Thanks to German software distributor Markement, Sun has sold more than a million copies of StarOffice in Germany.
Lower acquisition costs, lower total cost of ownership and greater flexibility in choosing hardware and software are the top reasons companies are deploying open source software, according to a recent survey.
Hello again, welcome back to PHP Foundations. In my last column, I introduced some of the basic functions used when accessing a MySQL database from PHP.
Sun Microsystems Inc. trumpeted its latest desktop Linux milestone Thursday, declaring that German originalequipment manufacturer (OEM) Markement GmbH had sold over one million units of its StarOffice productivity suite. But Germanyis StarOffice's home market -- the software has been available form its original Hamburg-based developer since 1993 -- andit remains to be seen if Sun can replicate its success elsewhere.
Massachusetts' new software repository is designed to let government agencies make more efficient use of open-source software. By Larry Greenemeier.
In this week's edition are two fixes for the upcoming PHP5 – the first one is a patch created for those out there working with a 64-bit environment to ensure that PHP will run on these platforms.
...the company will release YAST under the General Public License (GPL), sources familiar with the plan said.
Evans Data Corp (EDC) has released the results of its 2004 Linux Developer Survey. Athough not specific to embedded developers, the report includes fascinating observations about Linux developer preferences that likely apply to embedded development as well.
Today AMD unveiled their latest Athlon 64 FX processor and we're here to take our first look at AMD's top desktop processor. We want to find out why AMD crowns it king of their processor lines and we'll show you how this new chip fairs against the Athlon 64 3400+ in our favorite 64-bit OS.
IP insurance isn't new, but Open Source Risk Management's plans to offer open-source indemnification insurance is news.
With such an exciting roadmap now being planned for the future developments in the Trustix range of Secure Linux solutions it was apparent that a separation of the products was essential to establish the Trustix brand across multiple market sectors.
The isag script shipped with sysstat was creating temporary files in the /tmp directory in an insecure way. As TSL does not include the prerequisites for runnining the script, we have removed it from the distribution.
Several holes were discovered that could lead to denial of service (DoS) attacks on SSL-enabled services.
Legislative remedies may be needed to address the murky issues over intellectual property that have arisen out of SCO’s lawsuit against IBM, an attorney said during the Open Source Business Conference 2004 event here on Wednesday.
A new power structure could develop as the Linux desktop computer gains momentum, particularly in Asia. More than a cliche, less than a trend - Linux advocates have been preaching the 'Linux will take over the desktop ... eventually' message for a while now.
The PHP development team is proud to announce the release of PHP 5 Release Candidate 1.
Thin client vendor Wyse Technology Inc. is expanding the capabilities of its Rapport management software to include Linux-based appliances from rival Neoware Systems Inc.
The Wrap Multiradio Access Server from Bluegiga Technologies is a Linux-based network bridge that connects bluetooth-enabled devices such as smartphones with GPRS networks and IP networks such as VoIP, corporate intranets, and/or the Internet.
Oracle and Dell kicked off a Linux-based alliance in China on Thursday that may spell trouble for Microsoft in the world's No. 2 computer market and also curry favor with Beijing.
Chinese Government Science and Technology Group to Improve Linux Quality and Testing as it Prepares Chinese Software for Worldwide Markets