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Story Hacking An Android Laptop To Run Linux Roy Schestowitz 14/06/2015 - 8:10am
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Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 13/06/2015 - 9:49pm
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A Video Card Upgrade HOWTO

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HowTos

The problem with many of the best games available for Linux is they challenge your video card like almost nothing else. That was the problem I found in mid-2005. My TNT 2 video card with 32MB of RAM was not cutting it. So, the question is, how to go about upgrading a video card?

Is Bill Gates most spammed in world?

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As you go through your e-mail trying to separate the good stuff from the spam, reflect that Bill Gates gets about 4 million spam messages a day.

Video game makers aim for new users as costs rise

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Europe's biggest computer games fair enjoyed a sharp increase in attendance on its first public day but the mainly German visitors showed no signs of being ready to spend more despite obvious enthusiasm.

Google Has Your Data: Should You Be Afraid?

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Analysts readily admit that Google is not the only search player who needs to be held accountable on privacy issues. Some contend, however, that Google's "king of the hill" status makes it more of a threat to consumers.

Sysadmins taking brunt of blame

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Security

Sysadmins are taking a big chunk of the blame for the latest worm attacks on Windows - said to have already infected 250,000 machines.

Microsoft and Linux must co-exist

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OS

Few IT organisations have the luxury of being able to choose an all-Microsoft or an all-open source infrastructure. And even if they could, it's unlikely they would survive.

VMware takes dual-core licensing plunge

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Software

In a move that should please its customers, but not necessarily its shareholders, VMware announced on Tuesday that it would price its software for dual-core processors at the same price as it does for single-core systems.

Dell accused of breaching software copyright

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Legal

A US SOFTWARE company has sued Dell for allegedly copying software applications it sells.

Computer characters mugged in virtual crime spree

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Gaming

A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion carrying out a virtual mugging spree by using software "bots" to beat up and rob characters in the online computer game Lineage II. The stolen virtual possessions were then exchanged for real cash.

Teenager jailed for Web attacks

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Security

The US is taking a tough line on those responsible for DoS attacks, sentencing one teenager to five years behind bars.

Google to sell 14.2 million more shares

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Web

Google Inc. said Thursday it proposed public offering of 14.2 million class A common shares to be used for general corporate purposes, including working capital and possible acquisitions.

First Dual-Core Pentium 4 a Rush Job, Intel Says

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Intel's first dual-core chip was a hastily concocted design that was rushed out the door in hopes of beating rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to the punch, an Intel engineer told attendees at the Hot Chips conference today.

M$ investigates potential new IE flaw

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Microsoft

Microsoft is investigating a report of a new, unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer that could expose users of the ubiquitous Web browser to attacks.

Windows worm on the rampage

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Security

Holden has lost $A6 million in car production due to one of four or five strains of a Windows worm which also caused major problems in the US and Canada. Numbers of those affected now reach 250,000, including DaimlerChrysler, ABC News, CNN, The New York Times, American Express, General Electric, Boeing, and Visa.

Taking a load off: Load balancing with balance

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Linux
HowTos

A server is limited in how many users it can serve in a given period of time, and once it hits that limit, the only options are to replace it with a newer, faster machine, or add another server and share the load between them.

Computers help tech-savvy counterfeiters cash in

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Misc

The popularity and affordability of home computers have revolutionized one of the nation's oldest crimes: counterfeiting.

Number of Internet-Phone Consumers Soars

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Sci/Tech

The number of consumers bypassing the traditional phone network and opting for Internet voice service is soaring beyond expectations.

Interview: Roberto Cappuccio of KAT

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KDE
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Kat Desktop Search Environment is an open source framework designed to allow KDE applications to index and retrieve files; loosely speaking, a search tool. Tuxmachines has had the rare opportunity to speak with Roberto Cappuccio, wonderfully talented developer of KAT.

If I knew openSUSE I'd see a Linux desktop

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Linux

Today I got the chance to chat with Greg Mancusi- Ungaro, director of marketing, Linux and open source for Novell. He could have taken me to the woodshed. Instead he answered my key question, what makes openSUSE different?

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