Now that the Novell lawsuit is heating up, I guess it's time to explain what slander of title is.
Beowulf. Knoppix. Technologies made by one or two people, able to change the basic rules of computing. Impossible with a commercial OS but natural with Linux.
Ignore the comments about the value of Psion shares: concentrate on what Psion is going to do with all the money it got from selling its interest in Symbian. The answer is probably: "Linux portables" but we'll find out later this year for sure.
First of all, Linux will continue to grow, even with a SCO tax. Surveys I have conducted for clients find that most developers, for example, seem unfazed by the prospect of a SCO tax. Only a handful would reconsider their Linux plans if SCO prevailed.
Stacy Holland ... has plenty of career advice for coders (and others) who want to become top management, along with tips on how to ride the waves of today's shifting IT job market.
Microsoft has indeed been starting to show up at Linux events claiming to have become kinder and gentler, but by bankrolling a workshop intended to provide guidance on OSS deployment its surely veering into excess of philanthropy territory.
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 said Wednesday.
The Gallery developers have discovered a potentially serious security flaw in Gallery 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.4 and 1.4.1 which can a remote exploit of your webserver.
A bug in get_real_string() function allows for a Denial of Service attack to be launched against the webserver.
Exploitation of a buffer overflow in the XFree86 Project Inc.'s XFree86 X Window System allows local attackers to gain root privileges.
It Anticipates Income of $2 Million from Activities and Services in the Linux Environment
Raleigh-based Red Hat has named Israel-based Matrix as the main distributor of Red Hat Enterprise Linux software and services in the Israeli market.
DesktopLinux.com interviews Raimo Koski, the founder of Finland-based Lineox Linux. Offering a Linux distribution based on Red Hat's software, Lineox reduces the cost of Linux by eliminating many of the production fees associated with boxed sets and bundled support programs. Koski explains Lineox's unique approach and how customers can benefit from regional support.
IBM's plan to recruit Microsoft NT users to IBM and Linux may be viewed by some as laughable. But Big Blue couldn’t be more serious about the open source platform. IBM says the rising number of ISVs moving to open source is proof that it has a chance at converting thousands.
I'm impressed with this tiny, 100-percent free, open-source OS written in assembly. You programming buffs know that assembly, pretty much the mother of all languages, can work blistering fast when used correctly.
Spending on Linux will climb by as much as 10% at enterprises surveyed recently by SearchEnterpriseLinux.com.
What's hard about free software is that it makes the necessary losses more explicit. On the other hand, investing in free software is made easier because its benefits flow more immediately and obviously to the same ultimate beneficiaries as the other technological advances--everybody.
Sun Microsystems plans to create more awareness and usage of open source with the rollout of its open source-based Java Desktop System (JDS) to secondary schools and institutions of higher education. The JDS, which was introduced late last year, consists of a fully integrated client environment based on open source components and industry standards and provides a complete desktop environment and productivity tools which includes the GNOME desktop environment, StarOffice Office Productivity Suite and a Linux operating system.
Linux customers should ignore SCO's legal threats until a court decision is reached in its copyright litigation with Novell, according to a paper published by the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL).
Red Hat is providing Telefonica Deutschland with its Enterprise Linux as the German company’s platform of choice for business operations