Administrators and power users will be pleased to note that the text of the Locking down KDE with Kiosk Mode article as featured in newly published book Linux Desktop Hacks is available for reading online. Written by our very own Dot editor and KDE hacker Jonathan Riddell, this article takes you through basic Kiosk configuration using the Kiosk Admin Tool to lock down KDE. A must read for anyone from internet cafe administrators to those who have a KDE machine for children to use.
JS20 blade server, a model based on Big Blue's PowerPC 970FX chip, is available for use in the BladeCenter T chassis designed for telecommunications customers.
And if the Linux desktop wants to play, it had better get a lot better, a lot faster.
The small business market presents a couple challenges to Linux. Small businesses often lack a trained IT staff, and are staffed by users familiar with Microsoft applications. In such an environment, Linux can be a tough sell. However, companies such as Point Clark Networks, developer of ClarkConnect, are striving to bring the security, reliability, and cost advantages of open source to the small business market.
Updated browser has reintroduced a seven-year-old vulnerability, security company claims.
Welcome to the first edition of the new Linux User Show on The Podcast Network. Our premiere includes...
A rash of reports saying that Linux adoption has stalled seems like another attempt to spread disinformation. Let me tell you what we're seeing.
Ken Starks of Austin, TX, better known as Helios17 around these parts, has begun a quest to further the development of user space applications for the Linux operating system. To this end, he also has opened a website dedicated to the cause.
A closer look at the new Nokia 770, the platform supporting it and its ties to open source.
One of the reasons for the popularity of Mozilla's Firefox browser is its ability to enhance itself with extensions. Extensions are small programs which when assimilated into an application enhance its features. The email application from the Mozilla stable, Thunderbird, can use extensions as well. Here are some Thunderbird extensions that make emailing a tad easier and more fun.
Initially misunderstood, FreeNX is starting to building momentum.
some of the most important recent trends online came about thanks to open source software. Blogs, for example, are websites that can be easily updated to allow users set up an online journal or "web-log" (hence, blog) that would bring forth individual points of views or discussions.
If anyone can be called an evangelist of the commercial value of open source software, it's Matthew Szulik, chief executive officer of Red Hat Inc. He has guided the company to profitability as other Linux startups have gone down in flames around him, all the while managing the difficult task of succeeding in both the open source software community and the enterprise data center.
The Intel Innovation Meet, which was held at Renaissance in Mumbai, highlighted various aspects of Intel's growth strategy for the future and its plans for emerging markets and India.
The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 3.1 codenamed ''sarge'' after nearly three years of constant development. Debian GNU/Linux is a free operating system which supports a total of eleven processor architectures, includes KDE, GNOME and GNUstep desktop environments, features cryptographic software, is compatible with the FHS v2.3, and supports software developed for the LSB.
Stealth Surfer II is said to support secure, anonymous surfing and e-mail, and it makes for a clever and reasonably simple solution for portable privacy.
Red Hat is giving more freedom to Fedora - the open source project it supports and sponsors. In simple terms Fedora is an advanced Linux distribution which is used as a testing ground for future developments which may be later included in Red Hat's enterprise linux products. It is fully Open Source and relies on community involvement for its ongoing development.
After the Linux Kernel developers at the beginning of April said goodbye to BitKeeper as their source code administration system now it seems that the database developers of MySQL are desperately searching for a different system too for their source code. Like the Linux Kernel before them MySQL uses BitKeeper. The requisite client programs the Bitkeeper manufacturer Bitmover has been offering since the beginning of April exclusively with a commercial license that comes with a charge - the old free programs are said to work only until July 1.
Go to the source to learn Linux basics and build the right Linux for you. Linux From Scratch (LFS) and its descendants represent a new way to teach users how the Linux operating systems work. LFS is based on the assumption that compiling a complete operating system piece by piece not only teaches how the operating system works but also allows an independent operator to build systems for speed, footprint, or security.
KDE-Artists.org is a new KDE sister website created specifically for artists and coders to use for reference and direction in creating a high quality consistant user interface. It is also the home of Kollaboration, a new concept created by several people to give dreamers, artists, and coders a place to work together.