The Open Source Initiative, an influential open-source organization, is devising ways to cut down on the rising number of open-source licenses attached to software.
Ubuntu is the Linux distribution that seems to be on everyones lips these days, but until now I've not really given it a chance. What's so special about this distro that's making everyone nuts over it? How has it risen so fast on DistroWatch's Hit Ranking? I was about to find out the answers to these questions and get a feel for Debian's newest kid on the block.
BOSTON -- Novell is opening code from NetMail as part of a project to create an open source collaboration server, company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jack Messman said Tuesday during a keynote at the LinuxWorld trade show. Novell also plans to expand its presence in the datacenter and release more Linux products for companies with a goal to"harden" the open source operating system for corporate use.
LINUXWORLD EXPO, BOSTON - I started my photo tour of LinuxWorld Conference and Expo by sneaking onto the exhibit floor before it opened and grabbing some fast pictures of people setting up, starting with the .ORG pavilion. This is the area set aside for the non-profit and volunteer groups that are the heart of this show -- and of open source and free software in general.
A study has found that the open source model can result in better code, but warns there can also be downsides.
Red Hat is bringing Sun Microsystems's Solaris operating system into the Red Hat Network, the company said Tuesday as it launched the latest update to its flagship Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system at the LinuxWorld Conference& Expo in Boston.
The Expo at the John Hynes Center has a flavor unlike previous Expos. The tone of the Expo demonstrates Linux's maturity.
Several leading mobile technology players are cooperating on a project to explore Linux's potential as the major software component in smart phones of the future.
Swainson's keynote speech at LinuxWorld discussed Linux's appeal for IT customers and the importance of a single GPL.
Cedega and Point2Play are two pieces of software from Transgaming Technologies that enable Windows games to run on Linux. We're taking a look at these two packages to see what they'll do for your Linux gaming experience. Check out PCBurn's Cedega review to see if it's worth your hard earned money.
The company will work with open-source partners Netline and the Mozilla Foundation to create a low-end, online collaboration server.
Is Linux "Security" A Myth? Yes, but then all "security" is a myth; people and processes secure systems, not technology alone. However, Linux is usable, relatively secure and enjoys support enough to allow its use in mainstream business where appropriate. Oh, and it is being used.
Novell is using the platform of this week's LinuxWorld show to roll out a string of products and open source activities aimed at boosting Linux security, in many cases to enterprise levels. Learn what new plans are on Novell's security roadmap.
When CNET News.com asked Bill Gates about software patents, he shifted the subject to "intellectual property," blurring the issue with various other laws.
It's been a fast-paced 13 months for Jack Messman [CEO of Novell]. He sat down with CNET News.com's Stephen Shankland after his keynote address at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo here.
Volunteer marketing arm Spread Firefox grows to 70,000 strong; Browser now available in 28 languages
Welcome to this year's 7th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Legal professionals in Australia have developed a new judical information system based on Free Software and Debian in particular. Chris Halls announced preliminary packages for OpenOffice.org 1.9.73 built with Sun's JDK.
I thought LinuxWorld Conference and Exposition (LWCE) would be all about GNU/Linux distributions and related software products, but it's not. Hardware has its place, too. Intel and AMD both have large areas dedicated to promoting their brand names. Sun and IBM are the hardest chargers of the bunch, lugging in their biggest, baddest machines to demonstrate. Read on for an overview of the hardware products on display at LinuxWorld Boston 2005.
Linux Club Italia is both a cultural association and a pub in the Ostiense district of Rome. The pub doesn't just offer good drinks, food, and music. It is also the home of all the Free Software-related projects of the association. A particularly interesting project was last month's Week of Digital Freedoms.
This article shows you how to create a guestbook Web application with the Cerise Web server and the Ruby programming language. You'll use RSS 1.0 as the file format for the guestbook entries and XSLT for transforming files to HTML.