|Story||Possibly the Funniest Programming Joke Ever||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 6:26pm|
|Story||Open Source and The Geographic Divide – Europe and North America||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 6:24pm|
|Story||Red Hat fights in open source corner||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 6:22pm|
|Story||OpenSUSE Linux: When 1-Click Install Bites the Dust||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 4:15pm|
|Story||Mozilla confirms Firefox updates and beta delayed||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 4:13pm|
|Story||more shorts:||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 4:12pm|
|Story||some shorts:||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 2:19pm|
|Story||Oracle fails to convince MySQL doubters||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 2:14pm|
|Story||Good Things on the Way||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 2:12pm|
|Story||Windows, OS X, Ubuntu: maturity or stagnation?||srlinuxx||22/10/2009 - 2:11pm|
Sendmail has a terrible reputation for security. While the latest releases are very good, past releases have been less than secure and that is where the reputation has come from.
Why should Linux--as a technology, as a community--give a darn about anything Microsoft does? The story of Gates' retirement, as big as it was, wasn't about Linux or open source at all. And, try as many in the mainstream media wanted to make this about Linux, they really could not make a valid connection.
Just about any distro these days installs nicely to the hard drive. What can sometimes happen is that the system breaks when packages are added to the collection which the distro provides by default.
To the tune of "Why don't you get a job" by The Offspring
You won't pay, for upgrades. No way!
No, no, Why don't you get Linux
Say no way, say no way, no way
No, no, Why don't you get Linux
While I prefer allowing every user to customize his system, some managers may want to keep users from messing up a standard configuration. There are two basic approaches to this process. First, you can disable access to the key tools. Second, you can change ownership and permissions on associated configuration files to prevent changes by regular users.
While the federal government looks into software than can convert paper data into electronic form, some state governments see open-source software as the wave of the future, said Dennis Wells, deputy chief information officer for the Office of Information Services at the Oregon Department of Human Resources.
It's been more than one year since our last release and yes, we are still alive! Like always, the length of the ChangeLog clearly shows we have been lazy to release but not lazy to code.
The first version of a bilingual open source Persian-English Linux operating system, called Sharif Linux 2, has been released by Sharif FarsiWeb Inc.
Traditional enterprise software licensing has become too complex and is pushing organisations towards on-demand and open source alternatives, according to IT directors.
Enlightenment 17 or E17 as it is generally called, is a cool Window Manager for X. The latest stable version of Enlightenment is E16 (0.16.8.1). In this article we will talk about the latest CVS build available (0.16.999.023). So lets begin:
If you go by the statistics at Distrowatch.com, Ubuntu has been the hottest distribution there for quite some time. After the release of their latest version, 6.06 LTS, codenamed "Dapper Drake", Ubuntu is going to get a lot hotter.
The Spring of 2006 will certainly be remembered as a banner season for desktop Linux. The reason we think this will be remembered as an "up" season for Linux is due to the efforts of one company to port some of its popular applications to the Linux desktop. We speak, of course, of Google.
There are situations where it is common to want to update multiple machines running Debian GNU/Linux whilst minimizing the bandwidth used for downloading packages and updates. There are several different solutions for this problem and here we'll look at one of them.
What is ELF? ELF (Executable and Linking Format) is file format that defines how an object file is composed and organized. With this information, your kernel and the binary loader know how to load the file, where to look for the code, where to look the initialized data, which shared library that needs to be loaded and so on.
Nexuiz, an open-source multi-platform game designed for classic death-match game-play, has come yesterday with Nexuiz version 2.0. We at Phoronix have taken a quick look at this latest update.
Dreaming about a free software competitor for Skype? Maybe your wait is over. Wengophone is a communication-over-IP application. I’ll try to do a feature comparison between Wengophone and Skype for GNU/Linux and review all points one by one.
I was just reading Ubuntu ready for big biz, when an annoying cliché literrally jumped into my eyes: «Mark Shuttleworth, founder of UK-based Canonical».
No, Canonical is NOT UK-based, it's an Isle of Man-based business!
Some members of the open-source community are skeptical about Microsoft's efforts to bridge incompatibilities between software licensed under the GNU General Public License and its own commercial software.
Only a few weeks after releasing its first Linux application -- the photo editing program, Picasa -- Google has released its second application for Linux: Google Earth for Linux 4.