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"Novell's John Dragoon, Senior VP and CMO, responded today to our original letter calling for a boycott of all Novell products and services. Their response has been posted to our Novell Boycott page."
The Fedora Legacy Project is shutting down. The goal of the Fedora Legacy Project was to provide security and critical bug fix errata packages for Fedora Core distributions in maintenance mode. Fedora users can no longer get support for releases older than Fedora Core 5.
We've gotten http://sweetcomputing.com to a point where we're ready for visitors. This site is designed to help you find out what can work on your computer...be it an older model or brand spanking new.
I am sorry to inform our readers that Issue 20 of TUX was the last produced. While we have received an amazing amount of positive feedback about the magazine, the financial reality of the situation made it impossible for us to continue publishing TUX.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Statistics: DistroWatch in 2006
- News: SimplyMEPIS, Fedora and Debian release updates, Ulteo and SabayonLinux interviews, openSUSE repositories, MagDriva
- Released last week: Fedora Core 6 Live CD, KNOPPIX 5.1
- Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 6.2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Donations: SabayonLinux receives US$450
- New additions: Thisk Server
- New distributions: AsteriskNOW, eBox, Linkat GNU/Linux, Ophcrack Live CD, Parted Magic, Slax-LFI, Super Gamer
How many times has this happened to you: no sooner are the holidays over than one of your friends begs you to let him borrow the brand new DVD set you just got -- and the next thing you know, it's Labor Day, and your so-called friend swears he wasn't the one who borrowed it? What you need is a collection manager like GCstar so that you don't lose track of your valuables.
I come to you today with a challenge. A call to action if you will. If you consider yourself a supporter of open source take a look at the applications you use. How many of them are still proprietary? We can talk all day long but until we DO something nothing will change.
Throughout 2006, Linux and open source continued their march toward the mainstream of enterprise software. Perhaps no one event exemplified this trend more than Red Hat’s acquisition of JBoss in April. With JBoss’s Java technologies under its wing, Red Hat is no longer merely a Linux vendor; it’s become an open source powerhouse.
Those that have followed this site for a while know that I occasionally post a book review. There really are a lot of Ubuntu based books hitting the market anymore and many of them really are very good!
Security issues, open-source development and a tech talent shortage dominated software industry headlines during 2006 in New England, and the rest of the nation.
Novell plans to release open-source interoperability technology between the OpenOffice.org productivity suite and Microsoft Office 2007.
When it comes to Linux servers, a few months can make a whole lot of difference. Earlier this year, Red Hat, Novell, and most major Linux vendors were doing their best to fend off Windows Virtualized Server by getting their own virtualization offerings out the door first. Jacqueline Emigh concludes this three-part series on Linux in 2006.
Also: Letting Go of Windows NT and 2000
- Local DNS Cache for Faster Browsing on Ubuntu Machine
- Show and hide the GRUB Menu on Ubuntu
- installing Xen domU on Debian Etch
- multiple ethernet devices in Xen
- Don’t forget CursorShadow
- How to set up a DNS Server using Bind
Today is the dawn of a new year, the year 2007. Every year, we wish, hope and dream that it will be the year when GNU/Linux will gain critical mass appeal - not that it has failed to significantly widen its base. One of the most endearing aspect of GNU/Linux for me over and above the ideological considerations is its simplicity.
On December 21, word leaked out that lead Samba developer Jeremy Allison quit Novell in protest over the Microsoft-Novell alliance, unveiled in early November. Allison said he couldn't provide specifics on his decision until some time after December 29. Today is December 30, so the gag order is over. And Allison isn't holding back
The last 12 months have proved to be among the most eventful in the history of videogames. Lots of videogames proved themselves to be must-have purchases but which ones have been selected by our panel of experts?
Virtualization means many things to many people. A big focus of virtualization currently is server virtualization, or the hosting of multiple independent operating systems on a single host computer. This article explores the ideas behind virtualization and then discusses some of the many ways to implement virtualization. We also look at some of the other virtualization technologies out there, such as operating system virtualization on Linux.
If you have followed any of my last six installments about LDAP, then you know we've taken a technical approach to the subject. I wrote the majority of the material in this series as part of an O'Reilly book entitled "Linux System Administration" or simply LSA. I just wanted to make you aware of the possibilities.
In time for the new year, Knoppix 5.1.0 has been released. Even with Windows users, Knoppix is an incredibly GNU/Linux LiveCD that offers a great deal of desktop functionality and features.
The stress test of hardware (hard drive benchmarks) is a simplistic test. There are a number of benchmarking applications software that can be used as hard disk (storage) stress testing. My favorite is Bonnie++ software.