Recently Ken Kizer wrote an"open letter to Medsphere employees". It appears that this is the only public response that the company has given in response to mycritisms that Medsphere has betrayed the community. I have written an open reply to Medsphere regarding this issue. From the my letter:..releasing such a (open source) policy now is equivalent to saying "This is what we wish we had said when you first asked us what our position was. Please ignore what we actually said and accept this as our position retro-actively."
Companies from multiple sectors, including energy, insurance, financial services, shipping, logistics and public sector are selecting Red Hat solutions to provide stability to their mission critical information systems. “Red Hat is experiencing strong momentum in Spain, where companies are opting for a broad rollout of open source software to benefit from a complete open source architecture, without any hidden costs.
When the Linux Professional Institute was formed, the mantra was "vendor neutral" Linux certifications that don't arbitrarily expire. I bought into the LPI, now it is biting me. As an early supporter and one of the first people to earn the LPIC-2 certification, this is a bitter pill.
Now that Microsoft's Office Open XML has been approved as an Ecma standard, it will be submitted for consideration as an ISO international standard.
Today is the day that Ecma, the European-based standards body chosen by Microsoft to fast-track its Office Open XML standard to ISO, will vote to approve that specification. What exactly will that mean? Let's try the Q&A format again to sort it all out.
From a business standpoint, Jabber should be your clear IM choice. Because Jabber is an open protocol, it doesn't belong to anyone in particular, so there is no single company driving its destiny. Your business won't get locked down by proprietary formats. Jabber also uses a decentralized approach so the system is more robust. Best of all, any company can run its own private, secure, standards compliant, Jabber instant messaging server for little or no cost for the software.
Here is the first public version of Ulteo! Its codename is 'Sirius' because we want to make it a star. This installable live CD is based on Debian and Ubuntu packages. It's installed on the hard-drive using "Yuch". A daemon, called UGD (Ulteo General Daemon), is always connecting to Ulteo servers to see if a newer, more up to date system is available. It can then upgrade to this new system.
DomainKeys is an anti-spam software application in development at Yahoo that uses a form of public key cryptography to authenticate the sender's domain. dkfilter is an SMTP-proxy designed for Postfix. It implements DomainKeys message signing and verification. It comprises two separate filters, an outbound filter for signing outgoing email on port 587, and an inbound filter for verifying signatures of incoming email on port 25. This document shows step-by-step how to install dkfilter for Postfix to deploy DomainKeys signing and verification.
Virtualized Linux provides you with a way to sandbox critical-but-vulnerable services and reap the benefits of consolidated hardware.
nPulse Networks, integrator of hardware acceleration tools for open-source network monitoring and security applications, and Napatech announced they are entering into an OEM agreement enabling nPulse Networks to use Napatech adapters in delivering their advanced network appliances to the market.
How to buy back PalmSource without buying back PalmSourcePalm has effectively committed itself to producing handheld devices based on the Palm OS - which it no longer owns - by agreeing to pay $44m for a perpetual licence for the source code underlying the Garnet incarnation of the operating system. The move is tantamount to Palm re-acquiring PalmSource.â€¦
Discover the power of UNIX filters. In this tutorial, you'll learn about the grep family in depth, including the syntax of regular expressions in many UNIX utilities
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Some Linux users may already be on their way to download Version 8 of Adobe Reader, formerly Acrobat Reader, announced today by Adobe. Stop that download... there's just one "small" problem!
RSS Syndication is virtually ubiquitous these days, so it's imperative that a PHP developer at least understand RSS and how it works. This article explains the basics and how to use PHP to create a much better RSS feed from a database, and how to use the XML_RSS module.
Almost fully functional, Cluster Watch: Day 6 It may have been CEO Darl McBride or attorney David Boies, but someone has stepped up to fix the SCO Group's web site.
Linspire Inc., which on Nov. 28 introduced a French-language version of its popular commercial Linux operating system, today announced the immediate digital availability of Linspire 5 in four other languages: German, Dutch, Espanol, and Standard English (UK).
WebReach, Inc. Announces Mirth Enterprise and Mirth Pico appliances based on Open Source Mirth HL7 middleware, deliver simplified, black-box data exchange at Dramatically Reduced Cost.
Following its installation, Ubuntu is rife with potential but lacks a number of highly desirable Linux applications. An informative online article gives step-by-step instructions on how to use Automatix2 to install Skype, Opera, the Macromedia Flash plugin for Firefox, Google Earth, Picasa, VMware Player, Adobe Reader, DVD support, and more.
Red Hat Magazine - Best of November 2006