What happens when a recalcitrant reporter becomes the story in the seemingly never-ending SCO-vs.-the-world saga?
Microsoft is playing a high game with their 'Get the Facts'-campaign. This site show the latest Windows-to-Linux migrations and a lot of updated articles, white papers, tools, HOWTOs, success stories and tips for your migration.
The use of open source software, including Linux and applications, in local authorities has a bright future, according to a survey by the Society of IT Managers. Almost 100 councils and other organisations responded to a survey by the Society, which represents those in the public sector. Sixty percent of them expected their use of open source (OS) oftware to increase. Only one per cent said they would using less OS software, while the rest will remain the same or didn't know.
Red Hat and IBM are expanding their relationship to drive more Linux use in mainframe computers, the companies said Tuesday. Also Tuesday, IBM confirmed its acquisition of Gluecode Software, a California-based startup focused on Linux.
TimeSys Introduces Linux Customization Solutions for Embedded Developers
Think that project management software belongs only in the realm of big corporations with huge budgets? In reality, anyone can benefit from using a project management tool. With the open source GanttProject application, you can easily keep track of big and small projects.
Linux gained another friend in the mobile phone market last week, as Qualcomm said it would support the open source operating system in its cell phone chipsets.
A Swedish teenager is being questioned over a daring internet attack that penetrated thousands of computer systems in the US, including military and Nasa websites, the FBI said yesterday.
Customer Survey Shows 75% of Computer Shoppers Interested in Linux-Based Operating Systems
Debian is more than just a Linux distribution and using its tools to bring distribution management inside an organization can offer significant value. Franchise a Debian distribution today!
1. Introduction As most most veteran Linux users know, Slackware is the oldest Linux distribution properly-speaking in existence. To many people, "Slackware" is synonymous with "Linux". As the old saying in the Linux community goes, "If you learn Red Hat, you learn Red Hat. If you learn SuSE, you learn SuSE. But if you learn Slackware, you learn Linux."
The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), announced today that it is now providing free legal services to the Wine Project, and that this is only the beginning of what SFLC Chairman Eben Moglen described as a legal defense of the entire FOSS (free and open source software) enterprise stack.
Many Red Hat clones have sprung up since the company decided to stop offering free downloads of its flagship operating system. Distributions like White Box Linux, Lineox Enterprise Linux, Pie Box Enterprise Linux, and CentOS Linux are among the many projects that seek to fill the gap between Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. I tested the new CentOS 4, and found it to be a worthy upgrade that brings all the goodness of RHEL to the open source community.
How to stray from your Linux distribution without getting lost.
While the rapid adoption of Mozilla's Firefox Web browser is driven in part by the perceived security risks in Microsoft Internet Explorer, the disclosure of two critical security flaws in Firefox over the weekend makes it clear that there's no monopoly on imperfect software.
The Apache Foundation is preparing to launch an open source project to create software that is compatible with Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE). The software is needed to run Java applications on a desktop PC.
Free operating system Ubuntu Linux has been heralded as one of the most exciting software projects ever created, writes Michael Herman.
Small, but well-regarded, MEPIS Linux is expanding beyond its enthusiast market to the business market with a business desktop, server and a new channel and support partner.
Case Study:The Aloha state's commerce and consumer officials turn to open source for a major financial data access fix.
As I have previously pointed out, open source software (along with variants such as free software, libre software, FLOSS, FOSS, and OSS) is not a magic solution, but it can be an extremely strong option for the nonprofit/philanthropic sector.