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Public beta for LibreOffice extensions repository

http://www.h-online.com

The repositories themselves are based on Plone and allow users to search by keyword, category, LibreOffice version and sort on highest rating, most downloaded, newest or recently updated.

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How To Set Up SSL Vhosts Under Nginx + SNI Support (Ubuntu 11.04/Debian Squeeze)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This article explains how you can set up SSL vhosts under nginx on Ubuntu 11.04 and Debian Squeeze so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443). SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer and is a cryptographic protocol that provides security for communications over networks by encrypting segments of network connections at the transport layer end-to-end.

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Xonotic 0.5 Released (Nexuiz fork)

http://www.xonotic.org

Xonotic is a free, open source (GPL), ultra-fast, first-person shooter with multiplayer online matches. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.

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Running Drupal 7.7 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.04

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can install and run a Drupal 7.7 web site on Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.04 with nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). In addition to that I will also show you how you can use the Drupal Boost plugin with nginx.

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10 steps to getting a Haiku VM running

http://www.brighthub.com

BeOS was one of those promising operating systems that never really managed to gain any kind of market share. The Haiku project has taken it upon themselves to continue the development of BeOS, and has slowly been making their way to a version 1.0 release.

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Created by mcasperson 3 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 11 weeks ago
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sun-java6 packages removed soon from Debian/Ubuntu (and all other linux distros)

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com

Since I have been maintaining sun-java6 packages for a year and half, I am following the rhythm releases (security is one of the reasons).
A few days ago, I pinged on Twitter Dalibor Topic, who is, AFAIK, the person in charge of this at Oracle, he replied with a blog post Retiring the DLJ.

The main information from this blog post is:

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Created by mariuz 3 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 12 weeks ago
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Server Monitoring With Icinga On Debian Squeeze

http://www.howtoforge.com

Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. It is a fork of Nagios. This tutorial explains how to install Icinga on a Debian Squeeze server to monitor this server and another Debian Squeeze server.

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Setting Up Network RAID1 With DRBD On Debian Squeeze

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to set up network RAID1 with the help of DRBD on two Debian Squeeze systems. DRBD stands for Distributed Replicated Block Device and allows you to mirror block devices over a network. This is useful for high-availability setups (like a HA NFS server) because if one node fails, all data is still available from the other node.

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PHP users warned not to upgrade to 5.3.7

http://www.h-online.com

The PHP developers have warned users not to upgrade to the latest stable branch release of the PHP scripting language due to a serious bug.

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GNOME-Designer Jon McCann about the future of GNOME3

http://derstandard.at

Also talks about the split with Ubuntu, outspoken criticism and why KDE and GNOME are different operating systems

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Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.0

http://www.howtoforge.com

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a CentOS 6.0 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

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Created by falko 3 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 14 weeks ago
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Graphviz+Jessyink: Alternative to Prezi and Mindmap Presentations (How to Beat MS PowerPoint)

http://blog.ofset.org

For those of us who prefer spending more time with content than visual effects and prefer fiddling with texts than mouse/button/graphics, graphviz and jessyink could be a latex-style potential alternative to Prezi and Mindmap presentations -- if a few improvements are made. ...

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Created by ckhung 3 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 14 weeks ago
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HTTPS Everywhere - no substitute for common sense

http://www.brighthub.com

I personally applaud the initiative on a technical level, and if I was a Firefox user, I would install the extension in a heart beat. But, on a fundamental level, the extension will fail to make any real improvement in the security of the web for one simple reason – users are the biggest weakness in any security system, and there is no patch for users.

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Created by mcasperson 3 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 15 weeks ago
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Rotating you Gnome 3 Background images

http://www.brighthub.com

There are a lot of desktop background switchers available, but Gnome 3 has changed it's interface just enough to stop most of them from working. But a little project from Dhananjay Sathe provides a fairly easy way to setup a Gnome 3 desktop background slideshow.

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Encrypt the Web with HTTPS Everywhere

https://www.eff.org

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), in collaboration with the Tor Project, has launched an official 1.0 version of HTTPS Everywhere, a tool for the Firefox web browser that helps secure web browsing by encrypting connections to more than 1,000 websites.

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