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
After skirting being delisting from the Nasdaq, the SCO Group is back on the market with its original ticker symbol: SCOX.
Linux founder launches "Git," a new tool for managing the operating system's heart. A dispute had led him to drop the previous system.
Installing, configuring, and using a simple news table in a MySQL database with Apache and PHP.
On April 17, Branden Robinson, a senior employee at Progeny Linux Systems, took over the role of Debian Project Leader (DPL) from Martin Michlmayr. For Robinson, the moment was a long time coming. Having run unsuccessfully for DPL every year since 2001, Robinson had taken to making joking comparisons of himself with William Jennings Bryan, the perennial candidate for the American presidency in the first decades of the 20th Century.
Demos management software that supports non-Windows machines. "Much as that hurts my eyes," he says, "I know that's an important capability."
Bundle for tech-savvy consumers brings together several of the best-known Linux products plus resources for going beyond simple PC use.