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Two Linux remote desktop apps freed from their commercial ...

Linux users have always had a few options for remote desktops, from the X11 itself through to VNC. However these don’t work quite as well as commercial implementations such as the popular NoMachine.

Report on the Fourth International GPLv3 Conference

Last month the Free Software Foundation (FSF) held its Fourth International Conference on GPLv3 at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Around 150 participants from all over India and abroad, including Japan, France, and Germany, attended. Since this was the first conference after the second draft of GPLv3, which saw several extensive revisions, both Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen painstakingly explained the new draft, and took many questions from attendees.

Platform Flexibility: Corporations Are Not To Be Blamed

One of my friends work for a Public Relations company that requires creativity. She is in charge of managing promotional campaigns for her clients, therefore, she spends a lot of time working with internal graphics designers and art directors to ensure everything is up to specifications.

Open Channel to distribute open source compliance

Open Channel Solutions (OCS) has signed an exclusive distribution agreement to move an open source compliance management software suite developed by Black Duck Software.

Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake: Solving Hardware Compatibility

  • MadPenguin.org; By Matt Hartley (Posted by gsh on Sep 5, 2006 3:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
So most of us have read review after review on just how fantastic Ubuntu is. And you know something, they're right - this really is a fantastic Linux distribution for the newer Linux enthusiast.

Open Source: changing the world and web

Let’s face it, not everyone is a tech junkie at this stage in their life (I know that I am not) but the further one gets in their college career, the closer we get to the corporate realm, and it is important to note one of the most interesting tech issue revolutionizing our world, open source programming.

Open-source software gives varsity e-learning edge

Cost and flexibility were key considerations when a British Columbia university chose open-source software to upgrade its electronic learning system and enable more than 1,800 students to take advantage of new developments in online communication.

[Nice score for Moodle! - dcparris]

Nimbus offers free MySan software

Storage vendor Nimbus Data Systems is offering its own free software, MySAN, which allows enterprises to create an IP SAN on their existing server and storage hardware.

PC-BSD Interview

PC-BSD is one of the newest additions to the BSD family. The focus for this project is to create a user-friendly desktop experience based on FreeBSD and it has quickly garnered attention from media and the community. Kris Moore founder and lead developer of PC-BSD took some time off to answer a few questions about the past and current state of the project in general and its relation to KDE in particular.

Do not trust Freenigma!

It seems someone invented another way to combine PGP encryption with webmail: Freenigma. Unlike Hushmail, it works with existing webmail accounts. I have to admit I didn't read any of the Freenigma code, only their (short) FAQ, but still I feel this service should not be trusted at all until some things are fixed and some other things are explained.

Open-source tools ease C++ IC verification

Many IC verification teams use C++, but there are few resources or tools to help them develop verification environments. Two engineers have launched a web site with open-source tools that can help, and they've also co-authored a book on the topic.

Microsoft: Beating Apple at its Own Game

  • OSWeekly.com; By Brandon Watts (Posted by gsh on Sep 4, 2006 9:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
You know, I think OS X has been temporarily pushed to the side right now because I've heard more discussion about Windows running on Macs then even before. It's almost like OS X has been slightly taken for granted ever since the news of the Windows arrival took place.

Linux Surveys

Is Linux dying in the embedded space? Or is it healthier than ever? Surveys don't paint a clear picture.

Palm gets a boost from Linux

Access executives Tomihisa Kamada and Didier Diaz discuss the Access Linux Platform and the future of the Palm community. Access is betting that the Palm community could use a little push from a penguin.

Open BIOSes for Linux

Get the kernel loaded without waiting for the BIOS to do a lot of the setup that the kernel is about to do -- and do faster, better, and probably more reliably.

Firefox lover owns IE7.com

Microsoft may be on the verge of releasing the latest version of its Internet Explorer web browser but it has been beaten by a competitor to the use of the IE 7 domain name.

Bergen puts Linux plan on hold

Two years ago, Norway's second-largest city hit the headlines when it announced it would move all its 15,000 civil servants and 36,000 teachers and students to Linux, moving away from Microsoft's proprietary software. But while the city currently runs Linux on its servers, the plan to migrate PCs to Linux has been put on hold.

Johnny Cache breaks silence on Apple Wi-Fi exploit

Jon Ellch -- aka Johnny Cache -- was one of the presenters of the now infamous "faux disclosure" at Black Hat and DEFCON last month. Ellch and co-presenter Dave Maynor have gone silent since then, fueling speculation that the entire presentation may have been a hoax. Ellch finally broke the silence in an email to the Daily Dave security mailing list over the weekend, and one thing is clear: he is chafing under the cone of silence which has been placed over the two of them.

Cool 3D Linux Kernel Animation

A very cool 3D animation of the Linux Kernel

2X Opens Source Code to Its NX Based Terminal Server for Linux

2X has announced the release of 2X TerminalServer for Linux, an open source terminal server for Linux, which enables users to run a Linux desktop and Linux / Windows applications over any type of connection.

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