High End

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High End - free software for the pro/admin/hacker - high-end distros (Red Hat, Debian, etc.), kernel development, programming and heavy duty CLI work, networking, databases, web- and sys-admin stuff, advanced howtos, high end hardware (servers, workstations, thinstations) etc.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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