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Blog entry Kdenlive: Video Editing Breakthrough ArtInvent 01/05/2009 - 11:33pm
Story Speed up Common Tasks with Launchy srlinuxx 01/05/2009 - 10:31pm
Story The GNOME Journal, May Edition srlinuxx 01/05/2009 - 10:29pm
Story Terminating a Bad Assumption srlinuxx 01/05/2009 - 10:26pm
Story Where am I? srlinuxx 01/05/2009 - 10:24pm
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What Is Firefox

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Moz/FF

Firefox is a free web browser. It is one of the products of the Mozilla open source software project, supported by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox is a way of life. There have been over 90 million downloads since Firefox 1.0 was released in November, 2004.

Columnist Writes Dumb Op-Ed Piece Against MA

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OSS

Ziff-Davis Group columnist David Coursey thinks that Massachusetts' plan to free the state from Microsoft's closed, proprietary formats is a "dumb move".

Linux RealPlayer Under Zero-Day Gun

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Security

The Linux versions of RealNetworks' popular RealPlayer and Helix Player can be used by attackers to load malicious code onto systems, several security organizations reported Tuesday.

Matalan checks out Linux tills

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Linux

UK retailer Matalan has migrated 2,800 tills to Linux. Capgemini advised the UK retailer to run thousands of tills on Linux rather than Windows, as it is more secure and easier to support.

Featherweight -> down for the count

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Linux
Reviews
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Featherweight Linux is a livecd based on Feather Linux. I reviewed Feather briefly a little while back and ended up rating it a 4.4 out of 5. It came with Fluxbox and a nice selection of applications. When I heard Featherweight 1.3 was released, which is a remaster with a "light" version of KDE, I was a bit excited to try it. That feeling didn't last too long.

Theater piracy law snags first victim

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Legal

A new federal law aimed at discouraging camcorder-equipped movie pirates has snared its first catch.

Peru's green light to open-source software

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OSS

Swimming against the Microsoft tide, Peru's Congress passed legislation that would require public institutions to consider using open-source software as an alternative to proprietary, licensed rivals when evaluating bids from software vendors.

Two Displays, One Problem

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HowTos

I like to watch news on my desktop screen while computing on the laptop. But, it's a huge pain to close the lid on the laptop every time I have to type something on the desktop keyboard. I needed a way to operate the desktop using my laptop keyboard and mouse.

Linux Adoption For The Windows User

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Linux

Overcoming habit and fear of change

In today's market IT professionals face a wide array of issues ranging from virus outbreaks to security flaws. These problems have spurred a revolution called Linux and Open Source.

Mozilla unveils Lightning roadmap

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Software

Device synchronisation and offline calendar support are some of the features planned in a future version of the open source project.

Google to Remove Boast About Index Size

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Web

Google Inc. will stop boasting on its home page about the number of Web pages it has stored in its index, even as the online search engine leader continues a crusade to prove it scans substantially more material than its rivals.

SSH Claims for New Secure Shell Draw Open-Source Ire

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OSS

Manager of SSH Communications Security, claimed that SSH's product is better than a similar open-source product from OpenSSH. These comments raised the ire of Theo de Raadt, leader of the OpenBSD operating system and a member of the OpenSSH development team.

Red Hat EAL5 To Get Government Blessing

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Linux

Although it is still a year away from being released, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is already on the path toward EAL4 certification.

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How a CPU Works

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Hardware

Even though every microprocessor has its own internal design, all microprocessors share a same basic concept - which we will explain in this tutorial. We will take a look inside a generic CPU architecture, so you will be able to understand more about Intel and AMD products and the differences between them.

Essentials for Using Linux FTP

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HowTos

This guide shares the basics of FTP and a number of unique ways to automate FTP updating and maintaining of files on a server.

Bonhams to migrate to open source

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OSS

Auction firm Bonhams is embracing open source, the company's global CIO, Roland Whitehead, told the Triple i Convention.

Open slather

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OSS

OPEN-source software has been infiltrating the business world for 10 years, surfacing first as an alternative operating system for web servers and then growing into an array of tools and applications.

Having the Audacity to Manipulate Sound

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HowTos

Audacity is a cross-platform audio editor that provides some of the same abilities as store-bought audio editing programs such as Peak Express. This program has more capabilities than merely cutting and copying files. How to use the cross-platform program Audacity to edit sound files.

Asianux 2.0

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Reviews

Last month, Chinese Red Flag Software, Japanese Miracle Linux, and South Korean HaanSoft jointly released the GNU/Linux-based operating system Asianux 2.0. To see how much of the introductory hoopla was hype and hot air, I download the ISOs to test the distribution.

A Continuing Look at Windows v. Linux Security

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Linux

You will never be 100% "secure" because the upper limit is bound by human stupidity. The best you can do is to reduce the threats to just below that level.

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