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Windows Vista under EC spotlight

Probe extended

Microsoft adds Virtual Server to delay parade

Like Switzerland without the punctuality

Why I Stopped Promoting Linux in Government

I received an email from a close friend asking me to help educate the city manager in Tuttle, OK about Linux. I told him I prefer finishing a "hack" on securing SSH. Here's why I'm through orchestrating efforts for Linux in Government.

Review: Trustix Secure Linux lives up to its name

Trustix Secure Linux is an interesting distro for servers that is designed to be all about security. While Linux, in general, is fairly secure, a distro that focuses on security and stability from the ground up should be a good choice for Internet servers. In our testing, we found Trustix lives up to its intentions.

TransGaming, Mandriva to Bring Linux Gaming to Poland

Linux adoption across the globe is gaining momentum, particularly within public institutions, businesses and home users in Europe. One of the key application gaps to be filled to encourage the proliferation of Linux is the ability to deliver a great gaming experience," said Vikas Gupta, president and CEO of TransGaming.

Grid Computing for Developers: A Book Review

Problems with both content and presentation make this a less-than-ideal introduction to grid computing.

Extract data from the Internet with Web scraping

  • Newforge; By Rob Reilly (Posted by tadelste on Mar 29, 2006 9:41 AM EDT)
Even if you don't know how to access databases using a Web browser or use an RSS reader, you can extract information from the Internet through Web page scraping. Here's how you can use some Linux-based tools to get data.

Debian Weekly News - March 28th, 2006

  • Mailing list; By Martin Schulze (Posted by tadelste on Mar 29, 2006 8:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Newsletter; Groups: Debian
Welcome to this year's 13th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. David Moreno Garza [1]built an RSS [2]feed for the Debian Weekly News. Manoj Srivastava [3]called for votes for this year's project leader [4]election which has seen the lowest participation ever in a Debian project leader election seen so far. Votes must be received by April 8th, 2006.

Texas Attorney General Consumer Complaint Form

The Texas AG's office writes:"Consumer Complaints filed with this agency may form the basis for an investigation into a company's business practices. In some cases, significant numbers of complaints about a business may give rise to legal action, not on behalf of the individual complainants but to enforce state law. The decision to investigate or file a lawsuit is based on a number of factors".

Novell's Balancing Act

The company seeks to persuade Netware fans to go Linux while also wooing Windows users.

Book review: Anti-patent activist chronicles fight

Florian Mueller has dedicated much of his recent life to the minutiae of European legislative process. With help from a host of others, he successfully fought software patents in Europe. Today he's announcing that he's written a book about the experience, delving deep into European government and legislative process, and delivering a unique and entertaining insight into the fusion of lobbying, open source software, and activism that defined the patent battle of Europe.

My desktop OS: VectorLinux SOHO

Three years ago I built my own computer and installed Mandrake v9.1 on it. It was a joy to learn and use Linux, to not worry about spyware and viruses any longer, and to graduate to a stable operating system. Not long afterward I became involved with a small charity that refurbishes older computers to donate to people who normally would not be able to afford their own computer. The donated computers we work on are generally 133MHz to 500MHz Pentium II vintage, often with less than 128MB of RAM. Mandrake proved impossibly slow to use on these machines, but VectorLinux impressed me with its speed, ease of install, well-chosen lightweight applications, and stability.

Software developer boxes pirate senseless

Rough justice, Russian style

And The Winner Is ... The TV Land Awards!!!

  • PR Newswire; By Press release (Posted by tadelste on Mar 29, 2006 12:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release
Network Sees Double-Digit Gains Among Core Demo of Adults 25-54

Novell CEO Foresees Enterprise Growth

Jack Messman sounds off on Novell's present and future, and where the company is headed with its Linux products.

EE Times Announces Recipients of the Educator of the Year and Student of the Year ACE Awards

  • PR Newswire; By Press release (Posted by tadelste on Mar 28, 2006 11:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release
First-ever Recipients of the Educator of the Year and Student of the Year Will be Honored at the EE Times ACE Awards Gala

Red Hat Profit Doubles on Corporate Demand

Red Hat's quarterly profit more than doubled on the back of strong subscription sales from corporate customers.

Red Hat Posts Higher Numbers in Q4 Report

The company reported that its annual subscription revenue was up 53 percent from the prior year. The numbers are based on Red Hat holding onto its top customers, officials said. (Linux-Watch)

Freedom Toaster to allow user uploads

Once only vending machines for the free toasting of open source distributions, Freedom Toasters could soon have user upload and content-sharing capabilities. Richard Frank spoke to lead developer, Jason Hudson, to find out where the Freedom Toaster is heading in 2006.

Bakbone's NetVault: Replicator for Linux Named Finalist in ...

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