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Open source firm to challenge VMware

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XenSource, the company founded to provide support and maintenance for the open source Xen virtual-machine monitor, is releasing its first commercial product, a set of tools that the company says will make it easier to virtualize servers.

The secret of Firefox's success

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Firefox is doing well only because Jane and John Doe like it: it's neat and it has cool hooks. And vitally important, it isn't Microsoft.

Kompose - The MacOS 'Expose' on Linux

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People always say, why can't Linux have some of the same functionality as OSX? I personally like OSX too for the importance they give to usability and aesthetics. And I really like Expose... Now Linux can also claim to have Expose like functionality in an application called Kompose.

Also: Vi & Emacs - Two old time adversaries

OpenMotif 2.3 Beta Now Available for Linux Developers

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The beta release of OpenMotif 2.3, the most significant version of OpenMotif since it was released to the open source community in May 2000, was announced by the OpenMotif Project Team.

New Apache aims to please

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The Apache Software Foundation today released a major new version of its flagship Web server software, claiming improvements in a number of areas such as the ability to handle large files and better support for SQL-type databases.

Apache 2.2.0 Released

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The Apache HTTP Server Project is proud to announce the release of version 2.2.0 of the Apache HTTP Server ("Apache").

Flock Gains Traction with Downloads

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Flock, the new Web browser which aggregates services no other browser has yet been able to provide, has attracted widespread user attention with its first beta version after only six weeks in release.

Tango project aims to clean up the desktop

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One obstacle for Linux to overcome on the desktop is the lack of a consistent visual interface. The Tango Desktop Project is working to change that.

Autopackage: Toward a universal package manager for the desktop

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If Mike Hearn, Hongli Lai, and the rest of the Autopackage team realize their goals, the future of package management in GNU/Linux will be greatly different from the present.

Qmail Toaster makes mail server setup easy

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A mail server is an essential part of any organization's IT infrastructure, but installing and maintaining a mail server is not always easy, and it's often difficult for small organizations to pay an expert to set up a mail server. Fortunately, Qmail Toaster can simplify the task enormously.

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