FSF and EFF Challenge Software Patents at the USPTO, Nature (Journal) Wants EPO to be Like USPTO, and Patent Trolls Roam Free in Land of the Freeview story

http://techrights.org – First title page of the scientific journal Nature, November 4th, 1869. Summary: News about patents, ranging from action against software patents in the United States to patent trolls and their use of software patents to terrify US-based businesses Brett Smith from the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has just issued a call for mail to be sent to the USPTO, urging it “to stop issuing softwar (General)

ifconfig address with a port number?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Heya, folks. I'm trying to grok a problem I'm having with an embedded machine. I'm pretty sure I can track down the larger problem, but I came across a usage of ifconfig that I don't understand, and I'm pretty sure this is the command that is failing. (HowTos)

Links 23/9/2010: Qt News, OpenShot Video Editor 1.2.2, Mandriva Not Deadview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux The Beginning [of LPI] As I said at the beginning of this blog entry, the members of Linux International were fully behind the creation of LPI in 1998. It was even suggested that LPI become a branch of Linux International, but I felt that this would be a bad idea. (General)

[ubuntu] Help configuring two nework interfaces.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have got two NICs configured on a VM - each is tied to a specific network, one is a DMZ, the other is an internal network. I want to let MySQL listen on the internal network only, that is working now... I want Apache on the DMZ with http and https but as soon as I add the second interface I run into trouble. I can't hit any of the allowed TCP ports (80,443)... I can't ping it... (HowTos)

Mozilla Joins The Open Invention Networkview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – The foundation becomes a licensee. (Distributions)

[ubuntu] Internet connection not working using ethernet cableview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am connected to the internet with an ethernet cable to a university network, no router involved. Yesterday the connection was working fine, usually after each boot I am prompted to enter a username and password to connect. Today my computer won't connect, it doesn't even get to the login screen. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Gateway changed, and now VERY slow internetview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Previously had 2 Ubuntu computers setup Computer A ( <=> Computer B ( -> Internet Computer B was the gateway, and it is dual boot, one drive Ubuntu, one drive XP. I'm using XP as the gateway now, but Computer A is extremely slow, virtually nothing getting through. Have checked sysytem logs, verified /etc/hosts file, and all the network side of things. (HowTos)

Can I Prevent an ethernet card from losing secondary IPs on Fedora 10 w/Shorewall?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello, I have a Linux box being used as a firewall with Fedora 10 and shorewall 4.2.10. Secondary IPs are loaded on the WAN (eth1)card through Shorewall NAT and Rules file. The problem is that if there is a network hickup or if the circuit bounces, the primary IP comes back but I have to reload Shorewall to get the secondary ips back. (HowTos)

[SOLVED] Want to learn linux - binary or source?view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello I am preparing to attempt my first steps into the linux world and would appreciate advice on where to start. I build websites using Drupal and hope, in the first place, to configure a LAMP webserver for my home network. (HowTos)

M5000 boot net- install failedview story

http://www.unix.com – Good evening all,I'm new to your site, so please bear any infringements or transgressions on my part.I'm new to the whole Solaris boot install over the net scenario, but here's where I'm stuck:I have an M5000 with 2 domains (running unimode). Domain 0 is configured and running Solaris 10. Domain 1 has no OS. (HowTos)