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Munich claims to have saved 4M EUR by switching to LinuxMunich claims to have saved 4M EUR by switching to Linux
Mayor Ude reported that the city of Munich has saved over 4 million EURO by switching from Windows NT and Office to Linux and OpenOffice.
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Nmap 5.61TEST5 with scripting funNmap 5.61TEST5 with scripting fun
Huge amounts of testing scripts are being added to Nmap, many are very useful for checking if you (or your adversary) are using weak passwords.
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KDE 4.8.1 releasedKDE 4.8.1 released
A new minor version of the KDE desktop is out at it has a many, but not nearly enough, bugfixes.
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Avidemux 2.5.6 Simple Video Editor ReleasedAvidemux 2.5.6 Simple Video Editor Released
A new version of the simple video editor Avidemux is released. It restores support for AC3 and MP2 encoding, improves x264 support and it also improves Windows XP and 7 support
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CentOS 6.1 Released almost a year after RHEL 6.1CentOS 6.1 Released almost a year after RHEL 6.1
The 6.1 release of the free version of RHEL is finally released. The release comes just as RHEL itself is moving on to version 6.2.
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Razor-qt 0.4.0 releasedRazor-qt 0.4.0 released
Razor-qt is a new light desktop environment based on the QT toolkit. It aims to be a LXDE/XFCE-type traditional desktop environment suited for older hardware.
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How to build a Linux cluster using the Linux virtual server kernel modulesHow to build a Linux cluster using the Linux virtual server kernel modules
The Internet is growing very fast, and if you are lucky, your server load grows with it. Serving huge numbers of people simultaneously presents many challenges. You can make a load-balanced cluster for all kinds of services using any Linux box and a LAN of mixed boxes very easily using the LVS kernel modules.
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Why Copyleft is important for the human species as a wholeWhy Copyleft is important for the human species as a whole
GNU Copyleft was originally designed for programs, but it can be applied to any kind of intellectual property: Texts, images, video and other kinds of works as well. Copyleft ensures knowledge remains a free part of the commons and is a very effective means to take back the control of knowledge and thought now owned by private corporations.
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Type faster by learning touchType faster by learning touch
Touch allows you to quickly increase your typing speed once you have learned the basics.
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djbdns Guide - Setup your own nameserverdjbdns Guide - Setup your own nameserver
There are a number of reasons someone might want to run a local DNS server/cache. Maybe your ISP's DNS servers are wonky, maybe your on dialup and just wanna get things a bit faster, or maybe something completely different.
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The Future of BitlBee, the IRC Gateway for Instant Messaging protocols (MSN, ICQ, Jabber, Yahoo)The Future of BitlBee, the IRC Gateway for Instant Messaging protocols (MSN, ICQ, Jabber, Yahoo)
Interview with the BitlBee developer team: Wilmer van der Gaast, Maurits Dijkstra and Jelmer Vernooij, and a word from former developer Sjoerd Hemminga. Find out what new cool features will be available in v1.0, what features have been implemented so far and what visions these bright young men have for the future of BitlBee and the Open Source community.
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Benchmarks: Doom3 on AMD3000+ machine with a Nvidia Gainward graphics card tested on Windows NT and LinuxBenchmarks: Doom3 on AMD3000+ machine with a Nvidia Gainward graphics card tested on Windows NT and Linux
The benchmarks show that Windows XP outperforms Linux on the same hardware and the same official drivers from Nvidia. Windows XP simply does a better job at running games on this configuration.
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Amarok 1.1 ReviewAmarok 1.1 Review
We have come a long way with our music players in KDE. From xmms, to Noutan, to Juk and now to Amarok...but has the progression been a good one?
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Interview with Jaroslaw Staniek, A KDE developer working on the KDElibs/win32 project.Interview with Jaroslaw Staniek, A KDE developer working on the KDElibs/win32 project.
Jaroslaw Staniek is a software developer who recently submitted patches for 277 files into the KDE CVS, making it possible to use KDELibs/win32 on Windows. The projects aims to make it simpler for developers to use the KDE libraries on Windows, not create "KDE for Windows". Read on to learn the future of KDElibs/win32 development.
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Want to impress your friends with Linux? Use 3D-Desktop!Want to impress your friends with Linux? Use 3D-Desktop!
3D-Desktop is pager (desktop switcher) that gives you a very impressive 3D overview of all your desktops and also allows you to switch between your desktops in a very fancy 3D box type way.
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How to browse the Internet using the Mozilla 1.x and Mozilla Firefox browsersHow to browse the Internet using the Mozilla 1.x and Mozilla Firefox browsers
Learn how you can browse effectively using the keyboard, filter away advertisements, make the fonts look nicer, ensure your privacy is not violated and more. Read on to discover the hidden secrets features of Mozilla 1.6+ and Firefox 9.x.
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Linux Desktop: Using DPMS to reduce your power-billLinux Desktop: Using DPMS to reduce your power-bill
DPMS is used to communicate between your monitor and computer to make your computer turn off your monitor when you have been neglecting it for a given period of time. Recently I have been surprised to find out how many people don't seem to have DPMS setup on their Linux Desktops and it seems to be partially just cause they don't know how. So lets fix that.
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Interview with verde, aka Aurelio Marinho Jargas, txt2tags author and creator of numerous excellent small python scriptsInterview with verde, aka Aurelio Marinho Jargas, txt2tags author and creator of numerous excellent small python scripts
txt2tags is a single python script that converts text files with minimal markup to into formatted HTML, SGML and other document formats. t2t documents makes data exchange easy as pie and the keep-it-simple approach grows more popular by the hour.
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Why you want IPv6Why you want IPv6
You need IPv6. You just don't know it yet. Find out how to get it, how to benefit from it and how it will increase your shareholder vaule.
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Interview with ShALLaX, the talent behind the Gentoox XBox Linux distribution Interview with ShALLaX, the talent behind the Gentoox XBox Linux distribution
Shallax shares why he made GentooX, what lies ahead and how he has a LED that changes color according to CPU load on his Xbox. He also talks about magic, a great automatic software update system similar to Windows Update.
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Porthole: Package Management the Easy way Porthole: Package Management the Easy way
Porthole is a front-end for Portage, the Gentoo Package management system. It allows you to browse through available software packages and install them easy as pie.
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BitTorrent Usage Guide: Learn how to use the most effective method of obtaining latest tv-series, movies and other entertainmentBitTorrent Usage Guide: Learn how to use the most effective method of obtaining latest tv-series, movies and other entertainment
It allows distribution of very harge files quickly and effectivly because the outstream bandwidth is shared among the downloaders.
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IRC - How to join the worlds biggest communications network, how to hide your identity with a BNC and how to stay in touch with IM contacts using a IRC client IRC - How to join the worlds biggest communications network, how to hide your identity with a BNC and how to stay in touch with IM contacts using a IRC client
Internet Relay Chat is a conference service where you can exchange thoughts and effectively communicate with existing and new relations. Choose between the excellent IRC clients to get the world at your fingertis.
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Learn how to get the most out of your Linux system, this site aims to assist users with 1337 as well as beginners skills.

This site provides tips and tricks on using GNU software like Mozilla, available for Linux and Windows. Windows users can use cygwin to run the GNU programs that do not provide native Windows binaries.


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