So you have your new installation of Fedora up and running and so far you're quite happy with the results. Then you decide that it's time to start installing some new programs. So how do you add in new packages, or remove packages you don't need?
Astaro claims to have added sophisticated spam-blocking features in the latest version of its distribution, but security experts say it's nothing new.
Part 3 explores different scenarios for updating and/or replacing the root filesystem, the kernel image or even the bootloader on our embedded development system.
CNET News.com has an article about the plans to increase the usage share of Mozilla Firefox over the next year. The report features little new insight but does reveal that the Mozilla Foundation plans to hire full-time employees to work on the technology evangelism programme. The second page of the article has a truly terrible analogy between the security claims of the Mozilla Foundation and Microsoft and the anti-terrorism pitches of the two major US Presidential Election candidates.
I've been running the recently released Deluxe Edition of Xandros Desktop OS for the past week. Xandros 3 has proven to be all that I hoped for, and more. This release should prove a good fit for many, combining the ease of use and elegant good looks that Xandros brings to the table with the underlying power and stability of Debian.
Mandrake Linux, one of the most mainstream and "newbie friendly" distributions, has recently released it's 10.1 Official version. Building on the success and feedback of the 10.1 Community Edition, Official is a more stable and full-featured release. This review takes the 10.1 Official release through its paces during a month of operation. Rather than give an at-a-glance review, LinuxForumsDOTorg sends jeremy on a 30-day journey using Mandrake 10.1 Official to bring you this review. Enjoy!
While high-performance clusters often provide the most cost-effective way to speed up your calculations, building your first cluster can be a frustrating experience. But it doesn't have to be. Here are ten tips to help you get started.
The Energy Department has contracted SGI to develop an open-source version of its high-performance computer-testing software, according to Steve Reinhardt, principal engineer for the Mountain View, Calif., company.
Security, Web services and Linux jobs continue to dominate the IT help wanted ads and are projected to remain among the hottest skill and certification areas in 2005, according to research firms that specialize in tracking skills and certifications.
Expect Additional SugarCRM Product Offerings With Low TCO and Core Business Management Functionality in 2005
Follow these steps and have your users logging on at their Linux/Unix desktops with their Windows accounts.
"There are some people who are passionate about the differences between 'free software' and 'open source'," wrote Kevin Bedell earlier this year. But he was beginning to wonder if the difference matters, he added. "I think it's time to stop dividing the community using labels. We don't need different names for the same thing." Read the rest of his essay here, in the start of our end-of-year "Best of 2004" round-up of articles from LinuxWorld Magazine.
Without question, open source is one of the most important forces in enterprise IT. Apache is still the reigning champion of Web server software. Red Hat and MySQL are two of the most-watched software vendors today. And the success of Linux is such that even Microsoft, once considered the unstoppable juggernaut of the OS market, is being forced to play defense.
OpenAdvantage, which has received funding from a regional government body, says its remit is to bring together people who provide something in the open source area with people who have software needs
The Linux Box is preparing to create an original internet radio show, which will air biweekly and provide the FOSS community with an audio format to help raise awareness of the many pertinent issues we are facing.
"IE has vulnerabilities that cannot be ignored, but with these vulnerabilities come fixes," notes Jupiter Research senior analyst Joe Wilcox. "If you fix the browser enough, it becomes more secure. So whether one is more vulnerable or not we will only see over time."
A great gift was left under the Christmas tree for the Linux community this past weekend. Referred to by its creator Linus Torvalds as "Woozy Numbat," the present is otherwise known as the 2.6.10 Linux Kernel release.
Welcome to this year's 51st issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Piotr Roszatycki reported that he has created preliminary packages for PHP5 already. We would like to thank all contributors and translators of this online resource who have helped provide high quality information to our readers. We are seeking more contributions in order to be able to maintain DWN in 2005 as well.
The open source Derby database engine provides developers with a powerful new tool for lightweight database development. Derby databases are file system based and portable across different types of systems. Because of this, a common strategy is to create databases at development time and ship them with the binary distribution as opposed to having it created on the fly.
Astaro's unified threat management package provides complete protection for the corporate environment