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The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) in Phoenix, Ariz., is marketing its new Network Security program as a way to get a degree in hacking. The school is drawing the interest of geeks who use Windows, Linux, and Macintosh, according to UAT's IT manager Raymond Todd Blackwood, and even a few who want to go to the dark side of network security.
Wind River says its commercial Linux distribution was chosen by Mercury Computer Systems for an ATCA-compliant system for telecom application development, evaluation, and deployment.
- After a series of alpha releases, the first beta of the Gentoo-based VLOS 1.3 has been released. The new release includes a number of major changes, such as improvements to the Gentoo port of Anaconda and new Mono-based applications, including Beagle, F-Spot and Banshee. It also comes with a modular X.Org 7.0 and uses 'gnome-mount' for mounting external storage devices. Among applications, GNOME has been upgraded to version 2.14.1 and KDE to 3.5.2. OSDir took a look at the latest VLOS in the VLOS 1.3 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour
OpenSSH 4.0 introduced an interesting new feature called ControlMaster that allows it to reuse an existing connection to a remote host when opening new connections to that host. This can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes to establish connections after the initial connection. Let's see how this can help you work faster, and how to start using ControlMaster right away.
Jive Software, a leading provider of easy-to-use, open-architecture, enterprise collaboration software, today announced it will license its Spark IM Client application under the LGPL Open Source license (the "GNU Lesser General Public License").
'm speaking of course of the deadly payload Microsoft will deliver under the name of their new operating system, Vista. In a nutshell, Vista will complete the DRM/Trusted Computing circuit. Hardware makers have already buckled to the Microsoft directive and manufactured their components to do their bidding.
In this article Sir John Whitmore, columnist with the daily Telegraph motoring section, looks at a new approach to development. We all face an environmental crisis. Hybrid cars and biofuels might be interim steps in the right direction, but they are not sustainable solutions. Conventional wisdom predicts great technical problems and cost in overcoming these problems. But what about unconventional wisdom?
[Applying '"Open Source" philosophy' in another area. -- grouch]
Technology groups aimed at enabling interoperability are on hand at GLOBALCOMM to discuss their progress and underscore the importance in continued cooperation between the various sectors of communication platforms.
In this third interview in a continuing series, I interview Sun's Erwin Tenhumberg, in order to compare StarOffice 2.0 with the other leading software productivity suites that support ODF (previous interviews have focused on KOffice and OpenOffice).
A Freshmeat update appeared recently for Joshua v0.1.3a, a software package designed as part of an autonomous chess playing robot.
[Open hardware, too. -- grouch]
The ability to make outlines, or to view any structured document in an outline view, are touted features of Microsoft Word and just about every word processor out there. Linux has its ways here, too. The Vim editor has folding, and Emacs has Outline mode, which lets you selectively view documents by their main headings. You can hide and view the text under headings, move quickly between headings, and easily mark whole branches of the outline for cutting.
For the First Time, Researchers Simulate HIV Protease Molecule at the Instant it Is Most Vulnerable to New Drugs and Treatments
Klaus Knopper and his Knoppix team announced the first public release of the Knoppix 5 live CD and DVD on June 2.
"In the open source world, we are always flattered when changes are attributed to open source," said MySQL Chief Executive Officer Marten Mickos. "But the enormous price pressure and the desire among customers to get away from licensing fees is self-inflicted and not a result of open source. Open source just happens to be the perfect answer to the cry."
Linux in general is considered easier to install than windows. But the latest release of Ubuntu named Dapper Drake takes the cake in ease of installation. In a mere six steps, one can now install Dapper Drake on ones machine. Check the images!!
Red Hat, Inc. (Nasdaq:RHAT), the world's premier open source and Linux provider, will discuss results of its fiscal 2007 first quarter on Wednesday, June 28, 2006, beginning at 5:00 p.m. ET.
BIT Software has released the Socrate Open solutions on the Romanian market, this being the first Open Source EAS product for corporate management.
The latest web browser market-share figures from internet research and analysis firm Nielsen//NetRatings show open source alternative Mozilla Firefox has gained ground on Microsoft's Internet Explorer year-on-year; but only slightly.
In this first article of a two-part series, we show off Django, an open-source model-view-controller (MVC)-style Web application framework powered by the Python programming language. With Django, you can create high-quality, database-driven Web applications
that are easy to maintain in minutes.
Bahrain's Ministry of Social Development (MOSD) is to become the first ministry in the Kingdom and in the Middle East to base its entire IT infrastructure on open source technology.
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