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About George Notaras

George Notaras is the editor of the G-Loaded Journal, a technical blog about Free and Open-Source Software. George, among other things, is an enthusiast self-taught GNU/Linux system administrator. He has created this web site to share the IT knowledge and experience he has gained over the years with other people. George primarily uses CentOS and Fedora. He has also developed some open-source software projects in his spare time.


This is a dictionary protocol server implementation written in Python. I decided to write this stuff just to learn Python. The goal is to create a full-featured dictionary server, while making the retrieval of word definitions from any source and in any language easy. The server is usable and acts as a proper UNIX daemon.

Rawhide… at last

Yesterday I finished the upgrade of my main FC4 desktop machine to the development version of Fedora (aka Rawhide). Although, this is not recommended (a proper approach would be to install FC4 cleanly and then upgrade to rawhide), the whole process went well. Actually, many of the installed software was removed and then I had…

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CSS Tutorials

If you ever need help with CSS, consider visiting the following web sites. They contain plenty of information, tutorials and examples. I, as an amateur web designer, have benefited a lot from reading them.

Fedora Core 5 Test 2 Review

It’s been almost two days since Fedora Core 5 Test 2 was released and Madpenguin has come up with a very interesting review. Adam Doxtater writes in his article: So, what do we have to look forward to in Fedora Core 5? Well, I will say this right up front: what I’ve seen so far…

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