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THG: 2005 Reader's Choice Awards

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Hardware

11 months of 2005 have passed by, and as a reader of Tom's Hardware Guide you have a pretty good idea which companies brought out the best products this year. Time to pick your favorite products and gadgets and maybe win a speedy notebook.

The top 10 hacks of all time

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Misc

DNA takes a look at the top 10 hacking incidents of all time - instances where some of the most seemingly secure computer networks were compromised.

0.02$ SuSE 10 Network

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SUSE
HowTos

More of a tip than a howto, here's a few words on new GNOME netapplet SuSE 10 is starting by default.

Mutagenix 2.6.14.2-1 Reviewed

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Linux
Reviews
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Mutagenix has always been one of Tuxmachines favorite pet projects and when they released version 2.6.14.2, we just had to take a look.

A chat with Michael Evans of Red Hat

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Linux

A group of companies are working to create a $100 laptop that could be distributed to the impoverished around the globe. Michael Evans, is overseeing the involvement Red Hat spoke with staff writer Jonathan B. Cox.

The CIA now has its own bloggers

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Security

In a bow to the rise of Internet-era secrets hidden in plain view, the agency has started hosting Web logs with the latest information on topics.

Lend your voice to a good cause: LibriVox

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Misc

LibriVox is a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project that strives to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format, on the internet.

Meet Bergen's top cyber cop

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Misc

Working in a cramped cubicle in the 18-member Police Department, was Andrew Donofrio, a young sergeant who had made computer forensics a part-time hobby.

Henry's Damn Small Review

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Linux
Reviews

My name is Henry the Adequate, and I am a superhero.

Now that I am also a computer expert it is only right that I share my experience with those less fortunate, who do not have access to the powers of my enormous brain. To that end I present my first distro review...

KDE 3.5 Unannounced

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KDE
Reviews
-s

Although 3.5.0 is unofficially released as RC2 temporarily while final tagging occurs, it thinks it's final. It states in all the about's and in the control center that it is indeed 3.5.0, as well as in the tarball name and svn directories. It's not announced yet, but it was said that rc2 will be renamed to final if no real showstoppers appear. I've only had one little problem myself, so I suspect an announcement probably next week. Here a little sneak peak.

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Breathing Life Into Older Computers

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HowTos

Many of the readers who visit here surely have an older computer that has been tossed away in a closet. While this laptop might seem old and out-of-date now, there are many distributions of Linux that will work exceptionally well.

Computer First Aid Using Knoppix

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HowTos

Windows just crashed. The computer won't boot back up. Those "System Recovery Disks" that came with your computer will erase all of your data. In most cases, when Windows breaks and will not start up again, none of your data has been lost, you just don't have a way to get to it.

A $10 Linux Answering Machine

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HowTos

This article describes how to build a Linux-based telephone answering machine using a low cost winmodem (softmodem) for the telephone interface.

Intrusion Reporting

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HowTos

Does your computer or network appear to be under attack? Here's some information from a new book that can help you determine what to do and who to tell when someone is cracking your system.

Using and Converting MPC Audio Files

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HowTos

I haven't use MPC (Musepack) files before, I didn't even know that xmms would not play them by default. Somehow, the six tracks of this fabulous album came into my possession.

"Open with..." Now what?!

This week's Open Source Round Up

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OSS

A week without some sort of tawdry drama in the open source world would be like a week without sunshine. The good news is the major corporates seem quite willing to take turns as the whipping boy.

How To Turn Windows Into Linux And Become L33T

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Humor

Some windows junkie has put together a shockwave animation making fun of linux and its users. Don't go unless you have a sense of humor.

gamecube linux

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Gaming

once the xbox linux team got a mature system established they decided to move on to gamecube linux. they’ve made a lot of progress.

Microsoft: Linux is anti-commercial

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Microsoft

References to free software and Linux were removed from a UN document after Microsoft claimed that such software aims to 'make it impossible to make any income on software as a commercial product'

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