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Oracle releases free database

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Software

Oracle has released its entry-level database, Oracle Database XE, which can be used for development or deployed as a live system at no cost and runs on 32-bit Linux.

First-ever Open Source Compliance Insurance

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OSS

Lloyd's of London announced today that they will offer the world's first insurance policy to cover the specialized risks faced by enterprises that include or rely upon elements of Linux and other open source software.

Plenty of news heading into OSBC

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OSS

The days leading up to this week's Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) bore witness to an influx of announcements from open source companies and projects looking to make headlines ahead of the show.

Is THIS The Golden Age of Linux?

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Linux

While the majority of computer users hadn't a clue of their servitude, many did, and Linux gave them a way out. Of course, with the expansion of Linux came more interest in the development of Linux...

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Myah OS 1.1 Released

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Linux

A very nice Linux distribution on DistroWatch's waiting list has released its version 1.1 today. With updated applications and many new additions, Tuxmachines is anxious to test drive Myah OS 1.1.

OSS powers relief effort in Pakistan

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OSS

South African relief agency, Gift of the Givers, is using open source software solutions to power its humanitarian relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Pakistan.

A Window on Ourselves -- Our 2003 Selves, Anyway

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Misc

The most recent round of data spewed forth by the green eyeshades over at Census tells us how we use our computers and the Internet.

CROSSOVER OFFICE 5.0 a Hit!

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Software

The list of Windows programs that run in Linux just increased. CROSSOVER OFFICE has announced they are shipping version 5. I would recommend you take a look!

QUAKE 4 Tournament at DreamHack 2005 with $6000 Prize

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Gaming

VIA together with S3 Graphics are sponsoring the DreamHack 2005 event, taking place 24-27 November in Sweden, and the hosting of the first ever large-scale QUAKE 4 LAN tournament.

Linux Developer Ready for Scrutiny

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Linux

Red Hat has submitted its upcoming release of Enterprise Linux Security for the Defense Department's Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme, seeking a government imprimatur that could strengthen the company's hold on the federal market.

Supercomputer doubles own record

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Hardware

The Blue Gene/L supercomputer has broken its own record to achieve more than double the number of calculations it can do a second.

World of Warcraft expansion announced

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Gaming

At its Blizzcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, Blizzard Entertainment revealed the first details of an expansion pack planned for World of Warcraft called The Burning Crusade.

Man Accused of Stealing Porn Site Arrested

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Web

A man accused of stealing a pornographic Web site and making millions of dollars from it was arrested by Mexican authorities.

MySQL CEO on e-mail's failings and MySQL's next steps

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Software

Widespread corporate adoption of Web-based applications is a sure bet for the future, and that future will also bring a more scalable and user-friendly MySQL, said MySQL AB CEO Marten Mickos.

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OpenLab: The other African distribution

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Reviews

At Distrowatch.com, Ubuntu has been the most popular distribution for 12 months. And what about bringing the second most carefully crafted and venerable Linux distribution, Slackware, to the masses? You have a whole-hearted attempt to do this with OpenLab, sans the astronaut's deep pockets.

Ubuntu's Linux Wireless Utility Easier than Windows

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Linux

Recently I bought a wireless card that had an entry in a Linux compatibility list. It didn't work. In attempting to make it work, I discovered that in Ubuntu's new release 5.10, they've added a utility that makes it easy. Here's a short article demonstrating this ingenious tool.

Symphony OS site down

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As stated in our review of Symphony b1p1, interest in that OS is growing expediently and is now evidenced by its site going offline. Downloads and irc still available.

Network monitoring with Cacti

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Software

GNU/Linux is without doubt a brilliant server OS, but monitoring your Linux server can be a challenge. Cacti is an extremely useful and easy to use tool for network administrators, and best of all, you do not need to be a network guru to use it.

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