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Story Solu Mini-PC Taps Linux for Organic Cloud UI Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 7:29pm
Story SUSE Offers Beta Preview of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 7:22pm
Story How OpenStack's Project Navigator aims to steer users' cloud choices Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 7:20pm
Story Raspberry Pi eyes Internet of Things expansion with customised, mass-produced boards Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 7:15pm
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Story Linux / Open Source on Churches Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 7:08pm
Story Fedora: The Latest Roy Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 6:54pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 6:53pm
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Story The lamentable state of Linux and email clients Rianne Schestowitz 27/10/2015 - 6:33pm

How To Install VMware Server On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server on a CentOS 5.0 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system.

Mirage: simple and fast image viewer

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Debian Package of the Day: irage is a relatively new image viewing application which has been designed with speed in mind. It uses GTK+. The project was started in March, 2006 and has undergone rapid development since then.

Linux Lite: Small distros for old machines

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the distrogue: One of the reasons why one would get Linux is to make use of old hardware. Windows Vista, with all the DRMs built in, is bloated beyond belief, especially with the shiny "Aero" effects. Anyways, people who do this had better check the system requirements before they pick a distribution.

Are these Dell's Ubuntu PCs?

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DesktopLinux: Dell reportedly will release its new Ubuntu-powered computers on May 24. In his blog, LinuxQuestions.org founder Jeremy Garcia writes that a Dell staffer told him, "We will be launching a Linux based OS (Ubuntu) on the E520, 1505 and XPS 410 starting next Thursday, 5/24."

PCLinuxOS 2007, USR5411 MaxG Wireless Primer

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linux-blog.org: So you’ve just installed PCLinuxOS 2007 TR4 on your laptop and your wireless card is detected! Finally, a distro gets it right! However, you’re not too sure how to proceed next...do you manage the device through the PCLinuxOS Control Center? Do you start another program and work that way? Do you use KDE’s built in applet to monitor things? What’s next?

QEMU 0.9 with acceleration on SUSE 10.2

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ariya.blogspot.com: QEMU version 0.9 is already out for some time, but AFAIK no official package is available for openSUSE Linux 10.2 yet. Here are some steps I did to have QEMU 0.9 with accelerator (kqemu) on SUSE 10.2. The motivation is simple: I'd like to have a faster system for filter development.

Using traceroute

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FOSSwire: If you’re trying to diagnose a misbehaving network or you’re just plain curious about what machines handle your requests to the internet, you might be interested in a tool called traceroute.

Debian Etch (4.0) Review

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Reviews

LinuxReviews: I thought i should do a review of quite possibly my FAVORITE linux distro, Debian…note this might be a little bit biased, here we go:

How to share files and folders in Ubuntu

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simplehelp: Sharing files and folders across your network from your Ubuntu PC is every bit as easy as sharing files in Windows (arguably, it’s easier). This brief tutorial will outline how to enable file sharing in Ubuntu.

PowerTop and Battery Life

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Hardware
Software

austin's blog: Intel recently released a very slick little tool to audit and improve power consumption. This is great for me, because I'm a road warrior (take my laptop everywhere), but I like to travel light, so I rarely bring the power supply with me.

Moglen's Slides and Talk on SUSE Vouchers & GPLv3 Available

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groklaw: Yesterday, we got the stunning news that the SUSE vouchers have no expiration date, a legal oversight that looks to be the wooden stake in the Novell-Micorosoft patent peace agreement's heart. This is what will happen when someone turns in a voucher after GPLv3 code is available under the new license, which Moglen says is sure to happen:

Watch Moon and Venus together after sunset on Saturday, May 19, 2007

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iTWire: At sunset look to the west and the waxing crescent Moon and the planet Venus will be within one degree of each other, being the two brightest objects in the evening sky.

The HIG Hunting Season Continues

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dot.kde.org: The HIG Hunting Season for KDE 4 continues. This week we focus is on the written word with a new checklist on text and fonts. Are you impatiently waiting for KDE 4? Would you like to help KDE make this release a full success? Then get involved!

Yoper Linux 3.0 RC1 LiveCD Screenshots

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Phoronix: When we heard Yoper Linux 3.0 RC1 was available, we immediately started downloading it. Yoper has been quiet recently -- to the fact where it dropped to the 69th position at DistroWatch -- but Yoper 3.0 Limenite looks promising.

Indy 500 Qualifying, Stephan's Injury, and Tux500

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tux500.com: Due to concern over the effect of Stephan Gregoire’s injury in yesterday’s practice session and how it may affect our participation in the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 27, we thought it would be helpful to clarify the qualifying procedure for the race and explain why there is little reason for concern regarding our participation as a result of this incident.

What is a distro?

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Linux.com: I sat through an interesting debate recently on the Austin Linux Group mailing list over the meaning of the term "distro." Some LUG members felt "distro" implies Linux, while others took a wider view, claiming it could be any one of several possible platforms, including OpenSolaris.

Reviews - Ubuntu Studio

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Ubuntu

performance pc: A weakness in multimedia production (or at least the perception of) has long been the Achilles’ heel of Linux. Yes, major Hollywood productions use Linux and there are a smattering of graphics and audio programs, but there has never been a comprehensive and cohesive collection of media creation tools for the average user—until now.

Guide to installing a LAMPP Server with GUI

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synergymx: With the latest release Ubuntu Linux I set about moving my PHP web sites from my Windows 2003 Server to a LAMPP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP Python) server. I tell you I have succeeded in both the improved performance of Linux while retaining my drug like addiction to easy to use GUIs.

'One Laptop Per Child' now reality in 1 South American classroom

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Associated Press: The machines are the first in South America from the much-publicized "One Laptop Per Child" project, which hopes to put low-cost portable PCs in the hands of children in developing countries. Still in a pilot phase, the group has also placed machines at one school in Nigeria and another in Thailand.

Kubuntu 7.04 A Desktop For Everyone

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Linux Loader: Welcome to the Kubuntu 7.04 How-to. This is intended for new users, but it has something for everyone. We will go from install to a complete XP/Vista replacement!!!

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I'm announcing the release of the 5.8.11 kernel.

All users of the 5.8 kernel series must upgrade.

The updated 5.8.y git tree can be found at:
	git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-5.8.y
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:
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