Welcome to this year's 30th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Debian's 11th birthday is near (August 16th), and, so several partis are planned. Pablo Lorenzzoni announced that the Brazilian Debian community have postponed the celebrations to August 21st. Holger Levsen invited all interested bodies to celebrate on Castle Hohenholz, 100 km north of Berlin and 30 km far away from Szczecin (Stettin).
BakBone Continues to Drive Enterprise-Level Support for Linux in the Data Center
- Novell exteNd 5.2 Provides End-to-end Linux Support From the Desktop to the Server - Including SUSE and Red Hat
- Novell to Ship JBoss Application Server With SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server and Novell exteNd
-- SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 is first enterprise-class server to leverage 2.6 Linux kernel for powerful reliability and performance enhancements
-- New 'YES CERTIFIED' program gives customers confidence that partner solutions are highly compatible with Novell's platforms, including Linux
LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce a new addition to its network of sites - LQ ISO. The site offers an easy and effective solution for people trying to locate and download their desired Linux distributions by helping them find HTTP, FTP and BitTorrent downloads. After a user has used a download site they can return to LQ ISO and rate the speed of the mirror from their country, giving other users help in finding a fast mirror from anywhere in the world.
The IBM® Cloudscape™ lightweight, pure Java™ technology-based embeddable architecture makes it the ideal database engine for deploying database-driven Java applications. With Cloudscape, the database engine becomes part of the application so the user never has to install or manage it. This article highlights the Cloudscape embeddable SQL database engine for Java technology, and provides you with an overview of some of the Cloudscape technical features.
IBM Corp. has found a new home for the Cloudscape database software it picked up in 2001 through its acquisition of Informix Corp. The company plans to announce Tuesday that it will give Cloudscape to the Apache Software Foundation, which will oversee Cloudscape as an open-source project.
Trolltech today announced that Linux is the most popular platform for new application development on the desktop, according to an April, 2004 survey of 1,300 Trolltech software developers.
They say Sun president and COO Jonathan Schwartz must be getting"his hand slapped by the board" for hinting that the company might acquire Novell in order to undermine IBM's Linux strategy; Sun insiders say he's been using comments to the media to push his agenda.
RealNetworks updates player for Linux RealNetworks released audio and video playback software for use with the Linux operating system. The Seattle-based company made available both the Helix Player--which works with open formats such as Ogg Vorbis--and the RealPlayer 10 for Linux, which is based on Helix software but also plays RealAudio, MP3 and other proprietary formats.
Red Hat, Inc. today announced a partnership with Black Duck Software, a leading provider of information services that enable vendors and enterprises to manage software intellectual property (IP). The companies will work together to help software developers and companies using Linux and open source software to mitigate the risks associated with software development and management of their intellectual property. This announcement is the latest milestone in Red Hat's Open Source Assurance program, a plan for protecting open source developers and Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscribers.
DEFCON 12, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA -- The week-long Defcon 12 and Blackhat Briefings ended Sunday. Taking center stage in our final report are Google, a video history of bulletin board systems, a healthy dose of "lessons not learned" by our federal bureaucracy, anarchy, and the threat of physical violence. If you missed the earlier reports from these security conferences, you might want to read these: Blackhat Briefings: Forget the borders, guard the goodies, Blackhat Briefings: Hacker Court 2004, Blackhat Briefings: It's the stupidity, stupid, and DefCon 12: Opening Day.
Sugar.Sales represents a new generation of commercial grade CRM applications built for and optimized to run on a pure Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) open source software platform. Made available under an open source software license
Setting up diskless clients for use in classrooms and local businesses.
In one race to sell 64-bit x86 chips to high-performance computing customers, Intel and rival Advanced Micro Devices both won.
Now Microsoft is enforcing its patent for a long filename version of the FAT (file allocation table) version of its disk data format. Microsoft wants the Linux folks to stop using it. The company might opt for a license, but, golly, because of the GPL, it can't without getting itself into trouble. So stop using it!