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TAFE Tasmania and Chisholm Institute in Melbourne will offer Linux training this year through Red Hat's Academy program. The Academy courses are based on the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) program, with some modifications to enable it to be taught through schools, universities and colleges.
Luban is a component oriented scripting language created by Xiaochuan(Peter) Huang in New Jersey, USA. Peter Huang created Luban because he always wants better tools. He always wants something easier when using Java, and he always misses name space and interface when doing scripting. He eventually went out and created Luban: a scripting language with a simple and robust component model tailored for scripting.You may say Luban is positioned somewhere between Perl and Java.
A new graphic front end to the FreeBSD Port system is now in development. The projects name is FreePort.
This article discusses detailed similarities and differences between booting Linux on an x86-based platform (typically a PC-compatible SBC) and a custom embedded platform based around PowerPC, ARM, and others. It discusses suggested hardware and software designs and highlights the tradeoffs of each. It also describes important design pitfalls and best practices.
Commentary: Executive personalities have more effect on the software industry than they have on almost any other business segment outside of the entertainment industry. A former coworker once said, "It's not that Microsoft's management is sane, just that in a business where insanity is normal they're a little less insane than most others. And that's why they do well."
LinuxWorld Expo kicks off for the first time in Boston this week, as the show moves north from its usual New York digs. Per usual, a slew of product announcements for enterprise Linux users, as well as Linux generalists and hobbyists, will be on hand.
Christopher Negus, author of Red Hat Fedora Linux 3 Bible and other "Bible" books, has recently released Linux Toys. This book is the subject of a recent interview by Jeremy of the LinuxForumsDOTorg Content Development team. The interview, found here, covers Linux Toys, Negus's Linux history and experience and a little peek into his future projects. Check out the review here.
Microsoft's top security honcho insists that Microsoft "is making progress on security using any reasonable metric."
Linux desktops add functionality to the SOHO market.
I have recently come across CentOS. The distribution is developed by the cAos Foundation, and its name stands for Community Enterprise Operating System.
This series of articles helps you migrate your Win32 C/C++ applications to Linux on POWER.
Linux author and correspondent Dee-Ann LeBlanc made her way to the Third Annual Desktop Liux Summit and files her observations on how the show is going this year: "One thing's for sure. Not only is the Linux desktop itself growing, but so is interest in it..."
In the second in our series of interviews with speakers in the FOSDEM KDE developers room Scribus developers Craig Bradney and Peter Linnell talk about the state of desktop publishing on Unix and its acceptance in the commercial DTP World.
Bootable LiveCDs have made the lives of Linux dabblers easier. They're also suitable for making your life more pleasant while on the go. KIVILCIM Hindistan shows how to use Feather Linux to share a firewalled internet connection in a few easy steps.
Linuxlookup.com is reminding us about SCALE 3x is this weekend. The event will expand upon the success of the two previous Expos to promote Linux and Open Source Software in Southern California. Because the Expo has been growing year over year, SCALE 3X has been expanded to two days, with more talks, tutorials and seminars! It's set for February 12th and 13th, 2005 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The announcment also has information on discounted Expo passes.
Daffodil Software today announced the release of the PHP extension module for its Java database - Daffodil DB.
For almost three years I have used Mandrakelinux and compared it with several other desktop distros. For ease of use, excellent support, and up-to-date packaging, Mandrake is the best desktop going.
Yahoo's toolbar has been customised for Firefox, but analysts warn that the popular open source browser needs more vendor support before it cracks the enterprise.
The open source message has been warmly received in Thailand, where Microsoft is already under pressure from Linux.
But can it walk the walk? Computer Associates' chief technology officer is adamant it already is but some analysts aren't so sure.