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Mono to Be Included in Fedora Core 5

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The Mono open-source development platform based on .Net will be in the next version of the Fedora core Linux distribution. Fedora Core is a Linux distribution derived from Red Hat Linux and developed by the Fedora Project, which is sponsored by Red Hat.

FSF's Gnash to replace Flash

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) yesterday announced the addition of Gnash, the GNU Flash movie player and Firefox plugin, licensed under the GNU General Public Licence (GNU GPL).

New XGI drivers for GNU/Linux

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The developers at XGI released a new version of their drivers for Linux. Version 1.04.13 supports kernel 2.4 and 2.6 aswell as hardware accelerated OpenGL 1.3

Why Not Python?, Part 1

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It's been 20 years or more since I wrote my first few hundred lines of code in C, so it's about time I learned a more modern language, maybe something object oriented. But what?

AllPeers: Killer app for Firefox?

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A new technology on the horizon could confound the RIAA and drag Firefox into the top browser position along with it. It just has to be open source to cause this much trouble.

Software 2006: Changes Ahead

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While software as a service and open source gain more traction in 2006, large software companies will have to adapt and change.

MySQL vs. the Lite Databases: A Fair Comparison?

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Not to pick on MySQL or anything, but does it really makes sense to compare it to the light versions of proprietary databases? I thought not, but MySQL users say I'm all wet.

Taking Advantage Of Open Source PHP MySQL Applications

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A plethora of free open source web applications exist today. Regardless of the specific circumstances of the need these applications can quite often prove to be a valuable resource.

Vive La Desktop Difference!

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Linus Torvalds says you should use KDE. Is he right? At long last, the Free Agent's answer to the question: KDE or Gnome?

So, KDE or Gnome? Not a stupid question--but in my mind, kind of a silly one.

My sysadmin toolbox by Nikos Mouat

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In the article "My sysadmin toolbox" NewsForge asked readers to "let us know about your most valuable utilities." Well, here are mine.

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