Still a strong case for Microsoft in schools and local government...Setting aside for a moment the debate going on in enterprises over whether to use Microsoft or open source alternatives, this week has seen much noise over two other battlegrounds: schools and local government.
Witty promotional videos featuring people's extreme reaction to discovering Firefox are spreading fast online
New best buddies IBM and Red Hat are working together to accelerate the adoption of Linux. They have extended their relationship with the goal of steering more customers towards the take-up of Linux on the IBM E-server Z-series mainframe.
Company Chairman Michael Dell's major investment in Red Hat shows the strength of the Linux server and desktop markets, and may imply future moves for the computer company.
Sun delays release of two major features the company has trumpeted as reasons to try its new Solaris operating system.
Open source CRM, while starting to capture some headlines and industry attention, still has a tough road ahead in capturing market share, according to analysts.
Get a head start in using the new Geronimo Eclipse plug-in to develop and deploy Web applications to the Apache Geromimo server.
Desktop Linux company Linspire has a new CEO after its founder and former CEO Michael Robertson stepped up to the role of chairman of the privately held company.
Usability has always been a controversial aspect of free software development, but one that is becoming increasingly important along with the uptake of GNU/Linux distributions in businesses and homes. Developers' discussions about usability are often marked by shrill accusations and defensive responses. Implementing usability suggestions can mean giving up months of feature-building. But according to a few developers and usability experts working on KDE, bringing usability experts into the hackers' work processes can be a big help.
Korean Contributor to Asianux - Linux Distribution Jointly Developed by Organizations in Japan, China and Korea - to Support OSDL Carrier Grade Linux
An open source software license compliance start-up is to participate in a US Navy project on expanded use of open source software.
Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4 has been released. This latest update fixes three security vulnerabilities...
Red Hat, Inc.on Thursday said that, it has launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.4 in five Indian languages viz. Tamil, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Bengali.
Bear with us as we write one more story on the whole ‘Is Windows more or less expensive to run than Linux?’ debate.
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These improvements include regular rotation of exam questions, objectives review, and merging of the 101 exam forms that contain RPM and DPKG package management questions.
Rumors about the capabilities of free and open source spreadsheets are common among office software users, but not all of the rumors are backed by hands-on experience with the products. To get a better sense of the current state of FOSS spreadsheets, I installed the latest versions available for Debian: build 1.9.83 of the OpenOffice.org 2.0 beta (for OpenOffice.org Calc), KSpread 1.3.5, and Abiword 1.4.3 (for Gnumeric). Some of what I found contradicts the common wisdom.
It seems that MEPIS is having trouble again. Some of you may recall a few bumps in the road in the past for MEPIS and the MEPIS community. Dotmepis.org however, set out to fill a niche for the MEPIS community by providing community developed packages and kernels for advanced users.
The rural Spanish region of Extremadura has seized on the potential of open source software to improve the lot of its citizens and kick start the local economy.
The European Union program for Interoperable Delivery of eGovernment Services to Administrations, Businesses and Citizens (IDABC) promotes the correct use of information and communication technologies (ICT) for cross-border services in Europe. Several IDABC activities have a sensible, although indirect, impact on the wider adoption of free and open source software (FOSS) in the European Union; in fact, promotion of open source software and applications has been a long-term IDABC goal since 1999.