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KDE SC 4.4RC2 Fedora KDE preview

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hackersramblings.wordpress: Interested in trying out KDE SC 4.4 but don’t want to do a full installation, risking system instability?

Computing, Even in Linux, is All About Failure

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linuxplanet.com: Or rather, it is all about preparing for inevitable failures, and they are legion. Hardware failures, power failures, and most of all, storage media failures. Ever notice how fragile digital storage media are? Are we ever going to get digital storage media that can match plain old paper, and other analog media, for reliability and longevity?

Multitouch screens in Linux/Xorg/GTK+

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Here's a video demonstrating multitouch support all along the stack, including Linux 2.6.31, Xorg 7.5 (with XInput2) and Xinput2-enabled GTK+ (Experimental branch)

Debian adventures

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void.gr/kargig/blog: On my laptop (Macbook 4,1) I run Debian testing/experimental which was running quite smoothly since I installed it apart from the couple few weeks.

When is it worth saying it's Linux?

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h-online.com: Recently, I was showing a Motorola Milestone phone to a non-technical friend. When I mentioned that the phone was running Android, he said to me "Oh, thats the Google Linux for phones isn't it... does it run OpenOffice?". I had to disappoint him at that point, but it lead to a question I had to ask: When the user interface is different and the API for developers is different, is an operating system still Linux, or is it something else?

Get to know Apache Click Java EE

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Get introduced to Apache Click, a Java EE Web application framework that enables the creation of Web applications without using MVC patterns or JSP. This article provides examples of displaying a simple Web page and creating a Web form that submits data that is displayed on a different Web page.

Linux in the school office

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computerworlduk.com: A big MIS-take… MIS stands for Management Information System. A MIS is at the heart of every school office nowadays. In the UK the leading MIS is from Capita-SIMS.net and it has a huge market share. In fact for many it is the de-facto school MIS.

Review: Tiny Core Linux

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ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: The guys over at Linux Outlaws are always talking about Tiny Core Linux because it always seems to be releasing a new version. I was impressed back in the day that Damn Small Linux could have a working Linux distro in only 50 MB. I know that Tiny Core Linux is technically not a full Linux distro, but I wanted to see what all the fuss was about.

What evil lurks in OCFS2

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geekscrap.com: In the beginning, Linux was a free general purpose OS and it was not clear how Linux companies would generate profits out of it. One of the key technologies of enterprise server market is Storage Area Network: an infrastructure that abstracts storage resources.

What? Free Linux Training Becoming Available

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: I have often heard people speaking of the fragmentation of Linux, what with all the different distributions, and this makes it harder for there to be a single "standard" for support engineers to reach. Opinions such as these often end with comments about how Microsoft beats everyone else hands down with their certification scheme.

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