Pmcount for Linux on Power Architecture is a Linux tool for configuring, collecting, and printing the performance counter events on IBM Power processors. This tool is necessary for analyzing performance issues and identifying or eliminating possible problems.
Open-source advocate Eric Raymond on winning over the iPod generation, the need for open source to conquer hearts and minds beyond geekdom, and why Linux advocates don’t have much time to beat Microsoft.
Vancouver BC - Prosilica has just released a Linux GigE Vision SDK for their GigE Vision cameras. The Linux GigE Vision SDK provides programmers the means to control, and capture images from, Prosilica gigabit Ethernet cameras. These GigE Vision gigabit Ethernet cameras, which have been used in wide range of Windows-based computer vision applications, can now also be easily used on Linux computers. The SDK also includes sample code to help programmers more easily use Prosilica's cameras into their Linux-based applications.
Technologic Systems is offering a freely downloadable, Debian-based Linux OS image said to boot from an SD card in less than two seconds, on the company's ARM9-based SBC (single-board computer). The TS-7300 SBC targets embedded applications requiring "extreme design security, flexibility, and reliability," according to the company.
Every now and again, someone will loudly proclaim that Slackware is dead. Wrong. While it's not as popular as young whipper-snapper Ubuntu, its long-time competitor the Debians, or the solid SUSE family, Slackware is still alive and well with a healthy user community.
OpenUsability, the organization of software interface usability experts, has begun taking applications for the first in a series of funded student projects. Similar to the Google Summer of Code, selected students will be paired with mentors and set to work on projects to be completed over a three-month period, with a reward of $700 upon success. Students applying now will be competing for the first such position -- an opportunity to do interaction design for the GIMP.
Here's what you need to know about today's best free Linuxes if you're a reseller.
There are a lot of words you can use to describe Novell/SUSE: Solid, dependable, reliable, and so on. Funny hasn't been one of them. Until now. Novell's new "It's All About Choice" website and marketing campaign has me grinning.
Despite the recent war of words that is raging over the open source hypervisor Xen, the fallout likely to befall the virtual machine monitor will be minimal.
Chapter 2 from the Sam's book "Learning About Linux Commands"
As the IT manager for Dynamix, a 60-person engineering firm in Columbus, Ohio, Matt Darby oversees a network that combines Windows and Linux. His servers all run Linux, the Slackware distribution, and his desktops all run Windows XP.
Ark Linux project developers operate on a "no-frills" policy when it comes to deciding what features will be included in their distribution. They strive to provide only the tools necessary for a typical desktop user, creating a lean, mean Linux. When some users came asking for more features, rather than violate their policy of simplicity, the developers launched a completely new company called YOLD (Your Own Linux Distribution).
K3b 1.0 is in sight and with it I would like to introduce a new default theme. Not because I don't like the current ones, but I just want K3b 1.0 to look different so that people will see the difference, not only feel it.
"You can't simply have an expert come in and testify something is obvious to everybody," EFF Staff Attorney Corynne McSherry explained. "What you need to do is find some document -- some kind of piece of paper where someone actually makes the suggestion to combine two technologies. That's too narrow," she contended.
Parallels announced it is beginning public beta testing for Parallels Workstation 2.2 for Windows and Linux, which delivers faster performance, better OS stability and stronger virtual machine isolation than previous versions.
Is the time rapidly approaching when OpenVZ becomes accepted as the second player behind VMware -- or at least, the one that isn't Microsoft? Or is it destined to fall into the gap between two increasingly polarised camps?
MUMBAI: Red Hat Inc. today announced that Nucleus Software has joined Red Hat's Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner ecosystem.
After the success of BarCamp Cape Town, two more "unconferences" have sprung up on the South African horizon: BarCamp Johannesburg and BarCamp Durban.
The 451 Group, a New York-based technology-industry analyst company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation, is introducing a first-of-its-kind service that investigates both user experiences and vendor strategies as enterprise customers begin to deploy open source software.