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A challenge for Linux developers

FOR the last few weeks, I’ve been running Ubuntu Linux on my home computer. Windows XP is still there, sitting on a separate partition of my hard disk, but I hardly fire it up these days because I like Ubuntu and want to learn more about how it works.

Mysql AB Strengthens Its Management Team with the Appointment of ...

Open Source Database Leader Adds Paul Weinstein as Executive Vice President of Business Development & Clint Smith as General Counsel

Google does AV (and Tatooine tennis)

Greetings, Earthling. Take me to your IT Blogwatch, in which Google turns anti-virus scanner. Not to mention Tatooine tennis (filmed entirely on location)...

Firefox Market Share Approaches 13 Percent

According to researchers at, a Website analytics firm, market share for the Mozilla Firefox Web browser jumped to nearly 13 percent this month, an increase of 1.14 percent since May. Meanwhile, market leader Internet Explorer (IE) saw its market share fall by similar numbers: IE commands 83.05 percent of the Web browser market, down 2.12 percent from May.

Earn More Than A Grand Installing NAS

Small businesses, medical offices, schools, non-profit organizations and the like don't care if their data is stored using state-of-the-art equipment—as long as their data and important records are properly saved. Server Partners' answer to this is its leased NAS appliance called FileEngine, which can ease those concerns while putting money in solution providers' pockets.

Tutorial: Giving VoIP Traffic the Green Light, Part 3

  • LinuxPlanet; By Carla Schroder (Posted by dcparris on Jul 10, 2006 6:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Last week we left off with using Wondershaper to improve network performance by, somewhat paradoxically, throttling our line speeds to less than their maximum. Today we'll learn how to prioritize specific types of network traffic.

Mozilla Announces Firefox 2.0 Beta Version

The battle between Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox rages on, with Mozilla delivering the latest blow. The company announced it would release the first beta version for its browser, the Firefox 2.0, on July 11 2006.

Roaming Ethernet configuration with Guessnet

If you use your laptop in many different locations, you must be tired of having to configure your network manually every time. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a nice alternative, but what can you do in places where DHCP is not an option. Guessnet is the right tool for that job.

Debian update for ppp

Debian has issued an update for ppp. This fixes a vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

World Premiere: AGNITAS Launches a Professional Open Source Email ...

MUNICH, Germany, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AGNITAS, the specialist for direct digital and dialog marketing, presents the world's first professional open source email marketing solution. The new software OpenEMM will be available as a free download in both German and English as from 13th July at, providing a range of services similar to those in AGNITAS's basic conventional email marketing platform version. OpenEMM runs on the Linux operating system.

Can Xandros Linux Desktop replace Windows Media Centre?

With its Linux desktop product, Xandros is focusing on short list of features to push Microsoft off the desktop.

Open Source CRM vs. - TCO COmparision

Corratech an open source software services and consulting firm, providing custom software development, best practice consulting, implementation and deployment services, as well as post implementation services such as training and support, has a TCO calculation functionality/tool available on the site to calculate the difference in cost between™ and SugarCRM.

Power management software for Linux

Personal Solution Pac 3.0 software for Linux is a UPS power management system based on open source code.

CLI Magic: Searching with find

  •; By Paul Hudson and Andrew Hudson (Posted by dcparris on Jul 10, 2006 2:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The find command is one of the darkest and least understood areas of Linux, but it is also one of the most powerful. The biggest problem with find is that it has more options than most people can remember -- it truly is capable of doing most things you could want.

Porting Unix apps to Linux: Tackling architecture and platform ...

  • Search Enterprise Linux; By MiMi Yeh (Posted by dcparris on Jul 10, 2006 1:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Linux
When moving to Linux, recompiling code for Unix apps not written in Java, Perl, tcl or ksh is a fact of life, says Alfredo Mendoza, one of the co-authors of Unix to Linux Porting. Although there may be no shortcuts for porting your apps, there are utilities that can make the transition smoother by handling platform differences. Take a page from this IT pro as he explains the issues you face in porting apps from older Unix platforms and gives recommendations on how to tackle ANSI, ISO and POSIX industry standards.

In world where options cost, Red Hat looks at restricted stock for ...

RALEIGH - Following a trend away from traditional stock options, Red Hat is mulling offering rank-and-file employees "restricted" stock options, a type of equity compensation that could be more lucrative for the company's 1,100 workers.

Lotus Notes for Linux arrives

IBM plans to release a version of Lotus Notes client groupware for Linux desktops and it will be a free download for existing Lotus Notes users.

The (Not So) Terrible State of Linux Screen Capture

  • OSDir; By Johnathon Buys (Posted by dcparris on Jul 10, 2006 12:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
A while ago I blogged (lost in migration, reposted) about my complete disappointment in the currently available programs for screen capture in Linux. As a result of that post, I was contacted by Christian Linhart who produces a program called “DemoRecorder“.

[I don't care how good the program is. I want my freedom. Such programs have no value to me if they are not libre. That the developer is pink with purple polka dots doesn't change that. - dcparris]

ONStor Enables Select Comfort to Rest Easy

  • PR Newswire; By Press release (Posted by dcparris on Jul 10, 2006 11:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release
Tiered storage environment lets Select Comfort save cost and free-up tier-one disk resources

Linux/Mac/Windows file name friction

  • Linux Box Admin; By Keith Winston (Posted by slippery on Jul 10, 2006 11:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In 1995, Microsoft added long file name support to Windows, allowing more descriptive names than the limited 8.3 DOS format. Mac users scoffed, having had long file names for a decade and because Windows still stored a DOS file name in the background. Linux was born with long file name support four years before it showed up in Windows. Today, long file names are well supported by all three operating systems though key differences remain.

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