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Story Linux Mint 7 XFCE: Screenshots srlinuxx 22/09/2009 - 9:55am
Story LinuxCon: Roundtable – The Linux Kernel: Straight from the Source srlinuxx 1 22/09/2009 - 9:10am
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Story KVM Virtualization Performance With Linux 2.6.31 srlinuxx 22/09/2009 - 4:26am
Story 7 Things You Didn’t Know You can Do With KRunner srlinuxx 22/09/2009 - 1:52am
Story GNOME and KDE: In Search of the Perfect Menu srlinuxx 22/09/2009 - 1:50am
Story Desktop Takes Back Seat at Linux Conference srlinuxx 22/09/2009 - 1:48am
Story The need to Ubuntize people! srlinuxx 21/09/2009 - 11:48pm
Story Fake Linus Torvalds Revealed srlinuxx 21/09/2009 - 11:45pm

DistroWatch Competition: The winners of Beginning Ubuntu Linux

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Linux

The first ever DistroWatch competition was a great success. Not only we received a large number of competition entries (nearly 200 in total), it also seems to have inspired great many attempts to try Ubuntu Linux as a real alternative to Windows. The winners are listed below.

kubuntu packs lollipops and goes home

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Ubuntu

Since Canonical ignores all our personal and partly financial engagement until now we have to assume that Canonical is not willing to make Kubuntu a "1st class distribution". To clarify the seriousness of the situation, kubuntu.de will be offline for one week beginning as from monday, 10.04.2006.

Enterprise Linux desktops are for real - are you?

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Linux

An expert in deploying open source throughout the enterprise tells us how to wean ourselves off the Microsoft drug forever.

Also:Bill Hilf blog attracts anti-Microsoft posters

Linux drivers for ATI Radeon X1K on their way

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Software

The current release of the ATI driver for Linux does not include support for any of the X1K series of cards, but the new driver - 8.24 - should be rearing its head sometime this week.

KDE 3 - All About the Apps

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KDE

Last November, KDE 3.5.0 was released. Since then, many users have been waiting for the next big steps. While most of the core developers are working on the first iterations of KDE 4, the KDE 3 developer platform is more vital than ever, resulting in new and exciting applications. "All About the Apps" puts the spotlight on the classics of KDE's applications as well as new and promising applications from the KDE community that can make your KDE desktop more productive.

More Linux Users Means Higher Returns for Red Hat

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Linux

Merrill Lynch analyst Kash Rangan said the LinuxWorld expo in San Francisco has reinforced his firm's conviction on the Linux open source market, and that what's good for Linux is also good for leading open-source provider Red Hat.

Hidden warranties in open source software

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OSS

Companies using open source software may have more rights than they think. Distributors rarely include warranties in open source licences - but English law might decide otherwise, according to a technology lawyer in Leeds.

Red Hat Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire JBoss

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Linux

Red Hat today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JBoss, the global leader in open source middleware. By acquiring JBoss, Red Hat expects to accelerate the shift to service-oriented architectures (SOA), by enabling the next generation of web-enabled applications running on a low-cost, open source platform.

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Mailman with Postfix Configuration

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People Behind KDE: Kenneth Wesley Wimer II

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KDE

Tonight, the People Behind KDE interview series brings you an interview with Kenneth Wesley Wimer II. As an KDE artist, he is known for his work on KDE's artwork and the Oxygen Icons for KDE 4.

Stable kernel 2.6.16.2 released

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Linux

The second stable update to 2.6.16 has been released. It includes a fair number of important fixes, some of which are security-related.

Quetoo 0.3.3 has been released

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Gaming

Quetoo is a Quake2-compatible game engine, forked from Quake2Forge, with focus on security, stability, and speed. Due to performance improvements, Quetoo is up to 48% faster than stock Quake2.

Kerry 0.1

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KDE

With the upcoming SUSE Linux 10.1 Release Candidate (really, no kidding!) and no further changes allowed for it I thought it was time to release Kerry 0.1 including translations for 18 languages.

Breaking up with my distro

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Humor

Linux users are dedicated to their distribution of choice. Many new users experiment, testing the waters, with different distros before they decide on one to stick with. This is my guide to breaking up with your distro. It's written from the "guy breaking up with gal" point of view.

Publish Your Office Docs, Demo Linux, Impress the Boss

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HowTos

Got an office environment where the boss, who uses Windows, says he wants an intranet website where you can publish some Word docs? Want to use Linux? Don't want to go to the extreme of Mambo, Drupal, or some other CMS system? Here's something I've whipped up. It involves using a Linux Samba share along with a PHP-based web server on that same system.

Making the Switch from M$ to Free

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OSS

I have read lots of posts and stories all over the net about there not being SOFTWARE of comparable features and power for Linux. Many people are under this illusion and therefore choose to stay with Microsoft and pay out their asses to boot. Below you will find a list of Very good Operating Systems and a nice sized list of FREE (except when noted) software.

SimplyMepis 3.4.3 Linux Review

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Reviews

After try many distros I have come to the conclusion that I prefer Debian based distros. The last Debian based distro I tried (for quite sometime at that) was Ubuntu 5.10 (expect review on 6.06 not long after its released) I have been itching to get my hands on Mepis.

When is software done?

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Software

This article deals with the philosophy of the program development and the interesting observation, that user forums are full of feature requests. Some of these requests don't fall into the program functions as the developers see it and thus, the battle between them arises.

The ultimate solution

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OS

By now everyone has probably heard that Microsofts solution for computer malware is a complete wipe and reload of the operating system. Now, as extreme as it sounds, it isn't completely out of the realm of the reasonable. Of course, most people will argue that you can avoid the, seemingly, unending security problems and exploits that are famously associated with Windows by simply switching to another operating system. But, the solution may be a little more involved than either of those two choices.

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