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Sun Microsystems plans to release on Tuesday the second version of its Java Desktop System, the server maker's version of Linux for desktop computers, augmenting the software with new management and programming tools.
The Eclipse open-source group has named an Oracle executive as its first executive director since it gained independence from IBM.
Security is a Process, not a Product
Microsystems Inc., hurt by the falling price of computer hardware, is moving to put similar pricing pressure on sellers of the popular Linux operating system.
Software developers PhiBlue have released i-Open, an online shoppingr management suite. The company said the value for online retailers is in the rich feature set and customisations while the company earns it revenues from installations and configuration.
The computing world has changed a lot since 1991. The powerful computers needed to run CORBA back in those days can now fit in the palm of your hand, so the overhead and bulk of CORBA is no longer a major issue. Meanwhile, the CORBA specification has been cleaned up and clarified, dozens of books have been written about it, and thousands of engineers have been trained to use it. That means CORBA isn't as esoteric as it once was, and its learning curve isn't as steep. More importantly, the need to build distributed systems hasn't gone away.
As Linux gains momentum, many longtime Windows users are beginning to take notice. With Linux's legendary stability, security, and low cost, the draw is obvious. But if you're a Windows user, how do you know where to begin? This article summarizes the easiest ways for Windows users to get started in Linux or to make a full migration.
Using rapid application development coupled with open source technologies, MoviePartners re-launches two key sites in its family to the world.
Running Windows applications on Linux with Wine can be tricky, and CrossOver Office does a good job of ironing out the wrinkles.
The growth of Linux on desktop PCs is not as strong as expected here due to lower prices for licensed software and a lack of strong government support for open source software, according to a study.
New Delhi, May 28.(PTI): Oracle Corporation said today it would increase the number of developers working on Linux operating system to 9,000.
These tools are effectively led by the Mozilla Foundation, whose technology now appears in many different browser and non-browser products.
Positioning options for paragraph styles in OOo.
Epiphany is the GNOME web browser, based on the mozilla rendering engine. It aims to be simple and easy to use.
For years, Linux was feared to be synonymous with immature products, inadequate support, limited applications and a fragmented market, said Mohamed Cassojee, Oracle SA strategy advisor, on day two of Brainshare Africa 2004 at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Here are excerpts from a recent one-on-one interview with Red Hat CEO Matt Szulik.
Mad Penguin have finally released their Fedora Core 2 review and its a surprisingly balanced article which gives the thumbs up to Fedora Core 2 as "an excellent distribution, which is easy to use, fast, stable and professional". They cover Fedora Core 2 in the most detail of any of the recent reviews regarding Fedora Core 2 and examine a wide range of aspects of the system from the supposed "Multimedia Issue" to the growing user community around Fedora Core.
A bug in the recent release of the Fedora Linux distribution causes the geometry of a hard disk, as reported in the partition table, to be altered during installation, according to a message posted to the Fedora developers mailing list.