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Ever since Microsoft started publicly outing Linux with their "Get the Facts" campaign, I have seen numerous articles and studies about the TCO (total cost of ownership) of both products in a head to head manner. However, I have yet to see one article discuss the TCO for home users and small businesses. I have thought long and crunched many numbers to devise a conclusion to this years old debate and I think the results are obvious... Windows is way more expensive than Linux.
This article focuses on the development of a spam filter, through the example of milter-greylist, a greylisting plugin for Sendmail. We assume that the reader knows the C programming language reasonably well. A basic understanding of TCP/IP is also useful.
Turbolinux Operating Systems Will Be Deployed in 14 Railway Bureaus, 230 Railway Stations and Over 440 Passenger Package Delivery Service Facilities Throughout China
On December 28, 1969, when Linus Torvalds was born little did any one know that today, his name would be worth a multi-billion dollar software solution which later become a household name as 'Linux' Operating System (OS).
Leader in Linux Desktop Consumer Market to Bring High-Quality Font Rendering and Character Hinting to Linux
Directory administrator is an open-source project, an administrative tool for an LDAP enabled directory service such as OpenLDAP, eDirectory, Sun Java System Directory Server and others.
Adobe has released Adobe Acrobat Reader and its Adobe PDF format for a consumer electronics-focused version of Linux.
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LinuxDevices.com is proud to present this interview with Glenn Henry, founder of VIA processor subsidiary Centaur, and former Dell CTO and IBM Fellow. Henry discusses the founding of Centaur, its strategy and products, and why Linux is fundamental to his company's success.
It's refreshing to see Microsoft has finally acknowledged Linux as a direct competitor, but it's unfortunate that marketing campaigns are rarely confined to factual content. For example, Microsoft's earlier "Information at your fingertips" slogan was more goal than a reality.
In most modern desktop environments there is a small applet that allows users to quickly switch between keyboard layouts when they need to type text in more than one language. However, there are situations where this solution is not quite satisfactory. The X Window System used on most Unix-like systems today uses X Keyboard Extension (XKB) for translating keystrokes into character codes. Thanks to XKB's flexibility, one can easily create custom keyboard layouts.
Digital Airways has released a C language version of its user interface (UI) building tools that will enable the tools to be used to build UIs for phones running Linux, and phones with fewer hardware and software resources. Previously, the technology was available only in Java.
Brian Wotring is currently the lead developer for the Osiris project and president of Host Integrity, Inc. He is also the founder of knowngoods.org, an online database of known good file signatures. Brian is the co-author of Mac OS X Security and a long-standing member of the Shmoo Group, an organization of security and cryptography professionals.
Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced it is delivering the free, ubiquitous Adobe(R) Reader software and Adobe PDF for a consumer electronics version of the Linux platform. The company also announced Sony Corporation will be the first to embed the product, with its newly announced car navigation system for the Japanese market, the Sony HDD AV Navi XYZ series.