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Firefox Takes 25% of Browser Market

http://www.idm.net.au

According to the latest statistics from w3counter.com, Firefox's market share is going gangbusters with the open source browser capturing over 25 percent of the browser market.

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The Road to KDE 4: Konsole Gets an Overhaul

http://dot.kde.org

Konsole has been a staple of KDE since KDE 2.0, as has been showing signs of a little bit of clutter and wear. So, Robert Knight has stepped in to clean up the program's code, and more than anything else, fix a cluttered and difficult interface.

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Become your own ISP: The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2007 Spring Free

http://www.howtoforge.com

This guide shows how to set up a Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. With this help, you can be your own ISP.

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NVIDIA 100.14.06 Linux Driver Released

http://www.phoronix.com

Improved notebook support and fixed an assortment of minor bugs in the new NVIDIA 100.14.06 driver.

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Dell's Linux hardware support plans good news for desktop Linux

http://arstechnica.com

Dell has revealed more details of its upcoming Ubuntu Linux launch. In a move sure to please open-source enthusiasts, Dell has committed to working with vendors to improve Linux hardware compatibility.

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A day without X

http://www.terminally-incoherent.com

Would you be able to survive one full day without using the X server? Linux offers us a wide assortment of CLI based tools. There is no reason why you shouldn't be able look up stuff online, read your email, look at pictures, watch movies and listen to music without X. Here is a list of apps that will help you survive a day without the X server.

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Why is Dell restricting Ubuntu to US? Could be a Huge Mistake.

http://www.itwire.com.au

At a time when much of the world is salivating with excitement over the release of Dell's new Ubuntu Linux computers in the US, it's ironic that the market in which Ubuntu originated, Europe, still has not received word on when the new Dell boxes will be available.

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Get that HDR look in Linux with Qtpfsgui!

http://www.downloadsquad.com

Before you ask: no, the headline is not a typo - Qtpfsgui is an app for the Linux users in the crowd that brings the oh-so hyper-realistic High Dynamic Range look to images without the need for a larger app like GIMP.

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Dell Offers Three Consumer Systems With Ubuntu 7.04

http://direct2dell.com

"It’s finally here. Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook."

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A Visit to Worlds Fastest University Supercomputer

http://www.jemmille.com

Jemmille recently visited the "Big Red" supercomputer at Indiana University. It is capable of a theoretical 20.4 trillion operations per second and has 4 terabytes of memory. It is powered by SUSE Linux. If sources are correct, that power has now been doubled. One awesome computer. (pic)

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OLPC Game Jam for an XO Laptop

http://hackronym.com

The OLPC project has announced a three-day game development jam session is scheduled to begin June 8 on the campus of Olin College, an engineering school in Needham, Massachusetts.

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Hardware Firewall On a USB Key

http://linuxdevices.com

An Israeli startup has squeezed a complete hardware firewall into a USB key. The 'Yoggie Pico' from Yoggie Systems runs Linux 2.6 along with 13 security applications on a 520MHz PXA270, an Intel processor typically used in high-end smartphones.

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Linux Finally Getting XBMC

http://www.xboxmediacenter.com

XBMC is getting ported to GNU/Linux. A few developers of Team-XBMC have begun the porting of XBMC to GNU/Linux using OpenGL and the SDL toolkit. In this effort, they are recruiting developers. XBMC is, by far, one of the finest projects to come out of the free software community; and to think it is homebrew.

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Democracy Player receives $100,000 from Mozilla

http://blog.mozilla.com

In their last board meeting, it was decided that Mozilla would give a $100,000 grant to the Participatory Culture Foundation, the makers of the Democracy Player. PCF, like CC, aligns well with Mozilla and its manifesto. Additionally, PCF has projects that are built partly on Mozilla’s technology.

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Wine 0.9.38 Released

http://www.winehq.org

This is release 0.9.38 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix. What's new: Beginnings of support for copy protection kernel drivers. More MSI automation support. Many 64-bit compilation fixes. A number of OLE fixes. Lots of bug fixes.

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