Slash Support Inc., a five-year-old California and Chennai-based startup, has partnered International Business Machines (IBM) to boost offshore support for enterprise users of Linux in the US, Shiva Ramani, Slash’s chief executive officer told reporters here on Thursday.
PalmSource today promised to move to Linux after completing its acquisition of mobile phone software firm China MobileSoft.
New Products, Services and Software to be Featured at Desktop Linux and Open Source Conference. Novell Joins AMD, Real, and Linspire in Key Sponsor Lineup at San Diego Desktop Summit Next Week.
"If you're getting into open source because you see it as a career path, you're doing something wrong." It's not that Linux creator Linus Torvalds thinks open-source programmers should work for peanuts (he doesn't), but rather that they should be properly motivated. Call it software with a soul, if you like. Only the truly passionate need apply.
LinuxHardware.org Editorial I just wanted to let all of you know that I have begun work on my Ultimate Linux Workstation Project for 2005. This project's goal is to design the "ultimate" Linux system from the best of the best components that are available.
You can create a cluster using any of three basic approaches: full migration to a single platform, partial migration, or a mixed or hybrid creation. In this article, learn how cluster agents fulfill the latter approach, and see how coLinux and openMosix can combine to offer a high-performance cluster middleware in a heterogeneous environment. In this heterogeneous environment, Linux provides the stability and performance, and Windows users continue to use their apps and never notice the difference.
A forthcoming update to the Linux 2.6 kernel will incorporate the Xen open source virtualization technology, said the man who maintains the Linux kernel. At the Enterprise Linux Summit, Andrew Morton -- Linus Torvalds' right-hand man and maintainer of the Linux kernel for the Open Source Development Labs (ODSL) -- said he will incorporate the Xen virtualization code "in the near future. "
OSDir.com Weekly Screenshot Tours for Feb 3, 2005. Over the past week at OSDir we had a look at some cool stuff including some international distros. The list included Firefox 1.0 Themes, SimplyMEPIS 3.3 Test 1, Berry Linux 0.52 (Japanese), IndLinux 1.0 Beta (Indian), Catix 1.1 Alpha 2, (Catalan) and BeatrIX Linux 2005.1.
After exhaustive testing, the Australian Consumer Association's Choice magazine has concluded that there is little difference between Windows XP, various Linux distributions and the Mac OS X.
Mad Penguin is a phenomenon. To those who frequent it, it's a way of life, an attitude, a religion. For the man who created it, it's both a vision of the future and an emotional outlet.
As a result of increased legal scrutiny and scare tactics, some of the top talent in technology law is lining up to defend and guide open source, as evidenced by the announcement of a new law center at the Enterprise Linux Summit in San Francisco this week. The Software Freedom Law Center, to be headed by Columbia University law professor Eben Moglen, Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) General Counsel Diane Peters, MIT scientist Daniel Weitzner, and Stanford Law professor and author Lawrence Lessig, was unveiled as a provider of pro-bono legal services for eligible non-profit open source software projects and developers.
The Mozilla Foundation today announced the beta release of the W3C's XForms 1.0 Recommendation. XForms is the forms module standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which enables developers to deliver the type of next-generation, rich, portable web-based applications desired by corporate IT.
U.S. Department of Energy Labs Deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux; CIOs choose Red Hat Enterprise Linux for National Laboratories and Technology Centers
What is being touted as the world's largest Linux migration has passed another stop. German national railway Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft has moved all of its 55,000 Lotus Notes users onto the open source operating system.
Novell Joins AMD, Real, and Linspire in Key Sponsor Lineup at San Diego Desktop Summit Next Week
Glueing together Cygwin's odds and ends to make life on your Linux-by-way-of-Windows desktop more comfortable.
The free Tech Briefing will cover a Linux collaboration solution to replace microsoft office, tools to migrate Infrastructure workloads, tools to migrate windows applications and more.
Enterprises need help managing the commodity hardware and software that underpin utility computing before the model can reach its potential, panelists say at a Linux conference.
So you want to be a Debian developer? You're not the only one. Preparing software packages for the distribution, writing documentation, and testing a release are all endless, thankless tasks. Yet, at any given time, hundreds have applied to do them. However, before candidates are trusted with such tasks, they have to prove not only their programming skills, but also their understanding of Debian processes and philosophy. The process takes months, and there are few exceptions.
Opponents of software patents are delighted that the EC will be asked to rewrite the Computer Implemented Inventions Directive.