Apple, Macromedia, Opera and Sun Microsystems join in push to modernize plugins and create a richer web experience
Ordained minister Don Parris has plenty of experience spreading the good word -- about Linux. Parris is planting a new church in Charlotte, N.C., the Matheteuo Christian Fellowship. Matheteuo translates to "make disciples," and Parris has extended this directive to include Linux disciples. His PDF book, Penguin in the Pew has been downloaded more than 1,000 times.
Whether, why and how religious groups should migrate to Linux.
Welcome to this year's 25th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. We have to apologise for not being able to send out an issue last week and only a short one today, but LinuxTag organisation kept Joey too busy with other stuff.
Since Sourceforge.net introduced the premium tech support not much seems to have been changed for non-premium support but just read on. Friday 25th I requested a simple movement of a CVS directory from project wxGuide...
Linux software vendor Red Hat is offering a free half-day training seminar to its Australian resellers.
Linux is not yet the dominant server OS in terms of units deployed or units shipped. Microsoft still has the lion's share of the market by all reasonable estimations. It is true that Linux market share figures are likely to be inaccurate because there is no easy way to count new Linux servers. The major problem is that it is possible to estimate those servers that come with Linux loaded, but not possible to count servers that were running something else (Windows or SCO UNIX or whatever) that were repurposed.
The Web server applicance is raking in new users since Sun open-sourced its code, even though the company has discontinued the line.
This week's Gentoo Weekly Newsletter brings news of the first installation of Gentoo Linux on a quadruple Opteron machine, as well as coverage of Gentoo's presence at the LinuxTag exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany. We also bring a new feature, Project Updates, where we bring updates on the various projects within Gentoo - this week you'll find out what's new in the infrastructure, security, and release engineering projects. Don't miss the profile of Portage developer Marius Mauch, the ample community coverage, or the tip on finding recent files using ls either. Enjoy!
AIB is to move 7,500 desktop users in its branch network to Sun's Java Desktop, a move that bodes well for open source software.
The CE Linux Forum (CELF) today announced that it has released its first CELF Specification and Reference Implementation. This release represents another step toward optimizing Linux for use in consumer electronic (CE) products, consistent with the goals and vision of the CELF organization. The specification and implementation can be freely downloaded from the CELF website at http://www.celinuxforum.org.
A major security hole discovered in Microsoft's Internet Explorer last week has become a golden marketing opportunity for alternative browsers such as Mozilla and Opera that are unaffected by the flaw.
Quickest and Easiest Path to Windows, Linux and Mobile Device Installations. InstallShield(R) Software Corporation, the acknowledged leader in software installation, deployment packaging, and updating solutions, today announced InstallShield X Express Edition, the very first entry-level product to include the ability to create installations that will run on both Windows and Linux. The new Express Edition, now a member of the InstallShield X product family, also features a new compact installer, the ability to notify users of application updates, and exclusive support for all Windows platforms, Linux, and Palm(TM) handheld devices.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates brushed off the threat posed by Linux software in Asia and pushed for the use of the Windows operating system in Malaysia. Gates, who is in Malaysia for a one-day visit to meet Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, expressed Microsoft's willingness to help the country improve computer proficiency and boost its IT sector.
The Allied Irish Bank is migrating to the Linux desktop despite the relative immaturity of the platform Sun has finally received the seal of approval it has been seeking from a large private sector client following the announcement on Tuesday that Allied Irish Bank (AIB) is migrating 7,500 users to the Java Desktop System (JDS).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Open source software vendor JBoss, which has offered an open source Java application server sans J2EE certification, is closing in on that accreditation, according to the company's chief executive.
During LinuxTag 2004 the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) and the company credativ unveiled the Linux Government Desktop. The Linux Goverment Desktop has been developed within the scope of the project ERPOSS which evaluates Open Source Software in government environments.
TeamQuest Corporation is providing support for the IBM zSeries with a comprehensive SUSE LINUX solution. As more businesses rely on mainframe servers to power their transformations into on-demand enterprises, the IBM zServer provides sophisticated workload management technology.
Linux, the free operating system that's challenging Microsoft Corp.'s dominant Windows product, got a small but important boost yesterday as Seattle's RealNetworks Inc. announced agreements with several key Linux distributors. An analyst said the deals also show RealNetworks is learning how to profit in the Linux marketplace -- a tricky feat.