Samba man Andrew Tridgell has publicly demonstrated how to interoperate with the proprietary Bitkeeper source code management system. It's so easy, you'll be able to do it yourself wearing boxing gloves.
O-Ya Software's DeepDiveTM SDK Platform opens new design frontiers for today's search engine and open source development community.
According to an analyst at the Linux on Wall Street conference in New York, once database applications are ported to Linux, the operating system will become the OS of choice for financial institutions.
Linus Torvalds released a new version of the Linux kernel last night. It's the 2.6.12rc3 release. What's unusual about it is that it was not prepared with BitKeeper, the source management tool he has been using the past three years. As has been widely reported, BitKeeper and the kernel are coming to a parting of the ways. Torvalds has, in the meantime, handcrafted his own tool -- called git -- which he used to prepare this release.
LiveCD Linux distributions offer a great way to learn Linux, troubleshoot computer problems, and share Linux with others. Now, with PCLinuxOS, creating a custom LiveCD that meets the exact needs of your family, friends or coworkers has become so easy that almost anyone can do it -- once you know a few simple tricks we'll cover in less than 1500 words, along with a couple of screenshots.
The third and final day of Toronto's LinuxWorld 2005 had the meat I was looking for. First, I attended Mark S. A. Smith's presentation entitled "Linux in the Boardroom: An executive briefing". Next, I listened to David Senf of IDC discuss the top 10 CIO concerns with open source. And finally, I wrapped my attendance to this year's LinuxWorld Toronto with another session by the energetic Marcel Gagné in a presentation entitled "Linux Culture Shock"
According to Netcraft's numbers, Red Hat's Fedora distribution has leapt to nearly match SuSE Linux in active sites.
Review: Linspire, the distro formerly known as"Lindows," gets a new look and feel. Still oriented towards Windows-centric users, new applications give it something of a Macintosh flavor.
The new Kubuntu Linux distribution debuted this month. Kubuntu is the KDE version of the Debian-based, GNOME-centric Ubuntu Linux distribution, which was first released six months ago and already has quite a following. This past week, the first release of Kubuntu Linux coincided with the latest release from Ubuntu Linux, both labeled version 5.04 "Hoary Hedgehog." Kubuntu is a pleasure to use: a snappy, well-designed distro that puts the power of Debian in a easy-to-use package. It's worth a look from new and experienced users alike.
Financial data provider Markit has replaced its high-end Sun Microsystems servers with Linux and Intel-based systems. The company switched to the new HP environment earlier this month, and says performance has increased by between four and 10 times.
A dispute between a prominent open-source developer and the maker of software used to manage Linux kernel development has forced Linux creator Linus Torvalds to embark on a new software project of his own. The new effort, called "git," began last week after a licensing dispute forced Torvalds to abandon the proprietary BitKeeper software he had used since 2002 to manage Linux kernel development.
Open source affiliates have teamed up to organise a second Linux Professionals Institute (LPI) mass examination aimed at growing the local Linux skills base.
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com site expert Bernard Golden provides insight on Sendmail, a mail transfer agent that has become a fundamental piece of the Internet, providing e-mail capability to users.
The project will feature one of the largest supercomputers in India and will include the rollout of the largest Itanium Linux cluster.
There's a pitched battle raging between various factions of the open source community over whether proprietay software should be avoided at all costs
The Libranet Team forwarded us at OSDir a copy of this much anticipated release for our Libranet GNU/Linux 3.0 Screenshot Tour.
Win4Lin recently began shipping its latest tool called Win4Lin Pro, which runs an instance of a Windows applications on a Linux box.
Novell Ships Richest Linux Distribution Ever to the Market - SUSE LINUX Professional 9.3 gives both Linux newcomers and experienced users everything they need to get started and grow with Linux
The SCO Group has been making big headlines with its Linux litigation. But does a new pact with supply-chain specialist Synnex mean SCO is shifting gears toward its original SCO Unix platform?
Our thoughts on last weeks interview with Richard Stallman, Dan's take on his Ubuntu upgrade for his Apple laptop, Pat does a Gentoo install on a spare drive for fun! And much, much more