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|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||28/01/2010 - 4:38am|
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|Story||Linux Audio Plugin Update||srlinuxx||28/01/2010 - 2:43am|
|Story||Anything the iPad can do, Linux can do better.||srlinuxx||28/01/2010 - 2:35am|
|Story||UK.gov tweaks open source policy small print||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 10:16pm|
|Story||The choices inside Ubuntu||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 10:13pm|
|Story||Linux Motherboard Follies||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 10:11pm|
|Story||Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.33 (Part 2) - Storage||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 7:25pm|
|Story||Fixing my Firefox crash||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 7:23pm|
|Story||Just what is “Linux”?||srlinuxx||27/01/2010 - 7:20pm|
Multiple vulnerabilities were identified in Linux Kernel, which could be exploited by local attackers to cause a denial of service or bypass certain security restrictions.
SUSE Linux 10.0 is available for purchase and download in different flavors and some people are still spreading wrong information (initially started by some journalists). Is it "openSUSE" or "SUSE Linux?"
Also: Best release party ever!
The open-source OpenDocument document standard has been submitted to a key international standards organisation, which could make it more attractive as a desktop solution in the public sector.
Have you ever redirected the output of a curses program with colors and wondered what those mysterious ^[[ symbols are? Have you ever tried to produce colors with a printf command without using curses? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, read on.
The Code Project has announced the winners of the first-ever "Race to Linux®." The Race to Linux challenged developers to port three of Microsoft's® open-source ASP.NET starter kits from Windows to Linux using their cross-platform tool of choice. More than 200 developers registered for the competition.
On same site: Architect of Tru64 OS Becomes Red Hat CTO
Mad Penguin™ will be running a series of three interviews with people who are in the trenches in the work to bring out OOo 2.0. The first of these interviews, with Sun Microsystems' Florian Reuter, covers some of the differences between the truly open XML found in OOo 2.0, and the closed MS Word ML found in the upcoming Microsoft Office 12
In Linux versions of KAV, a corrupt CHM file can trigger a buffer overflow and allow malicious code execution, with no user interaction required.
Ubuntu Linux has won the prestigious "Best Linux/Open Source Distribution" award at this year's UK Linux and Open Source Awards, after the readership of Linux User & Developer voted for their favourite Linux Distribution.
Sir Bill Gates, is set to embark on a tour of major North American science and engineering universities in an effort to encourage students to pursue careers in the information technology (IT) business.
The Ubuntu 5.10 release, also known as Breezy Badger, is not drastically different from the previous Ubuntu release, 5.04 Hoary Hedgehog, but it is an excellent distribution that is well worth a look for any user interested in a Linux distro for the desktop or server.
Debian users have always boasted that their Advanced Package Tool (APT) was the best and fastest way there has ever been to install and delete software. They were right, except for two details:
Does Microsoft think it is going to get away with charging real money for any sort of add-on, service, or new product that protects clients against flaws in its own operating system? Why improve the base code when you can sell "protection"? Is Frank Nitti the new CEO?
Have you noticed how lately, when the conversation turns to distributed computing, grid and cluster are used as synonyms? These two words do have different meanings, Donald Becker reminds us.
Red Hat will be hosting monthly events at its Centennial Campus headquarters to familiarize folks with open source and maybe find a few new recruits as well. Free Pizza!!!
In related news: Red Hat Could Show More Operating-Margin Leverage
In its first-hand, preliminary coverage of the qualification rounds leading up to the event, TG Daily reports that "most of the teams are using Linux/Unix variants."
Better Desktop is a project dedicated to sharing usability data with Linux developers. Over the past year, we have conducted many usability tests on different parts of the KDE and GNOME desktops.
Penguin Day Portland will "bring together nonprofit staff, tech providers, geeks, consultants, and open source software developers for a day of learning and conversation."
The team developing the open source desktop environment claims to have made 'very significant improvements' in performance and memory usage, as they target the embedded market with future versions.
As the champagne flowed in Seattle, things didn't seem quite right. The share price is flat - and has been for quite a while. It's getting harder and harder to persuade customers to upgrade and the threat of open-source software grows by the hour. Not to mention Google.
Since its very inception, Microsoft has held that cash for code is king. But the company is slowly, grudgingly, and cautiously treading into Open Source.