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The Go Open Source campaign has announced a new programme which will see it ploughing a packet-full of money into converting proprietary companies into companies offering Linux and open source services. The channel partner programme also aims to providing companies with the business to build sustainable open source companies.
Of course, you know this anyway. But just for the benefit of any long-term residents of Planet Amnesia, Apache is the software that powers most servers on the web - including, naturally, El Reg. And in December, Apache marked its tenth birthday with its first major new release in a little over three and a half years. So, what's changed in 2.2? Well, the good news is a bunch of improvements.
SCALE (Southern CAlifornia Linux Expo) is a very important event. Tony Mobily talked to Orv Beach, one of the event’s organisers
Abe Usher, founder of the Sharp Ideas security consultancy, is sounding the alarm again about podslurping -- using a portable storage device like an iPod to steal corporate data. To illustrate the problem, Usher is releasing Slurp Audit, a tool to illustrate how easy it could be to steal data with a portable storage device.
Getting rid of its Sun Solaris infrastructure and moving open source up the stack saved E-Trade millions of dollars and changed how the company approaches development.
Linux and Open Source technologies have caused a tremendous inflection point in the enterprise space. Enterprises in India are transitioning towards supported and certified Open Source solutions to address critical business requirements. Looking back through the years that we have served the Indian market, Linux has come a long way in the enterprise space. Back in 2000, India was primarily a Unix market in the enterprise. With the entry of certified and supported Linux solutions, Unix users in India found Linux an attractive proposition to migrate to. Transitioning skill sets from Unix to Linux was fairly simple. Moreover, Linux reduced costs drastically, delivering the latest technologies that Unix vendors were struggling to offer.
is proud to announce that voting for the 2005 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards
is now open
. The Members Choice Awards allow the Linux community to select their favorite products in a variety of categories. Awards will be given out in 20 categories, including Distribution of the Year, Browser of the Year, Office Suite of the Year, Desktop Environment of the Year and Database of the Year. The polls will close on March 16th and winners will have the option of receiving their award at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in Boston. Last years winners include Firefox, OpenOffice.org and MySQL.
Mosaic images are popular in today's print and video media due to their visual appeal and suggestions of technological advancement. Use simple Perl scripts to automate the image manipulation, text creation, and compositing of arbitrary mosaic images. Learn how to use ImageMagick, GD, and The Gimp to create your own mosaic images suitable for static display and dynamic content.
Eric Cowperthwaite has setup five different VM's on his Windows laptop (Fedora Core, SlackWare, Debian, DSL and Puppy) using VMware Player. He reports his experiences.
LinClips has put together an interesting screencast
of DesktopBSD 1.0 RC3.
We know him as one of the KDE promotion heroes. He has a very long description of himself, he has a t-shirt with an interesting history and he has an explicit view on the Torvalds vs. Stallman question.
LinClips has a cool screencast
of the new Linux XP Desktop 2006.
Incumbents Jon Oxer and Pia Waugh have retained their respective positions as president and vice president of Australia's peak Linux body for another year.
When These guys say they are heavy into community involvement...they mean involvement. Not mentioned in the actual article, this project will be scanning snippets of files for "That Perfect Voice." That Perfect Voice could end up as the "official" radio voice of Linux.
Q&A: E-Trade's Vice President of Architecture Lee Thompson explains how the company has leveraged open source to save millions of dollars annually.
Catchy title huh? It's the major subject in this months issue of Linux Magazine.
Platforms Include New Fanless and Diskless Appliance Suitable for Office Deployment
A conceptual understanding of file system, especially data structure and related terms will help you become a successful system administrator.
LXer Feature: 16-Jan-06
With OASIS ODF member Corel chanting a Microsoft mantra on OpenDocument - that is, they'll support it if they see customer demand - Linux News wonders aloud if a "family" connection between Corel and Microsoft exists.
InfoWorld 2006 Technology of the Year Awards Honors Powerful File-Serving Combination of HP Servers and PolyServe Clustering Software
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