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Could many smaller Linux distributions be in violation of the GPL? That's what Warren Woodford, the man behind the popular MEPIS distribution thinks.
Nominations are officially open for the 6th annual Linux Medical News Freedom Award to be presented at the November 11th-15th AMIA Fall conference in Washington, D.C. Deadline for entries is July 30th, 2006. This is NOT a officially sponsored event of AMIA. Free and open source software isn't 'magic pixie dust' and there are people making significant personal sacrifices as well as doing difficult work to make medicine's free software future a reality.
An antitrust lawsuit against four major telephone companies will be going to the Supreme Court next. The Bell Atlantic v. Twombly class-action suit, No. 05-1126, claims that Verizon, AT&T, BellSouth, and Qwest commit an act of illegal collusion by not competing with each other in local phone service markets.
QEMU is well known as an x86 CPU emulator, and is often used as a free alternative to VMware. What is less well known is that QEMU also has the ability to emulate a number of other architectures; AMD64, Sparc, MIPS, PPC and ARM CPUs all have varying levels of support. This article is a guide to building a Debian ARM/Linux guest system under QEMU.
Panasas Storage Cluster Enables Prestigious University to Increase the Speed of Research and Maximize Cluster Performance
From time to time you need to boot a Linux live cd to perform some task. There are so many variants that choosing the best for your need may actually be hard. A list of features that a GNU-Linux live cd should have to be the best live cd around
Groups who despise the US-based Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) have organized an email campaign to let the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) know what they think of its continuing effort to privatize coordination and management of Internet Domain Names and DNS. So how's it going? Email Battles shows how the mysterious power of the Web reveals all
IntroductionNAND flash memory densities for device-resident memory are increasing -- and the price decreasing -- with designers desiring to remove NOR flash devices from their design, and instead boot their processors from less expensive NAND. However, due to the architecture of NAND memory devices, NAND flash can't be used
Commercial Linux distributor Red Hat announced last week that it has rejiggered the security advisory format for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 versions so these advisories now conform to the format specified by the Open Vulnerability Assessment Language, or OVAL.
IBPhoenix is pleased to introduce you a Firebird Mandriva Corporate Server VMware virtual machine
The recently released Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is a comprehensive set of APIs and tools that lets you create dynamic Web applications almost entirely in Java code. However, GWT is something of an all-or-nothing approach, targeted at a relatively small niche in Web application development market. This article shows you what GWT can do and will help you decide if its the best tool to use for your web development.
CertifiedEmail Support in Laszlo Mail Provides Additional Security for Consumer Web Mail
Feast your eyes on this, my friends! Judge Brooke Wells' Order Granting in Part IBM's Motion to Limit SCO's Claims [PDF]. Finally, SCO's refusal to offer specificity has cost them, as it should. There is almost nothing left in the case as far as the challenged items are concerned.
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Bell Microproducts Inc. on Tuesday said it reached an agreement with Red Hat Inc. that allows Bell to develop products based on Red Hat's enterprise version of the open-source computer operating code Linux.
Despite the dire financial situation at SGI, the system vendor managed to demonstrate once again the scalability of Linux in operation with 1,024 Itanium 2 processors running on the Novell/Suse distribution of the Open Source system. SGI thus broke the old record of 512 CPUs that it had also set.
Transitive Corporation has announced the first two products in a series of new QuickTransit products that are being developed as part of its new Solaris/SPARC Migration Initiative.
The products are:
- QuickTransit for Solaris/SPARC-to-Linux/Xeon and
- QuickTransit for Solaris/SPARC-to-Linux/Itanium
My complimentary comments on Firefox last week were understated. I had cause this week to spend more time with some other Firefox plug-ins.
Eastern Software System's (ESS), service provider and enterprise resource planning (ERP) company, flagship ERP product 'ebizframe' is now available on Red Hat Linux in addition to Windows.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Canonical have announced the world's first Ubuntu Certified Professionals: Fred Strauss and Khayeni Ndlovu of Johannesburg, South Africa. Strauss and Ndlovu were amongst a group of six who wrote paper versions of the Ubuntu certification exam at LinuxWorld Johannesburg on May 18, 2006.
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