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Submission + - I'm not qualified for your support position (johnathanward.com)

spyderman4g63 writes: I’ve been doing the same job for almost four years now. I’m not the type of person that generally is complacent in any position. Even if I like a job, I’ll still browse jobs ads. Why? Because as long as other opportunities exist I’m going to be on the look-out. That being said I was browsing a popular tech recruiting site and found a job I thought that I would be good at. Even if I wasn’t hired I thought for sure I could get an interview.

Submission + - Celebrate 40 years of Unix at Ohio Linuxfest! (ohiolinux.org) 4

murph writes: "Join us at the seventh annual Ohio LinuxFest on September 25-27, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.
The Ohio LinuxFest is a conference for the Free and Open Source software communities. Featuring talks by authoritative speakers, a large expo, tutorials, and more, the Ohio LinuxFest welcomes Free and Open Source Source professionals and enthusiasts of all ages and from all places to join us as we celebrate 40 years of unix."

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Submission + - SplashTop "Instant-On Linux" Gets Hacked (phoronix.com)

Michael writes: "Last year a small start-up company had launched SplashTop on ASUS motherboards, which is a lightweight Linux distribution embedded into a flash chip on the motherboard and allows a Linux desktop to be booted in under ten seconds that comes complete with a Firefox web browser, Skype, and Pidgin instant messaging. With the success of embedding Linux onto their motherboards, ASUS has announced they'd be bringing SplashTop onto all of their motherboard products. Now some members of the Phoronix Forums have managed to hack this instant-on Linux distribution. They've been able to inject new Linux applications, run a terminal within the SplashTop environment, run SplashTop off a USB stick, and best of all it can run on any motherboard, just not those from ASUS."

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