Red Hat today announced that CEO, Matthew Szulik, will join other Red Hat executives in Massachusetts on March 29 to discuss the importance of bringing consumer choice to the software industry. Mr. Szulik will also discuss the relationship joining Government, Education and the private sector and its relevance in technology innovation. The visit is part of Red Hat's World Tour, promoting Linux to its global customers and community members in Tokyo, Brisbane, Munich, London, Boston and Toronto.
After a false start and a delay, Royal appears ready at last to ship its Linux-based PDA, the Linea LX. The Linux LX is now expected to arrive this quarter, priced at $399. The device will be based on a 200MHz Motorola i.MX1 MDragonBall processor equipped with 64MB of SDRAM and 32MB of Flash memory, and will include Trolltech's Qtopia graphical framework and PIM suite.
The desktop Linux push will include software from SuSE Linux, the No. 2 Linux seller that Novell acquired in January for $210 million, and Ximian, the Linux desktop specialist that Novell acquired in August.
The goal of the HA-OSCAR project is to combine the High Performance Computing capabilities of Linux clustering with a new set of High Availability features. The are working to enhance Linux clustering to make it highly-available for mission-critical and downtime-sensitive applications.
"Government Buyers See Desktop Linux in Action at Federal Office Systems Exposition"
I've recently started a video production business. I decided to use Linux for my "office" type applications for security, stability, and budget reasons. I've really been impressed with the quality of these applications. I use Open Office, KOrganizer, Mozilla, and Gnucash for most of my work. After having such a pleasant experience with these programs I began to investigate what Linux apps were available for video production. I found a linux counterpart of just about every program I use...
Novell today announced an open source systems management project that for the first time will provide a platform on which to tie together disparate systems using current systems management tools such as ZENworks(R), HP OpenView, Red Carpet Enterprise(TM), Tivoli, or Unicenter.
The iFolder open source project to be the basis for next commercial, enterprise version of Novell iFolder -- Project uses Mono to develop iFolder for Linux, Windows, Macintosh and NetWare
"Port helps position Novell GroupWise as a cost-effective alternative to Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Notes; establishes GWAVA as first vendor to offer enhanced security solutions for Novell GroupWise systems running on Linux..."
Less than an hour ago, during Scott McNealy's keynote speech at CTIA, his machine that was running Java Desktop froze up in view of the entire room.
This long-term Red Hat Linux user has given an honest look at Gentoo, and has concluded that the stereotypes surrounding this distribution are false. After all these years, I have finally found my new distribution: Gentoo Linux.
Many users may find that Flash animation in GTK-2.x+ build of Mozilla / Firefox to be very slow, here is what you can do to work around it...
Sun Microsystems, a company that has been making noise lately in the Linux desktop market with StarOffice 7 and Java Desktop, is currently working on an experimental 3D successor to Java Desktop that they believe will change the way we interact with computers, and in the end elevate the popularity of Linux in general.
Taiwan’s second-tier notebook manufacturers, including Asustek Computer and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), have started marketing low-cost Linux-based notebooks in the US market, according to sources at the Taiwanese makers. The first-tier Taiwanese manufacturers are hesitant to do the same because they feel it may upset existing relations with a certain US company based in Redmond.
All good things must come to an end, they say...including the PlayStation 2 Linux kit, which can now be purchased for a mere $99 - half of its former price - but stocks of which "will not be replenished in the future" by Sony. The playstation2-linux.com site notes defiantly: "Please be reassured that playstation2-linux.com continues to fill with material, and will be maintained and hosted for as long as is possible, long after stock is sold out."
The long-awaited 2.6 kernel is finally here. The IBM Linux Technology Center's Paul Larson takes a look behind the scenes at the tools, tests, and techniques -- from revision control and regression testing to bugtracking and list keeping -- that helped make 2.6 a better kernel than any that have come before it.
How to handle pointers to dynamically allocated memory when programming in C++.
Linux is set to get an enterprise-grade IP telephony server as converged applications developer Performance Solutions launches its computer telephony integration (CTI) solutions to world markets under the name of IPFX.
Perhaps you've noticed in the news litigation concerning ownership of the intellectual property rights to Linux, the open-source software operating system. This litigation highlights a legal risk that users of open-source software should understand.
Internet whizz Marc Andreessen took the 3rd annual "Open Source in Government" conference by storm last week, at George Washington University in Washington DC, when he came up with his personal top twelve reasons for why open source will boom over the next 5-10 years.