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Terracotta for Spring Delivers Enterprise Open Source

Terracotta, a provider of solutions for enterprise Java scalability, has rolled out the Terracotta for Spring, to arm developers with plug-in capacity and scalability for Spring applications with no additional infrastructure or code required.

Device Profile: Pinnacle Audio Athenaeum music server

UK-based Pinnacle Audio used embedded Linux to build an ultra-high-fidelity, hard-drive-based music server capable of storing roughly 9,000 CDs, with lossless compression. The Athenaeum comes with a Linux-powered Nokia 770 Internet Tablet, which serves as its remote control, and it features a 24-bit, 96kHz digital-to-analog converter.

Of IBM's systems management initiative

IBM is in full swing promoting its highly integrated and extensive It management tools and technologies which it's ready to roll-out into an enthusiastic, waiting business community. Or so it thinks. Why does this seem like another chapter in Kafka's The Trial to me?

Bluefish: Getting Your Feet Wet with Linux HTML Editor

Let's face it, these days it takes a special breed of individuals to be able to successfully create and maintain websites for a living. Those who choose this career path likely have their own special brand of tools that they use on a daily basis to get their workload under control. As for the rest of us, however, we need a HTML editor that is usable, yet remains robust enough to get the job done right with no excuses.

Mandriva 2007: Why is this distribution still around?

  • Linux Online; By Michael J. Jordan (Posted by h00pla on Oct 11, 2006 2:23 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Mandriva
Naming distribution versions after a calendar year sounds familiar to me. I'm thinking of Windows 95, of course. And my experience with French distribution Mandriva 2007 brought me back to those frustrating times I used to have with Microsoft's decade-old offering.

Multi-Platform XML Custom-Coded Java Framework

  • IBM/alphaWorks; By Marco Seifried and Jacek Zimorodzki (Posted by bex84 on Oct 11, 2006 1:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM
The Systems Management Framework for Distributed Environments is a custom-coded Java framework that provides a single point for executing system management tasks in a distributed WebSphere environment.

Opening doors to open source for women

  • IT Managers Journal; By Lisa Hoover (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 11, 2006 12:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
From thoughtless comments on mailing lists to outright rudeness, women constantly battle the perception that there is no comfortable place for them in the predominately male world of open source software. That, however, may be beginning to change.

Using R to Data Mine Apache Logs

  • Dee and Steve's Web; By Steve McInerney (Posted by stevem on Oct 11, 2006 12:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
One of the nice things about Apache is it's amazing ability to be configured. The logging sub-system is a lot more configurable than most people realise or make use of. This article will give a brief overview of extending the log format to include logging of the time taken to serve a request, and then extracting some insights into the overall speed of the website for most users. The key difference is this is not using external measuring tools and utilities, this is measuring what real users really get!

Terra Soft, Sony Partner To Build World's First Cell-based Supercomputing Cluster

Terra Soft announced the construction of the world's first Cell-based supercomputing cluster. Terra Soft was contacted by Sony Computer Entertainment, to develop and manage a supercomputing cluster built upon the IBM Cell Broadband Engine and the Linux OS.

Torvalds takes bite of Mac mini

Linus Torvalds has picked up one of Apple's new Intel-based Mac minis to play with, but the Linux creator still prefers Apple's old PowerPC architecture for his primary desktop machine.

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show, episode 162:
We talk to author and home automation expert Neil Cherry
More fun with Asterisk
Modifying your router's firmware with OpenWRT
We now have a show wiki
And much, much more

Be sure to check us out live every Wednesday night at 8:30 PM, EDT
Just point your favorite media player to any of the following streams:
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You can also check out previous episodes from the download section of our home page

Beefing up DokuWiki with plugins

Desktop applications such as Firefox, Thunderbird, and the GIMP are not the only ones that can use extensions and plugins for added functionality -- some Web-based programs can too. DokuWiki, for example, is a great wiki system by itself, but since it can accept plugins, you can easily add some nifty features to it.

Open source projects boost Scalix downloads 600%

Downloads for Scalix Corp's Linux-based messaging software have increased 600% since the company announced plans to open source the software, the company's CEO said as he announced the release of the first open source components.

Highly Anticipated 'Portland' Ready for Prime Time

Portland Project Releases Unified Interface for Desktop Graphical Environments, Included in Major Linux Community Distributions

Optimizing PHP, Part Three

  • LinuxQuestions.org; By Jeremy Garcia (Posted by linuxquestions on Oct 11, 2006 6:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: PHP
Last month’s “Tech Support” column showed you how to install and configure the Alternative PHP Cache to speed up your PHP applications without changing any code. This month, let’s go one level deeper in the stack and tune your PHP installation itself.

ReiserSF creator arrested over missing woman

Police in Oakland, California today arrested Hans Reiser, the well-known Linux developer, on suspicion of murdering his estranged wife. Nina Reiser, mother of two, disappeared on 3 September, after dropping their children at Reiser's Oakland home. She has not been seen since. Police have not found her body, but say there is enough circumstantial evidence to indicate that she was murdered.

Linux - Frequently Asked Questions collection

There is so much to read, so little time! If that is the problem, you can read these solutions. It will help you cut through the clutter of information overload. Linux / UNIX Frequently Asked Questions collection offers solution to many common or uncommon problems. Usually it covers sys admin related issues. The questions are asked by Linux newbie or picked up from UNIX chat rooms.

ReviewLinux.Com: Will Ubuntu 6.10 Beta finally make me think about switching?

I have used Xandros for 2 yrs but now Ubuntu 6.10 Beta and what future releases have in store is making me think about switching. Take a look at my screenshot review of the new Ubuntu 6.10 Beta.

Showing Udev who's boss

Udev, the new dynamic device manager system for Linux, is solid under the hood but lacking a bit in user amenities. If you’re rassling with udev to get your scanner working for non-privileged users, or need to nail down USB device names such as wireless network cards and storage devices, check out this fine two-part series I wrote my own self.

Behind the Debian and Mozilla dispute over use of Firefox

Debian plans to release its newest version, Etch, in December, and wants Mozilla's Firefox Web browser to be part of the distribution. Mozilla, however, told Debian it couldn't release the software without its accompanying artwork. Now a legal expert says that the existing distinctions between copyright and trademark laws should have prevented this from becoming an issue in the first place.

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