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Wall Street is making increasing use of open source, but the financial world should contribute more code in return, experts say.
For those poor lost souls still actually using Internet Explorer, they'll see something new on the Google homepage: a promo for Mozilla Firefox. A link directly beneath the search bar reads "Firefox with Google Toolbar, tabbed browsing, safe surfing." Directly beneath that is an example of what the toolbar looks like.
This research report by a third-year graduate student examines the growing use of desktop Linux among governments in the U.S. and globally. Drawing on published research and comments from industry analysts, the author hypothesizes that desktop Linux may be nearing a tipping point within government settings, after which adoption can be expected to accelerate.
More than 100 Improvements Extend Usability, Security and Integration Capabilities for Leading Open Source Collaboration Suite
Linux on Wall Street: But open source systems don't offer a 'significant' competitive edge, and the cost benefits are 'frothy and overhyped'
April 26, 2006 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Template Monster (http://www.templatemontser.com
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learnphp.org). The site contains numerous tutorials and materials providing tuition on PHP, MySQL, and a range of Content Management Systems (CMSs).
Since Thursday last week, I splitted up an old machine into 4 virtual ones, like I reported here and here. Now, after a bit of fine-tuning, I got all but one unused one running fine.
Newly disclosed, unpatched flaws in three browsers could make the web a more dangerous place to surf, security experts have warned.
Database spin-out Ingres is getting a little enterprise support from netCustomer in its unfolding strategy of challenging Oracle in the database market.
On Saturday evening, April 29th, Irish Free Software Organisation will host two lectures by international free software advocate Federico Heinz. Heinz is the president of Free Software Foundation Latin America and is one of the nine official GNU spokespersons.
Linux on the desktop is still mostly a pipe dream because few large organizations are ready to make the switch, but that didn't seem to dampen the enthusiasm of proponents at the LinuxWorld conference in Boston last week.
The new public release of Internet Explorer Beta 2 is, according to Microsoft, more stable and ready to be used. But is it ready to go up against Firefox?
Red Hat's acquisition of JBoss made perfect sense to me. Red Hat has far more credibility if it is providing a whole software stack than if it is just offering various Linux packages. Also both Red Hat and JBoss have been targeting the corporate market and, as a single company, there should be significant economies of scale open to it. It also evens up Red Hat's competitive battle with Novell.
Examine how to use the Network Information Service (NIS) to make UNIX and Linux work together, and how to use the Network File System (NFS) to share file systems, both with direct links and through the automounter.
"Nonetheless, a draft law now best known for potentially forcing Apple Computer to open its music store to devices other than its own iPod, has also outraged software companies outside the sphere of entertainment."
The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a network protocol used to access a special purpose database (called a directory) that stores information about people, organizations, and computers. What can LDAP do for your business and your network?
As computers and consumer electronics devices become more connected, platform security becomes increasingly important for everyone from consumers to businesses. For consumers, privacy of data such as credit card numbers and social security numbers have always been of concern, but now new technologies such as voice-over-IP and personal video blogs bring new privacy concerns. The unrelenting evolution toward an even more open and connected computing infrastructure requires robust security to thrive. Learn how the Cell Broadband Engine processor's security architecture
is uniquely suited for the challenges of this digital future.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. --(Business Wire)-- April 26, 2006 -- BitDefender(R), an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions, today announced that BitDefender for Samba File Servers was awarded a VB100% certificate from Virus Bulletin for its ability to detect 100% of the viruses on the WildList. Tested by Virus Bulletin on a Red Hat Linux 9 system, BitDefender's powerful security solution was proven once again to be one of the most secure solutions available for Samba file servers.
The Firebird Project is pleased to announce the release of the first release candidate of Firebird 2.0, for final testing.
SAN DIEGO -- The fourth annual Desktop Linux Summit 2006 concluded yesterday with its second full day of back-to-back, three-at-a-time sessions. I enjoyed all of the talks I attended except the last one, where Rob Enderle first recited Microsoft's version of the history of the world and then explained to the dwindling crowd why OEMs don't preload Linux. [The end of this article points back to the recent debate over Linspire's business model here on LXer. - dcparris]
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