Kristian Høgsberg posted an update on the effort to rewrite the Linux kernel FireWire stack [story] explaining, "as you may know, we've been working on a new FireWire stack over on linux1394-devel. The main driver behind this work is to get a small, maintainable and supportable FireWire stack, with an acceptable backwards compatibility story." He went on to request the stack's inclusion in the mainline kernel,...
After several years of decline, the demand for certification and training in GNU/Linux and other free software areas is stronger than ever. That's the general opinion of experts in the field, as they discuss where certification has been, current course offerings, customer services, and trends for the future.
With just under a week before the official opening of practice for the 91st running of the Indianapolis 500, the Tux 500 Linux marketing program has now received over $10,000 in contributions from the global Linux open source community. As testimony that the popularity of the event extends well outside the borders of the United States, contributions to the innovative marketing program have arrived from twenty-eight different nations and contribution totals from outside the U.S. exceed those from within the U.S.
From a KDE SVN trunk snapshot on 04-18-07, we have a few KDE 4.0 screenshots to pass along today. Mind you that KDE 4.0 will not be released until later this year, but if you are interested in seeing how this desktop environment is shaping up, you can see for yourself today.
Ten Tec is an American manufacturer of all sorts of radio equipment based in Tennessee. They make a neat little black box which attaches to any PC via a serial port. The box, called the RX-320D, is a shortwave (general coverage) receiver that works very well indeed with performance rivaling more expensive desktop receivers. If you read Ten Tec’s advertising you’d think you need Windows based software to use this radio. Think again.
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The news has quickly gotten around that Dell will be bringing Ubuntu Linux to some of its consumer desktops. Analysts and Linux rivals alike think this is a good move for both Linux and Dell. The big question now is, "How important is it really?"
Linux users have a multitude of choices for personal finance applications, including GnuCash, KMyMoney, Kapital, and others, not to mention being able to run Quicken under WINE. One good alternative that runs on multiple operating systems and manages finances with ease is Moneydance.
File Server Configuration in Debian Using Samba
There are many factors which affect Website availability and performance from end user perspective, namely ISP Internet connection, server location, server parameters, programming language, application architecture and implementation. One of the critical parameters is a selected Operational System (OS). Most users often need to select between Linux and Windows, two popular choices for web servers.
DNS server Setup using bind in Ubuntu
Earlier this year, we asked our readers why people thinking of Linux aren't also thinking of OpenSolaris (or vice versa), now that both are pukka OSS operating systems.
The Ubuntu Feisty Training Course has more than 150 pages of online content as well as 7 movies.
Open source technology now has a firm foothold in the public sector, according to a new survey.
Security-conscious BSD operating system issues a new release with extended hardware support and more than a handful of updates since last release.
Let’s face it. AMD is having quite a bit of financial problems in its race against Intel to grab more market share.
Stephan makes his living by cramming himself into a 4-wheeled rocket and aiming it down the straights at over 200 miles per hour. And you know some of us are wanting to know... Are you out of your mind?
One of the most hotly debated topics on the Internet today is, without a doubt, BitTorrent: the most popular peer-to-peer network protocol today.
So Dell is finally caving into public pressure and selling a Linux powered PC, but will it be Microsoft that is hit hardest or Linux distributions that are not called Ubuntu?
With software, there’s room for competition, and the barriers to entry are rather small in a lot of cases. If a developer has a radical idea on how to improve a certain process and solve a problem that’s not met by other software titles, he can spend some time developing a solution, release it to the public, and if it’s good, acceptance will soon follow.