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Sophos Channel Chief Steve Hale Exits Amid Planned Transitionview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Sophos Global Channel Chief Steve Hale has decided to exit the endpoint security company, trusted sources told The VAR Guy. The apparent reason: Hale is located on the U.S. west coast, while the core Sophos executive team continues to expand on the U.S. east coast and in Europe. Hale is exiting as Sophos kicks off its new fiscal year. (IT news)

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[ubuntu] Encrypted Ubuntu and NSA SELinuxview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello! I have an ASUS N61JV-X2 notebook PC and I downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit GNU/Linux Alternative Install .ISO file and I burned it to a blank 700 MB CD-R disc. I followed joern's guide to installing Ubuntu 10.10 with full disk encryption. Here's what I did. (Hardware)

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[ubuntu] NTFS on external USB driveview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have an external USB Seagate drive that failed on me while trying to write a ~3GB file. At the point of failure, the file was roughly 1.6GB in size. (Hardware)

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How do I install libpcap-devel on OpenSuse?view story

http://serverfault.com – I'm new to openSUSE and do not understand how to install packages with zypper. Or, rather, I understand you use the "install" subcommand, but it frequently can't find what Im' looking for. For example, I need libpcap-devel to get the pcap.h headers and the linkable library. The openSUSE website says that the package is available, but it doesn't show ups hen I try to install. (HowTos)

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Big Week for Google Apps Resellers — But Microsoft Weighs Inview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Bing. Bam. Boom. It was a huge week for Google Apps resellers — the best of which seem to be winning big cloud services deals, expanding operations and announcing blockbuster mergers. But don’t count out Microsoft, where Channel Chief Jon Roskill predicts his company will emerge as the world’s largest provider of cloud software. (IT news)

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US DoJ clears Google's Motorola acquisition, with reservationsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Department of Justice's antitrust division has cleared Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility along with the acquisition by Apple, Microsoft and Research in Motion of a number of Nortel patents, and the acquisition by Apple of certain Novell patents , but has expressed concerns about the "ambiguity" of Google's policies around standard essential patents. (IT news)

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Linux 3.2: risolto il bug del consumo energeticoview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – A quanto pare, la politica degli sviluppatori del kernel Linux riguardo il ben noto bug del consumo energetico consiste nell’applicare le patch relative il più presto possibile: dal team di sviluppo infatti è stato annunciato che la versione 3.2.5 sarà una release contenente una sola patch rispetto alla precedente, e sarà la patch che si presume possa risolvere in maniera definitiva il bug. (Software)

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Ubuntu Tries to Do Away with Menus, Enter Heads Up Display, or HUDview story

http://techie-buzz.com – Over the last few years, Canonical and Mark Shuttleworth have become extremely innovative about User Experience (UX). Ubuntu really has some UX experts in its team, and the kind of things that have been coming out of Canonical for the last few months shout out loud that Canonical is putting them to good use. (General)

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openSUSE Weekly News Issue 206 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News 206. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Team 206 Edition Legal Notice This work (compilation) is licenced under Creative Commons attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The rights for the compilation itself are copyright by Sascha Manns. Opt-Out: If you are an Author and don’t w (Distributions)

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Forums and Wikis and Blogs, Oh MY!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – It has been suggested that I write a post explaining some of the big changes that we have been doing with the forums, wikis, and blogs over the last few weeks.  Here is a quick list: Forums, wikis, and blogs have been moved from iChain to Novell Access Manager Wikis have been upgraded to MediaWiki 1.17 Blogs have been upgraded to the latest version of WordPress Blog and wiki servers have been pat (Distributions)