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[lg-announce] Linux Gazette #125 is out!
Microsoft has engaged in a questionable practice of advertising on seemingly every Linux related article on the Internet. We may not have the ability to stop the advertisements, but we will look for alternate sources carrying similar story content. Because Microsoft crosses the line doesn't mean we have to fold our hand.
Learn how to effectively use RBL lists with Qmail and Qmail-SPP while causing the minimal inconvenience for your users.
If you have wondered about upgrading from an earlier version of Codeweavers Crossover Office, I wouldn't bother. Version 5 seems clumsy and doesn't support enough Windows applications to make it worth even it's modest price. If you have to hack your desktop to get Crossover Office to work, you might as well use WINE.
Tom Adelstein has written a widely-bookemarked piece on LXer, Why I stopped promoting Linux in government. His frustration boils down to skepticism about political decision-makers themselves.
I'm sympathetic to both the importance and challenges of introducing open source software in government. Open source tools are often -- though not necessarily -- an economical choice for government, and even more important, government support for open source software helps to foster affordable alternatives for lower-income computer users and small businesses. That's part of the reason I often work with open source tools, especially when helping government clients.
Note from the author: I don't think this commentator read the article at all. I think he or she used the headline and perhaps the lead to come up with his or her own material and assert their beliefs. Lousy read in my opinion.
New versions of Linux distributions crop up almost every week. On the one hand, it's great that development is so active, but on the other it can be difficult to wade through the options and find the one that suits you best. Most of us do not have the time to try out every new flavor, so we come to rely on reviewers to boil down the new releases for us. As a site that runs frequent distro reviews, NewsForge would like to give some advice to new distro reviewers -- pointers to get you started and help you write a concise, informative assessment that will benefit you and your readers alike.
Opinion: Wondering what you'll see at LinuxWorld Boston? Here's the word on the street. (Linux-Watch)
LinuxDevices.com recently caught up with Roger Kung, founder of Linux smartphone specialist E28 in China. E28 shipped the world's first Linux smartphone, and continues to ship Linux smartphones, with a focus on dual-mode cellular/VoIP (voice-over-IP) designs for MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators) around the world,
For Web developers, in particular, the onus falls on creating sites aimed at maximizing client contact through well-rounded, functional vehicles that drive traffic and generate sales. And in today's global economy, it also means using code that is W3C compliant.
As a FreeBSD desktop user I occasionally feel left out when it comes to the availability of applications, particularly desktop applications or binary-only browser plugins produced by commercial closed source vendors. Sometimes a good alternative lurks in the vast FreeBSD ports collection, but not always. The version available may lag a couple of revisions behind what I need, or the port might exclude my particular architecture. Fortunately, FreeBSD can run binaries and shared libraries that have been compiled for Linux and other Unix ABIs (such as SVR4 and SCO).
Debian networking Setup - Basics of IP networking
This is very easy and quick guide for all debian user and admins to configure networking in debian
Samba allows UNIX, Linux, IBM System 390, or OpenVMS hosts to interact with Microsoft Windows clients and servers as if they were Windows file and print servers... Unless the remote client or server is running Windows Vista. At that point, client directory queries are returned with all but the first 100 files truncated. Microsofties say it's all Samba's fault. Email Battles begs to differ
Hard Real-Time Advanced Compact Server Platform Ideal for High-End Simulation and Other Applications in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Telecom, and Financial Services
More than 200 vendors are expected to set up booths at the LinuxWorld Expo 2006 in Boston next week. New products at the show will range from Linux-focused hardware for servers and storage, to enterprise applications.
Debian developer Martin Michlmayr has been working on finding problems with the GNU Compiler Collection 4.1 release and code in the Debian archives. Michlmayr's research has had some interesting results, and provides a wealth of information about the quality of GCC 4.1 and MIPS code in the Debian archives.
Design and Construction Professionals Can Quickly Identify and Prioritize Leads, and Track Opportunities Throughout the Sales Cycle with the McGraw-Hill Construction Network(R)
With Microsoft pushing the release of Vista back yet again, there just might be an opportunity for a new sheriff to come to town.
ACL(Access Control List) Configuration in Debian
Open source software is more than just Linux, and in many cases is more than ready for prime time business, says CSC's Bill Koff. In South Africa this week to talk open source with local businesses, Koff urged companies to take open source seriously, while still understanding the challenges of this new software paradigm.
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