As I sit before my new installation of Fedora Core 2 (FC2) I'm reminded of the first time I had to put down a beloved dog. FC2 suffers from some fatal flaws. For most people, it will be best to put this malformed whelp out of its misery and wait for ...
JBoss Inc. will get no more opportunity to criticize and otherwise slap around its competitors on TheServerSide.com, after the site's parent company charged Friday that JBoss employees were posting inflammatory messages in its community forum under "anonymous and bogus names."
Back in one of the very first issues of Linux Magazine (September 1999, available online at http://www.linux-mag.com/1999-09/perl_03.html), I wrote about the Spew language. Given a description of text, sentences, and paragraphs, Spew generates random prose based on that description. The grammar is specified using a simple BNF-like format, with extensions to give weighting to more-favored choices.
This accelerating innovation is another reason we think this will 2004 will prove a pivotal year for open source and open standards in general.
So, there it is, the highly anticipated second release of Fedora Core. Again, I wanted to wait for a few days for things to calm down,and again, I couldn't resist updating my production system within two days after the release. Well, I'm just a Linux junkie, i guess...
The two Baghdad University engineering students are among just a handful of Iraqi citizens who are familiar with Linux -- and that has them deeply worried.
Today marks the official launch of a new open source project. Utkarsh is an operating system based on Linux and localized in the Gujarati language, spoken by more than 5.5 million in India's Gujarat state and worldwide. Utkarsh (which means progress or rising high) version 0.1 is now in beta testing, and the team is bubbling with ideas for future growth. Recently Mayank Sharma spoke with the young Gujarati entrepreneur behind the project, Nirav Mehta.
Continuing in my quest for a spam-free mailbox, I have become more and more interested in the way(s) spammers collect their victim's addresses. In fact, I routinely receive junk mail in various languages I don't even understand (Chinese, German, Korean, Brazilian, and God knows what else), let alone having any relationship whatsoever with those countries. So I started thinking how the heck some email addresses of mine ended up in those spamming lists.
Security software vendor Symantec Corp is considering a move to Linux on the desktop once it has rolled out a security software suite for the open source
Worldwide sales of server hardware reached $11.5 billion in the first quarter of 2004, according to research firm IDC. This represented 7.3 percent growth over the same period last year, and marks the fourth consecutive quarter of overall growth in the server market.
ipfilter now is available for GNU/Linux, but it's not quite ready to replace your current firewall setup.
MozillaNews is running an interview Daniel Glazman, lead developer of Nvu, the Web publishing tool based on Mozilla Composer. In the interview, Daniel discusses his time at Netscape, why he founded Disruptive Innovations and what his plans for the future of Composer are.
Software development is an iterative process that benefits from coordination between developers and with historical archives. To facilitate such practices, developers can turn to special versioning software. In this article we will explore Subversion, one of the most recently released version control suites.
After talking with MySQL and Red Hat executives, David Coursey finds that open source isn't just for communists after all—there's a real business rationale
Secure Linux distribution maker Trustix recently launched a software-pricing scheme aimed at users in the server hosting market.