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CompilationFirefox fans are being offered the chance of "geek immortality".
WALTHAM. Mass. — Novell Inc. will start shipping Release 10 of its Suse Linux today, marking the first full new release of Suse Linux since August 2004, according to the company's president and chief executive officer.
The second-ever Africa developer roadshow, this time in West Africa, will be held in Ghana during August and organisers are looking for developers from across the region to attend. Workshops on the agenda include localisation and further development of the education-in-a-box project.
[Article is in French - dcparris] La capitale de l’Ethiopie, Addis-Abeba, accueille actuellement une série d’ateliers sur les logiciels libres et gratuits destinés aux responsables politiques, aux professionnels de l’information et aux professionnels du développement.
In an effort to support the women who use and develop Fedora, the Fedora Women program was launched last week. This new program provides a forum for communication between the women of Fedora, and it will eventually offer additional support to the women that help make Fedora what it is.
Virtual Private Server Web hosting provider VPSLink, (www.vpslink.com), announced that it has added Gentoo Linux to its VPS product line. VPSLink is designed specifically for Linux power users, providing cutting edge technology at ultra-competitive prices.
Commentary: The first issue of Sage, a new security journal published by McAfee's Avert Labs, appears today and is available for download as a PDF from the McAfee Web site. Dave Marcus, Security Research and Communications Manager for McAfee's Avert Labs, briefed NewsForge on the publication's launch, goals, and the content of the initial issue last week. In that briefing, Marcus admitted there were some "controversial" opinions contained in the inaugural issue, but said they were not attempts to create FUD about open source. I've since had a chance to review the first issue and have my own opinion about that.
Mark Shuttleworth addresses ApacheCon Europe in Dublin, his theme the future direction of open source and the challenges it still faces some from within.
LXer Feature: 15-Jul-2006
If you're new to LXer, you'll appreciate this tour of the site's features that even old-timers overlook. The old-timers will find much to appreciate as well.
Here goesTutorial In this article we shall develop a Model-View-Controller (MVC) CRUD (Create, Read, Update, and Delete functionality) application using Ruby on Rails. Rails is a combination of the following sub-projects:â€¦
Recently Debian-based distributions have been making the headlines these past few months (i.e. Ubuntu, MEPIS, Linspire, Xandros) and taking away some of the glory from its root source, so I decided to see if I had the chops to figure out how to take a stock Debian desktop install and tweak it to function on par or better than the competition. Proudly, I can report, I have accomplished what I have set out to do and now have a solid workhorse multimedia PC that has made me a convert.
Several independant kernel patches exist to increase the security in your kernel
New Linux users are often afraid of the command line. They prefer graphical alternatives to commands and scripts. For help, they can turn to dialog and Xdialog, two simple tools that can be used to create front ends to command-line tools.
Open Source Developers' Conference, Israel, 2007 has announced its Call for Participation and Call for Papers
An industry group devoted to standardizing Linux for mobile phones has announced three powerful, influential new members. The LiPS (Linux Phone Standards) Forum's new members include number one mobile phone chip vendor Texas Instruments, top Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer ZTE, and global carrier/operator Telecom Italia.
What's the best way to secure a public Concurrent Version System repository that allows for anonymous read-only access using the standard pserver connection protocol for CVS?
July 17th, 2006: All goes well for the Open Document Alliance as Google joins and the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) declares it legal for distribution across a host of Open Source software.
The first BETA of Freespire Linux was released on Friday. Freespire is a no-cost version of the Linspire operating system based on Linux and Open Source.
- Kevin Carmony of Linspire/Freespire has announced that the first beta of Freespire has been released earlier than anticipated. Get it from the download page. According to Carmony, this release includes out-of-the-box support for proprietary formats such as .mp3 and WMV, plug-and-play support for Ati and nVIDIA cards without user intervention, Click-N-Run, and much more. OSDir has some great shots of the upcoming Freespire in the Freespire Beta 1 Screenshot Tour
In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Unity, a project to re-synchronise KHTML with WebKit, has begun, with work continuing throughout the week. Support for suspend and resume on KIO jobs. KSpread gets support for scripting with Python and Ruby. One Summer Of Code project, "C# parser for KDevelop", reaches the feature-complete stage, with progress in the "Advanced Session Management", "GMail-style conversations for KMail" and "WorKflow" projects. Fixes made to support the German language in KLettres, with large-scale refactoring work in Kiten.
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