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PCLinuxOS Minime 2008 Released

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Here is a little MiniMe 2008 (296mb) you can play with and customize the way you want. Comes with 2.6.22.15 kernel, Alsa 1.0.15 and a very basic KDE 3.5.8 desktop. Also included on the livecd are ndiswrapper support files supporting various wireless network cards and more…
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Firewalling with FireHOL

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FireHOL allows you to configure your firewall using a "high-level" language that anyone can read. Meanwhile, it allows all the power and flexibility you have come to expect from iptables.


The State of the Linux Kernel

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I found this video on Google Video very interesting and decided to share it.

The State of the Linux Kernel by Andrew Morton
Google Tech Talks - May 1, 2007

Thinking Past Platforms

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Doc Searls is challenging the big OEMs to think outside the Microsoft PC box. It was three or four years ago that Searls observed that Linux is not a platform. Here he is back riffing on that theme...
Thinking Past Platforms: the Next Challenge for Linux

Towards the end of the article he challenges us in the FOSS community to stop thinking of and advocating Linux as an alternative to Windows/OS X. This is a very good point and one I, personally, should have thought of a long time ago.


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