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Spliced Networks has launched an online magazine focusing on open source solutions related to enterprise data networking.
A recent Social Source event in London looked at how open source software could be used by voluntary organizations. As well as covering blogs and wikis, a new topic was the Open Document -- a standard supported by Oasis and featured in Open Office 2. Similar issues will be part of Online Information Conference in London Nov. 29-Dec. 1.
Diskless Operation Server for Multi-Level Security Changes and Media Fusion Demo in Ultra-High Resolution Featured in SGI Booth
Linux-VServer allows you to create virtual private servers and security contexts which operate like a normal Linux server, but allow many independent servers to be run simultaneously in one box at full speed.
i-Konect Announces First Milestone Release of "Singularity", an Open Source RFID/Sensory Integration Platform
Black Duck Software's customers, who number about 70, are interested in planning for software combinations, analyzing code for compliance, dealing with issues when they arise and documenting code to show contributions, rights and responsibilities.
The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) is intervening in the case Microsoft has brought against the European Commission over its order that the company’s server protocols should be available to the open-source community.
How are users supposed to learn if they never fall down? For many users, being faced with "safety" features just creates more workaround. Confirming, clarifying, and checking every operation, as most applications these days do, is intended to protect users from accidents. The result
is similar to what many people find after putting training wheels on a child's bicycle: the vehicle is more cumbersome and the child never learns to ride it properly.
The PHP Development Team would like to announce the immediate release of PHP 5.1.1.
For the past 20 years MicrosoftRelevant Products/Services from Microsoft has been pushing its Office productivity Latest News about productivity suite, which is a major reason why it has become so entrenched in the business environment. Each time an alternative has shown up, the software giant typically has adapted to these competitive threats by shifting its focus with ease.
However, with Massachusetts ousting Microsoft Office and governments around the world moving to open-source software, is the threat posed by open-source alternatives, such as OpenOffice and Sun's Star Office, becoming more serious? And should Microsoft be concerned?
LinuxForce Wins Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Contract; Technology Firm to Provide Debian GNU/Linux Technical Support and Services
PROPRIETARY software often spawns proprietary training, with only one official route to certification.
In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task.
Many players of Electronic Arts' multiplayer online game Battlefield 2 run Battlefield 2 game servers, either at home or as a hosted solution. Most use Windows or Linux as their server operating system. Few people know that you can use FreeBSD as well. Here's how you can set up a Battlefield 2 server on FreeBSD 6.0 RC-1.
PORTLAND, Ore. — As a kid in the 1980s, Bart Massey spent hours tinkering with computer programs, writing his own source code and then sharing it with friends. He and his buddies comprised a small band of curious computer whizzes with no agenda, and certainly no rules. Over time, that code-sharing would come to be known as open source: "We just didn't have a name for it then," says Mr. Massey, today a computer science professor at Portland State University.
SGI Diskless Operation Server Solution Solves System Administration Challenges of Managing Data at Multiple Levels of Security
Of course, you can play DVDs on Linux, and you most certainly can have it in SuSE Linux 10, but to do so, you have to jump through a few hoops, make a few modifications, and possibly break a few laws — kind of like yanking the catalytic converter and adding Euro-spec Bosch headlights and a high-performance intake and exhaust system to your high-performance German touring sedan. Due to a variety of legal issues, SuSE Linux 10 cannot include working copies of a number of components needed for DBD playback. So, the first thing to do is remove the bad parts to make room for the new ones. Fire up a command prompt, type…
[Ed: Make sure the laws in your country permit the use of Linux and DVDs. -tadelste]
The vast majority of public service websites in Europe are failing to meet international e-accessibility standards.
That's according to a report released by the UK EU presidency, which shows that a mere 3 percent of public service websites are fully meeting the terms of the minimum accessibility requirements as stated by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) guidelines.
Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards at last week's Linux World Expo in Frankfurt, Germany
I am the network administrator for a healthcare company. When I joined that company, there was internet access through ISDN dial-in (PPP), which was done by a SuSE linux box some guy had set up. But my boss wanted something better, so we took a little time to investigate.
We decided for SDSL and a commercial firewall (Astaro), which is based on free and open source. That was a clever decision, as it now shows.
Cray has lots of smart people, and it will proceed with its plans to make specialized Linux-Opteron supercomputers as well as its vector machines and the future "Cascade" supers, whatever they might end up being.
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