GNU is the name of the operating system that I began developing in 1984 - an operating system meant to be entirely free software.
Eben's the general counsel for the Free Software Foundation; here he shares with LWM readers his insight on the distribution of culture and information in our
Welcome to the Free Software/Open Source focus issue of LinuxWorld Magazine! In this issue our goal is to give you a perspective in our
Not because I had special knowledge of iceWM, or any of the alternatives, but because my desktop box is running Mandrake 9.2 and iceWM was already installed.
After over a year of development we're ready to announce the release of the first (and hopefully last) release candidate for KDE 3.2.0.
will be automatically resolved. Gentoo has portage, Source Mage has grimoire - Onebase uses Application Gallery. It's a collection
an electronic trading firm in Stamford, Conn., says he needed to find software that would let him manage the 12 Red Hat (Nasdaq: RHAT) , Debian and Gentoo
Let it not be said that I didn't tell you about the neatest apache module since the introduction of php: mod_gzip.
bdiff is a "binary diff" and, rather than going line by line, it goes byte by byte.
Patterson says the basic install will be of Mandrake and CDs of Knoppix will also be available, probably for $1 each to cover the cost of the media.
The variation of Knoppix's Live Boot CD, WFTL Edition Knoppix, allows readers to pop in the disk and work along with examples in the book. media.
Red Hat developer and Fedora Core contributor Michael K Johnson announced today the availability of the first "test release" of Fedora Core 1 for the AMD64 processor.
Mozilla.org released the latest version of the Mozilla browser on Thursday. Version 1.6 has been in development almost since the
Oracle is working on a project to let Mozilla's open-source desktop software work better with Oracle's business applications, in the latest move by the
By Larry Greenemeier. The Linux community started putting together a war chest last week to protect Linux users from any legal action by SCO Group Inc.
Several buffer overflows were recently discovered in tcpdump, a program used for inspecting network traffic. By sending specially constructed packets across the wire a malicious remote attacker could cause tcpdump to crash or potentially run arbitrary code as the user under which tcpdump was being run.
At the same time, MySQL use increased by 30% among the same group -- impressive, even counting that MySQL started from a smaller base.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) says it'll hold a press conference to, "discuss the strengths and successes of the GNU General Public License (GPL)" and to
Apache serves more Web sites than IIS these days, and other software (such as BIND and sendmail) is much more ubiquitous on the Internet than anything
Its straightforward administration is managed with only two configuration files, eliminating much of the complexity that sendmail is known for, and it employs