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OpenSUSE 10.3 Alpha 5 report

http://www.tuxmachines.org

"Alpha 5 in the OpenSUSE 10.3 developmental cycle was released several days ago and with it came a few surprises. As opposed to big changes in the installed system itself, the big news this release was the 1 CD install offerings."

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KDE’s default sound system is in the stone ages!

http://irfanhabib.wordpress.com

KDE’s default sound subsystems, aRts (Analog realtime synthesizer) has been part of KDE since ages. I really appreciate the quality of lots of software it comes with, however aRts is a real disappointment.

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Windows Server Woos Linux Customers

http://www.eweek.com

"Wooed by compelling application ecosystems, performance and cost, several large enterprise Linux customers have begun slowly migrating back to Windows Server, eWEEK reporting has found."

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Microsoft's audacity at its best: "Our software is less of a security risk than Linux, Mac OS X"

http://blogs.cnet.com

"Wow. Sometimes, you read things like this and you wonder if Microsoft employees inhabit the same universe. Apparently, they haven't been following the rampant, constant security holes discovered and exploited in Windows over the past decade."

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Blender animations help prevent crime in Britain

http://www.linux.com

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary in Great Britain uses animations created with the open source tool Blender to help citizens understand how to protect their vehicles and possessions from theft.

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Linux computer fits in USB key

http://linuxdevices.com

A start-up located in the French Alps near Grenoble is readying a tiny ARM-based Linux single-board computer (SBC) in a USB key form-factor. Calao, based in Sant Martin le Vinoux, is also readying a tiny Linux SBC designed to plug into QIL (quad in-line) IC sockets.

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KDE's Plasma is heating up

http://www.linux.com

KDE launched Plasma in 2005 to revitalize the desktop interface, which the project said had remained "essentially the same" as it was in 1984. The initiative sought to renovate the KDE desktop codebase for the upcoming KDE 4 release, as well as to make innovations to KDE 3's conservative interface.

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Compiz-Fusion arrives

http://dev.beryl-project.org

"A new merged community around Compiz project would be known as Compiz-Fusion, details of the announcement here on Compiz Mailing List."

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Linux web servers "faster"

http://management.silicon.com

"Linux-based websites perform better than those hosted on Windows servers, according to new research."

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Tiny, modular Linux system targets embedded apps

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Canadian single-board computer (SBC) startup Virtual Cogs has started shipping its first product: a miniature, modular, embeddable, Linux-based computer. The VC21 is comprised of a Freescale i.MX21-powered processor module, along with a dozen stackable, "Cog"-branded daughterboards that add cameras, touchscreens, sound cards, and so on.

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Top 25 Linux Commands for the Absolute Newbie Admins

http://pimpyourlinux.com

Perhaps your company is just switching to Linux, to save on costs. Or, maybe you’re starting University, and you have no idea how to get around the Linux Systems they’ve just installed. Or if you’re like me, you’re curious about how Linux works, and you have it installed at home.

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GPL compliance issues are tearing Joomla! apart

http://www.linux.com

"Joomla! project leader Louis Landry and his colleagues want to protect the project they love. That's why, after two years of allowing proprietary plugins for the open source CMS, the group has decided to ask third-party developers for voluntary compliance with the terms of the GNU General Public License, under which Joomla! is licensed."

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The Zonbox: Small, quiet, solid state Linux computing

http://www.arsgeek.com

"What is a Zonbox exactly? It’s a solid state Linux computer, which means it has no moving parts – not even a fan. This makes for a very quiet computing experience. What comes in a Zonbox? Here are some stats:"

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Introducing Upstart

http://fosswire.com

Since the days of early Unix, systems have always had different methods of starting up, shutting down, and managing jobs. Throughout the development of Linux distributions, many saw the usage of System V init, the most common starting system, to be suitable. Distributions have a system that one way or another is compatible with this System V initialization.

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Python 3000 Status Update (Long!)

http://www.artima.com

Here's a long-awaited update on where the Python 3000 project stands. We're looking at a modest two months of schedule slip, and many exciting new features. I'll be presenting this in person several times over the next two months.

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