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Gcal the ultra-powerful command line GNU calendar

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mostlymaths.net: Gcal can be used for a lot of calendar related questions. A zillion calendar options. Of course, if you are not a calendar freak, this is not the main selling point.

GNU Compiler Collection 4.5 released

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h-online.com: The GCC developers have announced the availability of version 4.5 of the GNU Compiler Collection. The major release includes several changes and new features.

MySQL fork duo tear down Oracle's Iron Man fantasy

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theregister.co.uk: MySQL father Michael - Monty - Widenius and leading MySQL architect Brian Aker spoke separately at the annual MySQL Con in Santa Clara, California, where they pitched hard their MySQL forks.

How to switch your small or home office to Linux

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techradar.com: Regardless of how you feel about the Linux desktop, this is one area in which Linux can have a real impact, both financially and productively, and any small or home office has the potential to be transformed by just switching one application or two to their open source equivalents.

LXDE, the New Lightweight Linux Desktop

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linuxplanet.com: Juliet Kemp LXDE (the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is new to the Linux desktop scene, having been launched in 2006. It aims to provide a fully-functional desktop environment whilst being as lightweight as possible.

Pinta – Image Editing Alternative to The GIMP

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maketecheasier.com: I’m not the only one who thinks that the GIMP is complex. So, what are your options if you’re casual user who just wants to edit a few images here and there and isn’t really interested in all the power that GIMP offers but would rather have a light weight but functional editor.

New Features In Bash Version 4.x - Part 3

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lcorg.blogspot.com: In this installment, we are going to look at a couple of commands that have been updated in bash 4.x

PowerPC and KDE fans rejoice

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opera.com/desktopteam/blog: Here is a new build with some very nice fixes for PowerPC and our initial work on KDE 4 integration.

Apache.org hit by targeted XSS attack, passwords compromised

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blogs.zdnet.com: Combining a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability with a TinyURL redirect, hackers successfully broke into the infrastructure for the open-source Apache Foundation in what is being described as a “direct, targeted attack.”

The future of MySQL according to Oracle

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  • Oracle: MySQL Development Matters
  • Oracle Outlines Plans For MySQL Database
  • The future of MySQL according to Oracle
  • Oracle boosts MySQL investment, targets Microsoft
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