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Google Hacker Firefox Extension : Advanced Dork

Known as Advanced Dork, this extension provides right-click access to Google’s Advanced Operators like intitle: inurl: intext: site: ext: and filetype.[ED: How can you not love that name! - SR] [ED: Note: The extension itself was created by CP, not Johnny Long as the article states. - SR]

How to give Linux Away

  LXer Feature: 16-Jan-06

As a community we would like to see a large computer manufacturer sell PC's with Linux already on them. Is this the only option?

COMRADES! GPLv3 is here!

The new general public licence has arrived. Paul Furber celebrates the Great Leap Forward of 2006.. "As you are aware from your compulsory weekly education classes, the old general public licence has resisted all attempts to overcome it. Many have tried. All have failed. Millions of companies have gone bankrupt trying to make money from it and over 100 governments have collapsed trying to oppose it -- which is, of course, just as we intended."

Is Google About To Buy Sun Microsystems?

  • Blogcritics.org; By Daniel M. Harrison (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Mar 11, 2006 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Sun
Daniel M Harrison's take on what is really going on with Google and Sun.. "Anyone who thinks Google can continue its phenomenal growth without a platform to combine hardware, storage, StarOffice, JAVA, and Solaris ought to think again - the combinations are the only competitive advantage that can enable them to trade at a P/E of 100 - and perhaps way above." [Ed: Google and Sun, one company? It sounds like two Ogres trying to tap dance to me. - sharkscott]

Can Novell lift the Linux Desktop to the next level?

Columnist Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols thinks he has found a pattern in Novell's pursuit of the enterprise desktop. For a while, Novell has produced great Linux desktops, like OpenSUSE, he writes. At the same time, though, Novell has insisted that for businesses, its only desktop interest was in thin-client-style worker-bee desktops. But things have changed. [Ed: From the videos I have seen, it blows Vista away! - sharkscott]

Five things I dislike about SUSE 10

I've been running the retail version on SUSE Linux 10.0 as my production desktop machine since early November. I like its online update facility; it's a great way to keep the system refreshed with the latest security and bug fixes, and I'm not the only one who feels this way. But I've found a few things in SUSE 10 that I'm not too fond of, and that make me start thinking about changing distros. (I can understand why he feels this way, then again I use KDE so I missed out on most of what he doesn't like. - Scott)

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