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Many magazines and book publishers make available a free online version of their products, often as PDF files. Chances are you scroll through multiple pages of PDFs every day. To reduce the number of miles you put on the mouse wheel, you can use free software to read out the documents to you.
[Before installing Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 7, you may want to read about the Unexpected features in Acrobat 7, by Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier. -- grouch]
New copyright law could affect online music stores, open-source software, and peer-to-peer file sharing networks.
Symantec announced Symantec pcAnywhere 12.0, a remote control solution and the new Symantec pcAnywhere Access Server. Now available, the latest version of pcAnywhere marks its 20th anniversary in the marketplace providing help desk support and mobile professionals with powerful and adaptable remote access and problem solving tools.
Git is the open source revision control software that Linus Torvalds developed to help manage Linux kernel development. This article shows you how to get started hacking Linux with the Git tools
.You can download it yourself and use it for your own kernel hacking -- or for software development projects of your own.
OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 is now ready for download, three months after the release of 2.0.2, community manager Louis Suarez-Potts said June 29. This latest release of the popular open source office suite contains a mixture of new features, bug fixes, and security patches, according to Suarez-Potts.
In this issue, we have following articles: 1 Open Video Contest takes place now 2 Announcing Fedora Core 6 Test 1 (5.90) 3 A Fresh Look for Fedora Core 6 4 Phoronix: Fedora Core 6 Preview 5 FC6T1 mostly running on MacTel Mini 6 Yum Extender Update 7 Ohio LinuxFest 2006 schedule announced 8 Red Hat Fedora 5 Unleashed Book Giveaway 9 Fedora Weekly Reports 2006-06-19 10 Fedora Core 4 and 5 Updates 11 Contributing to Fedora Weekly News 12 Editor's Blog
`ebizframe' ERP becomes more robust and cost-efficient, addresses growing demands of customers looking for IT infrastructure with lower TCO.
J-Pilot is an open source application written by Judd Montgomery that replaces the Palm Desktop. Occasionally, I find a replacement for something that is better than the original. J-Pilot on Linux is one example, offering features not available in the original Palm Desktop for Windows/Mac. It is also rock stable.
After six years of financial difficulties and reorganizations, Corel Corp. finally seems on track with promising first and second quarters in 2006 and a return to public trading. One of the first steps in this turnabout, according to Graham Brown, executive vice president of software development at Corel, was the jettisoning the company's products for GNU/Linux, WordPerfect for Linux and Corel Linux.
Over the years, I've had a number of people asking me what I believe the problem was with further migration over to Linux by the public at large.
Though Microsoft might disagree, open source software in many cases can be a real cost saver. It can also save your neck. Literally.
Linux distributor Interactive Ideas has thrown its weight behind the relaunch of a web site that aims to increase the use of open source software across Europe.
An open source perspective
Book review With his first book,Code Reading, Diomidis Spinellis broke new ground. Here was a major book on the oft-neglected but important skill of reading source code.â€¦
As WGA blows up in its face
Not since IBM invented a handwriting recognition system for banks, have I heard such cries of grief. To understand it, you have to know what WGA means. And if you've ever had a problem with Office, and been told by tech support "just install this patch" you'll know what it is: because it's the thing which, since September 2004, has told you it won't install it until you put your CD in the drive. And enter the key. [See, that's why smart computer users use GNU/Linux! - dcparris]
Who woulda thunk it? The new Office 2007 Preview online demo is being served up from an Apache/Linux box!
[Gotta admit, it is kind of funny! - dcparris]
While searching for a new webmail solution, we find more that we bargained for both a client and a very extensible PHP framework with all kinds of cool modules, Horde.
Motoring organisation the AA is to implement an identity and access management solution running on Novell's SuSE Linux to automate the management of digital identities for around 6,000 staff.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — He's bent the ear of world leaders on social causes. He's a Nobel Peace Prize nominee. He's a rock star.
With the popularity of Ubuntu swelling
these days, one can hardly visit digg or other tech news sites
without seeing a Dapper Drake or Breezy Badger (both recent titles of Ubuntu releases). Another strong indicator that Linux in general, dapper drake aside, may be seeing an influx of users is the news that Microsoft receives
a call back
from Windows computers daily
Many users expressed deep concern about false positives where Microsoft receives reports that you are using a pirate copy of Windows when you are running a licensed version. Also, why not examine why WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) fits the bill for Spyware? So, what's a ticked off user to do? Give Linux the old college try, that's what!
The Eclipse Foundation announced the release of 10 Eclipse open source projects. This release event, named Callisto, is one of the largest multi-project releases undertaken by an open source community. The roll-out of Callisto marks the third consecutive year Eclipse has shipped a major release on schedule.
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