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VMware moves vCenter to Linux

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Software will release future versions of vCenter, its flagship virtualisation-management software, in Linux versions as well as for Windows.

Binary-only device drivers for Linux and the supportability matrix of doom

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Software I came across the following from the ext3-users mailing list. The poor user was stuck on a never-updated RHEL 3 production server and running into kernel panic problems. He was advised to try updating to the latest kernel rpm from Red Hat, but he didn’t feel he could do that.

X Server 1.6.0 Has Been Released

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Software It's arriving about two months later than originally scheduled (and didn't arrive in 2008 like Intel wanted), but X Server 1.6 has been officially released this afternoon and it wasn't 212 days late like the infamous X Server 1.4.1 release.

ZaReason: An Amazing Attack of Linux Cluefulness

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Software Genuine cluefulness in any business is a rare pleasure, and that is why I like ZaReason so much. ZaReason sells Linux boxes: desktop, server, netbook, and pretty much whatever you want. Another priceless bit of cluefulness is the Valerie Aurora Webcam mod option.

Eye Candy: Pimping the Gnome Desktop on Ubuntu

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Software There seems to be two different types of users: those who love eye candy, and those detest it. This article is for those who love to see the glitter, glamour, and special effects and want to pimp their Gnome desktop.

NVIDIA 180.35 Driver Update Brings Changes

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Software It was just two weeks ago that the NVIDIA 180.29 driver was released for Linux and we talked about how NVIDIA had kept pushing out many updates in a short period of time. Well, they didn't stop with the 180.29 release. Available since last night is now the NVIDIA 180.35.

Nouveau Becomes The Default Driver In Fedora 11

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Software Among a horde of other features to be introduced with Fedora 11 (a.k.a. Leonidas), the Nouveau driver will become the default NVIDIA driver on this Red Hat distribution.

15 Essential Ubuntu Productivity Apps

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Software If you want to embrace open operating systems, quit the Microsoft monopoly or the Apple cult, Ubuntu is one of the most powerful operating systems based on the popular open source Linux kernel. It can do everything that the costly operating systems, only oh so much more, and for free!

5 reasons why I like Evolution!

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Software I’m of course talking about the email app that comes with the Gnome desktop in most every Linux distro on the planet. Evolution provides integrated mail, address book and calendaring functionality to Linux users in much the same way as Outlook does for Windows users.

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