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In this TestRun podcast, eWEEK Labs Director Jim Rapoza talks to Advanced Technologies Analyst Jason Brooks about a new type of Linux distribution called rPath. Jason says that rPath combines the strength of Linux, virtualization and appliances to create a useful application platform for both ISVs and businesses. That Podcast.
The Gentoo Release Engineering team proudly announces the release of Gentoo Linux 2006.1, the second release of the year. It builds on the strength of previous releases with several improvements.
The Gentoo release team has just announced the launch of their 2006.1 version, so we are going to take a look at what's new. Included in the updates is an improved installer/LiveCD with Networkless mode, smarter partitioner, updated compiler and more. This release also adds the addition of an AMD64 Live CD.
As Mozilla prepares for the October release of the next version of Firefox, the group is facing its biggest challenge yet: Going mainstream. Firefox's share of the market, however impressive, has been flat after rapid growth in 2004 and 2005. Analysts say that's because Mozilla has largely reached the natural Firefox constituency—hip college students, Microsoft haters, and tech geeks.
You will be happy to know that Ubuntu does iPods, even Nanos. You will also be happy to know that using your iPod on your Ubuntu system is quite easy. All you have to do is plug your iPod into one of your computer's USB ports, after which Ubuntu will automatically mount it and place an iPod icon on your desktop.
I once heard a story about a Colorado miner who, despite his hard work, couldn't find gold. He eventually came to the conclusion that the search was futile and he gave up. After reading the latest statements from Open Source luminary Eric S. Raymond, I'm tempted to compare him with the first owner of the gold mine.
If you are the kind of person who believes in the phrase "More is Good," then get ready to be bogged down by the impressive new set of features that Linux kernel 2.6 boasts.
YouTube clips are everywhere these days, and I must admit I'm addicted to the site. Nevertheless, I've had a couple of small annoyances with YouTube videos. I wanted to be able to play my favorite ones on standalone DVD/DivX players. I also found I couldn't go backwards or forwards when playing the site's Flash videos with MPlayer. For those reasons, I decided to convert my favorite YouTube videos to DivX or XviD formats. Here's how you can do the same.
Although we support Kubuntu, the process is same for all these great Distros. It's a stable secure platform that can do a great job. Whether it's serving web content, mail, or just local files, these great distros are up to the task!! So complete the basic build first then choose the type of server you want to build.
The free and open source software movement is dominated by individuals who have shaped and encouraged its adoption by big business. In the second of two features, Matthew Aslett identifies the open source VIPs.
Linux and other open source applications are finding increasing acceptance in the global marketplace by small and large companies alike. This column considers why open source is growing so fast, and what it means to human resources professionals.
It is quite unlikely that any of us will ever see an open source version of Microsoft Windows in our lifetimes.
Or is it?
In a surprise move, Linspire is now offering its CNR ("Click 'N Run") software service at no charge to its Linspire and Freespire Linux distribution customers. In addition, the company will soon be open-sourcing the CNR Client.
Bergen Council in Norway made headlines in 2004 when it announced that it would rip out HP/UX servers and Microsoft Windows desktops in favour of Novell/SuSE Linux. Only two years later however, Bergen Council decided to do a one-eighty and put the Linux migration on ice, says Computerworld Norway.
Beta versions of Mandriva 2007 have been appearing for a while now and the final release is coming soon. Bugs gets fixed, new features appear, together with the new looks… Thus, we have decided to give Mandriva 2007 beta 2 “Odin” a shot. This short review covers the key changes introduced in beta 2 - the Live-CD version with GNOME desktop onboard.
Ever wanted to run Fedora Core Linux as a Live CD? Well now you can. Though Red Hat's sponsored community distribution, Fedora Core, includes a lot of applications and has an easy-to-use installer, it has long been missing a critical piece, namely a Live CD.
You walk into the room. It’s cool and quiet. You see thirty new workstations giving great service. Your software costs were only some download and CD burn time and forty minutes for installation. Your operating costs are virtually nil. The server runs for months without a reboot. The workstations have nothing but network boot loaders. You back up only one machine, the server. The workstations use twenty watts each and have no fans. Magical? Yes. Magic? No.
1. Which Linux distros do you use on your home or office desktop system(s)? Ubuntu came out on top with 29.2%. 2. Which windowing environments do you frequently use on your Linux desktop(s)? KDE with 37.7%