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Wouldn't it be great to just get a PC with Linux already installed and ready to go? Novell thinks that's a grand idea too, and on Oct. 25 announced agreements with four white-box PC manufacturers who will globally distribute PCs pre-loaded with SLED (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop) 10.
The world's largest retail has relaunched Walmart.com after a 13-month overhaul.
Major European animal food manufacturer first to implement Oracle EnterpriseOne running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Xandros, a distributor of Linux desktop and server operating systems, caught at least five of its employees by surprise last week by suddenly terminating their employment without warning. While CEO Andreas Typaldos says the move is simply an "in-flight adjustment," at least one former employee questions that statement.
rixbox 2.0 beta will be available for download on Wednesday. This release will be Fonality's first big contribution to the trixbox/Asterisk community after the recent Fonality acquisition of trixbox. which certainly caused a stir within the Asterisk community. I spoke with Chris Lyman, CEO of Fonality, to find out more about this major new release of trixbox.
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novell today announced it has signed agreements with four white-box PC manufacturers who will globally distribute PCs pre-loaded with SUSE(R) Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 from Novell(R). European manufacturers ETegro Technologies, MAXDATA and Transtec along with R Cubed Technologies in the United States will sell notebooks and/or desktop computers with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 already installed, giving customers around the world simplified access to a complete desktop computing solution that dramatically reduces costs, improves end-user security and increases workforce productivity.
DE: Aktueller deutscher Artikel ueber das Muenchner LiMux-Projekt.
EN: Recent article written in German, reporting about Munich's city council's LiMux project. LiMux is a project to migrate virtually all PC IT kit to GNU/Linux, including desktops.
Not to be outdone by the debut of Internet Explorer 7 last week, the Mozilla team has released Firefox 2.0 with a minor makeover, a few new features, and a number of enhancements to existing features. It's not a drastic change from the 1.5 series, but Firefox 2.0 bring enough improvements to make the upgrade worthwhile.
Developers Gain Improved Performance, Availability and Ease of Use with Newest Release of Open Source, Embeddable Database
Citrix says it has no interest in delivering native Linux support in its products, and that it will continue to rely on the Windows platform. The company, which is a close partner of Microsoft, says there is no significant demand for Linux in the public and private sector.
[Let me guess. They read one of those Microsoft-sponsored studies. Meanwhile, in other FUD... - dcparris]
Most UNIX and Linux programs are built by running make. Make and utilities like it are fundamental tools for streamlining the application build process. Learn the structure of the makefile
, how to avoid common mistakes in its creation, and how to solve or work around portability issues and other problems as they crop up.
This bare-bones computer module measures 3 x 5 x 1 in., weighs approximately 9.1 ounces, and packs the functions of a full PC based on a 1GHz processor running Linux -- minus the power supply, display, and I/O connectors.
Sometimes the comments are better than the story:
"[Announcer] Today's guest is Sam Higgins, who insisted that security in regards to Firefox is "a concern but it needs to have a proper cost benefit analysis done and is dependant on the organization's protection strategy..."
[Chip] Mr. Higgins has had a pacemaker installed in his chest. It has been designed to run based on whether Internet Explorer keeps from being hacked..."
The ready-to-download sample application in this article uses a Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture to illustrate the power of the MyFaces components and the ease of developing with Apache Derby and the latest view technology, Facelets.
If we want the world to embrace free software, we have to make it beautiful. I’m not talking about inner beauty, not elegance, not ideological purity… pure, unadulterated, raw, visceral, lustful, shallow, skin deep beauty.
The joint initiative includes sales collaboration, expanded technology solutions centres.
Die Stadt München will die begonnene Umstellung von über 80 Prozent der Desktop-Systeme auf Linux bis 2008 abschließen und verweist auf positive Erfahrungsberichte erster Anwender der freien Software in der Verwaltung.
Man pages are an endangered species. Give me back my man pages!
HTML docs are nice, but not very readable on a headless server that does not run X windows. First of all, hunting down whatever weirdo directory the HTML help docs is not a fun use of time. Then reading them in a text HTML browser is an even bigger waste of time, if you even have one installed.
Linux Format has put Fedora Core 6 through its paces, finding out what's new, what's good, and what's not so good. Covering package management, look-and-feel and Xen virtualisation, this first-look sports screenshots galore of the new features.
Whats up everyone? I was just taking a look at Google Trends and I found out something interesting. Apparently Ubuntu Linux has not only surpassed its major competitor in Linux ( SuSE ) in popularity, as well as the distro it's based off of (Debian) , but it seems to have also surpassed another major competitor. Yes, that's right! Apple Computer's very own Mac OS X has also been defeated in popularity by Ubuntu!
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