Recently, I got my hands on version 0.2 of Cobind, a Linux lite desktop, based on Red Hat/Fedora Core 1, from a software company in Pittsburgh. Not yet in general release, Cobind is a one disc wonder.
The best way to get a great deal with Microsoft may be to say you're seriously considering Linux - which is why Microsoft spent Thursday dispelling the 'myth' of open source.
Epiphany is the GNOME web browser, based on the mozilla rendering engine. It aims to be simple and easy to use.
It doesn't seem realistic to think Linux's free, open-source operating system will knock Microsoft Windows off its throne any time soon. Indisputably, though, Linux and the vast array of free software surrounding it have emerged as a viable desktop computing alternative - for those willing to dig into the installation instructions and tackle the odd setup puzzle.
CA said it will offer support and indemnification to CA-TOSL Ingres as added cost options. According to the company, the indemnification will protect users in case they are sued by the SCO Group, which claims the rights to some of the code used in the Linux operating system.
Griffin Palmer wrote, "For months now, my home machine has run nothing but Linux"... This cannot be true, because Linux is not a complete system, just one component. It cannot run on a home computer by itself.
The recently announced GNOME 2.6 has finally brought many features long awaited by the Linux desktop fans. GNOME 2.6 is all about ease of use, performance and unification and while it's unfortunately hard to say that the GNOME desktop feels fast, it certainly began to be really easy to use and it has consistent look and feel — and that consistency is what makes up for most of the quality of a graphical user environment.
FOR THOSE who have been waiting patiently for official (Tier 1) support for the Centrino chipset under Linux, help is finally on the way from Intel and IBM. Last week, IBM and Intel announced their first Linux-based and the latest mobile workstation offering.
Sony is first to put PDF in car gadget; Linux-powered cell phones and other consumer devices may follow.
Hewlett-Packard has signed an agreement to sell Sendmail's e-mail software, the latest move by the longtime Microsoft ally to also woo open-source players.
With SCO's Linux suit casting a shadow over some corporate Open Source plans, software asset toolmaker LogicLibrary is making it easier to put IT mangers, developers and even lawyers on the same page, when it comes to tracking and managing Open Source license compliance.
Ziff Davis - The open-source project is set to unleash Firefox 0.9, its last features-based release before the standalone browser reaches its 1.0 milestone.
We now have two distinct classes of Linux users whose interests are not the same, and perhaps we have more than that if we want to talk about people who think of software in political rather than pragmatic terms. Can these factions work together, or will tensions between them eventually kill the free software and open source movements?
We are proud to announce the Debian AMD64 port is ready for inclusion in Sid.
Microsoft kicked off the first of its seminars "to help customers better understand the debate surrounding Microsoft and Open Source software" with an all-day conference in London yesterday. The latest strand in Microsoft's "Get the Facts" counter-offensive against Linux will tour Britain this summer.
United States Patent number 6,748,468, granted June 8, 2004, is for "A Caps Lock notification method, system, mechanism, algorithm, and computer program product." Say what? Haven't I had something like that on my computer for years? Isn't it already part of KDE and other common desktops?