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Story Ext3 ‘data=guarded’ mode coming for Linux kernel 2.6.30? srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 10:03am
Story ATI vs. NVIDIA on Linux - the showdown srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 10:02am
Story Designing Firefox 3.2 srlinuxx 3 16/04/2009 - 6:58am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 5:48am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 5:26am
Story AGPL: Open Source Licensing in a Networked Age srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 2:53am
Story More lightweight diversions srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 2:46am
Story Linux table radio does Pandora srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 2:43am
Story System76: Ubuntu PC Maker’s Revenue Up 61% srlinuxx 16/04/2009 - 2:39am
Story 5 Apps Every Self Respecting Linux User Should Have srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 11:51pm

XBOX 360 Shortages Possible, Says M$

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Gaming

UK Xbox chief admits that you might have trouble finding a 360 this Christmas, but blames demand rather than supply.

Sneak Peek at Mandriva 2006

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MDV
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Mandriva plans on releasing the community version of 2006 on or about August 15 and Official on September 15. With the first beta expected in little over week, I thought it wouldn't be entirely inappropriate to take a look at the current cooker and get an idea of the kinds of things to which we can look forward.

China fights to control the net

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Web

A CHINESE government threat to close down unregistered websites has convinced just 430,000 to make themselves known at the Information Ministry - suggesting that most of the country's estimated 4 million web loggers, or bloggers, are choosing to stay out in the cold.

A tidy option for data pack rats

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Web

Millions of PC users have relied on Flash drives or other pint-size hard drive storage units to safeguard valuable files. But those portable drives can be broken or lost. Internet companies like Yahoo and America Online, as well as some smaller competitors, have taken aim at these problems by allowing users to store nearly any kind of file on their secure servers.

Mission to build a simulated brain begins

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Sci/Tech

An effort to create the first computer simulation of the entire human brain, right down to the molecular level, was launched on Monday.

Announcing the New KDE-Artists.org Website

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KDE

KDE-Artists.org is a new KDE sister website created specifically for artists and coders to use for reference and direction in creating a high quality consistant user interface.

Helios Speaks out on Lobby4Linux

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Linux
Interviews
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Ken Starks of Austin, TX, better known as Helios17 around these parts, has begun a quest to further the development of user space applications for the Linux operating system. To this end, he also has opened a website dedicated to the cause. With his goal being to persuade developers to produce software for Linux that will allow users to switch operating systems without losing crucial functionality, he has raised controversial issues and opened important dialogues.

Doom book publishers sued

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Gaming

Former Ion Storm COO Michael Wilson is taking book publisher Random House to court over allegations that a biography of id Software contains lies about him. It's not yet known if the lawsuit will halt production of the film adaptation of Masters of Doom currently in the works.

Arizona, others take drastic steps to land Intel expansion

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Hardware

When Intel Corp. site location managers gather later this year to decide where they want to build their next $2 billion chip manufacturing plant, they'll have no shortage of prospects looking for their business.

Another Side-by-side search

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Web

Another side-by-side yahoo/google search engine is up and providing results. So, if you don't know which is better or you're the type that searches them both, then this could be a time saver. I think it's just neato.


See virtual worlds in the round

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Sci/Tech

A GOLDFISH bowl in which 3D video images appear suspended in mid-air could help surgeons target tumours more precisely, air-traffic controllers prevent air accidents, and drug designers better understand the structures of promising molecules.

Cease and Desist BitTorrents

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Legal

"I just posted this defense of Bit Torrent on my personal journal after receiving a C&D letter from my webhosting service demanding I stop sharing 'copyrighted' material, even though it's made very clear on my site that the files I host on my Blog Torrent install are my own creations..."

Hacker hits Duke U

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Security

A hacker broke into the Duke University Medical Center computer system last week, stealing thousands of passwords and fragments of Social Security numbers, Duke officials said Friday.

In-game advertising in video games, may boom

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Gaming

More and more U.S. TV viewers are fast-forwarding through TV commercials and as a result, in-game advertising in video games, may boom.

War of the Worlds premiere

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Movies
SciFi

Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds starring Tom Cruise will be having its world premiere in Tokyo, Japan on Monday 13 June, Stewart Till, Chairman and CEO of UIP confirmed today in London.

Fashion industry covets 'iPod factor'

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Sci/Tech

CAN you imagine putting your address book and photo album on in the morning along with your socks? Or how about using a "3D printer" to make your own shoes on demand? How about clothes peppered with plastic LEDs that let you change the fabric's pattern at will?

Red Hat wants the patent legislation changed

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Linux

The Red Hat announcement related to Fedora Foundation, an organization whose purpose will be to develop the distribution that bears its name, is a proof of the company's vision on patents.

NVIDIA CoolBits For Linux Guide

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Hardware

NVIDIA, however, has released its new drivers that include some interesting features. In addition to Xinerama and OpenGL 2.0 support, CoolBits also accompanies this latest package. For those who haven't heard of or never used CoolBits, this is a NVIDIA overclocking utility for Microsoft Windows (until now) which could be enabled by a simple registry tweak and allows the user to substantially increase their VPU and memory speeds

Mandriva Linux: The next generation Distro ?

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MDV

Linux distributions have become better and more user friendly over the years while retaining their characterising stability. To prove this I have just run a completely new installation of Mandriva Linux 2005 limited edition. Mandriva Linux has always been renowed as one of the most user friendly distributions available.

High-Tech Industry Is Unresponsive To Online Customers

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Misc

The high-tech industry has conquered many technologies, but when it comes to online customers, e-mail isn't one of them, according to a study released Friday.

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