|Story||Group Pitches Linux for Free Netbooks From Mobile Carriers||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 9:57am|
|Story||Why I Use Linux: Frank’s Story||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 9:55am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 4:35am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||2||30/06/2009 - 4:03am|
|Story||Linux as Messenger of Freedom||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 2:31am|
|Story||Stallman and Mono: Not As Mono-Lithic As You'd Think||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 2:28am|
|Story||Are we mis-selling 'open source'?||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 2:27am|
|Story||Linux Distributions and the Paralysis of Choice||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 12:25am|
|Story||Discouraging FOSS||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 12:23am|
|Story||Your Problems Are Fixed in the Next Release: Mint 7||srlinuxx||30/06/2009 - 12:21am|
Linus Torvalds made it clear on January 25th in a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML), that as far as he was concerned, the Linux operating system is going to stay under General Public License 2 and not migrate to GPL 3. Discussion of the matter, however, has not come to an end.
With increasing attention on the possibilities of open source, twelve CIO executive council members recently came together via a conference call to discuss the role of open source in their organisations, focusing on topics such as this "free" software's total cost of ownership (TCO); making a business case to senior executives; the relationship with the open-source community, which shares code and answers support questions; and what types of projects are best suited for open source.
Insecure.Org is pleased to announce the immediate, free availability of the Nmap Security Scanner version 4.00 from http://www.insecure.org/nmap/. Nmap has undergone many substantial changes since our last major release (3.50 in February 2004) and we recommend that all current users upgrade.
Xen aims to be the ultimate virtual machine server. Its developers claim near-native performance, and even have pretty graphs to prove it. It achieves this by modifying the kernels of supported platforms, which of course cannot be done to closed, proprietary operating systems.
There are a dozen or so truly robust clients for the PC, and about five or six for Mac and Linux. As is always the case, everyone has a favorite, and each client has a core group of devotees. In this article, we'll examine all of the major BitTorrent clients.
Adobe Photoshop has taken an early lead as the "most wanted" Windows/MacOS-only application among Linux users, according to an online poll currently in progress on Novell's CoolSolutions community website. Autocad and Macromedia Dreamweaver are running second and third in the voting, Novell said on Wednesday.
Most of us use our hard disks like closets, stuffing in files and then forgetting about them. But no matter how big a disk you have, it's going to run out of free space one day, and running out of disk space during an OpenOffice.org install or a system update could hurt you badly. Keeping an eye on disk usage doesn't take much time or effort. Here are some tips and tools.
Nat Friedman, the company's vice president of Linux desktop engineering, showed Novell Linux Desktop 10 playing videos and MP3 music files, and exchanging music and photos with an iPod and a digital camera, in a keynote presentation at the Solutions Linux conference and trade show on the outskirts of Paris.
So, you want to install a firewall on your Linux-based infrastructure, but you're hung up in the research phase. All that Web-surfing, those phone calls, the demo installations and other research is making you reach for the Pepto-Bismol. Close that medicine cabinet, at least until your next service request! In this tip, I'll describe how to install and configure a firewall on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (RHEL4).
The GPL 3 may yet change into something that Linus Torvalds can bless, and if that happens, Linux and Solaris may trade code after all.
Zimbra is a (partially) Open Source Collaboration Suite, including mail and calendaring features available online within IE 6.0 and Firefox 1.5 (Win, Mac, Unix, Linux) and also for clients like Outlook, Thunderbird, (iCal and Sunbird for calendaring).
Google Inc. on Tuesday confirmed that it is using Ubuntu desktop Linux technology internally, "but have no plans to distribute it outside of the company."
ScummVM lets you run these adventures: Adventure Soft's Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2; Revolution's Beneath A Steel Sky, Broken Sword 1 and Broken Sword 2; Flight of the Amazon Queen; Wyrmkeep's Inherit the Earth; Coktel Vision's Gobliiins and games based on LucasArts' SCUMM system.
Linux software vendor Red Hat Inc. plans to publicly confirm on Tuesday that it has become a founding corporate member of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization.
The goal of Open Ajax is to standardize around a common set of widgets, interfaces, and plug-ins to Eclipse so it can morph into an industrial strength rich web development environment. And with the standards, any Eclipse-compliant Ajax toolkit should be able to plug into any compliant Ajax run time, regardless of browser client or server deployment platform.
Martin Krafft's The Debian System: Concepts and Techniques is not a general introduction to GNU/Linux. Instead, the book focuses only on Debian-specific concepts and tools. I found little overlap between the material in this book and several general Linux-related books I already own. From fundamental concepts to advanced techniques, most topics in this book are covered in great depth, so it is likely to have a long shelf-life on most readers' bookshelves.