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Story Collecting and analyzing Linux kernel crashes - LKCD srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 4:27pm
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Story Interview With Ricky Zhou - Fedora Project srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 4:24pm
Story How FOSS makes better programmers srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 4:22pm
Story Tutorial: Build The Ultimate PC srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 4:20pm
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Story Faceoff: PCLOS 2009.1 vs LinuxMint KDE CE 6 srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 11:17am
Story Top 15 Creative and Hilarious Acronym Expansions of Emacs srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 11:15am
Story RMS on Amazon's "Swindle" srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 11:13am
Story Impi Linux is no more srlinuxx 15/04/2009 - 11:09am

KDE 3.4.1 is Coming Your Way

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KDE 3.4.1 is on it's way. It was tagged on May 23 and your favorite distro's developers are toiling away to make a version available for your desktop. It should be released to the general public in less than a week and perhaps your distro will release their version at the approximate same time. Besides starting on the 4.0 branch of kde, developers have been working hard on improving their stable branch. What's new this release?

Telecoms giant loses staff data

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Security

MCI is the latest US corporate facing a potential identity theft problem with its employees’ personal data.

PS3 is not a game machine

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Gaming

Exec portrays the console as a home media and entertainment supercomputer, says that gaming will be only one of its many functions.

Lara Croft gets a breast reduction

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Gaming

Videogame idol Lara Croft has been given a smaller bust as part of a makeover gaming company Eidos hopes revives the once-hot tomb-raiding heroine.

The Internet goes Greek

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Web

Starting July 4 for the first time Greeks be able to name their Internet sites with letters from the Greek alphabet.

Voyager At Edge Of Solar System

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Sci/Tech

After a storied, 28-year odyssey, NASA's venerable Voyager 1 spacecraft appears to have reached the edge of the solar system. This is an historic step in Voyager's race. We have a totally new region of space to explore, and it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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M$ seeks protection from spyware firms

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Microsoft

Microsoft wants the Senate to rewrite anti-spyware legislation in order to protect companies that provide spyware removal utilities.

Xbox 360 vs. PlayStation 3: A Technical Comparison

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Hardware

From a pure processing standpoint, the PS3 appears to beat the Xbox 360, but a final determination will have to wait on actual hardware tests. The PS3 has a few other advantages, but Xbox 360, however, drops the bomb on the PS3 in a few categories as well.

Building the world's most powerful laser

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Sci/Tech

Ed Moses talks of the "grand challenge" that has consumed him for the past five years, comparing it to trying to hit the strike zone with a baseball from 350 miles (563 kilometers) away or tossing a dime into a parking meter from 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.

NVIDIA Linux Driver Performance

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Software

Unlike the NVIDIA Windows Forceware drivers, Linux NVIDIA display drivers don't stick to as stringent release deadlines. Since January of 2004 there have been over ten releases for Windows users while Linux fans have only experienced six release candidates. However, do these Linux drivers manage to pack a larger punch? We have re-investigated the latest of these Linux releases to see the performance benefits of these upgrades.

New Promising Phase Change Memory Technology

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Hardware

IBM, Infineon and Macronix announced today a joint research initiative to explore the potential of a new form of computer memory technology called phase-change memory (PCM). PCM is a novel technology that stores data by changing the state of a special material from an amorphous to a crystalline structure, rather than storing data as an electrical charge.

Public worried by online ID theft

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Security

Concerns about identity theft are beginning to put people off shopping and banking online.

IBM and RH Join Forces to Enhance Linux Knowledge

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Linux

IBM Academic Initiative and Red Hat Academy Help Schools Prepare Students With Open Source IT Skills for a More Competitive Workforce

Open source through the M$ window

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Microsoft
OSS

MARTIN Taylor, Microsoft Corp’s general manager for its platform strategy, states, "There’s only one study that I’ve seen, which was dated in 1999 done by, I think, a company called Robert Frances Group or something like that said Linux had better TCO."

KDE is leading the way, admit its competitors

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KDE

Earlier today I came across an article that made me smile. What does it mean? Well, to me it means three things. The first sure thing is: KDE is leading the way for the Linux desktop adoption...

A planet of their own

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Sci/Tech

A HUGE new gaseous planet has been discovered in the Milky Way by a team of Tasmanian scientists.

High Court blocks web porn sales

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Web

Adult-only porn videos and DVDs cannot be sold in the UK by mail order, the web or phone, the High Court has ruled.

BitTorrent Creator to Launch Search Engine

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Web

The creator of the popular online file-sharing program BitTorrent said Monday he is preparing to launch a Web-based search engine that will comb the Internet for sites hosting files for downloading movies, music and other data.

Exploit Allows Windows XP Piracy

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Microsoft

A security researcher in India has discovered an uncomplicated and easy-to-exploit weakness in Windows Genuine Advantage, an anti-piracy initiative that checks whether consumer and small-business customers are running legitimately licensed copies of Windows XP.

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