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Make Klipper Work FOR you

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Linux
HowTos

"Klipper is the KDE clipboard utility. It stores clipboard history, and allows you to link clipboard contents to application actions. That's the common explanation you get from most people and online manuals when seeking information about Klipper. But what else can Klipper do? Is that ALL it does? Can we empower it to be what cut and past is in Windows? (ducks the possible flames) Perhaps. Grab a pen and paper Klip...let's see what this thing can do. Please note that this article is written with the assumption that you are using KDE 3.4 or higher.

Software writers spot open source in Sony BMG CDs

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OSS

Controversial copy-protection software used by music publisher Sony BMG on music CDs appears to have tapped an open source project, raising questions about copyrights, software experts said on Friday.

Why Did SuSE Linux's Founder Resign From Novell?

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SUSE

When SuSE Linux founder Hubert Mantel announced his resignation from Novell last week, he became the third former SuSE executive to leave in the past six months. There was much speculation as to why Mantel left, which was sparked, in part, by the manner of his leaving.

Panic time: Handling those rare Linux crashes

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HowTos

Linux's record for reliability may be the polar opposite of what critics consider the crash-a-day life of Windows. Yet, the fact that Linux crashes are rare means that an unexpected outage throws many in unmapped territory. Learning the proper steps to prevent such crashes can help Linux admins avoid many headaches over the long term.

Wireless HotSpot HowTo

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HowTos

Linksys WRT54GS + OpenWRT + ChillSpot + FreeRadius (with Mysql authentication and accounting ) + PHP/Perl = Wireless HotSpot

The Complete Concise History of GNU/Linux

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Linux

There are reams and reams written about the history of Linux umpteen times by many. So why another post on the history of Linux?

Swedish municipalities choose Linux

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Linux

According to news out of Sweden some Swedish municipalities vote to go with Linux instead of Windows as their computer desktop environment.

Linux Firewalls, 3rd Edition: Greater Security with GrSecurity

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HowTos

Looking for more ways to secure your system? Try the GrSecurity kernel patch and gain greater control over files, resources and who sees them.

How to Build an Intel Mac

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Mac

So if OS X will already run on the Intel platform, and all Intel-compatible stuff is more or less interchangeable, doesn't that mean you could get an early build of it running right now on a PC?

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Ubuntu On The Business Desktop

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Reviews

While the boss was away, I shoved a spare hard-drive into my computer and installed Ubuntu 5.04. I managed to work for a month and a half before the Boss noticed I was using Linux - and that was only because he happened to glance at my screen. Half a year later, I am still using Ubuntu at work and I am more productive than ever.

My name is Simon, I am a Linux addict, and this is my story.

How to Keep the Carriers from Flushing the Net Down the Tubes

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Web

We're hearing tales of two scenarios--one pessimistic, one optimistic--for the future of the Net. If the paranoids are right, the Net's toast. If they're not, it will be because we fought to save it, perhaps in a new way we haven't talked about before. Davids, meet your Goliaths.

Wireless Networking with ndiswrapper

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HowTos

Wireless cards can be quite a bit of trouble for Linux users. Very few manufacturers have any interest in writing Linux drivers or releasing information about their cards so other people can use this information to write Linux drivers.

US to keep control of domain names, for now

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Web

The United States will keep control of the domain-name system that guides Internet traffic under an agreement reached on Wednesday, resolving a dispute that threatened to fracture the global computer network.

On-Demand Internet - A Stopgap Measure

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Misc

I've been pondering the rootkit phenomenon over the past week, and the problem ends up boiling itself down to an old assertion: 24/7 connectivity is a bad thing. John C. Dvorak says to scraps Linux, Unix, Mac OS and Windows.

Create relationship diagrams with Graphviz

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HowTos

If you use charts to represent relationships between data or objects in presentations or project reports, try Graphviz. Graphviz is visualization software is designed to help you easily create structural information.

$100 laptop expected in late 2006

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Hardware

A hand-cranked laptop that will cost roughly $100 is expected to be in the hands of schoolchildren in poorer countries by late 2006.

Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Linux Home System

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HowTos

As a result of articles referring to the threat of Worms and Viruses attacking Linux systems, many new Linux users are in a panic. They are running around wildly, weaping to their mothers for help...

Open-source PCs take a passage to India

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OSS

The Indian government has struck a deal with a number of PC vendors to pre-install open-source software on computers sold in the country.

Linux marches on

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Linux

It's easy to lose track of what's going on with Linux. That's due in part to the almost total lack of marketing hype. The kernel crew, led by Linus Torvalds, just keeps working away quietly in the background.

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