Leaders from three separate but related -- and incredibly successful -- free/open source projects agree: If you want the project to move to the next level, let go and let the community take over. We asked Larry Wall, creator of Perl; Brian Behlendorf, the Apache Project leader; and Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, for their thoughts on why this happens and how they and their projects have fared as a result.
Software company SCO Group Inc. Thursday said it may be delisted from the Nasdaq SmallCap market as a result of its failure to file its year-end earnings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a timely fashion.
Win4Lin Pro Becomes Flagship Product for Running Windows Applications on Linux LinuxWorld Boston 2005
A look at who's in Boston this week, on both sides of the exhibition hall.
Do you want to track more than 50 different open-source licenses? I know I don't, and the open-source community is getting tired of it too.
Sun Microsystems has pushed back the delivery date of a server family built around Opteron chips, as it makes adds and tweaks to the lineup.
Earlier this month, the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) announced its existence. General coverage of the event stressed the Center's board of directors -- virtually a Who's Who of the legal experts on free and open source software (FOSS) -- its initial funding, and the increasing legal threats that loom behind its creation. Yet behind the facts of the news release is a larger story.
Nat Friedman discusses Hula and other linux issues on the latest episode of The Linux Link Tech Show: episode 71
Our last mini-dev-doc was provided to you back in November 2004, so it's time for another mini-dev-doc for those that are interested in changing or adding or manipulating the lg3d environment provided my Sun Microsystems.
You walk the show floor with your eyes around nipple level, and everywhere you espy an unbroken line of blue exhibitor badges, because this is LinuxWorld, and everyone is here to sell, sell, sell. Ironic, no? From scruffy to scaling the stack, all in a few (short?) years.
IBM Deep Computing Visualization Delivers Leading Edge Visualization Capabilities in One Integrated Solution
Xandros Inc. officially announced and released version 3 of its Open Circulation Edition this week, along with a new product: Surfside Linux, which includes a unique implementation of the Clam Antivirus software and other extras for Windows users looking to switch to GNU/Linux.
Seen and overhead bits from the LinuxWorld conference in Boston this week.
John Chambers doesn't have a Linux PC yet, but he will someday if J. Craig Manning gets his way.
More than just tools that roll new code from scratch, the open-source arsenal also offers enterprise developers a wide range of prebuilt components and application skeletons to be used for future apps.
Centrify's DirectControl lets Windows administrators manage Linux/Unix boxes using Microsoft Active Directory.
As part of the company's Your Logo Here program, Linux application makers can load their software onto custom-branded Pogo Linux servers.
One Firefox contributor thinks the browser could grab a 25 percent market share before IE 7 even launches.
The Open Source Initiative, an influential open-source organization, is devising ways to cut down on the rising number of open-source licenses attached to software.
Ubuntu is the Linux distribution that seems to be on everyones lips these days, but until now I've not really given it a chance. What's so special about this distro that's making everyone nuts over it? How has it risen so fast on DistroWatch's Hit Ranking? I was about to find out the answers to these questions and get a feel for Debian's newest kid on the block.