internet out there, kids. If you are going to work on remotely connected machines, do it safely. If you need to work with files on a remote server you might find just what you're looking for in sshfs -- a tool for mounting a remote filesystem transparently and securely as if it were just another directory on your local machine.

Doom 3 Coop Mod Last Man Standing Updates

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Gaming

I have a lot of exciting updates to present! We have been working really hard over at Last Man Standing Coop, and as a result the upcoming version 3.0 release packed full of new features and fun stuff to play!

A Linux User's perspective in installing FreeBSD 6.0

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BSD

Even though I was aware of other Unices like FreeBSD and Solaris, I hadn't come around to installing them on my machine. Two days back, things changed.

New and improved SourceForge

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Web

It looks and works a lot better. In particular, I really like the new and improved project summary page. It makes it much easier to see what's really what on any given project.

MySQL Australia Looking For Staff

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Misc

"We are always looking for talent but this job opening has been going for three or six months," Lentz said.

Mono 1.1.1 Solves Deployment Problem

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Software

The newest version of Mono, the open-source implementation of Microsoft's .Net, makes it much easier for developers to deploy .Net programs.

Don't listen to Bill Gates

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OSS

Gates, Ballmer, and Agassi say that open source is software socialism that stifles innovation. But it's the capitalists who have the tech world stuck in the mud.

The Linux-Windows Warriors Get Better Weapons

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OS

The heated competition and even more heated words are, of course, amusing, but the truth is, the analytical weapons that the Windows allies and the Linux allies are deploying are getting more sophisticated. And this is a good thing for customers, even if it makes life difficult for commercial Linux distributors and Microsoft.

PCLinuxOS Distributed in LinuxMagazine

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PCLOS

Last month Linux Magazine Brazil included a cd with PCLINUXOS, version 0.91, for all readers.

Linux grows stronger with kernel update

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Linux

Linux has moved closer to maturity as a robust datacentre platform, with the release of a major refresh of the kernel software.

Vienna's open source desktop migration takes off

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Linux

Thousands of city employees have started using OpenOffice.org and hundreds are running Linux, less than two months after the 'soft' migration started.

Microsoft to give Office access to rivals

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Microsoft

Microsoft will on Tuesday announce it is opening up access to its Office file formats to competitors, as part of a move to ensure the software giant does not lose lucrative government markets for its Office software.

First Look At Mandriva 2006

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MDV
Reviews

Mandriva, ohhh Mandriva how do we love you. Let us count the ways. It's all been said before hasn't it? Love them or hate them, they have a goal and are doing their best to achieve it.

Saving Linux from the lawyers

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Linux

Q&A with Stuart Cohen: The Open Source Development Labs has launched an initiative to try and head off future patent claims against the community developed operating system.

Icann, but can Africa?

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Web

Last week America held onto control of Internet governance following a last-minute deal with countries who wanted an international body to do the job of assigning Internet names and numbers.

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