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Story KDE Plasma netbook interface demoed on Asus Eee 1005Ha srlinuxx 1 03/12/2009 - 5:27pm
Story What's a SUSE? srlinuxx 03/12/2009 - 4:34pm
Story Red Hat is the open source company of the decade srlinuxx 03/12/2009 - 3:57pm
Story openSUSE 11.2 srlinuxx 03/12/2009 - 3:52pm
Story Ubuntu 9.10: Benchmarked And Reviewed srlinuxx 03/12/2009 - 3:50pm
Story Top 7 Must See Linux Distributions linkin47 03/12/2009 - 2:24pm
Blog entry KDE VS GNOME linkin47 03/12/2009 - 2:09pm
Story The Perfect Server - Fedora 12 x86_64 falko 03/12/2009 - 1:00pm
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 03/12/2009 - 3:06am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 1 03/12/2009 - 2:45am

USC says database hacked

A University of Southern California database containing about 270,000 records of past applicants including their names and Social Security numbers was hacked last month, officials said on Tuesday.

Senators call on DHS to improve cybersecurity efforts

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Web

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to develop a recovery plan for widespread attack on the Internet, and it needs stable leadership in cybersecurity, a government investigator told a U.S. Senate subcommittee Tuesday.

Intel Confident of Win

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Legal

CEO Paul Otellini states that they are confident this latest suit, like the others, will be resolved favorably for Intel.

The Dual-Everything System

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Hardware

Geeks just wanna have fun, 2005 edition: We build a system that multiplies everything by two. We take a dual-core CPU, dual graphics cards, dual two-drive RAID arrays, dual channel memory, and dual-layer DVD burning to the max.

M$ sues Google over executive

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Legal

The escalating rivalry between Microsoft and Google erupted on Tuesday as the software giant sued to prevent one of its top engineers from defecting to run the search engine company's new China operations.

Xbox 360 falls into wrong hands

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Gaming

The son of a Microsoft employee gets first public crack at company's next-gen console and posts pictures on the Web.

Thousands back petition to open source OS/2

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OSS

OS/2 users are calling on IBM to make the operating system an open source project

University sees savings in Linux

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SUSE

De Montfort University is anticipating major cost savings and service efficiencies from using open source Linux as well as Novell's identity management software.

400,000 Windows users switch to Mac

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Mac

Needham & Co. estimates that the "iPod halo" may have attracted up to 400,000 Windows users to the Mac so far this year.

'Cookbook' author serves up recipe for Linux success

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Linux

Author Michael Stutz said he has never been satisfied with existing resources for learning about Linux, which is why he wrote The Linux Cookbook. In this interview, Stutz discusses shells and graphical versus command-line interfaces -- and why sometimes, in computers, a word is worth a thousand pictures.

Beethoven's rarest works re-created online

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Web

In a little-trafficked corner of the Web, a pair of classical music enthusiasts has spent half a decade obsessively re-creating hundreds of obscure pieces by Ludwig van Beethoven.

Threats to Linux: Expertise and acceptance

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Linux

Do you know what most large Solaris installations have in common? Mis-management. What seems to happen is that the people in charge get there on the basis of large system experience in the eighties and then forcefully apply that expertise regardless of whether it's appropriate to the technology or not. The same thing is about to happen with Linux.

VoIP on a bike

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Sci/Tech

A bicycle-powered, Linux-based VoIP system: not your usual high-tech architecture. But what if you were one of the more than 1 billion people living without electricity? No power, no phone.

Visa to Bar Transactions by Processor

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Security

Visa USA said yesterday that it would stop allowing the payment processor CardSystems Solutions to handle its transactions, months after the processor left the records of millions of cardholders at risk for fraud.

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The Perfect Setup - Mandrake/Mandriva 10.2

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MDV
HowTos

This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Mandrake 10.2 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Feds lay down draft rules on system security

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Security

NIST has released a draft version of the minimal security requirements for federal agencies after government auditors found that the agencies are not prepared to deal with internet menaces.

AmberWave Files Suit Against Intel

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Legal

AmberWave Systems Corp. has filed a suit against Intel Corp., alleging that the chip giant infringed upon its strained-silicon patents.

FBI defends Web site monitoring

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Security

"It`s increasingly clear that the government is involved in political surveillance of organizations that are involved in nothing more than lawful First Amendment activities."

Cost of Computer Attacks Down

Survey shows losses related to hackers down 61 percent, but cases of ID theft still on the rise.

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