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An open source pharmacy software system, iDART, designed for use at antiretroviral (ARV) pharmacies for HIV+ patients is now being deployed on PCs running Ubuntu.
Architecture for Humanity and AMD have announced a prize of $250 000 for the best design for a computer lab that can be adapted and implemented in third-world countries.
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server on a Fedora Core 6 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).
KDE is happy to be participating in the Google Summer of Code program for the third consecutive year! As usual, we are looking for mentors and students to take us singing through the summer. Whether you have been part of the program in previous years or not, we need your help and fantastic ideas!
Microsoft released its Virtual PC (VPC) 2007 virtualization software as freeware recently, and you definitely get what you pay for. VPC 2007 isn't Open Source, nor does it run on Linux. Linux isn't even mentioned as supported guest operating system, but since people have successfully run several Linux distributions through earlier versions of VPC, I decided to give it a go. After several hours of struggle, I found out why VPC 2007 doesn't claim to support Linux distros.
Novell has issued a joint press release with Microsoft, in which HSBC, a customer of joint technology from the two companies, claims that Windows has a lower total cost of ownership than Linux.
Run machine-learning algorithms on parallel platforms with IBM Parallel Machine Learning (PML) Toolbox
. This makes it possible to train such algorithms on large data sets in reasonable computational time. The toolbox includes several algorithms, as well as an API for adding your own algorithms.
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A vulnerability in the way OpenBSD handles IPv6 data packets exposes systems running the traditionally secure open-source operating system to serious attack.
Red Hat Linux Enterprise Version 5 has just been released and already Australian accommodation Web site Wotif.com is implementing the solution.
In my last article I cited the Vector Linux developers as an excellent example of the way Open Source developers respond to the user community. All of us who benefit from Linux and/or the myriad of Open Source applications out there are part of that community.
When entrepreneur Adam Green introduced Michael Kowalchik to the idea of reading lists (OPML subscriptions to customizable collections of news feeds), it got the software developer fired up. "I built a prototype of a reading list browser kind of thing, and the more we talked the more we realized we had a lot of vision in common," Kowalchik says. "I said, 'Hey, do you want to partner with me on this?'" Green, who started out in an advisory role only, decided he liked Kowalchik's interactive browser widgets so much that he would invest his money and his time, and Grazr Corp. was born.
Sony Pictures chief information officer David Cortese has slammed Oracle's aquisition strategy claiming customer service levels have dropped and its products have become "stale".
The article looks at Songbird which is a media player allows playing of Music files and Video files , it is one of the best looking media player , besides being feature rich it's features can be extended , It has potential of doing what Firefox Did in browser market to media players. Article looks at features of Songbird with lots of screenshot
The Web 2.0 mantra suggests that you forget desktop applications and embrace AJAXified browser-based apps that you can run from any OS, anywhere, as long as you have a speedy connection to the Internet. But what about times when you can't get online? Firefox, Opera, and others are looking to make it possible run applications offline, anytime, anywhere.
The GNU Manifesto, the internet, and the Open Source movement represent a landmark, joining the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century. Linux, produced by patient hard work, has made remarkable progress
With large enterprises in its sights, Red Hat talks platforms and partnerships. Red Hat today announced version 5 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), its server operating system - but at the European launch in CeBIT the talk was not of all the technology inside, such as Xen virtualisation and JBoss middleware. Instead it was all about partnerships, packaging and support. In particular, Red Hat will now work with application developers, both to offer co-operative support and to recommend other open source software.
There are many improvements that have taken place in PHP V5.2, and one critical area is that of memory management. To understand the implications of these new features, this article delves into memory management functions in PHP5.2, tweaking the memory manager, limiting memory usage and consides why allocation overhead and speed are a big deal.
We get it. You're slammed. You can't find the time to blink. Let alone make plans to attend the 2007 Red Hat Summit in San Diego, May 9-11. Stop for a second, OK? Find the time. You'll be rewarded.
The goal of Ubuntu's Easy Business Server is to provide a simple and clean web interface so that small business owners can easily setup an Ubuntu-powered server with little or no Linux/server administration experience.
Gone are the days when free software could blithely ignore what was happening in the world of proprietary code. The two approaches are now inextricably intertwined as more and more users and companies choose to run both. One paradoxical consequence of this is that as free software becomes more widely deployed, Microsoft's impact on it becomes greater. Against this background, a recent shift in Microsoft's public statements about open source assumes a particular importance.
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