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Installing Linux-VServer

  • NewsForge; By Marc Abramowitz (Posted by dcparris on Jan 8, 2007 11:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Linux-VServer offers a simple way to run several virtual servers on one piece of physical hardware. While it lacks some of the flexibility of more complex virtualization schemes, it is simple to implement and is capable of excellent performance.

Html Forms and PHP

  • informIT; By Larry Ullman (Posted by dcparris on Jan 8, 2007 10:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: PHP
This chapter covers the basics of creating HTML forms and how the form data is transmitted to your PHP script. It introduces several key concepts of real PHP programming, including how to debug and manage errors in your scripts.

Linksys Dual Bay NAS Drive has a Hackable Linux OS

  •; By Louis Ramirez (Posted by dcparris on Jan 8, 2007 9:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Ok, so it's not as exciting as the gaming router we saw earlier, but if you're looking for a home to stash all your pr0n, Linksys debuted its entry-level NAS drive at CES tonight. And, since it's built on a Linux OS like their infamous Linux based router, it'll be hackable, too. The NAS200 can house two 3.5-inch SATA drive bays while two rear USB slots give you further expansion. Meanwhile, a one-touch back up button keeps your digital collections safely stored. It'll go for $179 when it comes out later in Q1 2007.

Clean Open Source Billing Software for Free

Coming with the catchphrase “Download, Invoice and Prosper” is a startup company, jBilling, located at offers free to download open source billing system. Robust architecture and enterprise features offered by jBilling easily became the choice of businesses of all sizes. Built on Java 2 platform, it ensures security and maximum scalability.

All about the mixed-source company

One of the classic quotes to emerge from of the tech industry in recent times has come from Maarten Koster, the newly-appointed president of Novell Asia-Pacific.

New Mot Linux phone touts Windows Media, DRM

Motorola has announced a new mobile phone described as the first Linux-based cellphone to support all of Microsoft's Windows Media technologies. The popularity of Microsoft desktop OSes in the U.S. suggests the MotoRizr Z6 will be the first of Motorola's Linux phones to be distributed here.

Linux robot promises to "see you soon"

A French start-up aiming to create affordable, programmable, autonomous humanoid robots has published several videos of a prototype. In one video, Aldebaran's "Nao" bot waves enthusiastically to the camera, wishing viewers a happy new year and promising to "see you soon," in French-accented English.

Fedora Weekly News Issue 72

Welcome to our issue number 72 of Fedora Weekly News.

Linux Networx Announces Performance Tuned Supersystems for CFD++

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 08, 2007 -- Linux Networx, The Linux Supercomputing Company, today announced the availability of the LS-P Performance Tuned Supersystem for Metacomp Technologies' CFD++. The LS-P Series of turnkey, production-ready systems delivers industry-leading application throughput and significant reductions in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for leading product design applications. In customer environments LS-P systems demonstrated a 20+ percent reduction in TCO and improved application throughput by up to a factor of 10. RELEASES NEW TRAVEL UTILTY FOR WINDOWS AND LINUX USERS, one the worlds largest online flights databases has launched a new search utility for both Windows and Linux PCs. And just like the website....its FREE!

[Did not have time to check out whether it's FOSS, but I doubt it. - dcparris]

Transform plain text files into Web pages automatically with this ...

Recently, an old friend of mine rang me up to ask for help. He'd been working as a journalist for many years, and had recently received reprint rights to a number of his earlier columns.

Suse 10 Named Best Linux Desktop

January 9th, 2007: With a shiny new interoperability deal with Microsoft in the bag and more copies of SUSE on desktops than ever before, Novell has been making all sorts of interesting headlines over the last few months. Now it has picked up the ‘Best Linux Desktop’ award for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.


OpenLogic, a provider of software, stacks and support that enable enterprises to deploy and manage customised open source environments, has upgraded to OpenLogic Enterprise. The newest version offers a new web-based Manager for updating and auditing open source across the enterprise, opens APIs for integrating with existing infrastructure, and now includes over 200 open source products in the pre-certified library, as per a statement issued by the company.

Let Freedom Ring: Motorola Delivers MOTOMUSIC Mobile Devices That Offer Consumers Choice in Mobile Music

New MOTORIZR(TM) Z6 is the First Motorola MOTOMUSIC Mobile Device to Integrate the Full Suite of Microsoft Windows Media(TM) Technologies

[What a screwed up headline! Freedom? Windows Media? In the same sentence? - dcparris]

Oracle widens SQL Developer's scope

Oracle Corp. on Monday officially released the first major upgrade to SQL Developer, its free visual database development tool, with one key theme of the upgrade being the ability to browse non-Oracle databases.

IT: Intervista a Aaron Seigo, sviluppatore KDE

C'è molta attesa per KDE 4 e lo si è visto dalla quantità di commenti all'articolo pubblicato da Andrea in merito alle novità incluse nel futuro desktop environment. Per saperne di più abbiamo intervistato Aaron Seigo, sviluppatore KDE. Di seguito trovate il testo integrale (in inglese) del botta e risposta. Buona lettura!

[The interview is in English - dcparris]

Ibm's System i Priorities for 2007

As the holiday season approached last December, two key people at IBM's System i division took some time out of their schedules to talk about the technology and marketing areas that they would focus on in 2007 with the i5/OS platform. Many of the priorities that Big Blue has for the platform have been talked about in 2006, such as Voice Over IP telephony and the PHP language running on the platform. But these key IBMers did offer some more insight as well as an initial reaction to my own suggestion that IBM fully embrace user-based capacity pricing for the System i5 line.

Tutorial: Bad-Guy Tools for Good Guys

  • LinuxPlanet; By Paul Rubens (Posted by dcparris on Jan 8, 2007 10:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Sure, plenty of the "security tools" your neighborhood script kiddy uses aren't built with your best interests at heart. That doesn't mean they aren't useful, as Paul Rubens reveals.

Linux on the PlayStation 3

It is unusual for gaming consoles to allow foreign operating systems to be installed on them. Sony decided to open up the PS3 console and allow third-party operating systems to be installed. Learn how to get started developing for the Cell BE processor on the PS3. This article provides an overview, installation, and first programming steps. Its the easiest way for programmers to get their hands on the new Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE) processor and take it for a drive.

Embedded in CES

More and more hot new hardware runs on cool and stable Linux, plus a growing abundance of open source building materials. Since relatively few open source components are graced with publicity ambitions (much less departments), they tend not to make themselves obvious. Meaning that reporters like yours truly need to go hunting for them.So I'd like your help. I'm here at the Consumer Electronics Show—CES— in Las Vegas, getting ready to launch out onto the trade show floors to see What's Up with Linux amongst the 2,700 exhibitors spread across 1.7 million square feet of exhibit space.

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