Google Earth 5.0 for Linux

Feb 03, 2009

The new version 5.0 of the Google Earth exploratory 3D software provides excursions into ocean depths, to Mars and into the past. The official release will also include a Linux variant.

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Books

Feb 01, 2009

 

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Workspace: Firefox Extensions Nifty Firefox extensions

Feb 01, 2009

We look at a few extensions that can make your daily work with Firefox more enjoyable and efficient by removing tiny annoyances and adding nifty features.

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Charly's Column The sys admin's (and the professor's) daily grind: Do-it-yourself antispam blacklists

Feb 01, 2009

At the Niederrhein University future admins implement spam defense mechanisms by attracting the attention of the Viagra Mafia. The results are pertinacious blacklists and expert knowledge of methods for combating the menace.

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Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist

Jan 28, 2009

Debian Linux founder and former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems.

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GlassFish 2.1 Java Application Server Update

Jan 27, 2009

Sun Microsystems has brought the GlassFish Java application server up to its newest state with version 2.1.

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Ivy 2.0 Manages Dependencies in Java Projects

Jan 26, 2009

Apache Ivy version 2.0, a dependency manager that works together with the Apache Ant Java build system, is the first major release in two years.

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Hildon vs. QT: Developers at Ubuntu Mobile consider Change to KDE

Jan 22, 2009

Since November 2008 it's been popular knowledge that Ubuntu has been working on a version of its operating system for the mobile ARMv7 architecture, especially for Cortex A8/A9 processors. Now it seems that Ubuntu mobile might drop Gnome Mobile Hildon framework in favor of Qt.

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