They run Linux, an alternative to Microsoft's globally dominant Windows operating system. Linux is known as 'open source' software Linux has long been the darling of highly-skilled programmers. But now, the program is going mainstream, reports technology correspondent Clark
Qt is free software, and has been for a long time now. It's GPL-ed. It used to be non-free by the Debian guidelines several years Torvalds. the program is going mainstream, reports technology correspondent Clark
"Will the new Linux really perform in the same league as the big boys? To find out, I put the v2.6.0 kernel through several real-world performance tests, comparing its file server, database server, and Web server performance with a recent v2.4 series kernel, v2.4.23."
"One of the first things people at Beaverton's Open Source Development Lab want to make clear is that while their world is at a virus-driven boil, the kernel is cool."
"Depending on whom you spoke with at the recent LinuxWorld conference in New York City, the next frontier of Linux is either at the data center or on the desktop." [ Seen on DesktopLinux.com ]
Enter XDA Developers with their latest project - Xanadux . The grand goal: port Linux to the HTC Wallaby (aka XDA / MDA / SX-56 / QTek 1010). It depends on who you spoke with at the recent LinuxWorld
"Paul Szabo discovered a number of similar bugs in suidperl, a helper program to run perl scripts with setuid privileges. By exploiting these bugs, an attacker could abuse suidperl to discover information about files (such as testing for their existence and some of their permissions) that should not be accessible to unprivileged users."
There's no question that open-source office suites are technologically true, robust and secure enough. Linux desktops are about to explode.".
Updated ethereal packages are now available that fix multiple security vulnerabilities which may allow attackers to make Ethereal crash by injecting an intentionally malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file. It is not known if these issues could allow arbitrary code execution.
One of the most frequently questions I see on mailing lists, chat channels and newsgroups is "How do I set up Internet Connection sharing with Linux?" Well read on.
Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. Using any browser that supports tables and forms (and Java for the File Manager module), you can setup user accounts, Apache, DNS, file sharing and so on.
Updated tcpdump packages are now available that fix multiple security vulnerabilities which may allow remote attackers to exploit these issues by sending carefully-crafted packets to a victim. If the victim uses tcpdump, these packets could result in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code as the 'pcap' user.
Lycoris will ship a version of its desktop Linux operating system (OS) designed specifically for handheld devices in Q2, 2004. The OS, dubbed Desktop/LX Pocket PC Edition (DL-PPC), will provide a "commercial-ready" and user-friendly OS that Lycoris hopes to license to device designers as well as market directly to consumers.
The IBM OS/2, Linux, and FreeBSD support is unique in the industry. be among the first organizations to provide service, support, training, and certification
"Two years after its hopeful launch, a U.S.-backed research project aimed at drawing skilled eyeballs to the thankless task of open-source security auditing is prepared to throw in the towel."
LinDVD, a scaled-down version of the Linux operating system, exists peacefully with XP on the same system, according to the company. Linux by the Greater London Authority (GLA), reveals that Livingstone is looking
CambridgeDocs has announced the Linux versions of its xDoc Content Transformation Server (xCTS). The xDoc Content Transformation Linux by the Greater London Authority (GLA), reveals that Livingstone is looking
In addition to offering user-level spam control, the new products also feature functionalities such as server-level virus scanning and support of Fedora Linux.
"As president of the Open Source Initiative (www.opensource.org), Eric Raymond is working hard to build bridges between old-line Unix programmers and the emerging Linux evangelists in the business world."
Naltrexone writes: "Webmonkey (a rather good web-development resource page) took a new look at Mozilla and Firebird and seem to like what they see.