When obstacles such as poverty, lack of education or disabilities keep people from finding jobs, Goodwill is there to help. We do that by selling your donations of clothing and household goods in local Goodwill stores and using the revenue to fund our job-training programs in your community. Last year, more than 846,000 people benefited from Goodwill's career services - we helped someone find a job every 57 seconds of every business day.
Friday, January 12, 2007: CMS Computers Ltd. is going to offer a linux training module through CMS Institute's CMS Certified Network Specialist networking-based infrastructure management programme to youth seeking jobs in the ITeS industry. Together, Red Hat and CMS aim to certify a thousand students in 2007.
News Analysis: Novell claims that SCO is in deep financial trouble, but is the Unix company really that badly off? (Linux-Watch)
Review: Canonical's 'Edgy Eft' provides excellent management tools and a broad app catalog; Novell's new OpenSUSE offers GUI-friendly and high-end features.
Maybe cats and dogs can live together, after all. Sources close to the matter revealed today that the Eclipse Foundation has joined the Java Community Process. (Linux-Watch)
News Analysis: The new and improved CrossOver brings even more Windows programsincluding gamesto Linux and now Intel-based Macs as well. (DesktopLinux)
I use three operating systems on a daily basis: MacOS, Windows, and FreeBSD. The Mac is my main desktop; I have a lot of Terminal windows open on the FreeBSD box; and I use Windows for the programs and websites that just don't run on anything else.
Most Linux users are familiar with using GNU Wget to download single files by passing the URL as an argument to the wget command, but you can also use Wget with desktop applications. It requires a little preparation, but it's easy to integrate Wget with your favorite browser and other desktop applications. You can also use Wget in scripts to categorize batch downloads and make them fault-tolerant. Here's how to get Wget to sit up and beg for you.
Disk ARchive (Backup and Restore) using dar and kdar(dar Frontend)
The article offers system administrators the information they need in order to decide which webmail interface to use, SquirrelMail or AXIGEN WebMail. For those who decide to use SquirrelMail or both, this document also explains the steps needed to be taken in order to integrate SquirrelMail with the AXIGEN Mail Server.
A prominent set-top-box (STB) vendor funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is prepping two retail DVRs -- at least one based on Linux. Digeo's "Moxi" recorder and Home Cinema Edition HD DMR (digital media recorder) anticipate new FCC consumer-choice laws that kick in this summer.
The Venice Project1 is not just another online video start-up. The Luxembourg-based company is the latest co-production of the two-person hit factory of Niklas Zennstrom2 and Janus Friis3. The founders of Kazaa and Skype4 are hoping that The Venice Project will upend the television experience just as their earlier efforts turned the music and phone businesses on their respective heads.
Release-critical Bugreport for January 12, 2007
For a long time, hibernation has been associated with proprietary operating systems. Now, the feature has started taking the front row in GNU/Linux systems too. What’s more, it’s fast, flexible and is a real time saver!
It has been announced that RapidMind and Terra Soft have teamed up to make application development for the PlayStation 3 easier than ever before. Last month Terra Soft announced the release of Yellow Dog Linux of the PlayStation 3, and now with the RapidMind Development Platform, developers can more easily create applications that run on PS3 and other hardware which utilizes the Cell Broadband Engine.
Sun Microsystems is handing out free DVDs of Solaris 10 OS for both x86 and SPARC platforms. The DVDs are enclosed in a beautiful DVD Jewell case (See the pictures) and is shipped free of charge to the address of your choosing. This could be an easy way to try out Solaris 10 OS and learn more about this robust OS as this article indicates.
BosaNova has added a low-power, compact, mountable model to its line of x86-architecture thin clients. Based on an AMD LX800 processor, and with optional WiFi, the one-pound design is available with Linux as the RBT-802, or as the RBT-820 with Windows CE.
Freedom to Innovate South Africa (FTISA) has extended an open invitation to a discussion on software and business patent methods in South Africa. Input from these discussions will be used to draft FTISA's strategy document for promoting innovation and software development locally.
iWave Systems, an expert in hand-held design solutions shares another success story by announcing it's latest iMX27 reference design (iW-RainboW-G3) which has been conceptualised, designed and developed at its Bangalore center aimed at improving end user productivity.
StarNet is shipping a USB-based PC X server that lets Windows PC users run graphical applications that reside on remote Linux systems, and carry their sessions with them. The X-Win32 Flash launches an X Window server application when plugged into a host PC running Microsoft Windows, according to the company.