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MTN, Ericsson and the GSM Association have set up a project in Nigeria to demonstrate the potential of using biofuels to power mobile network base stations in areas beyond the power grid in developing nations.
Hans Reiser, the developer of the ReiserFS and Reiser4 filesystems, has been arrested in Oakland, California as a suspect in the disappearance of his estranged wife Nina Reiser. As the news of his arrest spreads in the free and open software communities, a growing concern is the effect that the case might have on Namesys, Hans Reiser's company, as well as the future of his filesystem work.
Writely, meet SpreadsheetsGoogle has combined its online word processing and spreadsheet applications through a common interface, single sign-in and data repository.
Real-time JVM (Java virtual machine) specialist Aonix and real-time Linux specialist Concurrent Computer Corp. have formed a joint development and marketing partnership. The deal leverages the combination of Aonix's PERC real-time JVM and tools, along with Concurrent's RedHawk Linux and SUSE-based real-time offerings for multi-processor x86 systems, the companies say.
This is a detailed description about how to set up a CentOS 4.4 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.). This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of CentOS 4.4, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.
Sets up consortium for software poolingThe European Commission has taken steps to promote the use of open source systems and software in the public sector.
Version control systems or source configuration systems (SCM) is one of the most important tools you probably didn't learn in school, mainly because without one an accident is inevitable. In this article get an overview of SCM
, including its benefits and architecture, CVS, Subversion, Arch, Git, and a compare and contrast of new approaches to earlier methods.
With the excitement surrounding the launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 and openSUSE 10.1, it is clear that Novell has a winner with its new desktop strategy. Customers are choosing to migrate to SLED 10 because of its increased reliability, security, performance, cost savings and global support when compared to Windows desktops and other environments.
Nearly a year in the making, the OSDL and freedesktop.org today announced general availability of Portland 1.0, the first set of common interfaces for GNOME and KDE desktops. This support may be a small step for GNOME and KDE, but it's a giant leap for the Linux desktop.
The KDE developers are pleased to announce the release of KDE 3.5.5. This release includes plenty of bug fixes and updated translations for 65 languages but also features improvements such as version 0.12.3 of Kopete, sudo in kdesu, CUPS 1.2 support and speed improvements in KHTML.
[This week, just like I said it would - Scott]
Did you know that blogging and UNIX go hand in hand? The native Web and text-processing tools of UNIX enable you to create your blogs quickly and easily. Discover command-line tools and some handy tips for improving your UNIX blogging skills.
You probably know this situation: you’re at work, or on holiday, and you need an information from your machine at home. Or you’re at home, you have a working VPN to the company, but your workstation there is switched off. And of course you didn’t rsync whatever you need right at this moment, so…
This article describes a way to integrate a grid protocol into the Mozilla Firefox browser. This technique effectively extends the server-based grid to include controlled resources on the user's desktop or laptop. Specifically, the technique described here provides users with a secure and integrated way to access grid data resources stored on remote GridFTP servers.
QUALCOMM Incorporated and the Mozilla Foundation, today announced that future versions of Eudora® will be based upon the same technology platform as the open source Mozilla Thunderbird™ email program. Future versions of Eudora will be free and open source, while retaining Eudora's uniquely rich feature set and productivity enhancements.
It is not often that a relatively technical telecommunications policy issue receives as much attention as “network neutrality.” The central question is whether broadband network providers—for example, cable and telephone companies—can prioritize the data they transmit to give an advantage to the most important or most profitable traffic
In this episode: a discussion of the IceWM window manager; a Listener Tip; listener feedback.
BusyBox is a set of command-line utilities developed with the goal of keeping its size as small as possible. To that end, all unnecessary options and code are ruthlessly cut out, and the entire command set is implemented by a single, multipurpose executable. BusyBox is found in a number of embedded environments; chances are it is running on your wireless router, for example. The command set has reached a level of capability that the new BusyBox maintainer believes that it is almost ready for use on desktop systems.
[I think I got it figured out, the link that is :-) - Scott]
VA Software founder and general open source blowhard advocate Larry Augustin plans to sever his ties with the company come December. In a regulatory filing, VA revealed that Augustin will not seek re-election as Chairman later this year. The company provided no details to explain Augustin's decision but said it did not result from a disagreement with the rest of the board.
A few weeks ago, Gael Duval lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding his new project a little bit by 'leaking' some screenshots and information. Obviously, a lot of questions remained, and hence we contacted Gael Duval in order to ask him some basic questions about Ulteo.
Terracotta, a provider of solutions for enterprise Java scalability, has rolled out the Terracotta for Spring, to arm developers with plug-in capacity and scalability for Spring applications with no additional infrastructure or code required.
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