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Feast your eyes on this, my friends! Judge Brooke Wells' Order Granting in Part IBM's Motion to Limit SCO's Claims [PDF]. Finally, SCO's refusal to offer specificity has cost them, as it should. There is almost nothing left in the case as far as the challenged items are concerned.
Convert PCs to thin clients & manages them & thin client devices from any vendor
Bell Microproducts Inc. on Tuesday said it reached an agreement with Red Hat Inc. that allows Bell to develop products based on Red Hat's enterprise version of the open-source computer operating code Linux.
Despite the dire financial situation at SGI, the system vendor managed to demonstrate once again the scalability of Linux in operation with 1,024 Itanium 2 processors running on the Novell/Suse distribution of the Open Source system. SGI thus broke the old record of 512 CPUs that it had also set.
Transitive Corporation has announced the first two products in a series of new QuickTransit products that are being developed as part of its new Solaris/SPARC Migration Initiative.
The products are:
- QuickTransit for Solaris/SPARC-to-Linux/Xeon and
- QuickTransit for Solaris/SPARC-to-Linux/Itanium
My complimentary comments on Firefox last week were understated. I had cause this week to spend more time with some other Firefox plug-ins.
Eastern Software System's (ESS), service provider and enterprise resource planning (ERP) company, flagship ERP product 'ebizframe' is now available on Red Hat Linux in addition to Windows.
The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Canonical have announced the world's first Ubuntu Certified Professionals: Fred Strauss and Khayeni Ndlovu of Johannesburg, South Africa. Strauss and Ndlovu were amongst a group of six who wrote paper versions of the Ubuntu certification exam at LinuxWorld Johannesburg on May 18, 2006.
ANStor64 OS is among the first to offer native 64-bit capability, complete NAS/iSCSI functionality and same time use in a single operating system
A single compromised server leaves 100 banks vulnerable. Also: OpenOffice/StarOffice virus hype, online banking surveys and rogue hotspots.
A Sun Microsystems executive said today that the company is "months" away from releasing its trademark Java programming language under an open-source license.
[It's a good thing this ain't the sun we set our clocks by - we'd already be months (or years) behind the times. - dcparris]
At one level, the open-source revolution has been won. When you use a Nokia phone, trade on eBay or do a Google search you're using open-source technology. Open-source pioneers such as Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement, fiercely believed in the need to liberate cyberspace from the grip of proprietary vendors such as Unix and Microsoft.
Oracle Corp. building or buying its own Linux stack offers possibilities that would allow the company to compete with established open-source market leaders Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell SUSE Linux, according to an analyst.
How businesses can tap the power of thin clients with Linux Terminal Server (LTS).
Government requires future desktop PCs to be compatible with Linux, but is not pushing for the open-source operating system to be installed.
Last year, many countries were up in arms over the fact that the US, via an agency of the Department of Commerce that maintains a contract with ICANN, controls the root directories of the Internet. Now they have an opportunity to make their objections known again.
Open source based data backup tools have come a long way. This article
shows how to quickly setup network based backup all using freely downloadable open source tools. A combination of Amanda
, Samba and open source encryption tools enable this setup. Backup configuration on two different Linux distributions and a Windows client is shown.
Open source management and services firm OpenLogic Inc has launched a new version of its certified open source software stack, and changed the brand from BlueGlue to OpenLogic Enterprise.
LXer Feature: 28-Jun-06
With Lyricue, you can display song lyrics on the wall screens during worship. With Lyricue 1.9.3, you can easily add Bible verses, and manage the display across the network from the comfort of your pew, using a server and a tablet PC running GNU/Linux. Support for two more languages makes Lyricue usable by more people as well.
Schools need to save money (know any school districts so rich money doesn't matter?) and one way to do so is via Open Source Software. That's the premise behind the story How one school system makes the most of open source. Yet the story doesn't talk about one of the best ways to save money while reducing security risks in a variety of ways: using Linux and OpenOffice in place of Microsoft Windows and Office.
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