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Funambol, the mobile open source software company, today announced that CA, one of the world's largest information technology (IT) management software companies, has licensed Funambol’s mobile application server for use in its products targeted at managing smartphone devices in the enterprise.
gd is an open-source library that allows users to create and manipulate images easily. It lets you open images in formats such as JPEG, PNG, XPM and a few more. gd works something like this: it opens images in different formats and converts them to generic bit-mapped images in memory. It then lets you do graphical operations, such as drawing lines, arcs, ellipses or rectangles on that image, and stores the resulting image in any of the earlier-mentioned formats.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) yesterday announced the addition of Gnash, the GNU Flash movie player and Firefox plugin, licensed under the GNU General Public Licence (GNU GPL).
In the beginning there was make, and sysadmins saw it was good. For everyone else in the world, other solutions were needed. I speak of course about getting software from word of mouth to something tangible on your system. One of the single largest problems that hindered the adaptation of Linux since the dawn of time was the problem of software installation.
Novell's Global Support and Services organization has achieved certification under Support Center Practices (SCP) certification program, making it the first linux vendor to join the 200 world-class organizations that got this certification.
Any Web site owner knows the value of traffic statistics, but finding the right Web statistics package is not as easy as it may seem. Of course, there are excellent packages such as AWStats, Modlogan, and Webalizer, but these applications are overkill for people running smaller Web sites. Moreover, you can't install them if your Web hosting provider doesn't allow you to use custom scripts. If you are in the market for an easy-to-use program that provides essential Web traffic information, you might want to take a closer look at phpMyVisites.
Into Cerberon is focused on the gameplay of the descent games with the doom3 engine. Its multiplayer only in the moment but they discuss about a singleplayer campaign when the time is come.
An increasing number of federal information technology systems are being migrated from proprietary Unix systems to open-source Linux systems and desktops in order to gain quicker upgrades, platform flexibility, increased security, and several other advantages, a trio of IT experts concluded Monday during an online panel discussion.
Aaron Seigo will be presenting at SCALE 4x, the 2006 Southern California Linux Expo on February 11-12 in Los Angeles. His presentation will cover the next KDE release and how the Plasma project is looking.
A lot of people have heard of GNU/Linux (more commonly referred to as just "Linux") and are having trouble finding out what the differences are between different versions -- or distributions -- that are available. This article will outline the differences between several popular GNU/Linux distributions and similar operating systems.
For some reason beyond my little brain, digg.com readers are upset that "Linux Today has sold a significant portion of their retail web space to Microsoft with a 'Linux Reference Center.' Microsoft then uses it to slam Linux!"
What? You thought Microsoft was going to use that ad space to say, "forgive us our Windows sins, and give us this day our daily Linux?"
This intended to help people choose 'what Debian is right for them' and provide for some sort of introduction. I don't represent Debian, I am not a lawyer, or anything like that. It's just a friendly fyi.
Another CES is behind us. But as the show gets bigger and less focused, finding what will be real and what will fade away is difficult at best. But we try anyway.
Jim Ready, the founder of embedded Linux specialist MontaVista Software, will step down as chief executive to become the company's top technologist.
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After the holidays, you might need to find a spot to get away from everyone in order to just chill out a bit. The RPG (role playing game) simulation Miller's Quest is perfect for such an occasion. You'll need to have the Ruby language installed on your system -- not to worry, it's included in most modern distributions -- but other than that, it's simply download, decompress, and go.
Ubuntu is making a server version of its Linux distribution. Up until now, the company has been best known for its easy-to-use desktop OS.
I decided to consider something that I had never before considered. LINUX! I picked up another Pentium III (this one was a bit more powerful than her old laptop) desktop for under $100.00. I added some old memory that I had sitting on a shelf. I downloaded SUSE Linux and went to work.
With Linux continuing its struggle to convince the world's businesses that it's a viable Windows alternative, David Braue asks if the pending release of Windows Vista could finally provide the boost it's been waiting for.