Open source software firm Red Hat looks to grow its shared-services base and add more jobs
Open source software company Red Hat expects big business in India as the government kick-starts its investment in IT and number of startups in the country grows and also expects to grow its shared-services base in India.
Desktop Linux users beware: the boss thinks you need to be managed
Desktop Linux users beware: IT has noticed you and decided it;s time you were properly managed.
So says VMware, which yesterday at its vForum event in China let it be know that it will deliver a desktop virtualisation (VDI) solution for Linux desktops.
The science behind the ebb and flow of Ubuntu Unity's popularity
Numbers, on the other hand, do not lie. According to the poll, 63% of the voters agreed that Unity is the best desktop (with an understanding that the poll was run on a Ubuntu-centric site).
CherryTree Review: The Rich Tree Notes Application
CherryTree is a notes-taking application which organizes your notes into a hierarchical tree, has support for text formatting, and is written in GTK2/Python. Lately this application has got a lot of attention due to rich features and frequent updates. It also comes by default in distributions such as MakuluLinux MATE Edition.
The Wide World of Canonical
I thought perhaps it was a one-off mistake made by a marketing department flunky who perhaps had too much Red Bull while writing a press release. Being the responsible company that Canonical/Ubuntu is, and being the good FOSS community member that it portrays itself to be, I assumed they’d fix the error right away and make sure that ludicrous hyperbole was not the order of the day.
Would that be asking too much?
Perhaps. Sadly, a company that claims to be a FOSS leader can’t be bothered with getting simple facts correct. An ad on LinkedIn posted a week ago today makes the same claim for a job in London. You can click on the photo to the right and read, “It is used by over 20 million people in 240 countries in 80 languages.”
Boycott Linux, Fedora Beta a Go, and Drupal Yikes
The top story tonight is a highly critical flaw in Drupal 7 that may have allowed a lot of compromised websites. At tonight's Go/No-Go meeting, Fedora 21 Beta was approved for next week. The folks at ROSA have released an LXDE version and LibreOffices 4.3.3 and 4.2.7 were released. Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 was released and Jack Wallen looks at the "science behind Ubuntu Unity's popularity."