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Installing and optimising the Drupal CMS on Debian Etch

http://www.debian-administration.org

Drupal is an excellent free software content management system, written in PHP. It's a good choice if you have to build a new site for non-technical users or customers, as both content editing and site administration can be done directly in the main site by authenticated users, and there's very little markup for those users to learn.

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Create your own Live CD in 7 Steps

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Knoppix made live CDs popular—and with good reason too. Do you want to check whether a distribution works well with your hardware, or to show off the latest Compiz Fusion magic, or maybe you have a presentation to do and you want to make sure you have the same environment to show it in as you had to create it? A live CD can help with all of these scenarios.

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Global Server Load Balancing with Open Source tools

http://www.o3magazine.co.uk

Global Server Load Balancing is the automatic routing of users to the nearest / fastest server to them based on their source IP. Typically a GSLB solution requires expensive application switches at each site, and additional software licenses that run into the thousands of dollars.

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How to Install Tor to Surf Anonymously in Ubuntu Feisty with Firefox

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This article explains how to set up Tor in Feisty based on my own experience (with Gnome interface). Tor is a program that allows one to surf through a local proxy with a routed IP address (so the webpage you surf does not have a record of your own IP address).

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Hardening Linux

http://www.itwire.com

Linux is an enterprise-grade operating system and is capable of the utmost security. However, many installations fall short because the out-of-the-box setup routines have to cater for the lowest common denominator.

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The problem on Linux/FOSS game development

http://www.linuxlookup.com

Linux has evolved to a pretty decent Desktop platform these last years. It features a fast, stable and productive work environment for various purposes.

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Safeguarding Ubuntu

http://abhay-techzone.blogspot.com

Closing some of Ubuntu open ports

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HP Offers Open-Source Code

http://www.pcworld.com

Hewlett-Packard is releasing to the open source community the computer code for a software programming interface that helps manage large data sets in high performance computing environments.

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Linux supercomputer firm snags $10M funding

http://www.linuxdevices.com

SiCortex, claiming to be the first company to engineer a Linux cluster from the silicon up, has secured $10 million in venture capital. The funds have arrived as the company "launches its super energy efficient high performance Linux cluster computers," SiCortex said.

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An Introduction to Linux Audio

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com

Linux has come a long way in the last 10 years. At that time, if you were looking through the main audio and music applications on other operating systems, you would have struggled to find comparable, fully developed, apps on Linux. Nowadays, while no one would say the job was done, they could point to an assortment of high-quality applications that are getting real jobs done.

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Microsoft and Drupal

http://buytaert.net

Last week at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON), Microsoft and SpikeSource announced their intention to work together to certify a number of Open Source projects on the Microsoft Windows platform. According to the press release, Drupal is the first application that has been tested and certified for Microsoft Windows ...

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Citadel becomes the first end-to-end GPLv3 messaging and collaboration platform

http://www.citadel.org

Free software has a few "Exchange killers" to choose from, some better than others, and some free-er than others. The good folks at Citadel.org have announced that their groupware platform is now end-to-end GPLv3.

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Koolu Aims to Revive Thin Client Computing with a Low-Power Ubuntu Device

http://www.avecmobile.com

Koolu Linux computer designed as a Thin Client is like a terminal – it only does what the central computer allows it to do. In many cases, a thin client device is exactly what organizations need.

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Fuzz testing with zzuf

http://www.linux.com

Fuzz testing, which uses random input to test software for bugs, has been the biggest thing to happen in IT security in quite awhile. Now you can quickly and easily direct your own fuzz testing ops, thanks to a cool little program called zzuf.

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So You Want to Be a Linux Developer - Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Five years ago, the only engineering or computer science majors setting their sights on a career in writing software code for an open source company were the most hardcore of computer nerds. That was something done only by the true computer geeks, and it usually required an independent source of income. Experienced programmers knew the gravy train existed at proprietary companies.

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