Showing all newswire headlinesView by date, instead?
One XML's many uses is creating documentation. XML is incredibly well suited to producing output in multiple formats -- everything from HTML to PDF to JavaHelp. The most popular variant of XML for creating documentation is DocBook, but for all its power and flexibility, DocBook is difficult to learn, and the DocBook toolchain can be tough to set up. Consider instead AurigaDoc, an XML-based document engine that can output more than 10 commonly used document formats. Unlike DocBook, AurigaDoc is simple to learn; it uses a small number of tags, and yet produces clean and attractive output.
Well the latest version of Knoppix, 3.6, has been released, something you can tell because all the usual sites are either responding slowly or are completely down.
Chip firm Via said it has made improvements to its Xine open source player which supports MPEG-4 and MPEG-2 video acceleration for entertainment devices.
Microsoft is expanding a plan to draw mainframe customers to Windows for high-end applications.
This article highlights and shares information on the differences between the Linux kernels 2.4 and 2.6 on POWER. One of the benifits you get when migrating from Linux Kernal 2.4 to 2.6 is improved stability. The process for loading kernel modules in and out of the kernel was improved. This article highlights and shares information on that and the other differences between the Linux kernels 2.4 and 2.6 including new features of Linux Distributions for POWER5-based systems, SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server 3.
Macros for key mappings, tags and entities that can be used with DocBook/XML and other similar markup languages.
Microsoft sources suggest that a British regulatory agency's objections to an anti-Linux print advertisement are moot because the ad hasn't run in any UK publications since May.
Linux servers are on the rise again thanks in part to low-end and x86-64 based servers, according to a new survey by market research firm Gartner.
Linux is no threat to Microsoft and any claims to the contrary are simply a misconception created by sensationalism and media hype, Microsoft Australia's platform strategy manager Paul Roworth said on Wednesday.
IBM is putting final touches to plans for a Linux competency centre in South Africa.
Software maker Actuate on Tuesday proposed a project within the Eclipse open-source foundation to create freely available business intelligence and reporting software.
Lex and yacc are tools to automatically build C code suitable for parsing things in simple languages. These tools are most often used for parts of compilers or interpreters, or for reading configuration files. In the first of two articles, Peter Seebach explains what lex and yacc actually do and shows how to use them for simple tasks.
Here is a press-release about a new innovative product designed by Mandrakesoft and LaCie. "Globetrotter" is a mobile $219 Linux system on a USB hard-drive, in the spirit of Mandrakemove.
David Welton proposed the creation of a Linux Incompatibility List, a wiki-type web site used for tracking hardware devices that are currently known to not work with the Linux kernel.
The month of August marks a major milestone for the KDE project. Along with the occurance of the KDE Community World Summit 2004, "aKademy", the KDE team has released version 3.3 of the K Desktop Environment. This is the quickest release cycle in recent history, coming roughly six months after the release of KDE 3.2. To put this into perspective, KDE 3.2 took over a year to complete. Does this mean fewer features, less polish, or more bugs? Certainly not!