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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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Web

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

Oscar winning video editor goes open-source

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Oscar and Emmy award-winning editing software 'Lightworks is going open-source.

Linux system flaws can’t pass Buck Security

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Software

sourceforge.net/blog: Buck Security comprises a collection of security scans for Debian-based Linux distributions, including Ubuntu. It’s easy to use, and gives you a quick overview of the security status of your system.

some shorts:

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Software
  • Ulteo Joins Open Invention Network
  • Bisigi Themes Remix Linux in Eye-Opening Ways
  • NVIDIA Puts Out Its OpenGL 4.0 Linux Driver

Linux backup made easy

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HowTos
  • Luckybackup: Linux backup made easy
  • Using rsnapshot to back up and retain snapshots

How to use Autotrash to totally forget about the trash

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ghacks.net: The trash (or “Recycle bin”) is a sane concept of our operating systems. A file sent to the trash can be recovered if the user realizes the file was still needed after all. Now, the problem is: when should you empty the trash?

A console spellchecker and dictionary

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kmandla.wordpress: Two things that I have failed to mention for quite a long time now — in fact, three things — are a dictionary and spellchecker for the console. If you write as much as I do, those two things are important, and not wisely left out. Sad

Awn & Awn-Extras 0.4.0 are out

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mhr3.blogspot.com: It's been over 14 months the Awn and Awn Extras teams had interesting news, but the time has come to introduce our latest and so far greatest release.

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