The Debian Project has finally released a long-anticipated new version of its widely-used Linux distribution.
Contrary to some reports, the community-driven continuation of the Mozilla Application Suite has not been officially named SeaMonkey. Earlier today, Henrik Gemal claimed that the Mozilla Application Suite would be rebranded as SeaMonkey based on some patches attached to an installer bug report. However, Alex Vincent stated that the SeaMonkey name is not yet official.
Whether you are an experienced web programmer or a complete novice attempting to provide data interactivity with your web site, MyQSL is an easy to use and free database solution that can allow you to store and configure data to be displayed on your web site.
I was fortunate enough to have a conversation with Chad Hanson, Manager of the Trusted Operating Systems Lab at Trusted Computer Solutions in Urbana, Illinois. Chad has a long history in working with Trusted Operating Systems. He came to Trusted Computer Solutions from Argus Systems, where he led the development of PitBull, itself a Trusted Operating System. Chad's experience also includes leading the design and development of new components to NSA SE Linux that are leading to greater security in the Linux kernel.
Firefox is enjoying success in Europe by snaffling market share from mighty Microsoft.
Slackware is the tried and true Linux distribution. It's been here since (near) the beginning. And now it's hit version 10.1. Come check out LinuxForumsDOTorg's in-depth look at the newest iteration of Slack here.
MS' proposal for resolving antitrust issues leaves open source out of the equation, which could knock Samba out of the game.
Steve Jobs has committed Apple Computer to an aggressive timetable for porting the Mac architecture to Intel, while promising a smooth transition for developers and ISVs already building applications and services for PowerPC machines.
Build a usable Linux system on a busted laptop with a budget of $50? People do say Linux can make old machines useful. This article shows that with the right Linux distribution and a little ingenuity you can breath new life into an old machine.
The July 2005 issue of PC World includes the magazine's list of the 100 best products of 2005 and names Mozilla Firefox as Product of the Year. "This open-source program," they say, "is streamlined, customizable, and just plain better."
A bug has been discovered in the 3.1r0 CD/DVD images: new installs from these images will have a commented-out entry in /etc/apt/sources.list for "http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates" rather than an active entry for "http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates", and thus will not get security updates by default. This was due to incorrect Release files on the images.
Hypervisor software is all the rage, and Microsoft plans to enter the market with its own product in 2007.
A respected open source advocate launches an enterprise open source consulting firm with a global network of open source experts.
The open source software movement is making the leap from the desktop to the stars with applications like Virtual Moon Atlas, Stellarium, and Celestia. Amateur astronomers use these programs to identify lunar features, chart celestial bodies for observing sessions, and take users on virtual tours of the universe.
The Code Skipper, a new free Qt community resource site has been founded to provide our community of developers with a place to meet. This is a site where tutorials and articles that can be found on a range of Qt related subjects including a Programming with Qt tutorial, Building a Universal SQL Client and 3D Programming. The Code Skipper also contains a lot of code that can be easily integrated into your applications. Learn Qt tricks from there and share your own ideas.
Administrators and power users will be pleased to note that the text of the Locking down KDE with Kiosk Mode article as featured in newly published book Linux Desktop Hacks is available for reading online. Written by our very own Dot editor and KDE hacker Jonathan Riddell, this article takes you through basic Kiosk configuration using the Kiosk Admin Tool to lock down KDE. A must read for anyone from internet cafe administrators to those who have a KDE machine for children to use.
JS20 blade server, a model based on Big Blue's PowerPC 970FX chip, is available for use in the BladeCenter T chassis designed for telecommunications customers.
And if the Linux desktop wants to play, it had better get a lot better, a lot faster.
The small business market presents a couple challenges to Linux. Small businesses often lack a trained IT staff, and are staffed by users familiar with Microsoft applications. In such an environment, Linux can be a tough sell. However, companies such as Point Clark Networks, developer of ClarkConnect, are striving to bring the security, reliability, and cost advantages of open source to the small business market.
Updated browser has reintroduced a seven-year-old vulnerability, security company claims.