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Tux needs to get laid more, at least if free open source software is going to mature and grab its place in the multi-billion dollar sex tech industry. As this candid and highly personal interview with Wired.com Sex Drive
columnist Regina Lynn
explains, the sex tech
industry is a vast and important business network, driving billions of dollars and millions of lines of code every year into technology that interoperates with the desktop PC. For the short term, much of that code is proprietary, and much of the content is DRM'd. It's time for Tux to grab that situation by the balls, and turn the sex tech industry upside down, in much the same way he has done in other areas of high tech.
An Interview with Kenneth Wesley Wimer II
That's right, for the first time you don't have to choose between buying an Apple Mac or a Dell or a HP; the Apple Intel-based Macs give you operating system variety like never before.
After Oracle acquired Innobase in November, speculation was rife as to whether Oracle, which competes with MySQL, would renew the agreement with the open-source database company.
Developers are voicing complaints that Canonical is not supporting them.
An expert in deploying open source throughout the enterprise tells us how to wean ourselves off the Microsoft drug forever.
Three open source "centers of excellence" were recently established to aid research and development, and advocate the use of free or open source software in the Asia Pacific region, INQ7.net has learned.
Here's the text of my press conference at LinuxWorld Expo Boston.
According to IDC, China's Linux market revenue reached $11.8 mln in 2005, up 27.1% over 2004.
OpenOffice.org is working to iron out several performance bottlenecks following complaints that the application takes relatively long to start up, especially on Linux systems.
Several notable audio interviews from the floor of the Linux World Expo in Boston conducted by the guys from The Linux Link Tech Show
. Highlights include big names such as Bruce Perens, Ian Murdock, Miguel d'Icaza, Kevin Carmony and many others:
Episode 131: OGG MP3
(Miguel d'Icaza from Novell)
Episode 132: OGG MP3
(Black Ratchet, Eli Tomlinson, Bruce Perens)
Episode 133: OGG MP3
(Steven Vaughn-Nichols, Kevin Carmony, Michael Loffler)
Episode 134: OGG MP3
(Paul Cooper, Ian Murdock, Lincoln Durey)
"America is well on its way to surrendering leadership in advanced telecom products and services," ESI says. We rank only 16th worldwide in broadband penetration and 42nd in cell phone penetration. We generate less than one-fifth of the Internet traffic per capita that South Korea does. And we've been slow on the uptake of 3G services.
In its biennial survey of the world's largest databases, WinterCorp, a database research and consulting company, reported that Oracle dominated its list of 175 large databases. For the first time, databases running on Linux appeared on WinterCorp's list -- and all of them came from Oracle.
Klaus-Dieter Laidig and Richard Seibt Bring Invaluable Experience to Aid Company Expansion
I am an ex-Microsoft programmer of 10 years who had never spent 10 minutes with open source code till I left Microsoft–which is actually quite typical for MS employees.
We're now hearing more about Microsoft embracing open-source and Linux, with soon the launching of a website that will get feedback from existing customers who use both Microsoft and open-source solutions.
This tutorial describes the basics of the Domain Name System (DNS) that Linux system administrators should know of. Front-ends and quick templates to set up domain records have a place in managing sites, but when confronted with DNS configurations already in existence, nothing can substitute for knowing and using the fundamentals.
I think open source software is a good thing, but I've never bought into the religious fundamentalist fervor of a lot of the circles I move in as an IT reporter. Condemning people for not using Linux instead of Windows, and the strong-arm tactics of some proprietary software makers that try to lock people into a certain product, are just two sides of the same coin. But open standards that make real choices possible? Now, that's something I can get behind.
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