The Mozilla Foundation has released the code for its next-generation Firefox 1.1 browser, codenamed Deer Park Alpha 1. The latest version features enhancements including a "sanitise" button that automatically clears out browsing history, cookies, cache, form information, and other personal data.
Apparently HP has announced that they will be shipping laptops that will support the Linux OS 100% and CoolTechZone has a little write-up on what exactly HP has promised.
Review: SafeDesk's thin-client Linux app deployment software can save time and hardware.
Windows is taking the server operating systems market by storm -- and Linux has no hope of catching it, according to market researcher IDC.
The story of open-source software has largely been one of success to date. Open source has grown exponentially in popularity among Web users, and it's making headway in corporate application-development environments, even influencing the ways in which proprietary app vendors create and distribute their own products.
If Linux can run your business, why not your phone system? Companies that sell the open-source software hope more telecom and networking firms start asking that question. They're launching beefed-up versions of the open-source software to convince users that Linux can do the job of trusty old Unix — for a lot less money.
Compiling the kernel - Vanilla vs distro supplied? What to be aware of Linux screen recordings with vnc2swf and vnc2rec Package managment vs Rolling your own - Using Checkinstall Techie video shows available on the net And much, much more
Major companies that sell open source software have been accused by a top EU official of treating open source developers as mere subcontractors
Over the past year, as I've attended open source conferences like LinuxWorld and the Open Source Business Conference, I've noticed an interesting phenomenon. The sessions have shifted away from Linux-specific topics and started including presentations on enterprise applications - especially ERP. But why is this broader focus happening now? What does it mean? And what does it imply for the future of open source?
Third-party tools such as SafeDesk Server make it easier to get an LTSP thin client up and running.
At the Dutch KDE-PIM meeting in Annahoeve last weekend it was announced that the KDE project will offer groupware services to all KDE contributors using the Free Software groupware server Kolab2. This means that every KDE project or contributor can get a Kolab2 account for sharing tasks, appointments, contacts and email.
Recently, the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), chaired by Columbia University law professor Eben Moglen, announced that it would provide legal services free of charge to the Wine project, an open source implementation of the Windows API on Unix-based systems. And the funny thing is, to my knowledge the Wine project hasn’t even been sued yet.
The decision to create a call center based on open source technology turned out to be a profitable one for Aheeva Technologies. The Montreal-based firm had long specialized in assisting firms choose, develop and manage interactive contact center systems based on proprietary technologies. But when Aheeva began moving forward with plans to branch out and offer hosted call center services, it found that the open source private branch exchange (PBX) Asterisk made the most financial and technical sense.
You fine folks who need to connect remotely to your Linux boxen and prefer to use a nice graphical desktop should take a look at FreeNX.
The first Red Hat Summit kicked off this morning at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. The $999 conference is a way for Red Hat to offer education about Linux specifics and information about its direction to current and prospective customers.
Any server administrator who came up through the Novell ranks knows the value of directories; Netware Directory Services has been a valuable tool to network admins for years, allowing for control of network access and applications.
The DTI is supporting a project to create a secure centrally managed desktop system based on Linux
Red Hat’s first annual “summit” for Linux users opens today in New Orleans, and look for the software firm to announce some new deals, Forbes reported Tuesday.
A senior figure at the European Commission launched an outspoken attack on several major US IT firms on Monday, accusing them of exerting too much influence on the progress of the open source community. Jesús Villasante, the head of software technologies at the EC's Information Society and Media Directorate General, said big companies such as HP, IBM and Sun are just using the open source community as subcontractors rather than encouraging the community to develop independent commercial products.
Windows is taking the server OS market by storm - and Linux has no hope of catching it, according to market researcher IDC. Its latest quarterly server survey found that income from sales of Microsoft Windows servers even matched enterprise Unix server revenues.