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Have you been itching to try Suse Linux but didn't know how to get started? Okay, I confess — I know I have. I tried installing Suse once several months ago, then chickened out of using it. (Just FYI, the installation went just fine.)
Hi-Mobile.net once again kindly stepped up and sent us in the next-generation Motorola Linux-based ROKR-E2 feature phone. In the tradition of the ROKR devices, the E2 is also built around the idea of music on the go, while it's the first Linux phone to have an initial retail cost smaller than $256. Read inside for our detailed review, video and pictures.
With the release of Collax Business Server (CBS), Microsoft's Small Business Server 2003 (SBS) is starting to look a little like France in 1940, with Germany amassing troops on the border, readying invasion.
McObject has port its in-memory embedded database to the open-source eCos RTOS (real-time operating system) as part of a collaborative relationship with eCosCentric, the commercial supplier of eCos. The eXtremeDB database will be supplied by eCosCentric as part of its real-time embedded systems middleware suite for eCos, the companies announced.
MySQL AB and Greatlinux Inc today jointly announced a strategic partnership to deliver commercial MySQL-based solutions to the burgeoning Chinese market.
Red Hat Fedora Unity team member and distro maintainer Robert Jensen on Aug. 30 announced the availability of a new set of Fedora Core live CDs and DVDs, which all utilize the GNOME desktop and a 2.6.17 Linux kernel. Called Live-Spins and created with a tool called Kadischi, the new live CD/DVD images allow users to test the distribution without having to install it to a hard disk.
With the 5.1.12 release, MySQL will be dropping the Berkeley DB (BDB) storage engine from its list of supported database engines. Some observers have suggested that this move is connected to Oracle's purchase of Sleepycat, and that InnoDB may be next. However, Brian Aker, MySQL's director of architecture, says that they're unlikely to drop InnoDB, and the Berkeley engine is being dropped for technical reasons. Aker also announced the first release of a memcache storage engine plugin for MySQL.
In this TestRun podcast, eWEEK Labs Director Jim Rapoza talks to Advanced Technologies Analyst Jason Brooks about a new type of Linux distribution called rPath. Jason says that rPath combines the strength of Linux, virtualization and appliances to create a useful application platform for both ISVs and businesses.
A Toronto software development company has been selected by Mozilla to design the user interface and improve the usability of the next version of Firefox.
Barring more bugs, Firefox Beta 2 will release Thursday, Mozilla Corp. developers reported after a weekly status meeting held Tuesday.
This article addresses the most commonly encountered scenarios and errors while porting Fortran or any UNIX or Linux-based applications on different systems. Discover how to port Fortran-based High Performance Computing applications
, such as computational fluid dynamic (CFD) modeling, weather modeling, and linear algebra packages, using IBM XL compilers and gnu compilers on large clusters.
Founder and CEO Gilad Japhet calls MyHeritage.com "a genealogy-based social network." MyHeritage.com is written in PHP, but Japhet and his staff are testing the code on Windows ASP servers, using Phalanger, a "shared source" compiler that lets PHP run on .Net.
Taiwanese embedded specialist Embedian has launched a line of compact, low-power, "embedded box computers" built around the company's ARM-based single-board computers (SBCs). The EBC-7000 incorporates the company's APC-7110 SBC, hard drive, and power supply, and comes with a 2.6.13 Linux kernel and Debian-based filesystem.
When the Interop trade show unfolds in New York next month, its underlying network infrastructure will be managed and monitored by GroundWork Monitor 7, a new edition of a Linux-based software offering that mixes open source tools with unabashedly proprietary middleware.
If "a year of GNU/Linux on the desktop" is defined as a year when GNU/Linux has finally started its steady encroachment to the desktop then 2006 is the year. Alot of users have started using GNU/Linux on their desktops long before, but it is 2006 which marked the two probably biggest GNU/Linux desktop releases to date, Ubuntu Dapper and Novell SuSE 10. It is 2006 which marks the biggest opportunity for GNU/Linux to steal the desktop market share from Windows due to the bad reputation behind the pending Windows Vista release.
Texas Instruments had one operating system at the top if its list when it put together support for DaVinci, its latest dual-core ARM/DSP OMAP line—MontaVista's Linux.
Spam is unsolicited emails with advertisements, which costs money. According to one survey spam costs up to $1000 per employee per year. Spam is send without the permission of the recipients. According to wikipedia, in June 2006 55 billion spam emails send per day. The book SpamAssassin is a practical guide to configure and install one of the most popular open source spam filter software.
Today's People Behind KDE features the American lass who is forging the KDE 4 Human Interface Guidelines. Find out the advantage of a hobby against job, what is wrong with Fruit Salad plus the good fortune of one KDE convert as we interview Celeste Lyn Paul.
The Gentoo Release Engineering team proudly announces the release of Gentoo Linux 2006.1, the second release of the year. It builds on the strength of previous releases with several improvements. Featuring all of Gentoo's well-documented advantages in flexibility, performance and portability, this release is now available on all supported architectures.
Cluster Resources, Inc. announced today that TORQUE Resource Manager passed a new milestone in its continued success, reaching 50,000 downloads since August 2005.
Terascale Open-Source Resource and QUEue Manager, more commonly known as TORQUE, is a resource manager derived from the original Open PBS project that provides control over batch jobs and distributed compute nodes. With more than 2,500 patches and enhancements since its release in 2004, TORQUE has incorporated significant advances in the areas of scalability, flexibility, and feature extensions.
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