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How to Install Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu - For GNOME and KDE users

http://news.softpedia.com

" We talked a few days ago about the Compiz and Beryl mergence and the name of the newly born project resulted from this fusion, Compiz Fusion. The Compiz Fusion project tries to bring us all the latest 3D technologies, such as Cube reflection, paint fire on your desktop and a lot of new eye candy animations."

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ZFS: what "the ultimate file system" really means for your desktop -- in plain English!

http://apcmag.com

Now I may just be showing my geek side a bit here, but file systems are awesome. Aside from the fact our machines would be nothing without them, the science behind them is frequently ingenious. And ZFS (the Zettabyte File System) is no different. It has quite an extensive feature set just like its peers, but builds on this by adding a new layer of simplicity.

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MySQL's CEO calls out Oracle, sets Wall Street straight and explains what open source is really all about

http://www.computerworld.com

Mickos [Mårten] was recruited to lead open-source database provider MySQL AB in 2001 by chief technology officer and co-founder Michael “Monty” Widenius, a college classmate. Since then, the MySQL database has become one of the most popular open-source technologies around, used by many of the biggest Web 2.0 sites.

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Understanding the Common User: Everything should be as simple as it is

http://polishlinux.org

Let’s begin with - Linux is simply the best. Open, free of charge, stable, reliable, flexible, and scalable. And God only knows why people do not want to use it. They grumble that it’s difficult, shows hardware problems, and lacks applications.

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Linux coders tackle power efficiency

http://news.zdnet.com

"Maybe you'd be better off if you didn't spend so much time looking at your watch."

That, loosely speaking, is the rationale behind a significant change at the heart of Linux that programmers hope will make the open-source operating system more efficient.

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Ubuntu wallpaper on Flickr

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Fantastic Ubuntu wallpaper on Flickr. Not to be missed!

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Study shows that 43% of companies are using FOSS. Followup study shows that 57% of companies have no idea what software they ru

http://www.adtmag.com

This is a survey that claims 43% of companies are /already/ using FOSS. Judge for yourself...

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Size isn't everything for the modest creator of SQLite

http://technology.guardian.co.uk

Richard Hipp's database is used by some of the biggest names in IT - but he has not made a penny from it.

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Dell Dimension E520 With Ubuntu Linux Review

http://devnulled.com

Although I’ve read a couple of reviews of the XPS system here and there, I thought I’d go ahead and post my experiences with the least expensive Dell Ubuntu workstation, the Dell Dimension E520.

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Fun with GStreamer Audio effects

http://gnomejournal.org

GStreamer is mostly known as a back-end for media players like Totem and Rhythmbox. Besides that, it is used as a foundation for content creation tools like Jokosher, Buzztard, Marlin, and PiTiVi.

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Creating the GNOME 2.18 Live Media: An interview with Ken VanDine

http://www.gnomejournal.org

Paul Cutler interviews Ken VanDine, founder of Foresight Linux, on building images for the recent GNOME 2.18 Live Media release. Ken discusses his goals in helping create new GNOME Live Media, the tools he used in putting the different images together, and his plans for future GNOME Live Media releases.

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Hybrids Combine GNU Classpath and OpenJDK

http://www.infoq.com

The first GNU Classpath/Sun Java hybrids have begun to appear. The hybrids combine GNU Classpath with Java code that Sun has recently released under the GPL either to improve an existing project or to further the goal of having a completely Free JDK. First IKVM made a snapshot available, thus allowing parts of the OpenJDK class libraries to be used on Mono and .NET.

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Weekly tip: killing processes

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

One of the things I hate about Windows is that there is no good way to kill frozen processes. Theoretically, you type Ctrl-Alt-Delete, wait for Task Manager to pop up, and kill the process. But in reality, the process doesn't always die immediately (it usually takes multiple tries and a very long time). GNU/Linux users don't have this problem.

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Intrusion detection with Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

We're going to demonstrate how to quickly install and run the open source IDS sensor Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5). The instructions below will also generally work for RHEL 4, CentOS 4 and 5, as well as Fedora Core 5 and 6.

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Downloading and Un-tarring in One Step

http://www.howtogeek.com

Most of the time, when I download something it's a file archive of some kind - usually a tarball or a zip file. This could be some source code for an app that isn't included in Gentoo's Portage tree, some documentation for an internal corporate app, or even something as mundane as a new WordPress installation.

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