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Vim made easy: how to get your favorite IDE features in Vim

Article Source Ars TechnicaMay 18, 2009, 5:44 am The Vim text editor is a favorite of many programmers and system administrators. Although it provides an exceptional amount of power and flexibility, it can be somewhat intimidating for new users. Programmers who transition to Vim from a...
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Red Hat, SanDisk Gain as Stocks Fall

Article Source internetnews.com Stocks capped their worst week in two months on a down note Friday, but Red Hat and SanDisk posted solid gains on analyst upgrades. Red Hat shares surged nearly 10% after Jefferies analyst Katherine Egbert said the company could become a takeover target for IBM as...
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The State of Open Source Storage

Article Source Enterprise Storage Forum Open source storage has come a long way in the last few years. There are good open source offerings on the backup, mirroring, file system, NAS and storage virtualization side. It is possible to cobble together an awful lot of disks and run them at high...
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USB Display Technology Heading for Linux

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 15, 2009, 11:30 am Linux users should soon be able to use USB-connected monitors that incorporate DisplayLink's chips. DisplayLink has released Linux versions of its USB monitor source code under LGPL, and has partnered with Novell and the Linux Driver Project to...
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Certifying an Application to the LSB

Article Source Linux Developer NetworkMay 15, 2009, 5:59 am The Linux Standard Base (LSB) aims to unify the Linux platform for software developers, and to make it easier for them to deploy and support those applications under more than one Linux distribution. There are several levels at which...
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Plugging Away: DIY File Server Using Samba

"That sounds like something I could have used in my office," Dad exclaimed. I had just described mating a Plug Computer with a 500 GB Western Digital USB external disk and putting in on my LAN. Servers and support were difficult, back in the days when Dad had his small business. We've certainly...
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Open Database Alliance hedges against Oracle plans for MySQL

Article Source Ars TechnicaMay 14, 2009, 8:51 am Oracle's recent move to acquire Sun has placed the responsibility for advancing MySQL development into the hands of the project's most prominent competitor. The move is of deep concern to MySQL stakeholders and has created some uncertainty...
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New Revision C of Beagle Board Released

Article Source The HMay 14, 2009, 7:46 am Beagle Board, the 3 by 3 inch OMAP based board, has been updated to revision C and is now available in the UK for £111.45, or $149 in the US. The new version of the card has twice the memory, 256MB, of the previous version. The OMAP processor, an...
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What Languages are Linux Distro's and Applications Written in?

Article Source Bright HubMay 14, 2009, 4:17 am This article covers some basic languages and how they are implemented into the linux OS. Among all the myriad choices that one has to constantly make in life, one would imagine that choosing a programming language for developing an operating...
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Expansionist Oracle To Acquire Virtual Iron

Article Source InformationWeekMay 13, 2009, 9:33 am Â¬â  Oracle on Wednesday continued its efforts to build out its product portfolio through acquisitions. The business software vendor said it has reached an agreement to acquire privately held virtualizationsoftware vendor Virtual Iron for...
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