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Unisys Predicts 2007 Open Source Trends

According to Unisys experts, 2007 will be the year that open source software attains the architectural backing and distribution channels needed to gain acceptance from enterprise customers as a front-rank vehicle for deploying enterprise applications to drive business growth and innovation at a lower cost per transaction.

Chinese 3G TEM joins Mobile Linux Initiative

Chinese government-owned TEM (telecommunications equipment manufacturer) and handset vendor Datang Mobile has joined the OSDL (Open Source Development Labs) and will participate in the Mobile Linux Initiative (MLI) to improve the Linux kernel for mobile phones. Datang markets 3G infrastructure equipment and handset designs in China and globally.

Test-driving Adobe's Flash Player 9 beta

The stable Flash Player plugin for Linux is crusty old version 7 -- trailing more than two calendar years, two major revisions, and one corporate buyout behind the Windows and Mac offerings. But now Adobe has finally unveiled a beta release of Flash Player 9 for Linux. Was it worth the wait? And should you install it now, or hold off a little longer for the official, stable product instead?

First OLPC Linux laptops arrive from factory

The One Laptop Per Child project yesterday received its first shipment of the low-cost Linux laptops that are intended for children in emerging-economy nations, project member Chris Blizzard reports on his blog.

Nominate SA's top sites now!

Nominations close at the end of November for the first South African E-Commerce Awards. Members of the public are invited to nominate their favourite South African e-commerce websites.

Goodbye Razr, hello Linux-based Motofone

Motorola is shipping the first model in its Scpl ("scalpel") line of Linux-based phones set to replace the ubiquitous Razr. The Motofone F3, available today in India, is an extremely low-end phone featuring an "electronic paper" display, breakthrough battery life, and usability features for the illiterate.

Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS

  • HowtoForge; By Ganesh Kumar (Posted by falko on Nov 29, 2006 10:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This tutorial describes how to install a Linux print server with CUPS. It also covers the installation and configuration of printer drivers on the print server as well as the printer setup on a Windows 2000 client.

Let's reward corporations that embrace Free Software

We need to loudly reward corporations for doing the right thing, so as to encourage others to do the same.

Kino: Video Editing for Linux

  • MadPenguin.org; By Matt Hartley (Posted by gsh on Nov 29, 2006 9:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
It has long been believed that video editing with desktop Linux was not as "consumer friendly" as most people would like it be. Thankfully, one application has come along to help change this perception - Kino.

LPI creates voucher contest for LPIC-3 volunteers

  • Linux Professional Institute (Posted by scottl on Nov 29, 2006 9:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, LPI
The Linux Professional Institute invites all Linux professionals to participate in the creation of LPI's enterprise level LPIC-3 certification. The contest asks for IT professionals to complete a Job Task Analysis survey which will assist in the creation of a psychometrically-valid certification program.

MA Governor-Elect Names MS Anti-ODF Lobbyist to Technology Advisory Group

Massachusetts Governor-elect Deval Patrick last week announced 15 transition team working groups, including one intended to advise the governor on the technology needs of the state government. Seven appointees on this group make sense. And then there's the Microsoft lobbyist that has been working to defeat ODF for the last two years.

Fedora Core 6: Beauty or Beast? (Part 2)

  • Enterprise Networking Planet; By Carla Schroder (Posted by tuxchick on Nov 29, 2006 8:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Fedora
Last week I left off with installing Fedora Core 6 and actually booting it up on my test PC. It was a heroic struggle, and I persevered and triumphed. Today I'll review some of FC6's enterprise-worthy features.

Linux: GCC, Useful versus Useless Warnings

Linux creator Linus Torvalds proclaimed, "friends don't let friends use '-W'," in a thread discussing GCC's handling of warnings.

Translate.org.za scoops ICT award

Translate.org.za scooped up the African ICT Achiever 2006 Award for "Top civil society/NGO to bridge the digital divide in Africa" for their work in overcoming South Africa's languages barriers.

SCALE Call for papers

SCALE, (Southern California Linux Exposition) has recently released acall for papers for its healthcare day. Generally we are interested in seeing solid presentations of the application of Free and Open Source Software to the healthcare environment. If you are doing something innovative that the world needs to know about, this is your opportunity! Read on for more information regarding the type of topics that would be welcome!Fred Trotter

Tip of the Trade: TestDisk and PhotoRec

Murphy's Law dictates that you can always count on Bad Things happening. That probably explains why the software world has so many different recovery utilities for accidentally (or purposely) deleted files. These vary in ease of use, though typically "easy" is not a word that applies. Except for a pair of excellent data recovery tools, TestDisk and PhotoRec. (That's "rec" as in "recovery," not "wreck".)

MochiKit feels like Python but delivers high-level JavaScript

  • IBM/developerWorks; By David Mertz (Posted by solrac on Nov 29, 2006 5:19 AM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM; Story Type: News Story
MochiKit takes its main inspiration from Python, and from the many conveniences the Python standard library offers; but on the side it also smooths over the inconsistencies among browser versions.

Quick and dirty Samba setup

Samba is an open source project that allows Windows users to connect to a Linux server from which to share data. If you are looking for a simple, affordable home file server, or need more disk space on your office network, a Linux server with Samba is the way to go. Linux along with Samba offers a stable, secure environment that is available at no cost, along with features such as remote administration, immunity to Windows viruses, and the ability to run on low-end machines. Here's how you can set up a simple Samba server on Slackware for SOHO use.

OLPC Screenshot Walkthrough

Introducing the children's laptop from One Laptop per Child—a potent learning tool created expressly for the world's poorest children living in its most remote environments. The laptop was designed collaboratively by experts from both academia and industry, bringing to bear both extraordinary talent and many decades of collective field experience in every aspect of this non-profit humanitarian project. The result is a unique harmony of form and function; a flexible, ultra low-cost, power-efficient, responsive, and durable machine with which nations of the emerging world can leapfrog decades of development—immediately transforming the content and quality of their children's learning.

Adapt Web Apps to Work with Multiple Browsers

  • IBM/developerWorks; By Hong Guang (Posted by IdaAshley on Nov 29, 2006 3:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM
The features of different Web browsers, such as language settings and JavaScript support, can cause Web applications to work differently from one browser to another. Learn some useful tips to help you make your Web applications more adaptable to all environments and avoid application breaks.

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