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Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level, small-footprint database based on the Oracle Database 10g Release 2 code base that’s free to develop, deploy, and distribute; fast to download; and simple to administer.
Content management systems (CMSs) are everywhere, and whether you notice or not, most every site is powered by one. But there is one PHP script that has begun to lead the CMS pack in features, customizability and power; in fact, FreeSoftwareMagazine.com runs on it, it’s called Drupal.
In our last article, we discussed the registering process for the file system and then mounting it accordingly. In this article, however, we’ll discuss the two widely used structures (structures as in C) in implementation of a file system. And then we will delve on the operations on super block structure.
Linux Networx, The Linux Supercomputing Company, today announced that Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has ordered a Custom Supersystem for the NASA Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Litrix 6.0 was released a few days ago and as a big gentoo fan, I was very anxious to test this livecd and install. Tuxmachines tested version 3.0 and figured 6.0 would probably be the cat's meow! Despite many pros, I'm afraid the cons overtook our experiences with Litrix this time. Here is our report.
Its been a long time ago that Soulkeeper has been released. Now with the Special Edition Upgrade we can enjoy this great MOD under Linux.
As more companies and government agencies use open-source software, a trend many expect will continue, traditional software companies face the wrenching decision of how much they should move toward open source, if at all.
After booting the Live CD, the desktop contains some shortcuts - one of which is to start the installation. When launching the installation, the first screen is a warning about Dapper being beta. It specifically notes that the installation may involve resizing partitions - something you don’t really want to do with beta software! Since I’ve nothing on these disks to lose.
The Gentoo Foundation's Gentoo 2006.0 is a popular Linux distribution that attempts-and, most of the time, succeeds-in delivering a stable, manageable system while preserving fairly fine-grained configurability for administrators. Gentoo is great for testing and, with care, can serve effectively in production settings as well. Gentoo is a Linux distribution that succeeds in striking a balance between fine-grained configurability and ongoing manageability.
While Linux and open-source software got a resounding endorsement from a panel of vendors and investors during a session at the Linux on Wall Street conference here on April 24 titled "The Next Opportunities and Challenges for Linux and Open Source on Wall Street," they also pointed to some of the challenges facing open source.
The concept's great: what would it be like to have a pocket-size device that I could plug in to just about any Macintosh and by simply rebooting the computer be running a full-blown Linux installation? I had a spare Apple iPod, a first-generation 5GB device and I was assured by the folks at Yellow Dog that I could squeeze YDL into as small as 1GB. So, one afternoon I decided to take the plunge.
The traditional way of sharing a collection of audio files across a local network is by sharing the directory that contains them, so that everybody can access these files. This works well, but I guess it’s time to move on to the next level of music sharing through the Digital Audio Access Protocol (DAAP).
The May 2006 issue of TUX is now available for you to download.
This issue features:
- Linux's Fundamental Difference
- Home Plate: F-Spot
- Suited Up: Imendio Planner and Task Juggler
- TUX Explains: FreeMind
- TUX Explains: Internet Connection Sharing with Firestarter
- Diversions: Neverputt
WiFi on Linux got a major boost today, as Devicescape Software donated technology to allow WiFi to run natively for the first time.
I've installed Breezy quite a few times already, and I know that by default it chooses GRUB as its boot manager. So I was really surprised when I found that LILO, rather than GRUB, wound up on my friend's hard disk. Was I hallucinating? Had I been kidnapped by aliens, and they were now controlling my brain with radio waves? Perhaps, but even after I put on my tinfoil hat, LILO was still there.
Whether you are writing technical documentation, an article, CV, letter, or thesis, working with LyX, the free, fully-featured cross-platform document processor, can increase your productivity immensely. In this introductory tutorial, we'll see how to get started with LyX, and explore a few of its big features and drawbacks.
Community has always played a central role in the Open Source landscape, and the term 'community' is bandied around almost as much as 'Web 2.0'. Unfortunately, as with 'Web 2.0', the term 'community' has become a vague descriptor for a collection of principles that represent similar things.
The Freespire announcement came as a surprise to many in the Linux community. Carmony tells us what prompted the launch of a free edition of Linspire and why this was the right time to announce it. What does Michael Robertson think? What is the relationship between Freespire and Linspire? Much more.
Sven Hergenhahn created a live CD based on Knoppix 3.4 that allows you to run Dell OpenManage directly from the CD.