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United Electronic Industries (UEI) is pleased to announce the release of the UEIPAC series of Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs). The UEIPAC offers a unique combination of compact size, industrial ruggedness and flexibility. The new family is an ideal solution is applications as varied as unmanned vehicle controllers (UAV and ULV), environmental controllers, test stand controllers as well as hardware-in-the-loop simulators.
Following the release of Linux Version 2.6.20 a few days ago the development phase of the next kernel version has now taken off. Whereas Linus Torvalds during the last few days has already integrated some 800 patches into his developer kernel that will lead to 2.6.21, Andrew Morton has now informed the kernel developers about his plans for the next kernel version.
Bug stamp-out list for February 9, 2007
After a long and arduous journey that included a suspended validation last year, the Open Source Software Institute (OSSI) has announced that OpenSSL has regained its FIPS 140-2 validation and is now available for download. The validation process, which normally lasts a few months, took an astounding five years to complete, and those involved with the projects say they are already devising ways to avoid such long delays in future validations.
For most people new to Linux, their biggest concern will undoubtedly be how to install it alongside Windows. Most people will understandably want to dip their toes in before wiping out what they’re accustomed to, and many may still need to use specific Windows applications even if they do decide to switch to Linux full time.
SugarCRM Inc., has been recognized by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) as a finalist for the 2007 CODiE Awards. Acknowledged as the leading honor for the software and information industry's finest products, the CODiE Awards have identified outstanding achievement in software and digital content development for 22 years. Sugar 4.5 is a finalist for "Best Customer Relationship Management Solution" and "Best Open Source Solution."
smart2go Mapping and Navigation Platform Made Available for the Most Popular Mobile Operating Systems
It's easy to see why Ubuntu is the chosen one (pun intended) - one only has to pop in a CD on any fairly modern PC and see the results. A graphical desktop is available for use fairly soon and anyone who wishes to take the next step and install the distribution has a very easy setup to follow. Of course, there are plenty of other distributions which are equally usable - Ubuntu just happens to be the one which is best-known.
Guardian Digital on Feb. 7 announced the release of a new stable version EnGarde Secure Community Edition, version 3.0.12. The security-oriented Linux distribution features a 2.6.19 kernel and the latest versions of several server-based applications, and is intended for use as a Web, DNS, email, database, and general Internet server.
Enea says its high-availability network software will be available pre-integrated with Kontron's AdvancedTCA and AdvancedMC systems. The combined product targets media gateways, base station controllers, and session border controllers, and will run MontaVista Linux.
One of the things that you learn early when you blog is to ignore the flames, or at least try to. Lots of people will assume that you're a jerk (a/k/a you think something they don't), or that you have all of your facts wrong. They can often get pretty harsh about it, too. Still, you have to keep in mind that you're not going to always be right, and own up and take it in the chops like a grownup when you get called out.
Every now and again, technology companies make a deal that everyone likes. That's the case with Canonical Ltd.'s new partnership with Linspire Inc., whereby the companies will share Linux operating system and software distribution technologies.
Mozilla Corp. yesterday released the second alpha version of what will become its Firefox 3.0 Web browser. The release is the latest milestone in a plan to put the open-source browser in users' hands during the second half of the year.
As expected, JBoss founder Marc Fleury has left Red Hat less than a year after the Linux seller acquired his open-source Java server software company.
A group of networking experts has launched a project designed to give Cisco's routers some open source competition.
GNUmed version 0.2.4.2 has been polished and released !
For the impatient: Go grab your copy at wiki.gnumed.de.
Next to bug fixes and code cleanup this release has a nice selection of new features as well ...
We need testers. Let us know if it works for you.
LXer Feature: 20-Oct-2006
The BBC recently released its Public Value Test for "public consultation" with respect to its proposed on-demand services. The problem is that, while the EU has hammered Microsoft for using its monopoly unfairly, the BBC is poised to prop up the convicted monopolist with a Windows-only service.
There is a newer distro in town, gaining traction. Sabayon Linux is an installable, Gentoo based live Cd/DVD. It has the stated goal of being 100% Gentoo compatible. A lot of attention has been paid to the Sabayon brand. Theming is consistent and striking. Sabayon is one of the best looking distros I have used.
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