LinuxCertified,Inc. a leading provider of Linux training, will offer weekend Linux system administration bootcamp on December 1st - 2nd, 2007 in South Bay(CA). This workshop is designed for busy information technology professionals and is designed to cover the most important Linux administration areas.
Martin Roesch is one of the most successful entrepreneurs ever to build a company based on open source software. Roesch is the author of Snort, which he claims is the "most-widely deployed" intrusion detection software in the world, and the founder of Sourcefire, a network security services provider that uses Snort as the centerpiece of its operations. Last week, the Tech Council of Maryland named Roesch its Commercial IT Executive of the Year.
Hardware maker launches eePC, running on Xandros Linux OS and 4GB storage, in the Philippines for US-$457. More variants to be released by year-end.
The Free Software Foundation is working to develop a set of libraries and programs that implement the PDF file format. Even non-developers can contribute to the cause.
Nearly five months after the release of the third version of the GNU General Public License (GPL), the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has completed the updating of its key licenses by the release of the GNU Affero General Public License (GAGPL). The GAGPL is designed for use with software distributed over a network, such as a Web application or software as a service.
The KDE Community is happy to announce the immediate availability of the first release candidate for KDE 4.0. This release candidate marks that the majority of the components of KDE 4.0 are now approaching release quality.
Some prominent HTML specialists outside the W3C—browser vendors, Web developers, authors, and other stakeholders—disagree with the direction of XHTML V2.
Thanks to continuing improvements to SELinux, it is increasingly easy for users to take advantage of this powerful security tool. Read on to find an interview with Daniel Walsh, the principal developer of SELinux in Fedora from Red Hat, where he tells us more about what SELinux does and how it's improved in Fedora 8 along with some screenshots showing improvements in the administration tools and new SELinux policy generation tool.
Mencoder is part of the MPlayer media player package. While MPlayer can play audio and video files, mencoder converts and manages multimedia files. The application has a ton of graphical user interfaces, but you can use it from the command line to produce video files in almost any format you want. Here's how.
Tremulous is probably the biggest among Freedomware Gamefest 2007 tournaments. It is a rather unique kind of a Free first person shooter (FPS) as the game involves a war between two races, humans and an alien race whose name still remains unknown. The alien race is quite different from humans, and reminds quite a bit of aliens you could see in Alien vs. Predator movies and games.
Jitterbit has released version 1.3 of their open source integration software. Jitterbit 1.3 is a major release that significantly improves the overall architecture for enterprise companies and the overall user experience.
Blood pumping, action packed, fast paced and merciless are just some of the words we can use to describe these two incredible first person shooters that are 100% Free Software.
Here is a sub $200 PC which runs a customized version of Ubuntu called gOS. The computer is aptly named gPC (Green PC) for its very low power consumption. The gOS runs Enlightenment Window manager instead of KDE or GNOME.
The complicated world of open source licensing has become a bit more complicated, as the Free Software Foundation (FSF) announced details of the final version of its Affero General Public License GPL (AGPL).
Novell's channel partners have not been happy lately. Novell knows that, and on Nov. 19, the Linux power announced a new initiative to increase revenue and profitability for solution providers and consulting partners that specialize in selling Novell technologies.
Firefox 3 Beta 1 launches for testers to poke and prod at the code, which boasts 2 million lines of changes. Web developers can now download Firefox 3 Beta 1 to test more than 30 new features in the popular open-source browser released from Mozilla Nov. 19. With Internet browsers, security, ease of use and performance typically top users' wish lists.
The concept behind Ubuntu Server is wonderful— a lean, carefully-selected batch of packages that gets you up and running quickly, and that you can easily add to as you need. I can see using Ubuntu Server as a LAN server, and as a training server, but I think opening it up to the Internet is asking for trouble.
Yes, it's the same question that comes up every year, yet Linux's desktop marketshare remains tiny. But 2008 poses some major opportunities: endless gripes and woes with Windows Vista; ever cheaper PCs and laptops such as the ASUS Eee; and the growing switch to online apps (making the underlying OS less relevant). This Tech.co.uk opinion piece claims that this time, it's not just hype, and 2008 *really* could be the year of Linux on the deskop..."
For a while an unlikely entry in this year's FPS-dominated Freedomware Gamefest, Armagetron Advanced is coming up strong! It is the most unique of all games we have a tournament for. New players could mistake it for "snake in 3D", but it is so much more.
Pre-loaded Linux machine supplier C3PC has partnered with free software community Nuxified.org to offer support on Linux.