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The NZ State Services Commission's Laurence Millar today welcomed the all-of-government license agreement between the Department of Inland Revenue and Novell.
The Open Source Development Labs Inc. (OSDL) is currently conducting a Desktop Linux survey to help the OSDL's Desktop Working Group to better understand the worldwide desktop Linux user community.
Some big names in the computer industry are pledging to make the development of desktop applications for the Linux operating system much easier than it has been.
Today Microsoft releases its second Community Technology Preview of Windows Vista to beta testers and subscribers to MSDN and TechNet.
The brutal reality is that more and more software from (proprietary vendors) will have open source in it.
Ubuntu is not without its controversies. Mark Shuttleworth will try to address rumours, frequently asked questions, common allegations and neuroses, and of course controversies both within the project ("our default desktop should be purple") and in the open source community at large.
Kate OS is a multitasking operating system, which brings all that is necessary for: programmers, webmasters, administrators and home users. KateOS is Distrowatch's Featured Distro of the week and Phoronix has the screenshots.
I'm from the "I think penguins are cute" camp and happen to like running into them on a regular basis. I also enjoy games that feature penguins, such as Ingo Ruhnke's Pingus, where you assist some friendly little penguins in escaping various dangers.
India's Canara Bank is replacing DOS and NetWare systems with Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the platform to automate more than 1,000 branches of the bank across the country.
The Open Source Business Conference(TM) (OSBC(R)), scheduled for November 1-2, will be sponsored in part by Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Novell, Sybase, and Intel.
Rudolf Polzer has reported a vulnerability in the Linux 2.6 Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.
The Paris, France-based company's Mandriva 2006 can be seen as trying to offer all things to all men as it includes both desktop and server technologies, such as support for Intel Corp's Centrino, Skype, and desktop search, as well as high availability server and software management functionality.
This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.
Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow and free software activists denounce copyright law in London's Hyde Park.
There are many times when you need to work with CD-ROM images (or ISO files) under Linux. This simple cookbook shows you how to accomplish the most common tasks.
Are the improved hardware support, easier installations, up-to-date packages, new features in Linux real? To find a partial answer to the question, I decided to test the wireless networking features in SUSE Linux 10.0.
If IT managers choose the open source community's top products, they will find many solid programs that meet or exceed the capabilities of more expensive commercial alternatives. Here is a closer look at five open-source products and why they are winning favor in government IT shops.
The city of Mannheim will have completed the first phase of its migration to Linux by the end of 2005, and is on target to have transferred all of its systems within five years.
Small and midsize companies are creating IT infrastructures based on open-source software to reduce licensing fees and increase flexibility
Trojan Scan is a simple but effective tool that monitors connections and alerts you to unauthorized activity of the sort that a rootkit, trojan, or other bad-to-the-bone-ware might engage in. Jump down out of that hi-tech hammock you're in and let's take a look.