The UK's premier open source event takes place at the Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, on 25 June. With a community - not corporate - focus, LugRadio Live is your chance to have a laugh and a beer with other open source users and developers. There'll be Linux LAN gaming, a live recording of the open source radio show LugRadio and talks from speakers
For Linux diehards, what could be sweeter than the image of a pie in Bill's eye? Maybe the statements of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, speaking at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas last week: "We will add support for non-Windows virtual machines running on our Virtual Server, including Linux."
Red Hat India, a provider of open source solutions has launched a Tamil version of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system in the city today. The company already has local language operating system software in Bangla, Punjabi, Hindi and Gujarati.
LinuxQuestions.org has released the first live LQ Radio interview. The interview features Tom Adelstein and Sam Hiser. Topics covered include an in-depth look at the Sun Linux strategy, current trends in the Linux market, thoughts on Novell and Red Hat, Linux OEM preloads, the importance of open document formats, Linux in emerging areas, Open Sourcing OS/2, Linux standards and much more. Total running time is 1:16.
Every organization understands the importance of using a firewall to protect its assets. But what happens if someone finds a hole in the wall? What if the infiltrator is actually someone from within your organization who wants to access information that he shouldn't? To cover those contingencies, you need an intrusion detection system (IDS) to complement your firewall. Fortunately, with a minimum amount of time and money you can set up an IDS with open source tools such as Snort, Shadow, and ACID.
New offerings make Linux, if not yet a first-class platform citizen, then at least one that's on the road to parity in terms of application compatibility.
VC firms are again embracing open-source companies, and a natural question may be whether some of them have perhaps lost their minds.
Agreement With China Standard Software Company Calls for Joint Technical, Marketing and Support Efforts to Accelerate Adoption of Linux
Since the fourth quarter of 2004, Firefox usage has more than doubled among business professionals, according to management consultants Janco Associates Inc. It predicts the open-source browser will reach up to 25% of the market over the next quarter.
The Firefox browser is used by more than 10 percent of business professionals, and that number could more than double by the end of the first half of the year, a management consulting company said Tuesday.
Welcome to this year's 17th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. According to analyst house IDC, Free Software is gaining ground in Europe, as one third of mid-to-large sized companies in Europe report significant use of a Free Software database management system. The leadership team had its first meeting whilst this issue was being prepared.
As organizations build out their SOAs, open source software is increasingly seen as a viable alternative to commercial product suites. But a lack of integrated open source stacks and a slew of misconceptions still impede widespread adoption.
Chris Kennedy, ivtv driver developer and Jarod Wilson, author of the Fedora MythTV How-To will be our guests
Shortly after announcing the merger of Mandrakesoft and Conectiva into Mandriva, the newly combined company released a transitional "limited edition" GNU/Linux distribution to bridge the gap between the two parent distributions. Mandriva Limited Edition 2005 may look a little different, but it's the same great Mandrakelinux desktop distribution that you're used to.
The OSI risks alienating vendors by pursuing strict open-source licensing requirements.
This week we have the pleasure of interviewing Frank Warmerdam. Frank is well known in the Open Source GIS Community for his GDAL (Generic Data Access Library)/OGR library which provides seamless access to a wide range of vector and raster GIS data formats. GDAL/OGR is used in virtually all of the popular Open Source GIS applications out there - including of course QGIS
"The combination of Linux and identity is a powerful one," Messman told 6,000 attendees at this year's BrainShare conference. "Businesses are turning to Linux because it helps them address their priorities."
On the scene of Canada's largest computer show for 2005.
In addition to the OSDir Ubuntu 5.04 screen shots posted at ubuntulinux.org, international desktop screen shots are now availble. Languages include Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Enjoy!
Red Hat Inc, a leading provider of open source solutions for enterprises, expects more Malaysian companies to subscribe to its service with the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 4.