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The Perfect Server - Mandriva 2007 Spring Free

  • HowtoForge; By Falko Timme (Posted by falko on May 24, 2007 1:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Mandriva
This guide shows how to set up a Mandriva 2007 Spring Free server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Mandriva 2007 Spring, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

SpeedFilm Joins Chastain Motorsports’ Indy 500 Program, Credits Tux 500

SpeedFilm, a transparent, polyurethane film paint protection system for fine vehicles, has come on board the Chastain Motorsports Indy 500 program.

HostMySite.Com Launches Premium ColdFusion VPS Plans for Linux

ColdFusion web host HostMySite.com has added two new Linux ColdFusion Virtual Private Server (VPS) plans to their lineup of high-performance products and services. The new ColdFusion VPS plans feature CFMX7, MySQL 5, Red Hat Enterprise, and a limited number of clients per server.

Microsoft, Novell Defend Linux Deal

Officials from Microsoft and Novell took to the stage at the Open Source Business Conference on Wednesday to insist their recent cooperation agreement was good for the open source software community, but they were unable to convince everyone of their altruism.

Is Ubuntu Linux for You, Too?

Those Ubuntu-powered Dell machines are almost here.

Study: Developers Do Not Want GPL 3 to Police Patents

A new Microsoft-funded study has found that open-source developers do not believe that licenses such as the upcoming GNU General Public License 3.0 should enforce software patents or prevent deals like the Microsoft-Novell patent agreement.

'The List': Open Source Advocates Unleash Fury at Microsoft

"The List" is nearly 500 names long, and growing rapidly. It might have started out as a light-hearted jab, but it has quickly become a flash point of the building fury in the open source software community toward Microsoft and its recent claim of patent infringements.

Sun and Redflag Chinese 2000 to Collaborate on OpenOffice.org Projects

Announce Engineering Effort in the Ongoing Development of the World's Leading Free Productivity Suite

Sonos Partners With Pandora Music Service

  • PC World; By Jim Dalrymple (Posted by dcparris on May 24, 2007 8:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Customized streaming radio service will soon be available to users of the Sonos wireless music system.

[Sonos is a GNU/Linux-based device - dcparris]

Ubuntu: Microsoft is Patent Pal

Open source faces other threats, while Microsoft has its own patent fights, Ubuntu founder says.

In pursuit of code quality: Beware the tight couple!

Learn how to recognize a tightly coupled system and then disentangle it using the Dependency Inversion Principle.

GPL author: Google must share code

  • PC World Australia; By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service (Posted by dcparris on May 24, 2007 7:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNU
Companies like Google that build their business on software such as Linux have a moral imperative to contribute back to the free software community, a prominent open-source advocate said Tuesday.

[The title is horribly off-base - makes it seem like the GPLv3 will require Google, et. al., to distribute their in-house modified libre software. The article makes it clear this is untrue, but the title is very misleading. - dcparris]

Lina Previews Groundbreaking Technology at OSBC 2007

LINA Allows Open Source Applications, Compiled Once, to Run on Windows, Mac, and Linux Platforms with Native Look and Feel

Novell to detail Microsoft patent pact

Novell plans to reveal the details in conjunction with filing its upcoming annual report with the Securities and Exchange Commission, spokesman Bruce Lowry said Wednesday at the Open Source Business Conference here. The report had been held up by Novell's investigation into its stock option compensation practices.

Novell and the Electronic Frontier Foundation Team Up to Reform Software Patents

- Organizations will jointly lobby governments, international organizations - Novell to support EFF 'Patent Busting' initiative

Dell starts selling Ubuntu Laptops Today

Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. These systems will be available by 4pm CST today. Starting price for the E520n desktop and the E1505n notebook is $599; the XPS 410n starts at $899.

Sun pledges patents to defend Linux

Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz says he is ready to use the company's extensive patent portfolio to help defend Red Hat and Ubuntu Linux against Microsoft's patent offensive.

Sun's Chief Open Source Officer Talks Patents

Q&A: Simon Phipps talks on patent reform and Microsoft's claims that free and open-source software is infringing its patents.

Pre-Installed Linux | Ubuntu | Fedora | OpenSUSE | Multi-Boot

They're here! Today we're unveiling our three consumer systems -- the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook -- with the Ubuntu 7.04 Linux distribution factory installed.

Dell Offers Three Consumer Systems With Ubuntu 7.04

It’s finally here. Later today, Dell will offer U.S customers three different systems with Ubuntu 7.04 installed: the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops and the Inspiron E1505n notebook. These systems will be available at http://www.dell.com/open by 4pm CST today. Starting price for the E520n desktop and the E1505n notebook is $599; the XPS 410n starts at $899.

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