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  • OpenOffice.org Tips and Tricks Part III (2008-08-25 23:03:11)
    LinuxPlanet: "Now this part will help you perform a few tasks in OOo that were available in MS Office, just harder to figure out due to the different interface. You'll find out you can still insert WordArt (actually called Fontwork), diagrams, and page numbering in OOo documents."

  • Microsoft and Seinfeld: A Comedy of Errors? (2008-08-25 21:03:11)
    Linux Insider: "Microsoft's hiring of Jerry Seinfeld as a Windows Vista pitchman had the Linux community in stitches last week. The prevailing wisdom seems to be that it's an indication Windows has jumped the shark."

  • 10 Must-Have Linux (and not only) Cheat-sheets (2008-08-25 20:33:11)
    A Non-geek’s Linux Notes: "4.Linux Security Quick Reference
    "The intent of this Quick Reference Guide is to provide a starting point for improving the security of your system..."

  • Super Micro C2SEA G45 (2008-08-25 20:03:11)
    Phoronix: "For our testing we were using Ubuntu 8.10 Alpha 4 with the Linux 2.6.26 kernel, GCC 4.3.0, and X Server 1.5.0 RC5. Aside from the ICH10's Serial ATA issue with older kernels, the only other Linux compatibility problem we experienced with the Super Micro C2SEA motherboard was the LM_Sensors support."

  • Sun For Sale? (2008-08-25 16:33:22)
    Good Gear Guide: ""In 12 months, Sun will not be the same company it is now," predicts Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) analyst Brian Babineau."

  • Disney's Rights to Young Mickey Mouse May be Wrong (2008-08-25 13:32:06)
    LA Times: "Film credits from the 1920s reveal imprecision in copyright claims that some experts say could invalidate Disney's long-held copyright."

  • Can the Dog Start Wagging the Tail? (2008-08-25 13:02:06)
    Mostly Linux: "The second, and probably most important thing it has shown is that MS can and will give in to price pressure and is not nearly as powerful as everyone thought."

  • 9 Tips to Use Apachectl and Httpd like a Power User (2008-08-25 06:02:06)
    The Geek Stuff: "After you have installed Apache2, if you want to use apachectl and httpd to it's maximum potential, you should go beyond using start, stop and restart. The 9 practical examples provided in this article will help you to use apachectl and httpd very effectively."