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Story Fastest OS on the world is Puppy 5 Lucid srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 3:22pm
Story Portable Linux Apps Which Work With Any Linux Distro srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 3:20pm
Story today's howtos & leftovers: srlinuxx 25/07/2010 - 5:02am
Story Introducing The Board srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 10:14pm
Story Ubuntu 10.04 Passes The Test srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 10:11pm
Story The Jargon of Freedom: srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 10:08pm
Story What’s happening in compizland? srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 7:58pm
Story Seven Ubuntu Derivatives worth Checking Out srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 7:56pm
Story openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 133 out now srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 7:55pm
Story Using KDE 4 srlinuxx 24/07/2010 - 7:53pm

10 Easy Steps to Make Your Linux Useable

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Linux

This list/mini-guide covers simple and extremely effective ways to make your Linux a more enjoyable OS from top to bottom, and take the geek-factor out.

Unisys Smokes at LinuxWorld Expo - Literally

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Hardware

Less than an hour after the show floor opened at the 2006 edition of the Boston LinuxWorld Expo today, fire alarms went off and a plume of smoke arose from the server cabinet in the Unisys display. Indeed, this was an unexpected event. It was a real fire!

RR64 Linux - My new favorite home desktop distro!

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Gentoo
Reviews

I think I have found my new favorite Linux for my desktop at home. While I will probably never move completely away from the Debian system, I think I have found a winner in RR64.

Ubuntu Certification Announced

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Ubuntu

The Linux Professional Institute, the world's premier Linux certification organization, and Canonical Ltd., sponsor of the award-winning Ubuntu operating system, jointly announced the development of a certification exam for the Ubuntu distribution.

Mozilla Grows Up

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Moz/FF

Firefox now holds approximately 10 percent of the world browser market, removing the lock Microsoft’s Internet Explorer had held onto long after it gave up being near the forefront of browser innovation.

Also: Mozilla Foundation Donates $10k to OpenBSD

And: Mozilla Relicensing Complete

Negroponte: Slimmer Linux needed for $100 laptop

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Linux

The One Laptop Per Child organization will use Linux on its inexpensive machines, but the operating system suffers the same code bloat as Windows, the project's leader said Tuesday.

My quest for a Linux audio player

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Software

Nowadays I collect, store, and listen to music mostly on digital media, so I thought I'd find myself a Linux audio player that does all the things I need it to do. Little did I know how many options I had! After evaluating more than a dozen applications, I've found three that I feel provide the best mix of features and performance.

Linux kernel adopts Oracle cluster file system

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Linux

Oracle's Cluster File System 2 for Linux will be distributed with the Linux kernel, the software that forms the basis of Linux distributions, Oracle said Tuesday.

Music industry sues 2,000 uploaders in Europe

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Legal

The music industry unleashed a new wave of copyright lawsuits on European Internet users on Tuesday, bringing the total sued since November to around 2,000, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

Speed your code with the GNU profiler

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HowTos

Improving the performance of your applications is rarely a wasted effort, but it's not always clear which functions the program is spending most of its execution time on. Learn how to pinpoint performance bottlenecks using gprof for both user-space and system calls on Linux®™.

Success Threatens Open Source Ethic

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OSS

Popularity may be a menace as well as a benefit for the open sourcesoftware movement, according to an analyst at Forrester Research in Boston, Mass.

My desktop OS: CentOS 4.2

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Linux

I have been a Unix and Linux system administrator for more than 20 years, and have worked with many different operating systems. Over the last several years I've spent a lot of time with various versions of Red Hat Linux and Fedora Core. I chose to use CentOS as a platform for the servers, and since I already had a commitment to maintaining a number of different servers in CentOS, I decided a while ago to start using it on my desktop as well.

Linux lab looks to bridge dueling interfaces

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Linux

The Open Source Developer Labs is previewing work that attempts to make life easier for software companies by bridging GNOME and KDE, the two competing graphical interfaces most widely used with Linux.

Suse Linux 10.1 due end-April

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SUSE

Novell has released developer builds of the next iteration of Suse Linux, version 10.1. Developed in collaboration with the OpenSuse community, the new version will include the latest Firefox, OpenOffice.org 2.0 with support for Visual Basic macros, XGL, and an integrated desktop search engine when it is released near the end of the month.

Intel pumps cash into Red Hat Linux venture

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Linux

RED HAT and Intel have set up a worldwide programme to help corporations and other enterprises plan and optimise Linux deployments.

Fedora Core 5: A very personal review

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Linux

I have finally completed the migration of my laptop from Debian Etch to Fedora Core 5. I would like to write about it and my impressions after 5 days of using Fedora.

Also: Installing Fedora Core 5 on a Toshiba Laptop

Linux wireless LAN support

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Linux

This is an attempt to create a, more or less complete listing of wireless devices with information about the chipset they are based on and whether or not they are supported in Linux.

LinuxWorld: Novell Tunes Linux for .Net, Enterprise Desktops

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Linux

Novell opened the LinuxWorld Conference here with the introduction April 3 of the beta program for Mono 1.2, its open-source implementation of the Microsoft .Net Framework. Novell also announced it is developing a new Linux build service framework and disclosed details about the availability of SUSE Linux 10.1...

Also: Virtually speaking at LinuxWorld

MRTG Configuration in Debian

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Linux

The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing PNG images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic.

Systemtrash Episode 004: Gentoo 2006.0

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Gentoo

In the this episode of systemtrash we'll be looking at the brand new Gentoo Linux 2006.0.

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