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Quake IV will be released for Linux

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Timothee 'TTimo' Besset from id Software confirmed officially that the next sequel of the Quake series, Quake IV, will be released for the Linux platform.

M$'s Loss is OSS's Gain

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OSS

Microsoft has lost one of its high-profile hires to open-source. Ward Cunningham, the father of the Wiki, is leaving Microsoft to join the staff of the open-source tool consortium.

SSC welcomes Open Source deal

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Linux

The NZ State Services Commission's Laurence Millar today welcomed the all-of-government license agreement between the Department of Inland Revenue and Novell.

OSDL conducts desktop Linux survey

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OSS

The Open Source Development Labs Inc. (OSDL) is currently conducting a Desktop Linux survey to help the OSDL's Desktop Working Group to better understand the worldwide desktop Linux user community.

Tech firms to tackle Linux desktop standards

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Linux

Some big names in the computer industry are pledging to make the development of desktop applications for the Linux operating system much easier than it has been.

Microsoft Reveals More of Vista

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Microsoft

Today Microsoft releases its second Community Technology Preview of Windows Vista to beta testers and subscribers to MSDN and TechNet.

Open source: Big and getting bigger

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OSS

The brutal reality is that more and more software from (proprietary vendors) will have open source in it.

The Shuttleworth FAQ

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Linux

Ubuntu is not without its controversies. Mark Shuttleworth will try to address rumours, frequently asked questions, common allegations and neuroses, and of course controversies both within the project ("our default desktop should be purple") and in the open source community at large.

KateOS 2.2, their gal too!

Kate OS is a multitasking operating system, which brings all that is necessary for: programmers, webmasters, administrators and home users. KateOS is Distrowatch's Featured Distro of the week and Phoronix has the screenshots.

Linux Game of the Month : Pingus

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I'm from the "I think penguins are cute" camp and happen to like running into them on a regular basis. I also enjoy games that feature penguins, such as Ingo Ruhnke's Pingus, where you assist some friendly little penguins in escaping various dangers.

Indian bank switches to Linux

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Linux

India's Canara Bank is replacing DOS and NetWare systems with Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the platform to automate more than 1,000 branches of the bank across the country.

M$, Intel, and Sun to sponsor OSBC

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OSS

The Open Source Business Conference(TM) (OSBC(R)), scheduled for November 1-2, will be sponsored in part by Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Novell, Sybase, and Intel.

Linux Kernel Console Keyboard Mapping Vulnerability

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Linux

Rudolf Polzer has reported a vulnerability in the Linux 2.6 Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

Mandriva 2006: One size fits all

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MDV

The Paris, France-based company's Mandriva 2006 can be seen as trying to offer all things to all men as it includes both desktop and server technologies, such as support for Intel Corp's Centrino, Skype, and desktop search, as well as high availability server and software management functionality.

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL

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HowTos

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

Copyright activists let off steam in London

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OSS

Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow and free software activists denounce copyright law in London's Hyde Park.

Simple CD-ROM & ISO image cookbook

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There are many times when you need to work with CD-ROM images (or ISO files) under Linux. This simple cookbook shows you how to accomplish the most common tasks.

Tip: Setting up wireless network on SUSE Linux 10.0

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SUSE
HowTos

Are the improved hardware support, easier installations, up-to-date packages, new features in Linux real? To find a partial answer to the question, I decided to test the wireless networking features in SUSE Linux 10.0.

Five Stars of Open Source

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OSS

If IT managers choose the open source community's top products, they will find many solid programs that meet or exceed the capabilities of more expensive commercial alternatives. Here is a closer look at five open-source products and why they are winning favor in government IT shops.

Mannheim Linux switch underway

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OSS

The city of Mannheim will have completed the first phase of its migration to Linux by the end of 2005, and is on target to have transferred all of its systems within five years.

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Offline Computing – 10 Apps for the Digital Nomad

In today’s always-connected, constantly-inturrupted world, it can often be rewarding to go offline. Disconnecting from the Internet doesn’t mean you have to buy a yurt, live on beans, and get no work done though! While there’s a ton of great apps in the Snap store which rely on a connection to function, there’s also a lot you can do offline. So whether you’re taking a trip that doesn’t offer (reasonably priced) in-flight wifi, or want to live life the digital nomad style, we’ve got some apps for you! These all work offline, so once installed you can work, study & play without a connection. Read more Also: Linux Release Roundup: GNOME Twitch, Shotwell & GIMP

Finally: Historic Eudora email code goes open source

The source code to the Eudora email client is being released by the Computer History Museum, after five years of discussion with the IP owner, Qualcomm. The Mac software was well loved by early internet adopters and power users, with versions appearing for Palm, Newton and Windows. At one time, the brand was so synonymous with email that Lycos used Eudora to brand its own webmail service. As the Mountain View, California museum has noted, "It’s hard to overstate Eudora’s popularity in the mid-1990s." Read more Also: The Computer History Museum Just Made Eudora Open Source