bdiff is a "binary diff" and, rather than going line by line, it goes byte by byte.
Patterson says the basic install will be of Mandrake and CDs of Knoppix will also be available, probably for $1 each to cover the cost of the media.
The variation of Knoppix's Live Boot CD, WFTL Edition Knoppix, allows readers to pop in the disk and work along with examples in the book. media.
Red Hat developer and Fedora Core contributor Michael K Johnson announced today the availability of the first "test release" of Fedora Core 1 for the AMD64 processor.
Mozilla.org released the latest version of the Mozilla browser on Thursday. Version 1.6 has been in development almost since the
Oracle is working on a project to let Mozilla's open-source desktop software work better with Oracle's business applications, in the latest move by the
By Larry Greenemeier. The Linux community started putting together a war chest last week to protect Linux users from any legal action by SCO Group Inc.
Several buffer overflows were recently discovered in tcpdump, a program used for inspecting network traffic. By sending specially constructed packets across the wire a malicious remote attacker could cause tcpdump to crash or potentially run arbitrary code as the user under which tcpdump was being run.
At the same time, MySQL use increased by 30% among the same group -- impressive, even counting that MySQL started from a smaller base.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) says it'll hold a press conference to, "discuss the strengths and successes of the GNU General Public License (GPL)" and to
Apache serves more Web sites than IIS these days, and other software (such as BIND and sendmail) is much more ubiquitous on the Internet than anything
Its straightforward administration is managed with only two configuration files, eliminating much of the complexity that sendmail is known for, and it employs
On Friday, I wrote about heading down to Linux World Expo. Since then I've become convinced that this event has not been widely advertised.
County's government operations have around 15,000 users, and the county's IT officials would love nothing more than to cut licensing costs by adopting a Linux
South Australia's Geoffrey D. Bennett has won the winner of the 2004 IBM HackFest held at Australia's national Linux conference, linux.conf.au, and will
Like many software companies, VERITAS Software (Quote, Chart) has queued up a news announcement surrounding the Linux operating system in time for the
The SCO Intellectual Property (IP) License permits the use of SCO's intellectual property, in binary form only, as contained in Linux distributions.
The next release of the Linux kernel will be named after an Australian animal following a frenzied bidding war at Linux.conf.au 2004 in Adelaide.
Paul Starzetz discovered a flaw in bounds checking in mremap() in the Linux kernel (present in version 2.4.x and 2.6.x) which may allow a local attacker to gain root privileges. Version 2.2 is not affected by this bug.
Mozilla.org late last week released the final version of Mozilla 1.6, its suite of open-source Web tools that includes a browser and e-mail client.