Novell asserts that the future of software development will not be found in the open-source or proprietary models, but in one that combines the best of both worlds--or "both source" as the company calls it.
iTools for Red Hat Linux and Fedora Linux don't provide the same level of value for open-source operating system users as their Mac OS counterpart.
How do you organize all those little notes and ideas that you have spread out all over the place in a way that you can actually use them and make have them make some sense? That's one of the goals of a class of software known as mind mapping. Once the realm only of high-priced commercial applications, there is now at least one open source option. It's called FreeMind and it's licensed under the GPL.
I've read countless articles debating whether Linux is ready for the desktop showcasing the strengths and weaknesses of this OS. This book goes beyond that discussion as the author doesn't think Linux is just ready for the desktop but for the business desktop. Did Gagne manage to guide the reader as well as in his previous books? Read on and find out.
Despite the rapid growth of alternatives to Windows, there is a considerable number that have tried the alternatives, still prefer Windows but are frustrated with some of Microsoft's policies. There are many good concepts throughout the NT kernel, but there is a great deal of it that is flawed or leaves much to be desired. Unfortunately, without access to the source code, none of us can fix it. Enter ReactOS. This operating system is a young but rapidly growing open source clone of Windows NT. Wesley Parish contributed the following editorial to osOpinion/osViews, which analyses the benefits and drawbacks of the operating system.
Review: Novell's first post-acquisition release has the features to take on Red Hat.
I.B.M. plans to announce today that it will contribute some of its speech-recognition software to two open-source software groups..
Linux gaming. Let's face it - it's terrible. Tux Racer? Please. Quake III, okay, I'll give you that. NeverWinter Nights? If you can get it to work. WINE? If you have enough hair left to pull out, WINE is a good choice.
An overview of the creation and evolution of MIDI, from early standalone equipment to an all-in-one computerized composition environment.
A single Linux specification doesn't mean the end of individuality. In fact, it is just what the open-source industry needs to answer Microsoft's propaganda
IBM Corp. has expanded its relationship with the Brazilian government by signing a cooperation agreement to spend $1 million on the creation of a Knowledge and Technology Center to promote and develop the use of open software and standards.
Security and pricing concerns are causing companies to consider alternatives to Windows, but adoption of the open-source operating system has been slow.
IBM plans to announce Monday that it will contribute some of its speech-recognition software to two open-source software groups.
A report said the Free Standards Group (FSG) will today move to back Linux Standard Base 2.0.
Vendors who distribute open source software without legitimate licences -- thinking that its "freeware" status protects them -- can be prosecuted under Malaysia's antipiracy laws. While users are free to download open source software (OSS) for their personal use, they are not allowed to resell it commercially, the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry's Selangor assistant state director Othman Ahmad told In.Tech recently.
The newly released Fedora Core 2/Knoppix 3.4 based Berry Linux 0.47 includes support for Japanese and English users.
During the KDE Community World Summit 2004 "aKademy" the 'Unix Accessibility Forum' took place which gave possibility for handicapped persons to come in touch with Unix. We talked with Lars Stetten, a partially sighted computer science student from Marburg.
IBM will push its Power5 line of servers down into the low end of the market, taking Linux with it, when it unwraps an aggressively priced series of Linux-only systems on Monday that will go up against the offerings of Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard.
I am starting to move my company to Linux as the server platform of choice. With the seemingly continual stream of alerts about the different hacks possible, I know that I should put some type of firewall in place to protect the servers. What are my options?
Dear Mr. Schwarzenegger, The purpose of this letter is two-fold: To congratulate you for your choice to utilize open source software in California in order to reduce operational costs. To warn you that the path you take in a different section of the cost-reducing white paper is dangerous and stands against the ideology of open source enthusiasts.