Steve Grubb discovered two potential issues in the utempter program.
Other than the compatibility problems with hardware, Linux resolved my doubts. I think I'll leave Linux on the new computer, Windows on the laptop and start a game of "Desktop Survivor." The winner gets to run my next computer.
Novell chief information office Debra Anderson has been charged with the task of migrating more than 5,000 employees onto desktop Linux and Open Office during the next 12 months
Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has become the first major vendor to offer a four-processor server based on Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s (AMD) 64-bit Opteron chip.
The theme this year is "Opening the Future: Discover, Develop, Deliver." Technologists are creating innovations with open source and free software that will change the way we live and do business. OSCON is the only event where open source leaders and practitioners of every persuasion gather to integrate projects, launch revolutionary new ideas, and push the boundaries of their respective technologies. Join us in Portland for the latest discoveries and developments along with the business, technical, political, and legal minds behind them.
The Netscape web browser, which had been written off by industry observers last year, is about to enjoy a new lease of life following America Online's decision to release an update as early as next month.
Now a new book argues that the style of development dubbed open source -- so-called because the working innards, or source code, are published freely -- has the potential to revolutionize not just the software and high-tech industries, but biotechnology, publishing and other fields.
The IT Business Forum is a free, single day traveling event, making its way to twelve destinations in the United States and Canada throughout the months of March through May. At each location, the content mostly changes, with some of the talks repeated in multiple cities and some general trends toward including security topics, and even open source.
Researchers developing new open-source software for Internet Protocol routers are hoping that they can do for routing what Linux did for operating systems.
Snap Appliance is using low-cost internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Linux and serial Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA) disks in its plan to push further into enterprise storage.
Database vendors Sybase Inc., MySQL AB, and IBM Corp. are lacing products with features that improve access to information and offer clustering and fault tolerance.
Linux and open-source software have a big future -- at Microsoft's expense -- in at least two of Australia's four big banks. Westpac and the National Australia Bank are seriously considering open source, but the Commonwealth Bank has decided to stick with Microsoft products.
Days after an embedded-industry CEO stirred up a firestorm by charging that Linux poses a threat to U.S. security, two prominent computing-security experts said last week that some developers are already inappropriately using Linux in critical security applications where it isn't suitable.
Green Hills Software's CEO Dan O'Dowd has responded to Linux community's objections to his recent warning that the open source process used to develop the Linux operating system in his view makes Linux too insecure to be trusted in defense systems. "Linux is not reliable enough or secure enough to meet U.S. government safety and security standards that several commercial operating systems have already met," O'Dowd maintains.