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Dell Ubuntu Linux PCs Delayed?

http://techiqmag.com

"This is pure speculation by The VAR Guy. But things are getting a little strange over at Dell. It seems that some people who ordered Dell PCs with Ubuntu Linux preinstalled have been told that ship dates have been delayed a bit."

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Mandriva revamps its eTraining website

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Mandriva announced this week that it has revamped its eTraining website interface for better ease of use. In addition, the free online management modules have been improved, and there are two new free courses: one on urpmi and rpmdrake, and the other on Mandriva Flash.

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PCLinuxOS 2007 - A Review

http://shiftbackspace.com

PCLinuxOS 2007, also referred to as PCLOS, was released on May 21st, 2007 to rave reviews. Also, PCLOS has gained immense popularity having been the number two distribution over the last 6 months and number one since the release of the 2007 edition just over three weeks ago (according to the DistroWatch rankings). Want to know more about PCLOS? Lets go to DistroWatch to get an overview.

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Arch Voodoo Install

http://abhay-techzone.blogspot.com

Arch has been my primary Linux distribution for two years and I dual boot it with Windows XP on my Thinkpad. I like Arch for its KISS principle, good speed and repository full of latest stable packages. According to Arch Wiki , Arch Linux is an independent i686-optimized community distribution for intermediate and advanced Linux users.

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Wizpy music player disappoints

http://applications.linux.com

Turbolinux's Linux-based wizpy music player is a beautiful device. It's slick, black, and slightly smaller than the smallest cell phones. Unfortunately, its value and functionality doesn't live up to its good looks.

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GNU Breeze: Firefox2 and SSL2

http://gnubreeze.blogspot.com

The older versions of SSL(Version 2) is really mess in the new version of firefox. Here is a simple tip to access websites with older version of SSL in Mozilla Firefox2.

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Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn — Cool, Fresh and… Unstable

http://polishlinux.org

"This will not be another “I just installed Ubuntu — it beats Windows — try it yourself” type of review. It is going to be rather a report from another successful upgrade, pointing out the biggest surprises and the most miserable failures of the latest release of Ubuntu Linux, codenamed Feisty Fawn."

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No Penguins On Today’s Safari? — TalkBMC

http://talk.bmc.com

"Moments ago Apple announced that Windows users can now download and run their popular Safari web browser. That's right, more Apple software on Windows boxes. Safari is a pretty cool browser, and I do use it on my MacBook Pro. But where's my Safari for Linux? Why wasn't today's announcement about open sourcing Safari?"

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Quick First Review of the Dell Ubuntu Notebook Computer Inspiron E1505N

http://linux.about.com

The Internet was operational immediately without any further setup. Using Firefox, I was able to access all my favorite websites. Going to youtube.com, the Flash plug-in installation was required, which was successfully completed in a few simple steps. Along the way I plugged in a USB mouse which was immediately functional without even asking a question.
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Linux Game Review: Nexuiz Linux Game Review: Nexuiz

http://www.raiden.net

Nexuiz is a 3d first person shooter (FPS) done in the old Quake 1 style of gameplay where graphics weren't as important as was the raw fun of pure deathmatch play. That form of gameplay has been lost in many ways in the newer games of today with their greater concentration on graphics and less on gameplay.

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Why so many Linux distributions?

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

Seriously, there are so many different distributions and they are all very similar to each other with superficial differences to separate one from the other. So why is it that there are so many slightly different copies of Linux floating around?

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Taking OpenSolaris for a spin

http://www.linux-watch.com

If you're like most Linux users, you've heard of OpenSolaris, but I'm willing to bet you've never tried it. One reason, as former Debian co-founder and now Sun Chief Operating Platforms Officer Ian Murdock explained, is that OpenSolaris doesn't come as a packaged operating system like Linux does.

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How to boot Knoppix 4.0 from a USB Flash Drive

http://www.howudune.com

The following instructions describe the process for installing Knoppix Linux on a USB flash drive. This allows the OS to be booted directly from the flash drive. The instructions have been tested to work on Dell Optiplex GX270 and GX280s.

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Lunch break diversions: PONG! Multiplayer and Lost Labyrinth

http://applications.linux.com

Sometimes the simplest game can be every bit as addictive and fun as monster games like Halo 3 or Gears of War. This is probably the reason why games like Pong still remain popular to this day and continue to inspire developers. While there are probably hundreds of versions of Pong-inspired games out there, one that will appeal to hardcore Pong fans and casual players alike is PONG!

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KOffice 1.6.3 released with major updates to Kexi

http://applications.linux.com

KOffice 1.6.3 is out with a long list of changes, particularly for database management tool Kexi, the KOffice answer to Microsoft Access.

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