Speaking to CXOtoday, Venkatesh Hariharan, co-founder, Indlinux.org, said, “We are all set to launch our very first Gnome CD that supports most of the major Indian languages in the next couple of months. The MOSIX based bootable CD ROM has been christened ‘Rangoli’ – which literally means an array of different colours.”
Open source software has made an impact on the corporate, government, and education sectors. Even major technology players like IBM, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle are investing heavily in research and development (R&D) to make their hardware and applications compatible with the Linux operating system (OS).
San Mateo, California-based Scalix Corporation has announced the launch of Scalix 9.0, a Linux-based email and calendaring platform, according to a media release from the company, which claims to offer a migration path to Linux by providing a cross-platform inter-operability.
Leading InfiniBand companies and organizations have banded together to form OpenIB Alliance, an industry association with the mission of delivering an open-source Linux-based software stack for deploying InfiniBand architecture.
Internet protocol security for Linux got a boost today from Novell, which announced that it would be officially sponsoring and contributing to the Openswan open source project.
Late in the month of November of 2001 my home PC crashed for the last time. I had purchased my first computer (a low cost computer with Windows ME preinstalled) about a year prior, and I spent what little money I had left on MS Office 2000. I was under the misguided belief that this was the only way I would be able to communicate with the rest of the world. How else could I work on documents at home and still be able to utilize them at work and college?
Writer offers a bag of tricks for when you want to do a bit more than the normal with paragraph styles and formatting.
Sleepycat Software on Wednesday will begin shipping Berkele y DB Java Edition, a Java version of its embedded database.
The article seeks to provide information on what an open source platform such as Linux is all about and how a migration from a proprietary technology can be achieved in a swift manner.
There used to be a golden rule in electronic design--always have a second source. If your product depended on a unique component available from a single company, you were at heightened risk of commercial blackmail, random disaster or supplier incompetence. Whenever possible, design out such parts. With product lifecycles now so short and the urge to get a quick unique advantage so strong, this rule is often ignored--what would a factory fire at Hitachi's 4GB 1" drive plant do for Apple's iPod Mini strategy?
Two months ago, Gnome took its software repository offline in order to bolster internal security, and since then there has not been a focal point on the internet for GNOME software. We're happy to announce Gnomefiles.org, a resource for Gnome/GTK+ developers and users to post and find software. Read for more info and the prizes we offer to the first devs that will submit an app.
The interview includes Bitstream CEO Anna Chagnon and Lycoris Founder Joseph Cheek. Lycoris recently licensed Bitstream technology for its Linux distributions.
Recent moves by such companies as Sun Microsystems and Computer Associates to dip their toes into the world of open source have reawakened interest in how open-source software licenses work, and what benefits they bring to software companies—if any.
A group of high performance computing users and technology vendors led by Sun Microsystems, Dell, and Intel will launch on Tuesday an effort to make the InfiniBand input/output architecture easier to use with Linux, according to companies involved in the initiative.
Microsoft Corp., whose Windows software runs 95 percent of the world's personal computers, lost a contract for programs to run 14,000 PCs for the Munich city government to the free Linux software. The city's council voted in a closed-door meeting 50-29 in favor of a detailed plan to switch to Linux from Windows. Munich, which has spent more than a year studying how to make the move, will accept bids within a few months from Linux vendors. Companies such as International Business Machines Corp. and Novell Inc. are expected to fight for orders.
Welcome to this year's 24th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Tom Adelstein wrote about GNU/Linux on the desktop and concluded that it can help enterprises, especially those short of resources like city governments.
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Munich may become the biggest Microsoft customer to switch to Linux software, as the city will this week decide whether to remove the Windows operating system from 14 000 municipal computers.
Scalix released a new version of its Linux-based e-mail and calendaring software and expanded desktop support. The San Mateo, Calif.-based vendor of messaging software said that Scalix 9.0, released on Monday, offers a migration path to Linux messaging by providing cross-platform interoperability.
Sun Microsystems said it will take an "aggressive" approach to opening up the source code of its core operating system. It just isn't saying when.