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Which Linux distribution is the most popular? For many players in the open source realm, that answer depends on which part of the globe is counting, and how.
LinuxDevices.com's fourth annual Embedded Linux Market Survey is coming to a close, so vote now if you wish your voice to be heard by the many industry decision makers, market analysts, and developers who read and are influenced by this important study.
SE/Linux has been available for download for several years, but until now there has been no "officially supported" Linux distribution that included SE/Linux enhancements. Lack of major distro support required individual users to download patches and integrate them into their own systems.
A person or a company falsely claiming to have ownership of a product or service or the rights to payment could breach the Fair Trading Act, said Maitland.
Tripwire is an Intrusion Detection System. This can be used to alert users whenever their system is compromised. Tripwire detects and reports changes in system files. It will alert you through email whenever a change is detected.
SCO Group, Inc. has been making more legal headlines than software news during the last year. Our business analyst, Melanie Hollands, take a detailed look at SCO's business acumen and evaluates its prospects in the stock market.
Kinyarwanda, the language spoken by most Rwandans, has no words for many basic technical and computing terms, including the very word "computer," explained Steve Murphy, organizer of the project. After debating whether to borrow English or French terms or come up with their own native word, the group settled on "mudasobwa," which roughly translates to "something or someone that does not make mistakes."
Note that this is considered beta software and not recommended for production use. There is still some work left on it before we consider it a real Trustix release.
So why do we release it? We feel we're getting close to a point where this version of TSL is ready for release, but would like more input from our users before releasing this as a proper 2.1 release.
If the source code leak exposes new security weaknesses, it could again test the relations between Microsoft and the security research community. In recent years Microsoft has gained improved cooperation in keeping security holes under wraps until a patch is available. If security professionals believe Microsoft is unwilling or unable to respond promptly to reported vulnerabilities, they're more likely to publish information about exploits; a scenario played out in December when an spoofing bug in Internet Explorer was published. It took Microsoft six weeks to publish a fix, leaving IE users more susceptible to bank card Phishing scams in the interim.
"We will launch desk top products based on open source technology by the end of 2004," Red Hat India's Director Javed Tapia said at the recently concluded three-day LinuxAsia conference.
Get used to hearing more about "autonomic computing" -- computers that can readjust and actually repair themselves in real time, without human intervention, to keep systems working properly. Why? Because IBM officially took autonomic computing mainstream today by releasing the first autonomic computing SDK.
In this article, we will describe how Web services can be implemented in PHP.
The French government will install open source software on the desktop as part of Project ADELE, a plan to computerize much of the country's administration by 2007, a government official says.
I hate to admit it, but my memory is not as good as it once was. When I can't remember something on my Linux box, I often open a console window to get to the CLI for assistance. Once at the command line, I take advantage of these two handy little CLI tools: whatis and apropos. Maybe you'll find them useful too.
Some tips for figuring out what all the startup messages flying by your screen actually mean.
Novell Inc today announced to offer a range of Linux applications from SUSE LINUX to enterprise customers in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Meanwhile, the company has also launched its Certified Linux Engineer (CLE) program, to provide customers and partners with the technical expertise needed for the Linux environment.
Linux received a vote of support as a platform for corporate business applications this week as Oracle Corp. announced that seven of its new customers in India have chosen to run the company's technology and applications software on the open-source operating system, and that it has emerged as the second most popular operating system among the Oracle developers in the country.
As part of its initial Asian push, Novell will now offer SuSe Linux's products and training courses to three markets in Asia-Pacific.
There were 25 security alerts issued last week.
hostname remains out of the DNS, three days after the denial of service attack connected to the MyDoom virus was scheduled to finish.
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