Faced with the cyberspace equivalent of a tsunami, Utah's SCO Group is bracing for a global "denial of service" attack launched from hundreds of thousands of
Today we kick off the "From the Forums" series by answering a frequent question posed by the Linux community. For many, the launch of The Fedora Project was shadowed by the press surrounding Red Hat's product offerings. Read on for clarification on what exactly Fedora is.
"A company based in Hong Kong reports growing sales of a $15-$30 CPU chip that, in conjunction with embedded Linux, it believes can help replace costly Wintel systems in China, the world's second-largest PC market. For now, Culturecom Holdings will target its inexpensive V-Dragon chip at embedded Linux devices and special-purpose computers, but hopes one day to challenge Wintel in the Chinese general purpose computing market."
Move over, Frozen-Bubble. Thanks to an email message from one of our readers, I've found a new escape key. It's Pathological. No, really. That's the name. This game is more addictive than caffeine, more fun than an election year, and more frustrating than trying to find a real person to talk with behind the phone company's evil voice mail system. Go ahead, give it a try. You can't get hooked by playing it just once. Can you?
Open-source software development in China is likely to get a boost with a leading Chinese software firm deciding to join the Open Source Development Labs.
Open Source software Linux, which is regarded widely as free OS, does in fact have a cost attached to it, according to industry experts. NEW DELHI: On a day when Microsoft CFO John Connors told a news agency that open source Linux continued to pose a threat to Windows operating
Much of the commentary on the SCO distributed denial of service scenario, including our own, has been based on the premise that SCO badly wants to keep their
Sun would like to congratulate the Eclipse organization on the eve of the transition to independence. This move proves again that the Java technology ecosystem is capable of spawning new value and continued technical diversity. Given this noteworthy accomplishment, and the recent creation of javatools.org, Sun would like to reflect on what we hope the future has in store for Java technology-based tools and the enduring Java platform.
This chapter will give you an in-depth view of this real-time chat server application implemented in PHP, similar to an extended software case study.
XFree86.org president David Dawes announced a draft of a new version of the XFree86 license on the XFree86.org mailing list yesterday. The new license is scheduled to become effective with the 4.4.0 release. According to Dawes, the change is being made in order to "ensure that XFree86 and its contributors are receiving due credit for their work." A draft of the new license along with the original can be found here.
"A judge in the Netherlands today granted Microsoft a preliminary injunction against desktop Linux vendor Lindows.com Inc., a decision Lindows.com plans to appeal."
In my last two articles, I have been on a bit of a tangent from PHP while I discuss the fundamentals of working with the MySQL RDBMS and MySQL SQL syntax.
"For many people, I can see that Lindows would be a great fit, but it isn't for me."
I just spent several weeks installing and configuring MythTV, an open source application that gives a computer TiVo-like personal video recorder capabilities. I learned a lot of lessons along the way that I'll share here. The biggest one is... Don't do it! Unless you can view the process as an intellectual challenge, spending the money for an actual TiVo will save you dozens of hours you could spend on more pleasurable activities.
Now he's looking for another windfall, courtesy of open source software. When most people think about open source, they usually
"He can't say he wasn't warned. In June, 2002 ... Darl McBride ... mused that claiming ownership of some of the underlying code in the popular Linux computer operating system could keep the company afloat."
has the ability to make standalone applications run in parallel across a group of computers and act as one, including the Open Source database system PostgreSQL
"Lineox has announced their new Linux-based distribution built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0. The release, Lineox Enterprise Linux 3.0, contains all freely distributable programs found in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0 AS/ES/WS, Red Hat Cluster Suite, and Red Hat Developer Suite. The release offers customers a low cost enterprise-level Linux operating system without bundled support options."
"Novell is well on its way to being the number one enterprise and desktop GNU-Linux distributor. It might be there already. Novell dominated last week's LinuxWorld Exposition." [Link seen on DesktopLinux.com.]
"Applications are what's important," Kusnetzky says. "Do companies care that a certain application is running on top of Solaris or Linux or Windows?