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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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10 Linux Shell Tricks You Don't Already Know. Really, we swear.

http://www.venturecake.com

"Yeah, I’ve read them too. Lists of shell tricks you already know - pstree (wow!) bc (bash already has built-in math), and a dozen commands you see in every Linux site, book, and training course."

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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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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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ZFS on Linux: It's alive - LinuxWorld

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One programmer, Ricardo Correia, has what could be an answer, however. A technology called Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE), introduced in the 2.6.14 kernel released in October 2005, enables Linux to use filesystems that run as ordinary processes. FUSE already hosts an implementation of the NTFS filesystem, NTFS-3g, that runs with decent performance.

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Wine HQ - Announce

http://www.winehq.org

"This is release 0.9.39 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix."

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How To Compile A Kernel - Debian Etch

http://www.howtoforge.com

"Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on a Debian Etch system."

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Getting Yesterdays or Tomorrows day with shell date command

http://www.cyberciti.biz

When invoked without arguments, the date command displays the current date and time. Depending on the options specified, date will set the date and time or print it in a user defined way. I’ve seen many people writing a perl script for calculating yesterday or tomorrow. Computer loves numbers but we love relative terms like 2 days ago.

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Why Microsoft and Linux companies are tying the knot

http://www.linux-watch.com

OK, so why have Novell, Xandros, and Linspire all gotten into bed with Microsoft? Is it...

1. They were seduced by Steve Ballmer's charming smile?
2. They've gone over to the dark side of the force?
3. Terror of Microsoft's mighty patent portfolio had them groveling at Microsoft's feet?

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4Front Technologies Releases The Source Code For OSS v 4.0

http://www.linuxpr.com

4Front Technologies is proud to announce the release of the source code to Open Sound System (OSS) v4.0. The software currently runs on Linux, SolarisTM, SCO UnixWareTM and FreeBSD platforms.

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Know your regular expressions

http://www.ibm.com

This article describes some useful tools and techniques for learning to build and hone regexps across a range of UNIX® applications, including:

* Highlighting matches
* Showing only the matches and not the lines
* Calling a wizard
* Studying docs

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FSF - 'Play Ogg': FSF launches free audio format campaign

http://www.fsf.org

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA—Wednesday, May 16, 2007—The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched PlayOgg.org, a campaign to encourage use of the patent- and license-free standard Ogg Vorbis as an ethically, legally and technically superior audio alternative to the proprietary MP3 format.

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Ubuntu founder urges Linux patch/bug collaboration

http://www.linuxdevices.com

The open source community needs a federated but decentralized system for tracking bugs and patches, according to Mark Shuttleworth. Speaking in a keynote address at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in Sunnyvale this week, the amateur astronaut and Ubuntu founder called for better collaboration among open source developers and companies.

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Shuttleworth urges Linux patch and bug collaboration

http://www.linux-watch.com

"When Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., spoke at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit at the Googleplex, he didn't talk about Ubuntu, patents, or hardware vendor partnerships. Instead he devoted his keynote speech to the importance of collaboration in fixing bugs and getting timely patches out to Linux users."

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Linux Foundation Improves Printing Functionality in Linux With LSB Driver Development Kit

http://new.marketwire.com

The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the availability of the Linux Standard Base Driver Development Kit (LSB DDK) for print drivers.

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From the Camera to the Web with Konqueror

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There are plenty of ways to transfer photos from your digital camera to the World Wide Web. Here's how you can take your photos straight from your camera to your website with Konqueror, the KDE desktop's web browser and file manager.

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