Jan Stafford, site editor of SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, wrote in to tell us that her site has a trio of short new Mozilla articles from Nigel McFarlane. The first piece takes a brief look at the difference between Mozilla on Linux and Mozilla on Windows, the second explains how Mozilla's theme engine fits in with GTK's own and the final article outlines why enterprises should deploy Mozilla.
F-Secure Corp. on Tuesday unveiled security software for open-source Samba file servers and Linux, addressing a need that's growing within the enterprise market. The Finnish company announced the availability of antivirus software for Samba that automatically detects and removes viruses from files stored on the server. The new product is meant to protect all Samba-attached computers from malicious code that could enter the network from a Windows or Linux machine.
Debian GNU/Linux is a stable, complete Linux distribution that has the best software update system of any Linux distribution eWEEK Labs has seen—which helps explain why Debian is one of the world's most widely used Linux distributions. According to a Netcraft Ltd. report covering July 2003 to January 2004, Debian was the fastest-growing distribution among Linux Web servers, and Debian trailed only Red Hat Inc.'s Red Hat Linux in the number of Web sites it serves.
Better than expected sales of Red Hat Enterprise Linux dramatically boosted Red Hat's stock in after-hour trading.
In its drive to migrate Windows users to Linux, company doubles to $10,000 the incentives for its partners that help small and midsize businesses implement Linux solutions.
Novell CEO reveals that the company plans on creating a best-of-breed Linux desktop by combing Gnome's and KDE's top features.
FSMLabs says it is integrating the multi-language Visual SlickEdit development workbench into its RTLinux Pro Developer Kit 2.0, with SlickEdit becoming the Kit's default IDE (integrated development environment). FSMLabs expects Visual SlickEdit's project support, code navigation, code completion, and remote debugging support to simplify hard real-time Linux programming.
Timo Sirainen discovered two vulnerabilities in ecartis, a mailing list manager.
The Gnome Project said Tuesday that its servers have apparently been breached, potentially delaying the latest release of its desktop system for Linux.
Computer graphics have long been dominated by bitmapped images. However, the free software community has taken an innovative lead by adopting scalable graphic formats on its desktops. In this article I cover the history and rise of scalable graphics on the desktop from my viewpoint - a proponent of its use in the GNOME platform. This article mostly focuses on SVG's progress from a GNOME viewpoint, both because GNOME has progressed the furthest and because I am most knowledgable with GNOME's efforts. I will however mention major landmarks in other projects where appropriate.
I wanted to be able to alter the order in which my SCSI device drivers were loaded at startup, so I looked into using initrd images with Debian. I documented a procedure to quickly get up and running using Debian's initrd-tools when working with SCSI devices. Hopefully, useful to others as well.
Guest columnist Tom Adelstein takes a look at the latest version of Sun's Java Desktop System. Adelstein, the author of a forthcoming book on Sun's JDS, offers a well-schooled view of how this version of the Linux desktop is a serious challenger to Microsoft.
Sees 2004 as the year when large scale Linux adoption both in the enterprise server and desktop space; is set to challenge Microsoft even in the desktop area.
Symbio Technologies announces the release of its signature Symbiont Management Suite, a unique terminal services package that reduces the complexity of setting up and administering a diskless thin client network.
Red Hat, the top seller of the Linux operating system, reported a net income of $5 million and revenue that grew 43 percent to $37 million for its most recent quarter.
High Availability Open Source Cluster Application Resource (HA-OSCAR) is an open source project under Gnu [sic] Public License that aims toward non-stop services in the HPC environment through a combined power of High Availability and Performance Computing solutions.
Welcome to this year's 12th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. If you ever wanted to switch from Debian GNU/Linux to SuSE Linux, you should read this howto. This article will attempt to dispel some myths and clear a few things up for those interested in finding more information on GNU/Linux. While most people in the Free Software community already know this stuff, outsiders only know what they read in the news and hear from others.
87,000 New Subscriptions, $32 Million in Cash Flow from Operations, and 68% Sequential Growth in Deferred Revenue Highlight the Quarter
Novell Inc. underscored its commitment to Linux Monday by surprising BrainShare conferencegoers with an appearance by none other than Linus Torvalds, creator of the freely distributed operating system.
Red Hat has abandoned the low-end Linux market, says IDC analyst Dan Kusnetzky. Novell offers more options as it herds customers to enterprise Linux and could fill the retail niche Red Hat left vacant. "The question is, can Novell execute this strategy?" he wonders.