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SearchOpenSource.com has a short interview with David Brickner, author of Test Driving Linux: From Windows to Linux in 60 Seconds, about Konqueror and why he believes it's the most secure Web browser available today.
Two powerful Massachusetts politicians argue that open document formats will handicap Microsoft's ability to compete for state business.
Also: SK Watchdog Keeping Pressure on Microsoft
When a technology goes from a student project in 1991 to being part of Charles Schwab's solution to reduce processing times by 90 percent in 2004-something is working. It might be time to look beyond the numbers to the advantages Linux provides its practitioners to understand Linux growth.
Slackware is old-school Linux. Back in the day -- before Red Hat seized the throne -- Pat Volkerding's Linux distribution was the undisputed king of the hill. Here's what I've learned about Slackware while installing and using the recently released Slackware 10.2.
Sun Microsystems plans to make its Java Desktop System (JDS) available for any Linux distribution through the new JDS Partner Programme.
When I was an untutored rock musician, I envied my colleagues who could read and write music notation. Linux-based musicians will be pleased to discover that their favorite OS supports some excellent music notation packages.
Microsoft lost two key employees in recent days, one who has led several MSN efforts and another who was a top developer for the Office unit.
Here is a nice little cfg file tweak guide and, believe it or not, a 750+ screenshot walkthrough.
A lot of Linux geeks are master scroungers, I'll wager I'm not the only who has gazed upon shiny new devices like the Linksys WRT54G and sighed "Wouldn't that be a great device for my network!"
Here's a short and sweet howto on setting up an easy raid array.
Novell has had better days. Sources within Novell Inc. have confirmed that the company will lay off as much as 20 percent of its work force of 5,800 employees by year's end.
"We knew from the start that migrating our many city administration-specific applications would not be easy."
Governor Ted Kulongoski today announced the contribution of $350,000 by search technology leader Google Inc. to a joint open source technology initiative of Oregon State University and Portland State University.
Somewhere outside a remote village in Kent, we pull up to a gate smothered in barbed wire and CCTV cameras. The former Ministry of Defence site, is now owned by a data-hosting and resilience company. The Bunker is a relic of the Cold War.