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Various news items of interest

UNIX tips and tricks for a new user, Part 1: File maintenance tools

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Systems administrators can use a number of programs to maintain files in a UNIX® system from the command line. In this tutorial, you'll experiment with commands, such as cd, cp, and tar, to navigate a UNIX file system from the command line and work with files and directories. You'll also learn how to deal with file permissions and perform simple input/output.

October Issue of PCLinuxOS Magazine in HTML Flavor

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PCLinuxOS Magazine Lite...for those bandwidth challenged users...

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Open-Xchange Publishes AJAX Position Paper

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Does Asynchronous JavaScript and XML or AJAX represent a breakthrough in computer science? Open-Xchange, Inc. today posted the second in a series of position papers intended to review the forces changing the market for information technology in general and collaborative solutions in specific.

Industry Group Analyzes Enterprise Storage and Grid Computing Directions

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The Globus Consortium - a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa - today released the July issue of the Globus Consortium Journal (http://www.globusconsortium.org/journal).

Trolltech goes public

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The company has become the first "dual-licence" open source operation to float, as its co-founder sees trouble ahead for open-source-averse companies

Debian Based Linux Distributions and Live CD's list

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Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd's.This is very interesting list i haven't seen any place on the net

Read Full article here

Open-Xchange and NextObject Announce Mobility Partnership

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Open-Xchange, Inc., developer of Open-Xchange Server 5, and ChatterEmail, today announced a joint initiative to promote standards-based mobility solutions for Smart Collaboration™.

Industry Group Discusses Grid Computing Networking Implications

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The Globus Consortium -- a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa -- today released the June issue of the Globus Consortium Journal (www.globusconsortium.org/journal). This month, the newsletter focuses on the network-specific requirements and directions being ushered in by enterprise Grid computing.

OpenBook: MIT $100 laptop and UMPC get "open" competition

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A competitor to MIT $100 laptop, Intel's $400, UMPC or the Tablet PC? With target price of under $500, the OpenBook Project was born two weeks ago - owing not much less then some of its main rivals - a common entrepreneurial idea. The project's aim is to deliver an universal wireless-ready personal device for education or home use around the globe.

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rPath Wins DoEnergy Grant to Manage Application Delivery for Grid Computing

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rPath, provider of the first platform for creating and maintaining Linux software appliances, today announced it has been notified by Congressman Brad Miller’s office that it is a recipient of a $100,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). rPath will use the grant to enable its rBuilder platform to create Xen virtual machine images for deployment in grid environments such as the Open Science Grid.

‘Elephants Dream’ - World’s First Open Movie

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A while ago I wrote about an animation studio, Orange, that was in the process of making an animated short film using open source tools and once completed the movie would be available for download - free of charge, as in free beer. This has come true on 18th of May and the movie is now available for download.

The title of the animation movie goes by the name "Elephants Dream".

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SWsoft Embraces Intel Virtualization Technology

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at the Intel Developer Forum - SWsoft, the leading provider of operating system virtualization and automation tools, today announced its Virtuozzo support of Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT) capabilities, including the recently unveiled Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) specification.

Emu Software Taps Open Source Veteran for Executive Team

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Emu Software – an open source configuration management company – announced that they have added Mark Hinkle as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development to their executive team. Mark is an open source industry veteran bringing extensive insight into Linux and the open source community. Mr. Hinkle is also the Editor-In-Chief of LinuxWorld Magazine and the author of the book, Windows to Linux Business Desktop Migration (Thomson/Delmar Learning 2006).

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