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Story Multitouch screens in Linux/Xorg/GTK+ srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 8:54pm
Story Debian adventures srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 8:52pm
Story Novell's Got Some Big Shoes to Fill srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 8:50pm
Story It's official: Nokia’s Booklet 3G hates Linux. acurrie 29/01/2010 - 7:00pm
Story When is it worth saying it's Linux? srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 6:49pm
Story GNOME-Vlc brings GTK interface, Simplicity to VLC srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 6:47pm
Story Get to know Apache Click Java EE solrac 29/01/2010 - 5:34pm
Story Internet Blackout: The final verdict srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 4:30pm
Story Linux in the school office srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 4:28pm
Story Ubuntu: More bugs than ever? srlinuxx 29/01/2010 - 4:26pm

HP Not Happy About Patents in GPL 3

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The second draft of the GPL version 3 license is not even a day old and already one of the largest Linux vendors in the world is taking issue with its content.

Also: Linux creator Torvalds still no fan of GPLv3

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SimplyMEPIS 6.0 - What Happened?

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The highly anticipated SimplyMEPIS 6.0 was released on July 22. I'd been following the developmental cycle loosely by testing Alpha 1 and RC1 and being rather impressed, I had been quite anxious to test the final release.

More affordable PCs hit Singapore market

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Linux

The SGD 399 made-in-Singapore PCs runs on the Pentium 4 platform with a Linux OS, but for an extra SGD 200, you get the same PC running Windows XP.

A geo-located photo album in five easy pieces

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HowTos

Open standards, and openness in general, enables people to combine a variety of technologies in new and interesting ways. For example, using a camera with Exif support, a GPS receiver, the Google Maps API, and Perl, PHP and JavaScript, Mike Whitton created a Web-based photo album in which the photographs are automatically placed on a map at the exact location they were taken. Let's take a look at how this is done.

Young Coders Summer on Google

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Google

When Narayan Newton, an Oregon State computer science student, received an e-mail from a prominent developer of Linux desktop applications, he expected it to be a complaint. "I'd submitted some bug reports," he says. Instead, Newton was surprised.

Microsoft: Vista will ship when it's ready

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Microsoft

Microsoft continues to give itself room to further delay the release of Windows Vista. An executive said Thursday that Vista remains on track, but Microsoft won't ship it until the company thinks it's ready.

Does dual licensing threaten free software?

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OSS

After the dotcom doldrums of the past five years, there is a new wind blowing through the world of commercial software. It's open source, but not as we know it. Today, an increasingly-favored approach is to employ dual licensing to create two revenue streams.

Berry Linux v0.72 Screenshots

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Linux

A new release of Berry Linux is out that contains a multitude of improvements, Phoronix has screenshots of this Japanese Fedora-based LiveCD.

System Administrator Appreciation Day

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Misc

Friday, July 28th, 2006, is the 7th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. On this special international day, give your System Administrator something that shows that you truly appreciate their hard work and dedication.

Google launches open-source repository

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Google

In its latest effort to further the open-source programming movement, Google opened a site Thursday where programmers can host their software projects.

It Takes Two to Samba

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HowTos

One of Jeremy Allison’s wildman troopers on Samba is Lars Mueller, based here in Nuremberg where Erin Quill and I are visiting this week. Lars immediately won Erin and I over with his enormous enthusiasm for his work on Samba and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10. Let’s take a look at peer-to-peer sharing between Linux and Windows clients.

LAMP Installation On Ubuntu 6.06 For Linux Noobs

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HowTos

I, like many others, made the decision to attempt an install of Ubuntu 6.06 server with the preconfigured LAMP option without having ever attempted using Linux before. My goal was to build a setup that I could host my personal web site from.

GPLv3 draft moves forward, Torvalds unimpressed

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Since the release of the initial GPLv3 discussion draft in January, members of the free software community have submitted nearly one thousand suggestions for its improvement. Torvalds, after looking at the draft, wasn't impressed.

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Ubuntu and BEA Workshop Studio

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Ubuntu

I work in Building 2 on the 4th floor of BEA's Corporate offices. I had moved into a new office, when I noticed a box of CDs on the filing cabinet near my office. They were CDs of Ubuntu.

XenSource, VMware Conflict Holds Back Linux Virtualization

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Software

Don't expect to see a single virtualization technology baked into the Linux kernel in the near future. That's because XenSource and VMware are butting heads instead of working together to come up with a joint solution, Greg Kroah-Hartman told attendees on July 26 here at the annual OSCON.

Open source at the National Education Computing Conference

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Open source software made a big showing earlier this month at the National Education Computing Conference (NECC) in San Diego. Presentations were made on a variety of open source topics including advocacy, programming, deployment, and education software. So why did the Indiana Department of Education choose Linux?

People Behind KDE: Olivier Goffart

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Interviews

Today's star of People Behind KDE is a member of what was once described as "the younger generation of Kopete developers". This man talks Messenger and Jabber nativly but only communicated on IRC thanks to Babelfish.

New GPL draft takes second crack at DRM

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The Free Software Foundation has revised provisions concerning the thorny area of digital rights management in a new draft of the General Public License released Thursday.

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