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In this article Sir John Whitmore, columnist with the daily Telegraph motoring section, looks at a new approach to development. We all face an environmental crisis. Hybrid cars and biofuels might be interim steps in the right direction, but they are not sustainable solutions. Conventional wisdom predicts great technical problems and cost in overcoming these problems. But what about unconventional wisdom?
[Applying '"Open Source" philosophy' in another area. -- grouch]
Technology groups aimed at enabling interoperability are on hand at GLOBALCOMM to discuss their progress and underscore the importance in continued cooperation between the various sectors of communication platforms.
In this third interview in a continuing series, I interview Sun's Erwin Tenhumberg, in order to compare StarOffice 2.0 with the other leading software productivity suites that support ODF (previous interviews have focused on KOffice and OpenOffice).
A Freshmeat update appeared recently for Joshua v0.1.3a, a software package designed as part of an autonomous chess playing robot.
[Open hardware, too. -- grouch]
The ability to make outlines, or to view any structured document in an outline view, are touted features of Microsoft Word and just about every word processor out there. Linux has its ways here, too. The Vim editor has folding, and Emacs has Outline mode, which lets you selectively view documents by their main headings. You can hide and view the text under headings, move quickly between headings, and easily mark whole branches of the outline for cutting.
For the First Time, Researchers Simulate HIV Protease Molecule at the Instant it Is Most Vulnerable to New Drugs and Treatments
Klaus Knopper and his Knoppix team announced the first public release of the Knoppix 5 live CD and DVD on June 2.
"In the open source world, we are always flattered when changes are attributed to open source," said MySQL Chief Executive Officer Marten Mickos. "But the enormous price pressure and the desire among customers to get away from licensing fees is self-inflicted and not a result of open source. Open source just happens to be the perfect answer to the cry."
Linux in general is considered easier to install than windows. But the latest release of Ubuntu named Dapper Drake takes the cake in ease of installation. In a mere six steps, one can now install Dapper Drake on ones machine. Check the images!!
Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's premier open source and Linux provider, will discuss results of its fiscal 2007 first quarter on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.
BIT Software has released the Socrate Open solutions on the Romanian market, this being the first Open Source EAS product for corporate management.
The latest web browser market-share figures from internet research and analysis firm Nielsen//NetRatings show open source alternative Mozilla Firefox has gained ground on Microsoft's Internet Explorer year-on-year; but only slightly.
In this first article of a two-part series, we show off Django, an open-source model-view-controller (MVC)-style Web application framework powered by the Python programming language. With Django, you can create high-quality, database-driven Web applications
that are easy to maintain in minutes.
Bahrain's Ministry of Social Development (MOSD) is to become the first ministry in the Kingdom and in the Middle East to base its entire IT infrastructure on open source technology.
MPs have told the government that it should not legislate to make digital rights management systems mandatory.
Logs… Any Linux system will generate many log files by default, containing various information about the operation of the system. If no rotation would occur on the various log files, then they will just grow bigger and bigger, filling up the space (on high traffic sites) but most importantly making it very difficult to find any information that we might be looking for in those log files. This little how-to will show you how the default log rotation works, based on syslog and logrotate.
Phishing works for so many reasons, we need to rethink browser and user interface design to provide some real-life security to the average user who doesn't see or understand the security cues.
I upgraded two of my home systems from Breezy to Dapper Kubuntu. One is AMD-64, one is i386. I write about this stuff for a living, and would rather tinker than work anyday, so it here we are. The upgrade went OK, but not nearly as well as a plain-vanilla Debian installation. And the K/Ubuntu devs seem determined to make printing painful.
A guide for installing, configuring and using Mozilla Thunderbird, Enigmail, and GnuPG to provide secure and encrypted email
No hols without homework
Much like the Vista release date, Microsoft's hopes of a speedy European antitrust case settlement are receding. The company is "some more months" away from a settlement with the European Commission, Microsoft's european president Jean-Philippe Courtois said today.
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