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|Story||Why isn't Linux perfect?||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 3:13pm|
|Story||Bug in latest Linux gives untrusted users root access||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 1:21pm|
|Story||Linux torrents get a mention in landmark court case||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 1:18pm|
|Story||Jobs go at Novell||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 1:16pm|
|Story||Open source needs successful champions||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 1:13pm|
|Story||Review: Ubuntu 9.10 first look||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 1:11pm|
|Story||Allmyapps – Your Linux Application Store||srlinuxx||2||04/11/2009 - 11:17am|
|Story||Negroponte: XO-1.75 goes ARM, XO-2 is canceled||srlinuxx||1||04/11/2009 - 10:36am|
|Story||few leftovers:||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 4:01am|
|Story||today's howtos:||srlinuxx||04/11/2009 - 3:23am|
Government data center managers need to be aware of a set of trends that could soon alter both the systems they select and the way they purchase and manage enterprise software. These trends are directly related to the rise of open-source software, but they’re also indicative of external forces that affect how government does business.
If you ask me, I would say that installing Linux is much more easier than installing Windows. For one, you can skip the licence agreement. Second, the installers bundled with most Linux distributions give a clearer idea about what is going on. But the latest version ofUbuntu named Dapper Drake (Desktop edition) clearly takes the cake.
Linux is insecure. Open source is insecure. Windows is insecure. All software is insecure.
Deal with it.
The Globus Consortium -- a Grid computing industry group driven by Cisco, HP, IBM, Intel, Nortel, Sun and Univa -- today released the June issue of the Globus Consortium Journal (www.globusconsortium.org/journal). This month, the newsletter focuses on the network-specific requirements and directions being ushered in by enterprise Grid computing.
The latest product from Xandros Linux, traditionally known for slick desktop Linux distributions, combines an out-of-the-box, enterprise-caliber Linux server solution with a graphical console for centralized system administration that combines the kinds of bells and whistles desired by cult members with the ease-of-use needed by everybody else.
Immediately after the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., the federal government cracked down on port security and passed new regulations on the import/export industry. Companies turned to Linux and hardware virtualization as means to tighten security and adhere to changing regulations.
WANT a quick taste of Linux without installing any software? Check out Ubuntu, an increasingly popular Linux distribution for desktop PCs. The latest version, 6.06, boots off a CD to give you a preview of the system.
In essence, FSF believes that the drivers ARE a violation but that there are special considerations for Linux. Once again, no actual evidence was provided, so I replied asking for some
Take a trip back in time to Russia towards the end of the Cold War in the latest spy/thriller FPS port by Linux Game Publishing. Step into the shoes of freelance reporter Matthew Carter fresh out of a scrape in a Soviet block country and hot on the trail of his latest story.
We've got screen shots and a review of the game play in LGP's almost-released port. Check out what ths game is going to offer and if it's worth your hard earned gaming dollar.
Four years ago, Max Baker at the University of California, Santa Cruz, needed an easy-to-use tool that would assist in managing switch ports, show port usage and history, track inventory, and help with network debugging. Baker began developing what has become Netdisco, an awesome open source network discovery tool.
In this article Sir John Whitmore, columnist with the daily Telegraph motoring section, looks at a new approach to development. We all face an environmental crisis. Hybrid cars and biofuels might be interim steps in the right direction, but they are not sustainable solutions. Conventional wisdom predicts great technical problems and cost in overcoming these problems. But what about unconventional wisdom?
Life of a Linux user was a lot less stressful back in the nineties. The difficulty of installing and maintaining a Linux distribution ensured that only those who had made an effort to learn the UNIX command line were able to use it effectively. The rest of the population was simply out of the game. Today, things are different.
Nicholas Negroponte's '$100 laptop computer' will cost about $135 (about £70) when available to children in developing countries by the middle of next year, the head of the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child Project) said on Friday.
Mozilla Corporation is confident that its Firefox browser will maintain its security lead over Microsoft's forthcoming Internet Explorer 7.
In a bid to order to prevent the fragmentation of Linux, the Free Standards Group (FSG) is developing and promoting open source software standards including the Linux Standard Base (LSB) and Openi18N, the international standard for Linux.
Linux is the most popular platform for running Nmap. In fact, most Linux distributions actually include Nmap, although it may not be installed by default. Even if your system already has a copy of Nmap, you should consider upgrading to the latest version.
Get the size accurately from postgres local filesystem, i guess there is some sql stuff that can do that, but this little script does the job as well for me.