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SUSE 10.0/10.1 KDE Repository Changes

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The Supplimentary repositories have changed. The following will help you to get the latest KDE 3.5.3 and future versions as well as all latest KDE apps.

Kubuntu and Edubuntu 6.06 Beta Review

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Reviews

Every now and then a particular Linux distribution appears and causes a splash with its stability, usability, support of myriads of pieces of hardware, abundance of features, etc. Although it does not fit exactly in the above description, one of the recent splashes is the Debian-based Ubuntu Linux and its derivatives Kubuntu and Edubuntu.

Nvidia driver hack for Xen kernel - SUSE 10.1

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HowTos

I've been wrestling with Xen for a week or so now but before I post some articles about Xen itself I'd like to share this quick hack to get the Nvidia binary driver working with the SUSE 10.1 Xen kernel.

Switching Back to Desktop Linux

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Linux

A few years ago, I bought my first laptop, a 15-inch PowerBook. It was also my first Apple machine. I kept my Linux desktop, but moved most of my daily work to the laptop. I tried to get used to Mac OS X for six months, but when a new version of XFree86 came out and supported my video card fully, I finally switched away from Mac OS X. Why?

The terrible state of Linux Screen Capture

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Software

The past few days I've been using Ubuntu 6.06, "Dapper Drake", first as a beta, then as of last night, the final build. I've got to say, I've been completely blown away. This is the first time that I've seriously considered ditching my windows partition completely and running strictly Linux... that is, of course, before I tried to create a screencast of the amazing 3D graphical effects of XGL and Compiz.

Firefox 1.5.0.4 & Thunderbird 1.5.0.4 Released

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Moz/FF

Firefox 1.5.0.4 is a security update that is part of our ongoing program to provide a safe Internet experience for our customers. We recommend that all users upgrade to this latest version.

Customizing Dynebolic version 2

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HowTos

Dynebolic is a live CD distro packed with tools for working with sound and video files. Dynebolic uses the Squashfs filesystem to fit a lot of applications into a small space, along with a speed-tweaked kernel and the tools to perform well on low-end equipment. The upcoming Dyne:II release also lets you add and remove tools to create your own custom version of the distro. Here's how.

University moves toward open source despite some resistance

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For the past few years Scott, a systems administrator at the University of Southern Florida (USF) in Tampa, has been battling an institutional mindset to get Windows out and Linux in as part of his plan to save money on licensing costs, lost time through server consolidation and maybe even his own sanity.

PS3 to be launched on 11 November in Japan, a week later in the U.S.

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Gaming

Sony Corporation's video game console PlayStation3 will be in the market in November. Sony officials said the PS3 will be introduced in the Japanese markets on 11 November and in the U.S. and European markets a week later.

interview: Red Hat chief executive Matthew Szulik

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Linux
Interviews

Red Hat held its second annual Red Hat Summit in Nashville this week. At the event, vnunet.com sat down with the company's chief executive, Matthew Szulik, to talk about the firm's latest initiatives and future directions.

Also: 'No hope' for quick resolution of US patent mess and other related links.

Intel donates Swing code to Apache's open source Java

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OSS

SOFTWARE COMPANY, Intel, announced, via its "Middleware Division" the contribution of AWT and Java2D packages, along with a Swing package to the Apache "Project Harmony."

Open Source Graphics Take on Adobe, Microsoft

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The Open Source desktop app sector is gaining another player, as the Xara Project speeds towards a 1.0 release. The Xara Xtreme project is focused on building an Open Source version of a commercial-standard vector graphics. The team just released its Xara LX 0.5 for Linux, and is available under the GNU Public License.

June 2006 of TUX, Issue 14

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Linux

The June 2006 issue of TUX is now available to download.

This issue features:

*From the Editor: Linspire Embraces the Open Source Community with a Proprietary Solution
*Home Plate: Creating Web Pages with Nvu
*TUX Explains: Konquer Your File Management with KIO

Novell looks to Linux for a lifeline

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SUSE

It's official: All mentions of Novell must now, once again, be preceded by the adjective "beleaguered."

The Talk is All Ubuntu Today

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Ubuntu

Stories and reviews of Ubuntu 6.06 have sprung up all over the net today. From howtos to reviews, the talk is all Ubuntu today.

Flaw Discovered In Snort Intrusion Prevention Technology

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Security

A recently discovered security issue in Snort, the open source intrusion prevention and detection technology used in government agencies and many large corporations, could allow attackers to bypass security on compromised machines.

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