XML publishing has been thrown around as a catchphrase in the industry quite a bit. What does it really mean? Most XML-based publishing happens entirely on the Web, although great tools exist for doing print publishing with XML. This two-part article will guide you through the details of print publishing with XML, using tools that come standard with most Linux distributions.
A team of computer industry veterans including a former Microsoft executive are launching an open-source company that aims to be the Dell of the software industry.
Peter Lamont, CEO of Miro International Pty Ltd., has lobbed the latest volley in the ongoing cat fight over the copyrighted open-source Mambo content management system. Lamont is now claiming that the OSSI (Open Source Software Institute) sided with Furthermore Inc. and that, therefore, Miro executives will not talk with either organization.
The OOo community has begun to release some macros and add-ons to extend the functionality of the office suite.
By now most of you have heard of the copyright infringement and code theft claims involving the Mambo content management system and businessman Brian Connolly. Legal questions have been raised, guesses have been made, commentary has flowed forth, and everyone involved in the dispute has had their fifteen minutes to relay their sad tale of injustice. Now it is time for the facts, and NewsForge can definitively say that Connolly's legal claims against the Mambo community are baseless. Read on ...
SourceLabs arrives on the open-source scene with a high-profile roster of talent and $3.5 million in its coffers.
More than a year after the German city of Munich declared its landmark intention to abandon Microsoft Windows in favor of upstart rival Linux, its councillors are finally ready to go ahead with the plan.
Red Hat Inc. Monday announced the availability of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 beta, code-named Nahant.
Every IT manager knows the importance of keeping systems patched. Applying the most recent patches for the server and all the software is one of the most basic tenets of good security. Unfortunately, even if you keep all of your servers and application patched, you still won't be safe from hackers. The most overlooked and misunderstood vulnerabilities on servers are undoubtedly Web application vulnerabilities. Here are the five most common Web application vulnerabilities, based on ScanAlert's daily experience auditing and certifying the security of thousands of Web sites.
"CIOs in general are pretty risk-averse people. I certainly am. This is not going to go away. But I believe we'll reach a point where Windows and Linux desktops co-exist. It'll be a viable alternative not just to consumers but in all enterprises to make the decision between Linux and Windows," said Anderson in her interview with vnunet.com.
Not that it was outgrowing its proprietary duds in the form of Windows XP Embedded, but sometimes one needs to put on something new to feel in touch with the latest fashion. So, Xybernaut is donning Linux for its latest wearable computer product.
Interworld Electronics has released the Western Telematic RPS-10 Series and NPS-230 remote power switches. The Red Hat Cluster Management Documentation recommends them for providing power management and service failover capability for redundant Linux clusters.
...Forecasts can be off. Hurricane Ivan, for example, had been expected to devastate New Orleans, but the Big Easy got just 0.2 inch of rain. To boost accuracy, some people in the field say the answer could be in using supercomputers that run on Linux, the open-source software that uses a penguin logo.
Peter Lamont, CEO of Miro International Pty Ltd., has lobbed the latest volley in the ongoing cat fight over the copyrighted open-source Mambo content management system.
If you haven't yet tried the Linux heavy-weight Novell SUSE LINUX 9.1, LinuxBeta.com gives you the chance in their screenshot slideshow.
The new release has a very advanced built-in Junk-Filter, support for filtering away spam using Spam-Assassin, support for sharing your schedule using web calenders and NNTP support.
SourceForge.Net, the World's Largest Collaborative Development Site, Now Hosts Three Microsoft-Released Open Source Projects
Why a standard single-file SQL format is necessary and how SQLite can get us there.
Lycoris has successfully concluded negotiations with Phoenix, AZ-based Resource Strategies, Inc. to take over the Contribs.org SME Server project. Contribs.org SME Server is the GPL-licensed offshoot of the now defunct Mitel SME Server, formerly known as the e-smith Server and Gateway, and Lycoris intends to release a new product based on SME technology under its own brand. SME Server was at one time popular with both small to medium businesses and IT consultants, and the resurrection of the platform as a supported solution by Lycoris should please many small and medium enterprises worldwide. The press release is expected to be posted on the Contribs.org Web site at about 8 p.m. US Pacific Time on 27 September 2004.
Krita a user-friendly image paint program where users with no or slim experience with other image programs like Photoshop and Gimp should feel right at home. Demo video and preview-release available.