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Story some howtos: srlinuxx 30/07/2010 - 4:13am
Story Spotlight on Linux: SimplyMEPIS 8.5.x srlinuxx 1 30/07/2010 - 1:38am
Story 10 reasons why your kids should be using Linux srlinuxx 30/07/2010 - 12:49am
Story What’s new in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat srlinuxx 30/07/2010 - 12:47am
Story KDE 4.5 Screenshot Tour srlinuxx 30/07/2010 - 12:46am
Story Friday Five: Red Hat’s Max McLaren srlinuxx 30/07/2010 - 12:44am
Story Ubuntu 10.04: A Second Look srlinuxx 1 29/07/2010 - 11:36pm
Story Mandriva One 2010 Spring KDE srlinuxx 1 29/07/2010 - 11:35pm
Story Sabayon 5.3 LXDE Screenshots srlinuxx 29/07/2010 - 9:02pm
Story Linux-based Hard Drive Data Recovery Tools srlinuxx 29/07/2010 - 9:01pm

CLI Magic: Is that CD still fresh?

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HowTos

Ever wonder if that ISO or backup CD or DVD you burned last year is still good? This week we'll take a look at a small command-line utility called cdck that checks the condition of data on the media and let you know if it's still good.

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Yoper's Andreas Girardet Directs Users to SuSE

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Linux

A sick joke or an attempt to back stab the Yoper project by its own founder? Only Andreas Girardet will know for sure - that's after the visitors of the Yoper FTP server were suddenly greeted with the following message last weekend: "Hello Linux enthusiasts! Good Bye Yoper! If you need a distro, then go to my favourite open source project called openSUSE."

New Linux look fuels old debate

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Linux

Efforts to bring glitzy new graphics to Linux are fueling an old conflict: Does proprietary software belong in open-source Linux? The issue involves software modules called drivers, which plug into the kernel at the heart of the open-source operating system.

Looking Ahead: Ubuntu Linux

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu is a pretty interesting Linux distribution isn't it? I mean, no other take on Linux has shot so high so fast. Nobody has single-handedly turned the desktop Linux world over on its ear like Ubuntu has. Nobody. What makes it so special? What sets it apart from the hundreds of other distros on the market today? Well, we're here to take a look at the latest pre-release copy of what is to become Ubuntu 6.06... Flight 5.

Chinese no OS ban may open way for Linux

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Linux

The Chinese Government ban on the sale of naked computers (computers without pre-installed software) may open the way for Linux distributions loaded with open source applications to increase its penetration of the massive Chinese market.

Open source vs. proprietary management tools

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OSS

As it is with other sectors, open source is the economic disruptor in IT management. Open source gives you more flexibility to deploy "just enough" to manage your infrastructure and network as well as the legacy vendors' solutions without the higher cost of incremental features. Beyond that, the transparency of the code and the ability to customize and extend it is a big plus.

Does open source encourage rootkits?

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Security

Rootkits are becoming more prevalent and difficult to detect, and security vendor McAfee says the blame falls squarely on the open source community.

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RedHat, JBoss, JBoss, Redhat...

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Linux

There are sure to be plenty stories delving deeper into the deal of week last week. Here's several already:

  • Red Hat Buys JBoss--Your Move, Novell
  • Red Hat-JBoss: Hitching Open To Service-Oriented Architecture
  • Red Hat Walks the Line with Partners

Oracle considers venturing into Linux

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Linux

Oracle is studying whether to launch its own version of the Linux operating system and has looked at buying one of the two companies currently dominating the Linux world, according to Larry Ellison, the software company’s chief executive officer.

Dangerdeep 0.1.1 and Planeshift 0.3.014b Released

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Gaming

Dangerdeep 0.1.1 has been released with new SSE intrinsic code for x86/64 and x86/32 and Planeshift 0.3.014b also released with lots of bug fixes and improvements.

ATI Linux Supported Devices

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Linux

With ATI's release notes simply stating each of the series that are supported by the Linux fglrx display drivers, and some users being concerned about what specific cards may or may not be supported, we have posted a list of all products supported.

Last of the AGP Mohicans

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Hardware

The AGP market has reached its logical end only now. Today we shall review a very interesting Hi-End product - GeForce 7800 GS and three other cards, based on Middle-End X1600 PRO and Low-End representatives - X1300. All based on corresponding PCI-E chips and equipped with AGP bridges.

KDE Commit-Digest for 16th April 2006

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KDE

In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Furious activity in Digikam, KmPlot and amaroK, compile and linking fixes for applications in trunk with CMake and multi-platform porting fixes. Furthermore, KSmileTris was removed from the kdegames module in trunk.

Moodin Theme Creator Website

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KDE

This website allow you to create a Moodin theme from a background image you will upload. After that, you can play to set the position of icons, labels, etc

Busy Week for The Gimp

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Software

It's been a busy week for the folks over at The Gimp. They posted their long awaited user's manual, released a snapshot of a version soon to be 2.4, and released stable version 2.2.11.

Linux Bible 2006 Edition review

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Reviews

This book focuses on Linux and the popular distributions (distros) that are currently out there. This edition looks at the latest versions of selected distros as well as talks about LiveCDs, such as Knoppix, Damn Small Linux (DSL) and Puppy Linux. Some of the full distros that was looked at included Suse, Fedora Core, Mandriva, Debian and some others.

A first summary of topics discussed at OSDL Desktop Linux Printing Summit

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Linux

I have attended the 3 intensive days of discussions and work that were the Desktop Linux Printing Summit, jointly organized by OSDL (John Cherry) and Linuxprinting.org (Till Kamppeter). It was held in Atlanta, hosted by Lanier at their Education Center.

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