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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Dell vs. System76 Ubuntu Comparison

http://www.madpenguin.org

"I must admit that I was completely blown away to discover that in addition to a number of other 'rolling by' products to be featured with each front page load, Ubuntu PCs were among them. This means that it is possible that PC power users, who are currently comfortable with Windows, may give Dell and Ubuntu a serious look."

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Kamloops school district gets an education in free software

http://applications.linux.com

The Kamloops/Thompson School District in British Columbia, Canada, is a free software success story. Gregg Ferrie, manager of information technology for the district, believes its infrastructure may be the largest Linux on-the-desktop implementation in Western Canada in public education.

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Pidgin - the little IM client that could

http://pidgin.im

Pidgin (used to be Gaim) is a slick graphical IM client that let's you connect to AIM, ICQ, Jabber (Yay!), MSN, Yahoo, and even IRC, all at once! Amaze your friends as you're able to chat with anyone of your buddies, at any time, using any protocol! Features: plugins, file transfer, logging.

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Upload your photos in an instant with Kflickr

http://www.linux.com

Uploading pictures to Flickr via its Web-based interface is a hassle, particularly if you have dozens of shots to upload. Linux users have a better choice, though, in the form of Kflickr, a simple application for uploading shots to Flickr that will have your family photos online in no time.

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DreamWorks Animation

http://www.linuxjournal.com

"All the big film studios primarily use Linux for animation and visual effects. Perhaps no commercial Linux installation is larger than DreamWorks Animation, with more than 1,000 Linux desktops and more than 3,000 server CPUs"

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Asus stuns Computex with £100 laptop - running GNU/Linux

http://www.pcpro.co.uk

Asus chairman Jonney Shih sprang a surprise during Intel's Computex keynote today with the announcement of a $189 laptop.

The notebook uses a custom-written Linux operating system, much like the OLPC, though unlike the OLPC, Asus has chosen a more conventional interface.

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KDE4 Applications Crash Beautifully at 1.21 Gigawatts!

http://fbsd.za.net

Hehehe! This is cute!

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VirtualBox 1.4 Released!!!!

http://www.virtualbox.org

My favorite virtualization program has been updated! 64-bit hosts, VMWare support, and raw disk support are the biggest features.

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Building An Ubuntu MythTV Box

http://www.phoronix.com

With more and more people assembling MythTV boxes as alternatives to Windows Media Center or going out and buying a TiVO, for this introductory article we will share some recommendations of hardware we had used on a recent MythTV build along with other information to consider

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GNU Emacs 22 finally released

http://applications.linux.com

Emacs fans, limber up your fingers -- there's a new GNU in town. Almost six years after the release of the previous version, the Free Software Foundation has announced the release of GNU Emacs 22. (Actually, 22.1, but who's counting?)

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Build your own server

http://www.bit-tech.net

"Have you wanted a full-functionality web-server, media host, bit-torrent client and NAS box, all fully remote-controlled? Want to build it out of spare parts? Well then..." The guys at bit-tech have their Linux guru explain a complete networking solution built from old junk. Contains scripts, step-by-step instructions and lots of pics.

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The Truth About ATI/AMD & Linux Drivers

http://www.phoronix.com

In this article we will be exposing what truly consists of the ATI/AMD driver development cycle and ultimately what they are really doing to improve their image in the Linux community. We have been granted unprecedented access to share with you their once unknown driver development model.

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Trolltech's Qt Gets New Vista

http://www.internetnews.com

Building cross-platform applications just got a bit easier with the release of Trolltech's Qt 4.3

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Music Player Daemon rocks your net

http://www.linux.com

The Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a very different, and very cool, way to play back music online. Unlike typical music-playing applications, MPD does not have a graphical (or even command-line) interface. Instead, a variety of clients interact with MPD over the network.

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Dell quietly drops extended warranty support for Ubuntu

http://www.dell.com

When the Dell/Ubuntu machines were announced, it was possible to extend the default warranty to 2-4 years as well as adding "CompleteCare" accidental breakage protection. These options have since been quietly removed from all Ubuntu systems though they remain on the Vista ones. Is Dell serious about supporting Linux or was this all just a PR stunt?

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