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The OpenSync and KDE teams have joined forces to create a unified library to synchronize data from mobile devices with the data on the desktop. OpenSync, the successor to the MultiSync project, provides a modular desktop-independent synchronization platform. It can be extended by plugins to support additional devices and data types.
"Open source is great for debugging, but it's crucial not to touch [the code]," said Shai Agassi, president of the product and technology group at SAP. He also lashed out against Oracle, refering to the takeover giant as a "pirate."
The open-source movement will attempt to better negotiate a potential litigation minefield with the unveiling on Thursday of a company that will acquire technology patents to limit the movement’s legal exposure.
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen (version 2) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system. It should apply to Ubuntu systems with little or no modifications.
Yes, Linux will be attacked more often in the days ahead, but far fewer attacks will get through than do on Windows.
Firefox turned 1 year old Wednesday, marking yet another milestone for the popular open-source browser.
Suse co-founder and kernel team member Hubert Mantel has resigned from Novell, the server software company that acquired the German Linux company in 2004.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates has signaled his concern that the company could be outmanoeuvred by web-based rivals like Google and Yahoo.
Is there a category of software big enough, mature enough and frustrating to customers enough to give rise to the next major software powerhouse-- let alone multiple software powerhouses?
IBM Corp. and Sony Corp. have released new software components and documentation for the Cell processor, including extensions to Linux.
MitraX is a mini linux livecd distribution of 48MB and is presently on Distrowatch's waiting list. Based on slackware and linux live, it offers administration level networking and security tools while provding a minimal gui and gui-based tools and apps.
Now that we have ripped out the stock guts out of our Linksys WRT54G and replaced them with a miniature, but mighty, Linux operating system, it's time to configure it to do some actual work. (Part 1 and part 2 cover installation and setting up secure administration of your chopped, dropped little blue box.)
For years, Red Hat and SUSE have dominated the enterprise Linux distribution space. But that duopoly may be in trouble, because the Debian-based GNU/Linux-derived Ubuntu has a little help from Big Blue.
Did you know Konqueror has a handy little program to create photo galleries in a few quick steps? Here's how to use it.
No sooner had the story started to break that Novell was making GNOME the official interface for its business Linuxes, the screaming began. "Why not continue to support both!" OK, so "Why GNOME, Why?"