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Who will own intellectual property on the new internet? If Wikipedia has anything to say about it, everyone will have equal ownership in the sum of all knowledge.
The question of setting time comes up frequently. Setting the timezone and the system clock can be confusing, particularly if the machine is dual boot.
The best Unix text editor is the one you know, and, today, many people do know Emacs. Scuttlebutt has it that even Bill Joy — the creator of vi — uses Emacs. With Emacs users in mind, Tom Benton presents some useful XEmacs customizations.
TI has teamed up with MontaVista Linux to launch the DaVinci development platform and Linux programmers will be able to use standard Linux APIs to program TI's digital video chips.
Open Source Development Labs Inc. this weekend called together architects from over two dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to work out their differences and to find common cause in their efforts to create the best possible Linux desktop.
Palm is likely to launch Linux-based smartphones while continuing to roll out mobile phones supporting its own Palm operating system.
THE MOZZARELLA Foundation's new version of the open sauce browser Firefox is apparently shipping with reduced functionality.
A vendor of OpenFirmware-compliant PowerPC boards and systems is shipping a tiny CPU module that supports Linux, and targets thin clients, home-theater PCs, industrial robotics and control, VoIP and video phones, and security cameras.
The developers of Damn Small Linux have announced the availability of the first release candidate of version 2.1. My gentoo install is quite dated on my aging laptop, and due to speed and other certain hardware considerations, it isn't likely to be updated again. I decided to see if dsl could run on this ancient Dell laptop.
If you've read Iain Ferguson's latest op-ed at ZDNet, you'd get the impression that Linux enthusiasts have turned into Archie Bunker. Iain Ferguson has used the term "bigot" to refer to Linux enthusiasts.
It's not that I like to pick on Microsoft. It's just that they keep doing things that make me shake my head in amazement. Take, please take, for example, the Restart Manager. Well, we've been able to do this in Linux/Unix land since... the 80s?
If Marc Benioff, CEO and founder of Salesforce.com, is the biggest spokesperson for SaaS, then Greg Gianforte, CEO and founder of SaaS CRM competitor RightNow Technologies, is in the avant-garde of that software revolution, adding open source to the war on packaged apps. The difference between the two may offer us a peek into the future of IT infrastructures.
Hackers don many disguises in order to sneak past IT security guards. The rootkit, one of the most effective disguises, not only masks the intruder, but covers his trail.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland-Initiatives are under way to create an Open Source Center of Excellence across Ireland that will provide the expertise to examine and discuss the use and potential of open source going forward.
Apple could simply license the MacOS X shell and integration technologies set for Linux - thereby creating an instant mass market for its software on Intel.
We are going to take a closer look at the budget notebook solutions available in the today's market. We will look at the sub-$800 models from Acer, ASUS, Fujitsu, HP Compaq, LG, Samsung and Toshiba and try to find out what exactly the user can get for such an attractive price.
If I were a 3D modeller able to manipulate a virtual 3D object into something resembling anything but a cube, I would definitely use Blender.
Some Linux distributions are more just clever tricks than anything useful.
Take, oh I don't know, the Free60 Project, which means to bring Linux to the Xbox 360 game console.
Then, there are those distributions like Damn Small Linux (DSL), which may sound like it's just a neat trick, but which is actually darn useful.
In two separate articles, Phoronix is tweaking, testing, and benchmarking the newest graphic drivers from nVidia, the 1.0-8174.
- NVIDIA 1.0-8174 Linux Performance
- NVIDIA Linux SLI (1.0-8174)