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  • Mandrake 10.1 Review (Sep 19, 2004, 20:30)
    "Of course there are new versions of programs with enhanced features, a few are listed here, none that have a significant impact that is discernable to the user over Mandrake 10..."

  • The Stealth Desktop Part III: Managing Users, Fonts and Printers (Sep 19, 2004, 19:00)
    n the third installment of the Stealth Desktop series, Eduardo Sánchez builds upon the previous steps of Part I and Part II. Continuing where those parts left off, he introduces the subjects of user, font and printer management in Slackware.

  • NewsForge: Linux Can Give Kids an Edge (Sep 19, 2004, 17:30)
    "Have you ever thought about turning your kid into a computer geek? While we might not want to go quite that far, as savvy future professionals, they'll no doubt need wide ranging computer skills..."

  • CNET News: Via Gives Away Disc-Scrubbing Software (Sep 19, 2004, 13:00)
    "In an effort to promote a new processor feature, Via Technologies has released open-source software for thoroughly erasing deleted files..."

  • ExtremeTech: Firefox Preview Hits a Home Run (Sep 19, 2004, 11:30)
    "Whether it's hubris or simply confidence on Microsoft's part you can decide for yourself, but the software giant might have left the door to the hen house ajar just enough for a clever fox to get in and wreak havoc among the chickens..."

  • NewsForge: Linux, Open Source Put to Test in New Motorola Smart Phone (Sep 19, 2004, 10:00)
    "Motorola is moving Linux and open source into the smart phone space with its new A780 handheld, featuring MontaVista Software's Linux operating system and now the open source Berkeley DB data manager..."

  • OSNews: Early Version of MontaVista Pro Edition Based on 2.6 Linux Kernel (Sep 19, 2004, 08:00)
    "MontaVista Software has announced the immediate availability of an early access version of MontaVista Linux Professional Edition (Pro), based on the latest 2.6 Linux kernel..."

  • OSNews: The Paradox of Choice (Sep 19, 2004, 01:00)
    "If you ask me, I'll tell you straight out: I'm all for removal of choice from Linux. Choice is generally good, but too much choice, and worse, uninformed choice, is bad..."