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The Mozilla Foundation on Friday shipped a new version of its Thunderbird mail client to plug a potentially serious URL parsing security hole affecting Linux users.
This software movement is branching into not just mainstream business applications but also the associated services. And VCs are eager to help.
See how Linux can be used to prototype a sophisticated Internet appliance. Radii - a 1950s-style radio with Internet content.
SuSE 10.1 Alpha 1 was recently announced even before 10.0 was even released. Those SuSE folks don't waste any time. No vacation for those boys! Poor fellars. And indeed they already have their plate full. They have begun to implement a few new features as well as using some beta software and they even broke a few things. I love alphas - seriously.
It's not easy building a new version of Linux and establishing a large following. But with the Ubuntu project, one team of programmers has managed to do just that.
An R&D affiliate of the world's largest telephone company has achieved a stable release of a new Linux filesystem said to improve reliability over conventional Linux filesystems, and offer performance advantages over Solaris's UFS filesystem.
Novell Inc. has announced what it is dubbing the first cross-platform systems-management suite that allows businesses to manage their Windows workstations from a Linux platform.
An agency of the French Ministry of Defence is planning to install a high-performance Linux cluster for technical and scientific work.
A trade group representing the U.S. music industry said on Thursday it filed lawsuits against 757 more people.
Live from New York, it's -- three comic talents who first made a name for themselves on the internet, thanks in part to the viral popularity of video shorts they released on the net under Creative Commons licenses.
id Software co-founder Adrian Carmack (no relation to John Carmack, id's lead programmer) has launched a lawsuit against his former company.
Microsoft refused to voluntarily surrender the patent late last month and said they would respond to the case made against them during revocation proceedings. Now anti-patent advocates are preparing to file a revocation order with South Africa's patent authorities.
This Thursday, the Open Source project OpenOffice presented Release Candidate 1 of its free Office suite; this test version -- possibly the last one -- was, however, already available for downloading from the OpenOffice web site before the official release on Thursday: all of the mirror servers had been prepared since Wednesday.
Although the financial services industry has adopted Linux more slowly than first expected, Linux is now starting to hold more sway, even if often from behind the scenes, according to participants in this week's High Performance on Wall Street conference in New York City.
The death of two strangers, who killed themselves in what is believed to be Britain's first Internet suicide pact, has prompted calls for websites promoting suicide to be banned, a newspaper reported on Friday.