There are four core ways to use open source techniques and technologies to dramatically increase the effectiveness of any organization's tech writing. These techniques can greatly enhance the power of technical writing applied in user guides, marketing materials and software documentation.
Splunk-2-Nagios Integrates Network Management and Troubleshooting
Opinion: Linux takes second place to Server 2003 when it comes to applications stacks. Here's why and what can be done about it.
TORONTO -- What would a birthday party be without presents? Good thing PostgreSQL didn't have to find out.
ELGIN, Ill., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TCE Company, Inc - a company specializing in the design, manufacture and distribution of technology products for small, medium and multi-location businesses, today announced the establishment of Guardian System Management Services, a nationwide technology support services division specializing in the certified installation, and network integration, of IP-PSTN-Hybrid PBX systems including TalkSwitch(R), Bizfon(R) and Epygi(R).
It's always been possible to run most Windows games on Linux. You just have to pay a monthly subscription fee to TransGaming Technologies for Cedega. You could also, with a lot of work, run that hottest of Windows games, World of Warcraft (WoW), on Ubuntu with WINE. Now, however, CodeWeavers is working on making it possible for CrossOver Office users to easily install and run WoW on a multitude of Linux distributions.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the Linux certification organization and its Master Affiliate for the Greater China Region, announced Guangdong Linux Center (GDLC) as its sub-affiliate for Guangdong Province -- the largest province by GDP in China. This initiative of LPI's affiliate in Greater China is a key component of LPI's Regional Enablement Initiative in the region.
GLENDALE, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Although there were no significant epidemics during the first six months of 2006, an extraordinary number of new malicious codes have emerged. This situation is due to the new crop of malware writers, in which the main objective is financial gain. Cyber-criminals try to install their creations quietly on systems, so as not to alert users and IT security companies. However, some of the latest creations stand out not for their capacity to spread widely or steal bank details, but more as anecdotes.
Novell’s new CEO Ronald Hovsepian and current CTO Jeffrey Jaffe have a lot to talk about, as the company refocuses on open-source software following an executive shakeup in June. Both executives gave some insights on Novell's strategy to use the majority of its resources - support, marketing, sales, product development and some $1.4 billion in cash reserves - to become a full-fledged Linux company. The CEO and CTO also talked about why everyone should have a Linux desktop pilot running. (The following is an edited transcript.)
Welcome to our issue number 54 of Fedora Weekly News. http://fedoranews.org/wiki/Fedora_Weekly_News_Issue_54 In this issue, we have following articles: 1 Open Video Contest Deadline Extension 2 FC6 test2 freeze slipping by a week 3 New FWN Column: Ask Fedora Project 4 DejaVu fonts Testing for Fedora 5 Fedora Core 6, Test 1 Review 6 CNET: Microsoft bends on OpenDocument 7 Fedora Weekly Reports 2006-07-03 8 Fedora Core 4 and 5 Updates 9 Contributing to Fedora Weekly News 10 Editor's Blog The latest issue can always be found at http://fedoranews.org/wiki/Fedora_Weekly_News_Latest_Issue
FOR the last few weeks, I’ve been running Ubuntu Linux on my home computer. Windows XP is still there, sitting on a separate partition of my hard disk, but I hardly fire it up these days because I like Ubuntu and want to learn more about how it works.
Open Source Database Leader Adds Paul Weinstein as Executive Vice President of Business Development & Clint Smith as General Counsel
Greetings, Earthling. Take me to your IT Blogwatch, in which Google turns anti-virus scanner. Not to mention Tatooine tennis (filmed entirely on location)...
According to researchers at OneStat.com, a Website analytics firm, market share for the Mozilla Firefox Web browser jumped to nearly 13 percent this month, an increase of 1.14 percent since May. Meanwhile, market leader Internet Explorer (IE) saw its market share fall by similar numbers: IE commands 83.05 percent of the Web browser market, down 2.12 percent from May.
Small businesses, medical offices, schools, non-profit organizations and the like don't care if their data is stored using state-of-the-art equipment—as long as their data and important records are properly saved. Server Partners' answer to this is its leased NAS appliance called FileEngine, which can ease those concerns while putting money in solution providers' pockets.
Last week we left off with using Wondershaper to improve network performance by, somewhat paradoxically, throttling our line speeds to less than their maximum. Today we'll learn how to prioritize specific types of network traffic.
The battle between Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox rages on, with Mozilla delivering the latest blow. The company announced it would release the first beta version for its browser, the Firefox 2.0, on July 11 2006.
If you use your laptop in many different locations, you must be tired of having to configure your network manually every time. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a nice alternative, but what can you do in places where DHCP is not an option. Guessnet is the right tool for that job.
Debian has issued an update for ppp. This fixes a vulnerability, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.