Next time your NTFS-based drive decides to take a sudden trip down south, give BG-Rescue Linux a try.
THE SOFTWARE COLOSSUS which bestrides the Solar System, Microsoft, is apparently designing a secret weapon to take out Linux. Its
Let's say you're a Chinese or Iranian citizen with the good luck to have access to an Internet connection. If you were interested in finding out about democracy, grass-roots political organization, or privacy by using that connection, you'd probably have a tough time, thanks to an Internet filtering service sponsored by the U.S. tax dollars.
When Novell made its surprise announcement last week that Ximian Connector was being released under the free software GPL license, I began to wonder if it marked the end of the Ximian era. Connector, after all, was the centerpiece of the Ximian strategy to make inroads into the corporate desktop market by providing full compatibility with the widely used Microsoft Exchange mail server. The answer? Novell giveth and Novell taketh away.
According to all the market research firms, BEA Systems has been a leader in the proprietary enterprise application server business for quite some time. In fact, it held the top sales spot in the Java application server market with its WebLogic product line over IBM and Oracle for several years, owning from 25 to 35 percent of the market. Customers say products and services from BEA are good and reliable -- albeit a bit pricey. So why is it suddenly giving away its Workshop toolset code?
A new open source evaluation model will be published this summer that will finally shed some long-overdue harsh light on a key business and development question: Can I use open source for that?
In a move against claims and worries that proprietary code might make its way into Linux, Linus Torvalds is changing how programmers can contribute code to the Linux kernel.
Responding to a recent column, the readers speak, and it turns out there are many reasons to hateor praisethe Linux distributor.
With much of the Linux industry consolidating around Novell/SUSE and Red Hat, and some other smaller Linux distributions feeling the squeeze, Mandrakesoft managed to return to profitability in the first quarter of the year. Right now, the Linux distributor is brimming with activity around new products, partnerships, and Web-based services.
The history of Unix and its various children and grandchildren has been in the news recently as a result of a book from the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution. Since I was involved in part of this history, I feel I have an obligation to set the record straight and correct some extremely serious errors.
Andrew Tannenbaum, author of the Minix operating system, talks about Ken Brown, the president of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, and the history of Unix-like operating systems.
The Apache Software Foundation, the leading open source community partner for commercial companies, has announced that BEA's "Project Beehive" is now
A Microsoft official has claimed that governments supporting open-source software are not helping build a viable software ecosystem in their communities.
Today marks the official launch of a new open source project. Utkarsh is an operating system based on Linux and localized in the Gujarati language, spoken by more than 5.5 million in India's Gujarat state and worldwide. Utkarsh (which means progress or rising high) version 0.1 is now in beta testing, and the team is bubbling with ideas for future growth. Recently Mayank Sharma spoke with the young Gujarati entrepreneur behind the project, Nirav Mehta.
Issue Number : 21 Publication Date : 2004-05-26 Table of Contents 1. New document proposals 2. Updated HOWTOs, FAQs and Guides 3. News in The LDP world 4. Discussions on The LDP lists 5. HOWTO contribute to The LDP
Linux founder Linus Torvalds has proposed changes to the Linux kernel development process designed to make it easier for kernel developers to respond to questions of source code ownership, like those raised by The SCO Group Inc. in its multi-billion dollar lawsuit with IBM Corp.