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Story Easy Peasy Linux 1.5 srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 8:32pm
Story LiMo phone sports fan-like interface srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 8:31pm
Story Symbian kernel goes open sauce srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 8:28pm
Story Possibly the Funniest Programming Joke Ever srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 6:26pm
Story Open Source and The Geographic Divide – Europe and North America srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 6:24pm
Story Red Hat fights in open source corner srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 6:22pm
Story OpenSUSE Linux: When 1-Click Install Bites the Dust srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 4:15pm
Story Mozilla confirms Firefox updates and beta delayed srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 4:13pm
Story more shorts: srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 4:12pm
Story some shorts: srlinuxx 22/10/2009 - 2:19pm

Novell wows 'em with SLED 10

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Thousands of people broke out with applause in Salt Lake City this week, including many jumping to a standing ovation with excitement over what they were seeing.

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OpenBSD founder makes funding plea

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OS

Senior sources at OpenBSD are calling on commercial users for financial help as the firm claims that a 'culture of entitlement is starting to damage the open source community'

Microsoft's anti-ODF battle continues

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Microsoft

Microsoft is far from done trying to convince people that its Open XML is an "open" standard that's every bit as good as the OpenDocument Format.

Seagate's Momentus 2.5" Hard Drives

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Hardware

In January of this year, Seagate released the first consumer hard drive to use a new magnetic recording technique known as perpendicular recording. So what is perpendicular recording and what can we expect out of these new hard drives? We've got your answers here.

The Perfect Xen 3.0 Setup For Debian

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HowTos

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 3.0.1) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system. Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called "virtual machines" or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0).

Immunicon gets FDA clearance for Linux-based software

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Linux

Immunicon Corp. on Wednesday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had cleared new Linux-based software for its in vitro diagnostic tool used in predicting survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer.

Mozilla plans to fund developer community

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Moz/FF

The Mozilla Foundation is planning to use some of its millions of dollars in revenues to fund active members of its developer community, the organization said Tuesday.

The GPL tested in US courts - Wallace Vs FSF

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Legal

On Monday March 20, 2006 US Federal Judge John Daniel Tinder, dismissed the Sherman Act antitrust claims brought against the Free Software Foundation.

Hilf speaks about Linux through Microsoft eyes

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OS

Computerworld managed to grab a few minutes with Hilf, the man who runs Microsoft's Linux and open source technology group to hear the proprietary software giant's views on open source, and what the Linux lab inside Microsoft gets up to.

Latest Samba preview launched

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Software

A second test version of the next generation of the open source file and print sharing software Samba has been released to the public, with numerous bugfixes and feature improvements included.

Apache chairman: Days numbered for commercial software

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OSS

The days of selling software through the traditional commercial model are numbered, as open source is becoming the paradigm of choice, said Greg Stein, chairman of the Apache Software Foundation, at the EclipseCon 2006 conference on Wednesday.

Sendmail flaw opens door to intruders

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Security

A serious flaw exists in certain versions of the popular Sendmail open-source and commercial e-mail software, but fixes are available, researchers said Wednesday.

Whoops! Crashed Linux

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Linux

Everyone is familiar with blue-screening kiosks and travel information displays, but this one was pretty new to me. The route display on this Air Algerie Airbus a330 was visibly experiencing some disk issues.

OSDL reaches out to Linux coders

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OSS

The Open Source Development Labs, an organisation devoted to improving Linux, has launched a technical advisory board to try to foster better relations with programmers, who at times have been frustrated by the industry-funded group.

The Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) Project

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HowTos

Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) allows you to use inexpensive hardware to control your Linux PC with a TV remote control. Why would you want to control your PC with a TV remote control? A number of reasons are possible, the most obvious being MythTV.

Linux Kernel "do_replace" and "NDIS" Response Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Security

Two vulnerabilities have been identified in Linux Kernel, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service in Kernel versions prior to 2.6.16.

icculus.org/quake3 needs testers

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Gaming

The Quake 3 engine source code has been released in August 2005. Since that time the icculus.org/quake3 project is cleaning up, fixing bugs, and adding features in the source code, while aiming the compatibility with existing versions and mods.

Sneak peak at next year's Novell Open Enterprise Server

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SUSE

Novell has outlined its long-term roadmap for Linux-based Novell Open Enterprise Server, with the mid-2007 "Cypress" release expected to include server virtualisation, better integration with Novell and Microsoft directories, and more processor support.

Howto remove an user and improve security

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HowTos

Employee turnover in most organizations runs high. So unless you run a small shop with a stable user base, you need to learn how to clean up after an employee leaves. Too many so-called system administrators do not understand the stakes involved when they manage users. Disgruntled former employees can often cause significant trouble for a company by gaining access to the network.

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