Linux Running on Intel Processor-Based Hardware Is Designed to Bring 1:1 Student/Computer Access Into the Classroom
Welcome to this year's 33rd issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Debian turns 13 this week, so make sure you find a party nearby. With enough time compose a melody before the new release Julien Danjou published his etch song. David Sugar wondered if the Free Software community should learn to write more buggy code and invent reasons to reboot the system all the time after a change has been made in order to be more attractive for the desktop.
Even as IBM, VMWare, Xen, and Red Hat announced their plans, one rival vendor, Moscow-based SWsoft, may have beaten them to the punch with a plan to introduce VMware management tools within their Virtuozzo OS-level software tool, with plans to introduce similar tools for Xen, Microsoft Virtual Server, and Parallels early next year.
In an interview with Computerworld, Phipps discussed Sun's open source strategy and the view of some industry experts that Sun isn't fully committed to open source software.
DistroWatch reports - A Greek variant of the popular KNOPPIX live CD, has been released. Version 0.7 is based on KNOPPIX 5.0.1 with kernel 18.104.22.168, X.Org 7.0 and KDE 3.5.3 and OpenOffice.org 2.0.3 OSDir has some great shots of Knoppel in the Knoppel 0.7 Screenshot Tour.
Servers Increase Productivity and Efficiency for High-Performance Computing and Web Infrastructure
SAN FRANCISCO -- The LinuxWorld Conference& Expo lurched to a start on Monday at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with half-day tutorials and after-hours parties for the early birds.
Engineers and designers in need of a mobile workstation now have the option for a preloaded version of Novell's Suse Linux on a ThinkPad laptop computer.
I'm unable to add content to KernelTrap for the next two or three weeks, as I'm in the middle of a move. Once settled down into my new home, I hope to find much more time for KernelTrap than I've had in recent months.I recently hired Trae McCombs, founder of themes.org and linux.com, to give KernelTrap an improved look. The theme is not completely finished yet, but is ready to be previewed. I don't expect everyone to like the new look, but would be interested in hearing about any technical problems people may run into it so we can get them resolved before the new theme goes live.Drupal has been upgraded from 4.5 on the live site to 4.7 on the new site. Please leave any comments about the new site here, or drop me an email.
Converged mobile phone certification exemplifies expansion of Wi-Fi beyond the PC market
Openwave's Leading Client Software to be Ported Onto Trolltech's Qtopia(TM) Platform and Offered to Handset Manufacturers Developing Linux Handsets
Vyatta’s open-source router promises to reduce costs, so why are buyers slow to consider it, asks Martin Courtney?
Allows ISVs to easily build and maintain software appliances
Red Hat has delayed the beta of its Enterprise Linux 5 upgrade until later this summer but says the upgrade will ship by end of year as promised.
Google has issued letters to media organisations asking them to refrain from using its name as a verb. In order to "protect its trademark", and prevent it becoming a generic term, the search firm has sent letters to publishers advising them on its proper use.
As a Python developer, I have always wanted a more powerful integrated development environment than IDLE. Although IDLE is a useful IDE, it lacks some handy features, such as an automatic debugger, auto-completion, and extra formatting options, such as not displaying whitespace. A good FOSS alternative for developers is Stani's Python Editor, a cross-platform IDE for Python written in Python.
SA company Atio releases Linux version of CyberCall for call centres that can operate in conjunction with open source PABX Asterisk.
Update 4 of Pie Box Enterprise Linux 4 was made available today.
IBM said Tuesday that it is beefing up its open-source support beyond Linux to accelerate the adoption of open computing to reach new customers and add to the top line.
A proposed review of little-used second-level domains by .au Domain adminstration (auDA) has left a cloud hanging over the domain for Australia's biggest Linux conference.