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Steps to compile C / C++ programs using GNU compiler

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HowTos

Most GNU/Linux distributions ship with the gcc suite of compilers. GCC stands for GNU Compiler Collection. And it contains compilers for various languages such as C,C++,Java and so on. Here I will list the basic steps needed to compile a C / C++ program using GCC.

Fluxbox

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Fluxbox

Here's a desktop that happens to be a favorite of mine, and a favorite of readers too, Fluxbox. Aesthetically pleasing, minimalist, slick, simple, elegant and lean, Fluxbox is easily one of the best lightweight desktops available. Fluxbox is based around the coding, look and feel of Blackbox, a much-revered desktop of the past, but Fluxbox picks up where Blackbox left off. Adding usability enhancements, entirely new features and updating to newer standards, Fluxbox takes Blackbox into the 21st century.

Running Photoshop plugins in the GIMP, even under Linux

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Software

Linux advocates are familiar with the refrain that would-be switchers in the graphic arts have to rely on Adobe Photoshop under Windows because it can do things that the GIMP can't. An important but altogether different hurdle is the installed (and paid-for) base of often expensive third-party Photoshop plugins. But a solution to that problem might be easier than you think.

Ubuntu-based SimplyMEPIS 6.0-alpha1 Linux Released

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Linux

MEPIS has announced the alpha1 release of SimplyMEPIS 6.0. Alpha1 builds on the 6.0-experimental1 release. The KControl system configuration shell has been replaced with the SystemSettings shell from the Ubuntu Project.

You Know You Go to a Tech School When…

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Humor

I don’t know what a typical college campus is like. Everything I’ve experienced at Georgia Tech is apparently not normal for a university lacking “tech” in the title. I’ve compiled a few things I’ve noticed around school for your enjoyment on this slow news day.

'Red Hat wraps Linux in sh*t,' says new exec

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Linux

"Today RH *IS* a proprietary vendor," Fleury wrote. "Their whole business is around proprietary wrappers to Open Source Linux to drive the subscription business. RH is a packager, it doesn't create JACK."

Linux & Open Source Software: The History

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HowTos

Here's an Article written by Phil Tane giving an overview about Linux and Open Source History, all from the very beginning.

Debian Project elects New Leader

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Linux

Australian Anthony Towns won the poll from a field of several candidates after 421 votes -- from 43 percent of the eligible community of Debian developers -- were cast. He will take up the post for one year from Monday 17 April, taking over from incumbent Branden Robinson.

Building a Linux supercomputer using SSH and PVM

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If you have a couple of old Linux boxes sitting around, then you've got the makings of a supercomputer. Dust them off, install Secure Shell (SSH) and Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM), and start your complex algorithms.

Who are the open source VIPs?

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OSS

Open source is about people as much as it is products and companies, but the role of individuals in establishing the open source industry is often overlooked given headlines like “IBM makes $100m investment in Linux”.

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DistroWatch Competition: The winners of Beginning Ubuntu Linux

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Linux

The first ever DistroWatch competition was a great success. Not only we received a large number of competition entries (nearly 200 in total), it also seems to have inspired great many attempts to try Ubuntu Linux as a real alternative to Windows. The winners are listed below.

kubuntu packs lollipops and goes home

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Ubuntu

Since Canonical ignores all our personal and partly financial engagement until now we have to assume that Canonical is not willing to make Kubuntu a "1st class distribution". To clarify the seriousness of the situation, kubuntu.de will be offline for one week beginning as from monday, 10.04.2006.

Enterprise Linux desktops are for real - are you?

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Linux

An expert in deploying open source throughout the enterprise tells us how to wean ourselves off the Microsoft drug forever.

Also:Bill Hilf blog attracts anti-Microsoft posters

Linux drivers for ATI Radeon X1K on their way

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Software

The current release of the ATI driver for Linux does not include support for any of the X1K series of cards, but the new driver - 8.24 - should be rearing its head sometime this week.

KDE 3 - All About the Apps

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KDE

Last November, KDE 3.5.0 was released. Since then, many users have been waiting for the next big steps. While most of the core developers are working on the first iterations of KDE 4, the KDE 3 developer platform is more vital than ever, resulting in new and exciting applications. "All About the Apps" puts the spotlight on the classics of KDE's applications as well as new and promising applications from the KDE community that can make your KDE desktop more productive.

More Linux Users Means Higher Returns for Red Hat

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Linux

Merrill Lynch analyst Kash Rangan said the LinuxWorld expo in San Francisco has reinforced his firm's conviction on the Linux open source market, and that what's good for Linux is also good for leading open-source provider Red Hat.

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