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Mozilla, maker of the popular open-source browser Firefox, will on Tuesday release its most recent upgrade to the software, dubbed Firefox 2.0,
Gumstix has juiced up the tiny Linux PC based on its gumstick-sized SBCs (single-board computers). The newly shipping 400xm-cf model boasts a 400MHz PXA255 processor, and comes preinstalled with Linux 2.6.17.
The European Commission is committing millions of euros to a consortium examining the quality of open source code
IT managers are actively exploring ways to strip out Cisco Systems Inc.'s routers and replace them with open source routers. Open source routers are less expensive than market-leading proprietary products, but equally capable, said these IT pros when responding to a recent SearchOpenSource.com article on routers.
FreeSWITCH, an open source soft-switch, has released news of new support for SIP to GoogleTalk gateway capabilities that not only bridge audio between the two protocols but also text messages as well
Red Hat announced the City of Chicago's successful migration to Red Hat Enterprise Linux for essential government programs, including the vehicle registration system, online job applications, restaurant inspections, ethics training and more. The City of Chicago migrated to Red Hat in order to reduce costs and improve support, performance and scalability. The city has already saved more than $250,000, and is reducing server hardware, maintenance and operating costs as a result of Oracle's certification and support infrastructure on Red Hat.
[Sounds like the winds of change are blowing around the Windy City. Now, if we can just convince Oracle to go FOSS... - dcparris
eteration, a company specialized in Java and open source technologies, and ObjectWeb, an international nonprofit consortium of companies and research organizations who have joined forces to produce next-generation open source middleware, announced the availability of ObjectWeb Lomboz 3.2 with features addressing Enterprise Portals and Service Oriented Architectures.
Open source solution provider kicks off Mule support with implementation at major financial services organization.
You're busy working, occasionally browsing the web, while listening to your music via your favourite audio player (such as iTunes).
File System for Apple Xsan Broadens Client Support to Include SGI IRIX and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 4.0
The City of Munich has developed impressive systems for rolling out and maintaining Linux desktops for large numbers of users, according to a British developer who had a close-up view of the system.
When Iwrote about the wrangling over the GNU GPLv3 licence a month back, it provoked a lively conversation in thecomments. Given this evident passion among readers, I thought it would be interesting to ask the top hackers - the ones actually involved in the discussions - for their thoughts on the matter. So I contacted Richard Stallman for the FSF angle, and a bunch of the top kernel hackers - Linus, Alan Cox, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Andrew Morton and Dave Miller - for their view.
Web 2.0, SaaS Solution Monitors Both Open Source and Traditional Systems and Applications
[Not sure if there is any real interest in this, but... - dcparris]
Firefox 2.0 will be officially released tomorrow, but we have spotted what looks to be the official release in a newly-created directory on the Mozilla Foundation's FTP servers.
Welcome to this year's 43rd issue of DistroWatch Weekly! On the eve of several major new releases, such as Firefox 2.0, Fedora Core 6 and Ubuntu 6.10, this week's DistroWatch Weekly takes a brief look at some of the new products, comments on the new Fedora 6 release, and asks whether Firefox has lost some of its former glory.
Greg Dean, a communications student at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, has a new twist on open source business models. For more than a year, Dean has been working with his friends Devon Girard and Charles Latimer, as well as an unnamed lawyer, to find a way to merge the concepts of a co-operative with that of a corporation to create an open source company that he currently calls the Information and Communications Technology/ Open Source Co-op (ICT/OS). Recently, he spoke to the Vancouver PHP Users' Group about the structure that he is starting to implement.
There are several reasons telecom companies are attracted to Linux, according to Gartner Senior Analyst David Willis, who cited the traditional migration from RISC Unix technology to Linux as a driver. One of those reasons, he said, is that Linux is simply good software. "[Telcos] like the reliability and configurability Linux has," he said.
Parallogic and ARM Enable Scalable Fanless Design in Set-Top Boxes and Home Hubs Offering Internet, Video and Phone
Get a cookbook-style guide for downloading, installing, and configuring Apache Geronimo. Not a chef? No worries. There are two basic methods for setting up Geronimo, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. This article covers both methods and presents some of the arguments for and against them.
Internet Security Systems (ISS) claims it is making it easier for companies to manage complex and heterogenous IT systems by expanding its support of open source operating systems.
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