ATI have updated their 32 and 64-bit drivers. Official name of the current version: ATI Proprietary Linux x86_64 Display Driver for XFree86 / X.Org Version 8.28.8, and ATI Proprietary Linux x86 Display Drivers for XFREE86 / X. Org Version 8.28.8
Every day someone takes a whack at installing some Linux distribution on a computer and ultimately gives up out of frustration. Follow this guide to installing Debian GNU/Linux and reduce your frustration to zero.
The OpenVZ project (www.openvz.org) released its operating system-level server virtualization software in the form of a kernel build for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (RHEL4), plus enhancements that provide users with additional flexibility.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Another LinuxWorld Conference& Expo has come and gone. More than 10,000 attendees and 175 exhibitors passed through the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The show ended yesterday after a shorter schedule of talks and exhibits, including a session by kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman. Here's our final report, including more video goodness.
NEC's fault-tolerant Xeon-based Express5800/320Ma server has been Red Hat-certified, standard Red Hat, that is, a singular event that's been years in the making and steps up NEC competitive potential against IBM mainframes and HP Non-Stop systems.
The KateOS project, which maintains a relatively new Linux distribution, announced the release of its v3.0 on Aug. 17. The Poland-based distro features a 22.214.171.124 kernel, the XFce desktop as default, and a good selection of applications to go with them.
Looks like Ingres is going to try to build its own stack, starting with a database software appliance.
Intellimetrix, a specialist in real-time and embedded software development and training, has introduced a low-cost embedded Linux learning kit. Aptly named the Embedded Linux Learning Kit (ELLK), the kit comprises an ARM-based SBC (single-board computer), cables, power supply, Linux OS, development tools, and comprehensive documentation.
Mozilla Corp. is preparing to release updates to its calendar applications for Sunbird and Lightning early next month. Before then, developers hope to get "lots of eyeballs" on it by inviting users to participate in Calendar Community Test Day on Tuesday, August 22.
To many, a Firefox extension is more magic than technology, and the process by which it is developed and used is shrouded in mystery. To find out more about Firefox extensions and their capabilities, Jem Matzan asked some extension-related questions of the Mozilla Foundation's technology strategist, Mike Shaver.
SAN FRANCISCO--Two vendors of open-source collaboration tools released new versions of their software at LinuxWorld, renewing their efforts to challenge the dominance of Exchange and Notes.
Java server applications need not be difficult and tedious to create. Now in its second generation, the lightweight Spring framework adds a large suite of features that make it simple for even new server application developers to use. One key enhancement is Spring 2's integration with the Java Persistence API (JPA), a cornerstone of the Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.0 specification. In this tutorial, learn how to create server applications from scratch using the Spring 2 framework.
The rules of good panel etiquette get kind of twisted at places like LinuxWorld, where audience members don't so much raise questions as share, ahem, points of view. But actually, that's a good thing.
Movidis Inc. introduces Revolution x16 Server
Today Fossystems.com is debuting its first official auction spree contest. For the next month those who register and sign up for the newsletter are entered to win a 500.00 dollar shopping spree on Fossystems. The winner will be announced Saturday September 19th, 2006.
The open source revolution has shaken the slowly crumbling foundations of closed source software, and while it hasn't taken over completely just yet, the tide is beginning to turn in its favor. Your normal everyday user may not really understand or appreciate what open source means, but that doesn't mean that they're not experiencing the effects of it.
Strong demand for Linux professionals outpaced overall job growth during the past year, according to IT job clearinghouse Dice.com. As of August 1, job listings for Linux-experienced tech pro's have jumped 36 percent so far this year, and 55 percent from 12 months ago, the service reports.
Slashdot published an interview with Fedora Project leader Max Spevack where he answers questions on everything from what has changed since the birth of Fedora Project and its goals, driver support in Linux up to what he considers the worst aspect of the Fedora.
The OSI's report on open-source license proliferation fails to rank licenses, but rather puts them in three broad categories.
HeapAnalyzer version 1.4.2, a graphical tool for discovery of Java heap leaks, is an update that fixes defects in the Java profiler parser