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Story Life with Linux: On the Road srlinuxx 2 01/08/2009 - 7:24pm

Review: Nokia 770 Internet Tablet

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Reviews

Intuitive controls make Internet browsing and sending e-mail simple. If you use a PDA, then you should feel right at home.

Fans aim to get Linux on desktops

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Linux

"Linux is not doing bad on the desktop. (But) it's not doing great," said David Mandel, self-described chief activist of the Portland Linux/Unix Group. "It still lacks a certain degree of friendliness."

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Simplifying backups

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HowTos

Most computer users don't make use of a system backup tool until after they suffer the misfortunes of a hard drive crash without one. The Simple Backup Suite (sbackup) is a tool for configuring regular backups of system data and simplifying full and partial recoveries.

DVD Playback in SUSE Linux 10

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SUSE
HowTos

Of course, you can play DVDs on Linux, and you most certainly can have it in SuSE Linux 10, but to do so, you have to jump through a few hoops, make a few modifications, and possibly break a few laws.

What Users Want from Desktop Linux

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Linux

Linux desktops have always faced an uphill battle against Windows desktops. Now, OSDL is calling together architects from over two dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to a Dec. 1-2 meeting at its headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergy amongst Desktop Linux organizations.

Join the Geekcorp, see the world

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Misc

US non-profit volunteer group Geekcorps is recruiting geeky volunteers to brave darkest Africa with Linux in one hand and goodwill in the other.

Interview with Dr. Herb Thompson

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Linux

Slashdot and its readers posed insightful and interesting questions to Dr. Herb Thompson, author of the latest Microsoft-sponsored Windows vs. Linux study. Today they have published the results.

So why not put Linux on your business desktops?

The encroachment of Linux and other free or open source software on the server is well-documented; first at the edge of the network running web servers, email servers and the like, and now increasingly in the datacentre. But what about Linux on the desktop?

Picking right road to Linux

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Linux

In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task.

CompAmerica's New $229 Pheonix 64

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Hardware

New low cost 64-Bit PC features all the capabilities of high end 64 Bit systems. “We support all appropriate flavors of Windows and Linux on all CompAmerica products.”

Open source projects: Why it pays to keep quiet

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OSS

Large companies and analysts that work with open source are fond of talking about vendor "sensitivity" when they are explaining why some customers are reluctant to go public about migrations away from proprietary software.

Ubuntu and Founder Mark Shuttleworth Win New Awards

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Linux

Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Linux / Open Source.

Social Use for Open Source Documents

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OSS

A recent Social Source event in London looked at how open source software could be used by voluntary organizations. As well as covering blogs and wikis, a new topic was the Open Document.

Windows beats Linux market share, dog bites man

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Linux

Several recent stories have proclaimed that the Linux community was left stunned, stunned I tell you, by the news that a Gartner survey found that Windows, in terms of revenue, has outsold Linux on servers.

Who are these morons, and where do they come from?

Linux fridge rats on your drinking habits

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Sci/Tech

A BLOKE has invented a Linux fridge that will tell you who has been drinking your beer and post it to a web page.

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Firefox 1.5 to launch this week with marketing blitz

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Moz/FF

Christopher Beard, the vice-president of products at Mozilla, said on Monday that there is a "strong likelihood" that Firefox 1.5, the next major version of the open source browser, will be released on Nov. 29.

10 Things that make Ubuntu a Neophyte's Distribution

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Linux

Ubuntu is fast on its way to becoming a peoples OS. I have always wondered what is it that makes people embrace Ubuntu over other Linux distributions.

THG: 2005 Reader's Choice Awards

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Hardware

11 months of 2005 have passed by, and as a reader of Tom's Hardware Guide you have a pretty good idea which companies brought out the best products this year. Time to pick your favorite products and gadgets and maybe win a speedy notebook.

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