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Sun will announce Wednesday that it is spinning off its "No child left back" effort to create an online, open-source educational resource library as a nonprofit organization.
KDE 3.x has some nice, built-in, multi-protocol network browsing features, but, unfortunately, chances are that your Linux distribution doesn’t enable or configure those features automatically. So, this month, let’s dive into KDE and get connected.
A lot of misinformation about the OpenDocument digital format has started to appear in the mainstream media and interest groups. Answers to many questions on the topic already have appeared, but they are written by techies for techies. This article is different, however.
This is the first effort in "openness" from Novell, and it's a good one, all in all. But this is a dot-zero release, and it looks and acts like one in many respects. I'm looking forward to the dot-one version.
Many Linux users who have used Squid have taken advantage of its simple setup, and ignore or overlook its advanced features. Here's an introduction to some of those features and how to use them.
Redhat announced today that Bob Young, co-founder and former executive of Red Hat, has decided to resign from the Red Hat Board of Directors.
Although we don't cover many retail software game launches here at Phoronix, unless of course they happen to be native to GNU/Linux, today is one of the days this year in which Linux, and Windows, gamers can be ecstatic over, and that's the long awaited launch of Quake 4.
Excerpt: It's easy to install, easy to use, and it's definitely in the running for the best desktop operating system currently in production.
A most excellent review.
The list of unpatched security vulnerabilities in products embedded in the Microsoft Windows operating system just got longer.
Bob Sutor, IBM's vice president of standards and open source, is urging computer users to pressure software suppliers, company executives and governments to support the OpenDocument format.
There’s room enough within governments to adopt open-source and proprietary software solutions, several technology experts said yesterday.
The KDE Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of KDE 3.5 Beta 2, dubbed "Koalition".
Many IT professionals ask me when Linux will finally "make it" on the desktop. How will they know when Linux has made it? What's holding it back? In what ways is Microsoft working behind the scenes to inhibit the adoption of Linux desktops?
The open-source community is in the midst of a change, with the network increasingly becoming its own platform built on open source software, said Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media on Tuesday.
Columbia Law School Professor Eben Moglen wants to destroy the Federal Communications Commission. Not as some kind of terrorist act, but because technology is rapidly making it irrelevant.