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6 of the Best Free Linux Library Management Systems

http://www.linuxlinks.com

A library management system (also known as an integrated library system) is an automated resource planning system which enables a library to operate efficiently, freeing staff from unnecessary tasks. This type of software typically offers functionality such as cataloging, searching, reporting, acquisitions, library circulation and management embodied into a central system.

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Shared Library Issues In Linux

http://www.innovationsts.com

If you just want enough information to fix your problem quickly, you can read the How-To section of this post and skip the rest. I would highly recommend reading everything though, as a good understanding of the concepts and commands outlined here will serve you well in the future. We also have Video and Audio included with this post that may be a good quick reference for you.

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Milton Public Library and Other Regional Libraries Deploy GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

An exemplary success story of GNU/Linux on the desktops in Canada; another new example from Craigslist

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Installing 32-bit Support Into 64-bit Fedora

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If you’re running newer hardware, there are some definite advantages to installing a 64-bit operating system. But, if you still need to run any 32-bit applications, you’ll need to have the 32-bit support libraries installed. Different Linux distros handle this in different ways.

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ABI compliance checker

http://ispras.linux-foundation.org

ABI-compliance-checker is a lightweight tool for checking backward binary compatibility of shared C/C++ libraries in OS Linux. It checks interface signatures and data type definitions in two library versions (it checks header files along with shared objects) and searches ABI changes that may lead to incompatibility.

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Libraries: No DRM!

http://freeculture.org

"... «We call upon public libraries around the world to remove the unethical Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technologies currently locking down many of their digital collections. DRM compromises public trust for the sake of providing limited access to popular works to some in the short-term.

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Libraries Shun Deals to Place Books on Web

http://www.nytimes.com

Several major research libraries have rebuffed offers from Google and Microsoft to scan their books into computer databases, saying they are put off by restrictions these companies want to place on the new digital collections.

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Romanian public libraries to use Open Source

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Romanian public libraries can now use an Open Source library system for managing book loans and reservations, searching catalogues, managing library assets, maintaining a website and general administration.

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A patent trolling dream--Microsoft lets you look but not touch .NET libraries

http://weblog.infoworld.com

What happens when something patented or copyright from the MS frameworks make their way into other products (probably accidentally but a huge amount of software is based on the same design patterns.) Does Microsoft agree to not sue? Nope.

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So This Penguin Walks Into The Library...

http://blog.lobby4linux.com

A project to get GNU/Linux distro CDs in public libraries and other locations.

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Linux at the Library?

http://genevapubliclibrary.org

Geneva Public Library switches from Windows to Ubuntu after MS drops support for Windows 98

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