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At SCO Forum earlier this month, research analyst Rob Enderle was invited to be a keynote speaker. Mr. Enderle has a reputation for his over-the-top, (to put it kindly) style of technology journalism, yet many who attended the SCO Forum keynote said that the speech he gave was a doozy by even his standards. Howard B. Golden submitted the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews, which addresses some of the points expressed throughout Mr. Enderle's speech.
You can build your own system and save a bundle of money while getting a top notch, high quality PC. By using Linux, you can lower you costs even further by not having to purchase proprietary software which would cost you more than your computer.
Novell, IBM join in effort to implement W3C's XForms recommendation
"Simple Network Management Protocol" is a relative term. To the uninitiated, raw SNMP output, along with arcane technobabble like "MIB" and "ASN.1," looks a little daunting. Developing some understanding of how to parse and filter SNMP information doesn't take long, though, and can put you on a fast track to making SNMP bend to your whim.
Premier Linux Advocacy Organization Establishes Operations in People's Republic of China, One of World's Fastest-Growing Markets for Linux
The Munich city administration has said that it expects its planned migration to Linux to be delayed by only a few weeks as the impact of proposed European Union software patenting legislation is examined.
Patents and the threat they pose to open source and overall software innovation are a hot topic, but patents may not be a useful weapons against a community that works with, ardently supports, and defends open source with money, time, and expertise.
Welcome to this year's 31st issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Erinn Clark reported that a bit of content is on the Debian Women website now. Steve Langasek reminded maintainers to rebuild their package if it depends on libtiff since the new version has hit unstable already.
Last week I talked about how to start desktop applications using the mouse and the desktop menu. Do this a few times and the multiple running desktop applications can make the desktop a bit overcrowded. To help overcome this, let's work with the application windows.
In the first part of this article, we talked about several different sound systems and APIs that were available for Linux and its various desktop environments. Many developers, however, need to write applications that will work across multiple environments, including different operating systems. Here's how we can accomplish this.
The threat of higher fees may now be the only way to prod more companies into buying SCO Group licenses because further lawsuits have been put on ice.