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Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Released

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Linux

2.6.14 was delayed twice due to some last-minute bug-reports, some of which ended up being false alarms, got us to look at the code and fix some other bugs instead. So it's all good.

M$ threatens to withdraw Windows in S.Korea

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. has threatened to withdraw its Windows software from South Korea if the country's antitrust agency orders it to unbundle its Instant Messenger and Media Player from the operating system.

Mobile Linux computing coding contest underway

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Linux

A contest to create applications and find bugs in a mobile "Linux desktop server" is underway. Realm Systems will award $50,000 for the best of show.

Where do business decisions end and blackmail begin?

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Linux

Microsoft is again, treading on thin ice. It may just give way this time. The weight of this pending action may prove to be too much.

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Azureus: A Better Way to BitTorrent

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Software

BitTorrent has become one of the most widely used apps on the Internet — so popular, in fact, that it’s estimated that over 33% of all Internet traffic is now generated by BitTorrent. 33%!

The vendor mafia's Linux vendetta

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Linux

For all the arguments against Microsoft and its anti-competitive practices, the one thing that really holds Linux back is the complete, embarrassing and possibly negligent support for it by vendors.

Run With The Big Dogs On Chubby Puppy Linux

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Reviews

Chubby Puppy Linux "fills out" the regular Puppy Linux release with the addition of the OpenOffice.org suite of applications. It's a full figured Linux version in a fast, lightweight liveCD package.

Novell missteps not affecting SuSE

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SUSE

Novell layoff rumors swirled this week, but analysts were quick to dismiss any doomsday scenarios involving the SuSE Linux operating system.

A review of "Moving To Linux"

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Reviews

Cheerful. If there was one word that I would choose to describe Marcel Gagne's new book, it would be cheerful. But proceed with caution! Marcel Gagne is no Mary Poppins!

New Linux with an Old Laptop: Fedora Core 4

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Linux
Reviews

Guest Editor Apostasy has decided to take a look at current distributions and how they perform and install on an older laptop. This article is the first in a series of many that will look at distributions such as Suse 10, Fedora Core 5, Mandriva, and other desktop-centric distributions.

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Why Software Suites Suck

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Software

With the release of StarOffice 8 and OpenOffice.org, and the rumors about MS Office 12, office suites are making their rounds in the press again. The one thing that all software suites have in common is that they suck.

Does Slackware still matter?

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Slack

Although Slackware was THE distro in the mid-90s (which is why I always say it's the best 1995 has to offer), at the present time it has conceded the corporate market to Red Hat and SUSE, with the result that Slackware is now just a niche distro used by a very small minority of Linux users.

All US passports to use RFID within a year

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Misc

The State Department has been struggling with concerns over privacy and security in developing new passports. The struggle has ended, and by "October 2006, all U.S. passports will have embedded RFID.

SuSE 10.0 on an older laptop

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Reviews
SUSE

I made a first installation of SuSE 10.0 on my old laptop (HP Omnibook XE3, Celeron/850, 256 MB RAM) for not risking my working SuSE 9.3 desktop PC. I used the 5 CD set of SuSE 10.0.

Windows Vista 5231 Exposed

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Reviews

In the past few weeks, we've taken in-depth look at Windows Vista 5231 build in two installations. The first part covered our initial report of the 5231 while part two delved into pragmatic usage of Vista and overall improvements Microsoft has made thus far.

Advanced Linux LDAP authentication

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HowTos

In an earlier look at LDAP, we set up a simple LDAP-based authentication system. We configured client machines to retrieve authentication information from a server running OpenLDAP. Now let's go further by enabling encryption and looking at how to make user modifications through LDAP.

Red Hat CEO decries open source pretenders

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OSS

Companies who violate open source, such as those who claim to provide open source but who add "proprietary" layers to the technology, lack legitimacy.

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