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There are a lot of articles out there talking about how user friendly Linux is, in fact it is, there you have automatix for Ubuntu, Xandros with it's out of the box good Desktop (XP look alike), Ulteo , and the list can grow and grow! But we should not only see Linux as a windows replacement, as it is more than that.
The Open Solutions Alliance (OSA) has released its Interoperability Roadmap, including its first major project: The Common Customer View Prototype. OSA also introduced its first board of directors, consisting of executives from Unisys, CentricCRM, JasperSoft, Openbravo, and SpikeSource.
This guide documents how to configure a WebDAV resource using SSL and two-factor authentication and how to access that resource from Windows, Linux and Mac.
Over at theClearHealth Forum David [Uhlman] has announced that ClearHealth 2.0 is now in the freezing process. He includes a brief list of new features as well as features that are slated for late-inclusion (which I am happy to say includesone of my own patches. Watch LMN for a new MirrorMed-sponsored testing push, once an offical RC is out.Trotter
The Linux Mint team this week made available the second release candidate of its Ubuntu-based Linux Mint 2.2, KDE edition. The release carries a 2.6.17 kernel (same as the most recent GNOME desktop version, which came out a week ago) along with several important improvements, according to the project.
A dramatic rise of open source in New Zealand's education sector over the last three years provides an example of how Free/Open Source Software (FOSS) can both make a difference in society and provide a model for FOSS in business.
Sorry about the long title, but some things just piss me off so much. In this case, I want to make it clear that Microsoft isn't 100 percent to blame -- maybe 80 percent, since half the times that Microsoft tries to add value to their operating system, software companies that make money downstream by selling you stuff that would be made obsolete by that added value start bitching about it -- and the feds tell MS to back off. And while I'm no Microsoft apologist, the consumer often gets screwed in the process. But that doesn't have to happen. ... So now on to my point -- and I do have one. The state of multimedia -- audio and video -- on the Internet is a big hot mess.
Struggling Linux seller raising new funds to complete software acquisition, exit bankruptcy protection.
A few years ago, Erik Dahl was a network manager who knew that administrators needed a flexible network monitoring solution. In 2002, he began development of what would become Zenoss, an open source network monitoring product that runs on multiple platforms. Dahl found that the best way to deliver a product that is affordable and customizable is to use open source, and in the process he also discovered that using open source internally is the best way to build a successful business from scratch.
Chastain Motorsports is rolling out an innovative sponsorship program for its return to the Indianapolis 500 this year, as worldwide users and proponents of the Linux computer operating system are contributing to put the team on track at "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
Business users who have no programming skills can use IBM Development Engagement Service
to create online forms. It is an online service providing an Ajax-based development environment that enables business users to visually develop form applications.
The result of 14 months' review, implementation and testing, this
release is a major milestone, correcting and improving the openEHR
Release 1.x platform. We believe Release 1.0.1 to be a stable base for
ongoing implementation and forthcoming specifications, including the
Template Model, EHR Extract, Security, Archetype Query Language, CEN
EN13606 integration and services (in cooperation with the HL7/OMG HSSP
project). It also provides a foundation for tools and systems for the
development and governance of clinical models, including openEHR
archetypes, templates and terminology subsets.
Just as it seemed that Linux users (especially 64-bit users) would finally be able to enjoy streaming content with a minimum of hassle, Microsoft's new Silverlight software promises to throw a wrench in the works.
Just when you thought it was going to be an ordinary day, you receive a phone call and hear the worst six words dreaded by most AIX administrators. Which of course is, "Why is the system so slow?" If you have done your homework, the answer to that question is relatively simple.
"The customer needs to experience the software first-hand without reduced functionality during the trial" is a phrase that Microsoft uses on several marketing sheets. What that means is that trials should only be limited by time, not in WHAT you can do during that time. That got me thinking....
You might think if someone were to mention Linux at the Indianapolis 500, they would be talking about Linux in an embedded system or powering a server tracking information about the race. You'd be wrong. Instead, there's a group seeking to fund an Indy racer in the name of Linux. The group was started by Ken Starks, also known as Helios, the founder of Linux marketing site Lobby4linux.com and author of the well-known Linux opinion site Blog of Helios. With the Tux 500 program, Starks, Bob Moore, and Ted Woerner aim to see to it that when the flag drops on the 2007 Indianapolis 500, a race car emblazoned with Linux decals will be roaring down the track.
[I think that tux500.com is already having its its intended effect and as the race gets closer..you watch! - Scott]
A South African student's project has been accepted by the Google Summer of Code. Charl Van Niekerk will spend his 'winter' of coding standardising output by the Joomla content management system so that it can be better viewed by software for the disabled, among other things.
Canonical Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, will announce on April 18 that it has joined the GNOME Foundation's advisory board. The GNOME Foundation advisory board is made up of representatives from free software-friendly companies in industry -- from large industry players, to smaller companies that have emerged from the free software community. The advisory board provides a vehicle for its members to communicate with the board of directors and help the directors guide the overall direction of GNOME.
Ever wonder what the heck someone means when they tell you you need to open a Konsole and "su to root"? Or "All you need to do is JED that file."? Here are some explanations to and locations of some useful items.
Zero config distro tailored for newbies. Serial entrepreneur Peter Dawe, who helped bring the internet to the UK, is launching a "safe" Linux distro tailored for the technophobe.
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