|Story||How To: Virtualize Any OS For Free||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 10:07pm|
|Story||The growth of Linux in developing regions||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 10:05pm|
|Story||Five handy secure shell tips and tricks||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 7:45pm|
|Story||Palm Pre: first impressions||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 7:44pm|
|Story||some *buntu stuff||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 5:09pm|
|Blog entry||Some Things I Like about KDE 4||srlinuxx||4||17/10/2009 - 3:40pm|
|Story||OpenSUSE Weekly News #93 is out||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 2:25pm|
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|Story||Laptop for every pupil in Uruguay||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 2:21pm|
|Story||Why more people don't use GNU/Linux: it's the apps, stupid||srlinuxx||17/10/2009 - 12:18pm|
The open-source approach, born in the field of programming, is catching on in a new area: type design. In 2003, type design company Bitstream, in conjunction with the GNOME Foundation, released a font family called Vera for open-source use. Now, with Vera essentially dormant, an international group has picked up work on an offshoot called DejaVu.
Have you ever seen the Mac OS X desktop and wished all that eye candy were available for Linux? Now you can jazz up your Linux desktop with desklets -- nifty little windows that float on your desktop and display information such as weather updates, system monitors, and calenders. Once you have aDesklets installed, you can download and install an assortment of desklets.
WHEN THE champion of proprietary software Microsoft needed to build its new Open Document format plug-in it seemed happy to take Open Source code to run it.
Open-source database company MySQL named two new executives Monday. Paul Weinstein was named as executive vice president of business development and Clint Smith was named as general counsel.
Novell officials have confirmed a release later this month of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, just one month after the company unveiled a free public preview of the software. The preview was the first opportunity many users had to test Novell's commercial version of the openSUSE desktop environment.
Desktop searching has always been a little confusing to me. In typical FOSS fashion, developers saw a good idea and made it better. The result was Beagle.
From today, Microsoft will no longer issue security updates or provide support for Windows 98 and Windows ME, which could lead users to trying alternative operating systems such as Linux.
The Globus Consortium - a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa - today released the July issue of the Globus Consortium Journal (http://www.globusconsortium.org/journal).
Red Flag Desktop Linux is the leading distribution in China and surrounding regions. Huang JianZhong, a Senior Manager in the Desktop Product R&D Department of Red Flag, speaks below about the history of Red Flag Linux and their relationship with KDE.
Mozilla Corp., which will release the first beta of its Firefox 2.0 browser Tuesday, posted Windows, Mac, and Linux release candidates on its FTP servers over the weekend.
A critical part of the process of securing any computer is maintaining positive control over the services that are running. This document shows you how to configure a PC running the Linux operating system for secure service management.
Things have progressed since the $100 laptop prototype was first publicly unveiled at a press conference with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and MIT's Nicholas Negroponte at last year's second phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis, Tunisia.
Novell’s new CEO Ronald Hovsepian and current CTO Jeffrey Jaffe have a lot to talk about, as the company refocuses on open-source software following an executive shakeup in June.
The security benefits and risks of Open Source code is one of the most debated topics in information security today. Knowledge is always a double-edged sword in that it can be applied for either good or evil purposes.
Xfce 4.4 beta2 (126.96.36.199) is now available for download. Besides Mousepad and Thunar, this release also includes the new Xfce archive manager Xarchiver. Other than that a large number of bugs were fixed, and several core components were improved.
As I wrote last month, Ubuntu is one of the most user-friendly distributions of Linux I’ve used to date, installing painlessly from just one CD. Two weeks ago, I successfully completed seven common tasks that I normally did on Windows XP. Some of these tasks were accomplished very easily. Others required a fair amount of online research and trial and error.
Speaking with SearchOpenSource.com, Dike described the pros and cons of virtual machines versus virtual operating systems and offers some advice on whether to opt for UML, Xen or VMware.
The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its July 2006 survey from 88,166,395 sites — a new record. This is about 7.5 million more sites than responded in April.
Freescale is shipping what is claimed to be the first commercial Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory (MRAM) chip. MRAM, which combines magnetic materials with conventional silicon circuitry, can deliver RAM-like speeds, flash-like nonvolatility, and unlimited "endurance," according to the company.