As the founder of the free software movement, I would like to correct inaccuracies and confusions in your June 10 article about my speech at Portland State University.
By launching a "special microsite" called the Windows advantage pavilion, CMP has joined hands with Microsoft in their FUD campaign against Linux and free software.
LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce its fourth anniversary. The site's first post, a welcome message from the founder, was made on June 25th, 2000.
If KDE and GNOME work together on a number of desktop features, we could finally have a unified desktop environment based on an ideal set of specifications. Tim R. submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews which lays out a plan for the two open source GUIs to work together while still allowing each of them to continue developing upon their unique strengths.
Do you want a Linux and Windows desktop all in one? That's exactly what Element Computer, a Linux hardware vendor, is claming it will provide July 1. The company says it will become the first to offer a Linux desktop that also runs almost all Windows 95, 98 and ME applications.
US software giants setting up regional centre to promote programming for the open-source rival to Microsoft's Windows operating system.
In the jungle, the mighty IT jungle, the Linux deer sleeps tonight - with the IBM elephant, the HP lion, the Sun tiger and now the Oracle gorilla. Poor deer, she couldn't say no; after all, she was born to be Open and Free.
Hewlett-Packard this week announced a breakthrough file sharing product that uses new Linux clustering technology to deliver up to 100 times more bandwidth than typical clusters. The new product, HP StorageWorks Scalable File Share (HP SFS), is a self-contained file server that enables bandwidth to be shared by distributing files in parallel across clusters of industry-standard server and storage components.
Red Hat, which is at the vanguard of the global open source movement, is floating a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary to step up mass localisation of Linux operating systems.
BEA Systems Inc.'s Project Beehive will get a boost next Monday when the company announces at JavaOne that the Eclipse organization is working on a"top level" project that will support the product, according to sources.
With IT biggies throwing their weight behind Linux– and a host of smaller players creating products and providing support services for this OS–SMBs may have found just what they were hankering after, says Srikanth R P
D-Link India Ltd. has developed low-cost, Linux-based networking equipment such as routers and firewalls, and VOIP (voice over Internet protocol) phones, specially designed for the requirements of emerging economies, according to an executive of the company.
This whitepaper from esteemed Linux author and TimeSys Product Manager William von Hagen describes the use of Eclipse-based Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), examines specific tasks in the embedded system and application development cycles, and discusses ways in which tools from Linux software vendors such as TimeSys provide powerful, flexible solutions to general problems. Enjoy! . . .
Debian GNU/Linux was started in 1993 by Ian Murdock and was meant to be a small Linux distribution developed and maintained by hackers. Instead, now in 2004 it's a big distribution with a well-organised community of developers and users.
Purchasing open source software provided by commercial companies is a good thing and installing it on more systems to reduce licensing costs is unethical, according to St George Bank’s chief manager of open systems Michael Page.
Microsoft Corp. says it is looking to turn over more of its programs to open-source software developers, playing a greater role in a process that the Redmond company has criticized strongly at times in the past.
Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) -- an open source software framework being developed by the Open Source Development Labs to support high-availability, fast-to-market solutions for major telecommunications and other companies -- is taking considerable time to penetrate the slow-moving carrier market, but it is also gaining ground in vertical segments such as financial services, according to analysts attending this week's SuperComm telecom conference in Chicago.