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Linux continues to rule supercomputers

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Linux has once again dominated the list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. The 27th issue of the bi-annual Top500 list, released today, shows Linux accounting for 73.4% of the top 500 supercomputers, including the two fastest machines on the planet.

Open source must co-operate with capitalism

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For open source to prosper, people need to stop thinking of it as "free" and instead think of it as "connected capitalism", delegates at an open source conference in London were told on Tuesday.

Linux spawns Brazilian Wi-Fi firmware

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LINKSYS REVOLUTIONISED the Wi-Fi world with its open, Linux-based hardware, which sparked several alternative firmware versions. One, from a Brazilian company dubbed Italbrasnet, brings enhanced firmware to low-cost wireless routers using the inexpensive Realtek chipsets.

Finding Open Source Bugs Like Klocwork

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OSS

A new study by code analysis firm Klocwork has discovered new flaws in open source programs that previous scans by a Department of Homeland Security-sponsored study did not.

Jaspersoft Launches JasperIntelligence 1.0

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OS

Open source business intelligence architecture strengthened with new analysis product and enhanced server capabilities

The Open Source Revolution

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OSS

At one level, the open-source revolution has been won. When you use a Nokia phone, trade on eBay or do a Google search you're using open-source technology. But can open source also render New Zealand firms more profitable?

Linux Desktop Distros Headed in Wrong Direction

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Linux

The impending release of Windows Vista with its fancy Aero Glass special effects, along with the hasty addition of the similar XGL and Compiz technologies to the latest SUSE Linux release makes me think that programmers have a warped idea of what desktop computing is about.

Stallman: Fight French copyright law in the street

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Legal

Free software campaigner Richard Stallman said French youth should protest against a draft law on copyright that will be voted on Friday.

A GPL requirement could have a chilling effect on derivative distros

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OSS

Warren Woodford, the founder of the MEPIS distribution, would prefer to be concentrating on polishing his latest release. Instead, he is distracted by an official notice from the Free Software Foundation that, because MEPIS has not previously supplied source code for the packages already available.

Also: Widespread Linux GPL violations alleged

Run any Windows app on Linux with 2X

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Thin client software company 2X has come up with a novel way to get Windows applications running on Linux desktops – stream it from a Windows box.

How Ferrari keeps its data cool

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Hardware

Ferrari's name is name soaked in history, and is redolent of everything concerned with sports cars and motor racing. And with today's motor racing as much about data acquisition and processing as it is about spanners and oil, Ferrari's focus on keeping its data centre cool is keen.

Vim tips: The basics of search and replace

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HowTos

Vim beginners may be puzzled when it comes to doing search and replace operations in Vim. The syntax can be a bit arcane, but after you've practiced, it becomes second nature. Let's take a look at how easy it can be.

Sun says open-source Java possible in 'months'

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OSS

A Sun Microsystems executive said today that the company is "months" away from releasing its trademark Java programming language under an open-source license.

Lesser known Drag and Drop tips in Gnome

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HowTos

Recently, while I was reading an article in the Firefox web browser, I happened to accidentally click on a link and drag it outside the browser. And the result was rather interesting.

Akregator feature of the day: PlanetKDE podcast

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As Roberto blogged about how he converted his blog into a blog/podcast hybrid using Talkr, I thought I should tell you about a well-hidden, half-finished feature in Akregator: Basic Text-to-Speech support.

I hate penguins

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Microsoft

Ballmer enters Bill's office. Due to our omniscience and the happy circumstance that the top surface is glass, we can see that Bill is hiding under his desk. Our view is from behind the desk, facing Ballmer as he enters.

Bell Micro in Deal With Red Hat

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Linux

Bell Microproducts Inc. on Tuesday said it reached an agreement with Red Hat Inc. that allows Bell to develop products based on Red Hat's enterprise version of the open-source computer operating code Linux.

Two South Africans first to certify for Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Canonical have announced the world's first Ubuntu Certified Professionals: Fred Strauss and Khayeni Ndlovu of Johannesburg, South Africa.

System Administration: One Step toward the BIND

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Software

DNS is mostly a directory service. Millions of people and computers use one or more directories every day. Currently, so many directories exist in our world that they have become almost transparent to casual observers. You could say it's a directory kind of world out there and DNS remains a big part of it for people who use the Internet regardless of the device.

Music publisher/distributor ships Linux PMP

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Linux

A "hybrid" music entertainment company with several revenue models says it is shipping its first portable media player (PMP). Titan Global Entertainment's "Omni" PMP runs Linux, has a 4.3-inch QVGA display, and offers standard media recording and playback features, according to the company.

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