Developer of 'Nature's Linux' Operating System and Datacenter Management Solution to Work With OSDL in Advancing Linux in Japanese Markets
Sebastian Schmidt discovered a buffer overflow bug in Python's getaddrinfo function, which could allow an IPv6 address, supplied by a remote attacker via DNS, to overwrite memory on the stack.
Microsoft has been mailing free copies of its pricey Office productivity software to government employees, but CNET News.com has learned that at least two federal agencies are warning recipients to return the gifts or risk violating federal ethics policies.
The new Linux kernel includes support for and improvements in many areas of networking: from tunneling and better file security to encryption and privacy protection. This article covers how these improvements affect users even as they make Linux more secure and more enterprise-ready.
Introducing tips.linux.com, the newest section here at Linux.com. We're trying our best to make Linux.com the resource that you come back to for everything you need to make your endeavors with Linux a success.
Motorola has announced several new multimedia-enabled mobile phones supporting music and video playback, including one new device based on embedded Linux. The Linux-based Motorola E680 could see US distribution, making it the first of Motorola's Linux-based mobile phones available outside the far East.
Motorola has licensed Belcarra's USBLAN networking technology for use in its Linux- and Java-based smartphones, Belcarra reports. USBLAN will enable Motorola's "mobile-PDA-MP3-embedded camera phones" to network with desktop computers running a variety of operating systems, according to Belcarra.
Welcome to this year's tenth issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Christoph Berg reported about a Knoppix based live CD including lots of the hamradio software Debian ships. Wichert Akkerman announced that the alioth service has been moved to a new server. Additionally, Ethan Sommer has set up a collection of Open Source advocacy papers.
The Possio PX30 is a programmable Linux-based wireless router featuring Bluetooth, OSGi (Open Services Gateway Initiative), and Java support. It is an open platform supported by a "Developer Zone" website, and it targets OSGi-enabled network edge devices that integrate diverse kinds of networks.
The month of February 2004 was another busy month for the Linux Professional Institute.
Novell's 20th-annual BrainShare(R) Conference, taking place March 21-26 in Salt Lake City, will showcase Novell's full range of enterprise software solutions, with a special focus on its new Linux offerings
The two operating systems, which are contenders in the server market and to a lesser degree on the desktop, also are vying for a place in point-of-sales systems, the computerized registers at store checkout lines. Systems using versions of Microsoft's Windows accounted for the bulk of shipments in North America in 2003, but Linux shipments grew slightly faster over the course of the year, according to research from IHL Consulting Group.
Red Hat India, the Linux and Open Source provider, announced CMS Computer Institute, as its preferred Training partner. The CMS Computer Institute (Bandra), a division of CMS Computers Ltd. offers career and professional advice on several areas of Information Technology including Telecom, Networking, Hardware, Software Engineering and Internet based applications.
Strategy Analytics: Microsoft Battles Linux for 40 Million Unit Advanced Set-Top Box Market
KDE Project Ships First Translation and Service Release of the 3.2 Generation GNU/Linux - UNIX Desktop, Offering Enterprises and Governments a Compelling Free and Open Desktop Solution
Thanks to everyone who supported us during this challenging transitional period!
This is the Gentoo Weekly Newsletter for the week of March 1st, 2004.
Eric Laffoon, keeper of Quanta has agreed to interview with us. Along with our questions, he has answered several of our readers' questions. [Thanks to dot.kde.org for the link.]
We continue to follow up on the story of BayStar Capital and S2 and their involvement with SCO. S2 Strategic Consulting, located at 4567 So. Mathews Way, Salt Lake City, Utah, is the firm hired by SCO Group to help it stay alive. Since SCO hired S2 in August 2003, the little Unix software company that was in danger of failing received a $50 million venture capital cash infusion -- and perhaps much more -- in its bank account.
You, the reader, are hereby invited to participate in a celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) on August 28th this year. On that day we will stage public events to inform the general public about the virtues of FOSS. We invite you to form local teams and set up tables in town centers, shopping malls, or wherever there are likely to be lots of people on a Saturday.