Hardware-assisted tools vendor American Arium says its principal firmware engineer, John Overton, will speak on debugging Linux on ARM targets, at the ARM Developer's Conference next week in San Jose. Overton's talk will cover Linux bring-up, as well as debugging Linux, drivers, and bootloaders.
Last month, Chinese Red Flag Software, Japanese Miracle Linux, and South Korean HaanSoft jointly released the GNU/Linux-based operating system Asianux 2.0. The three companies will package and sell Asianux 2.0 under their individual brand names.
As Australia's scientific community convenes this week to assess the latest trends in computing-based research, the Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing (APAC) announced it has fully completed deployment of its 1,680-processor supercomputer from Silicon Graphics (NYSE:SGI) .
Can Google change the world of instant messaging? With last month's launch of Google Talk, in a first beta version, it is going to try....
Each new release of Fedora Core brings with it new possibilities. Red Hat Enterprise and Fedora Core 4: The Complete Reference by Richard Petersen makes a special effort to incorporate the latest developments of Fedora Core as well as Linux in general. Critical changes have taken place with device management (udev and HAL) and software access, as well as new capabilities like GFS (Global File System). We caught up with Richard to talk about his view of Fedora Core 4. Some standard concerns still remain, and there is the ever present competition with that other OS.
Embedded software developers put Baskin-Robbins to shame when it comes to dishing up a large variety of operating systems flavors. The swirl of Linux permutations alone puts a rocky road in front of those seeking a smooth ride for reuse and modularity of device code.
A former lead interface developer of Internet Explorer posts a fascinating confession about "Why I switched to Firefox," in which he admits his allegiance to Firefox.
The Java programming language is powerful, but it has significant limitations for lightweight development. For certain problems, other programming languages such as Ruby may lead to better productivity. This article shows you what's important for productivity in an application's language.
A slow start of the past week was followed by much activity during the weekend, with a new KNOPPIX live CD and DVD, an updated Ubuntu Colony CD set, and a number of other interesting development and final releases (but still no Mandriva 2006
Microsoft recently lost an opportunity to improve its relations with the Chinese government after Chinese President Hu Jintao's trip to the United States was postponed. Instead, the company found itself in court, hearing an executive who defected to its biggest rival disparage Microsoft's record in China.
How difficult is it for a Linux user to migrate to Windows? Not bad if you're good at playing video games.
Peter van der Linden's Guide to Linux: A Lesson in Encryption, Part 3
Yaakov Menken, CEO of Capalon Internet Solutions of Baltimore, spent the last month of summer setting up an open source-based call center, called Contact Loved Ones, for families separated by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Currently, over 100,000 registered open source projects are on SourceForge.net, and you've never heard of most of them. While the great majority of projects remain in obscurity, some have turned into successful businesses and made the transition to mainstream. Maria Winslow looks at some of the features of this new breed of business.
SWsoft updates Virtuozzo to support 64-bit x86 chips, a useful feature for software that lets administrators carve server up into multiple partitions.
Among all the reference books to grace a stores shelf some of the trickiest to write are "beginner's guides". While it's easy to include the information necessary to start using something, making it stick in the readers memory is not. Peter van der Linden's Guide to Linux is a book that mostly sticks, due to it's friendly tone and well chosen examples.
I set out to find out just how popular open-source software has become within big business. These are companies that have the money to spend on the biggest, most complex packages that IBM, Oracle, and other enterprise software makers have to offer.
The future of Linux on smartphones and "mobile terminals" in general seems bright if smartphones sales continue to grow more than 100% a year and if the growth of Linux as an OS on those phones continues to grow as it does now.
Tiny ERP is taking a small and midsized business-friendly approach to enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. Even though the company only has 12 implementations under its belt, its ERP suite -- also named Tiny ERP -- is a mature entity