The IBM Linux Speed-start program is providing a free Software Evaluation Kit(SEK) loaded with the latest IBM middleware that has been ported to Linux. This is the easiest way to get access to all of new releases of IBM Linux tools and products.
If you haven't seen Conectiva in action this is a must see. LinuxBeta.com has prepared a slideshow of this polished Brazilian distribution. The desktop launches in portuguese but is switched to english. Warning: you may be converted :)
Anxiously awaiting the Wednesday release of KDE 3.3? The KDE 3.3 Beta 2 slideshow by LinuxBeta.com may tie you over until then. The screenshots are from Openbase's OnebaseGo-2.1-KDE3.3b2.
Linux kernel version 18.104.22.168 has been released.
Interact-TV has launched a new convergent media player / PVR (personal video recorder), and has upgraded its Linux-based OS's application stack. The Telly MC1200 supports up to three internal hard drives, and runs Telly 3.0 software, also available as a free upgrade to owners of older Telly models. Learn more about the newest, more expandable member of the Telly family of convergent media products in our complete Device Profile.
Linux kernel version 2.6.8 has been released.
Last week I spent two different days at LinuxWorld down at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This is a much different conference in feel and scope than OSCON. LinuxWorld is a business conference and trade show. It's all about companies who "get" Linux and want you to buy their products and services.
Microsoft has been waiting for security researchers to say that its Windows operating system has a lower total cost of ownership. One finally has, but that's not good news.
See how the new MoviX2 0.3.1rc2 micro live CD handles Lord of the Rings.
The PHP Development Team is glad to announce the release of PHP 5.0.1.
The Governator may terminate California's reliance on proprietary software and traditional telephone systems, if a recently published state report is heeded.
InfoWorld's 'Microsoft guy' discovers that Linux has a home in a Windows-based shop
Linux is burdened with too much intellectual-property uncertainty for many companies to embrace and develop it further
Open-source Linux has achieved great popularity with the high-performance computing community and is making major inroads as a server platform at commercial sites, as well.
You're a busy professional, right? And all day you have to work with multiple applications at once. A Web browser for doing research, an email client for keeping in constant contact with colleagues, an office suite, a graphics program, and the list goes on. All of these applications take up valuable desktop space. Since you are now familiar with managing desktop application windows, things couldn't get any easier right? Wrong! The Linux desktop offers an added feature called virtual desktops to ease your multitasking woes. Let's take a closer look.
AP - IBM Corp. raised its estimate Thursday for the number of people it expects to hire in 2004 to 18,800, up from an earlier forecast of 15,000, citing strong growth in key business areas such as consulting, grid computing and Linux.
Despite the continuing patent issues and new lower pricing moves from Microsoft, several E.U. municipalities, such as Vienna, are planning on moving client desktops to Linux and open-source software.
A Linux developer -- he prefers to remain anonymous -- has told NewsForge he was recently contacted by Microsoft and invited to a job interview. He accepted, and during the interview he asked the obvious question: Why was Microsoft interested in hiring someone with strong Linux skills? The reply was that Microsoft is working on an emulator that will allow Windows users to run Unix.