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Washing the windows myths. Program installation.

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it.toolbox.com: I would have thought that this issue had been dead and buried however, unfortunately there are still those out there who believe that installing software is easier under windows than under Linux. Let me tell you right now, it is not!

Kernel Log: Who’s responsible for troubleshooting and quality assurance?

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h-online.com: Recently, a Red Hat developer got rid of a flaw in an Intel graphics driver. The flaw had been a thorn in the side of numerous users of systems with the 945GM chip-set. Now, Theodore 'tytso' Tso has stated in a discussion on LKML that users have to accept more responsibility.

BeyondTrust Partners with Red Hat for Secure Mission-Critical Linux

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(PR): BeyondTrust Software Inc. today announced a formal partnership with Red Hat. BeyondTrust will join Red Hat’s ISV Partner Program and create joint solutions aimed at offering Red Hat users a tightly aligned package of the Privileged Identity Management (PIM) tools needed for mission-critical servers.

The most popular Linux for Web servers is

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computerworld.com: Even a Linux fan might not have heard of CentOS Linux but, if you're a Web or other edge-server administrator, I can guarantee you know about CentOS.

LiMo Foundation and GNOME Foundation Collaborate on Mobile Operating Systems

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(PR): LiMo Foundation and GNOME Foundation today announced a key partnership with the objective of collaborating closely on open source innovation. Starting immediately, LiMo Foundation will become a member of GNOME Foundation’s Advisory Board and GNOME Foundation will become an Industry Liaison Partner for LiMo Foundation.

Interview with Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin

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opensource.com: We got a chance to send a few questions to Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation. We wanted to explore open source principles like transparency, community, and collaboration in his world.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.35 (Part 4) - Architecture and infrastructure

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h-online.com: Measures to optimise the power management code and fully support the Turbo Core function of recent AMD six-core processors increase the data throughput and processing speed of Linux 2.6.35. Further kernel additions include tracing interfaces for KVM, another kernel configuration program, and functions for de-fragmenting the working memory.

Why You Should Never Steal From a Linux Admin

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bigbrovar.aoizora.org: Being a sysadmin does come with its ups and down. It’s not a job which comes with glory or fame. When things work no one even remembers to give you a pat in the back. You only hear from them when things go wrong. However being a sysad is not all doom and gloom.

Ten Reason to Ignore Ten Reasons to Dump Windows and Use Linux

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blogbeebe.blogspot: There is a tradition amongst the hard-core Linux aficionados to extol Linux's various virtues as a list of 10 or more reasons to substitute (as in "dump") an existing Windows installation with Linux. One very recent list caught my eye over the weekend, published by no less an august publication than PCWorld. Let's consider all ten points.

Sabayon 5.3 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Sabayon is a multi-purpose, Gentoo-based Linux distribution. It is part-source, part-binary distribution. I just call it a hybrid distribution. The latest update, Sabayon 5.3, was made available to the public in early June.

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