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Story today's leftovers & howtos: srlinuxx 26/07/2010 - 3:10am
Story In Search of the Perfect KDE4 Distro – 1 openSUSE 11.3 srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 10:45pm
Story A Linux experiment gone horribly...perfect! srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 10:43pm
Story Desktop in the Shell srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 10:41pm
Story Collaborate with Abiword srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 10:39pm
Story A GStreamer based Video Transcoder - Transmageddon srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 8:06pm
Story On Variety and Linux srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 8:03pm
Story Why I’m not moving to KDE (yet) srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 8:01pm
Story Not Really The Best Approach srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 8:00pm
Story 5 Cool Sites for buying Computers Preinstalled with Linux srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 7:59pm

Red Hat hopes project will ease Linux drivers

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Linux

Red Hat has begun a project to make drivers, the software modules that enable computers to use devices such as hard drives or network cards, less of a thorny problem in Linux.

Whoops! The pain of Linux......

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Linux

Okay so finally I have asked my new desktop to come prebuilt as Linux. After a good few hours and still no sign of a working window manager I am beginning to regret this.

IBM Speaks Out on Red Hat-JBoss Deal

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Misc

IBM has broken its silence about the potential implications of Red Hat's acquisition of JBoss on their current close relationship, saying that it will continue to partner strongly with both Red Hat and Novell.

Windows Guru Uses Linux To Push Windows

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Linux

Dumping Blogger... check. Moving to WordPress... check. Apache over IIS... check. CentOS over Windows... ch... Whoa! Stop the tape!

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Stable kernel 2.6.16.9 released

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Linux

Today's first stable 2.6.16 release is 2.6.16.9. It contains a fix for a potential inter-process information leak on the i386 and x86-64 architectures.

Open Source is bad... except when Microsoft uses it

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Microsoft

Back in January 2005, Bill Gates took a back-handed slap at open-source saying, "modern-day sort of communists," think "open-source advocates." Fast forward to April 2006 when Eric S. Raymond has just discovered that Microsoft is now selling a vector-graphics editor "Microsoft Expressions," which includes some of his open-sourced work.

Mandriva Cooker : The inside Man

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MDV

Many things happen lately on Mandriva Cooker :

*KDE 3.5.2 : After having releasing koffice 1.5 with maestria, Laurent begins to put KDE 3.5.2 in cooker.
*Gnome 2.14.1 : Still on the bleeding edge front, after his holiday in Mexico, Fred begins to put Gnome 2.14.1 in cooker.

Oracle and Novell clam up about possible merger

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SUSE

While the world holds its breath waiting to see if Oracle is serious about entering the Linux market. Novell and Oracle staff are putting a zipper on their beaks about the matter. Oracle and Novell staff that we talk to just giggle, wink, and say no comment.

How To: synchronising subtitles with subtitleeditor

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HowTos

In a previous article I introduced subtitleeditor and explained how-to create a new subtitle from scratch. This article is going to explain how you can synchronise subtitles with subtitle editor. From changing the framerate to moving subtitles or scaling, here we go.

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The varied flights of Ubuntu Dapper Drake

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Ubuntu

The first time I got introduced to Ubuntu was when I installed Ubuntu Breezy 5.10 on my PC. And when Canonical released the beta version of the next major Ubuntu release called Dapper Drake, I decided to download and install it on one of the free partitions on my machine.

Also: Planning Dapper+1

Device Profile: Kangaroo TV IVT-200

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Linux

You don't think of NASCAR fans as Linux users, so much, but a new wireless handheld device available for rent at select races makes them just that. The NASCAR FanView devices rented out by Sprint at Nextel Cup races are based on Kangaroo TV's IVT-200.

OpenDocument Alliance Triples in Size

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OSS

The ODF Alliance, an organization of companies supporting the adoption of the OASIS OpenDocument format, announced Tuesday that its membership had more than tripled in less than two months. Since March 3, its ranks have grown from 38 to 138.

Open Source Hardware

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Hardware

The benefits of commodity hardware are well known. Competition among memory, storage, and chip providers has benefited the consumer and driven down PC prices. My belief is that the next big "open opportunity" is for the Open Source commodity laptop.

GoDaddy.com Donation Boosts Open Source Development

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Web

GoDaddy.com recently donated $10,000 to the OpenSSH project, which provides free secure server management tools utilized extensively by Go Daddy in its server infrastructure. This comes after moving all their services to Microsoft solutions. Is it too little to late to dress up that public image now in time for their ipo?

Managing multiple desktops in KDE

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KDE

Managing a department is no picnic, but managing space on your desktop can be even more troublesome. At any given moment, you may have any number of applications open on the desktop at once. Each one carries critical pieces of your daily life. You've got your e-mail client, a spreadsheet or two, that speech you're working on and a project planner. Throw in a browser window or two and your desktop's a mess.

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