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Integrating Fedora Linux into a Windows network is reasonable and easy as long as you use the SAMBA utilities. I share every main step necessary to implement such a SAMBA server within a Windows environment.
An Australian government procurement official in has publicly endorsed Linux, telling agencies the open source operating system has "no downsides".
The Business Software Alliance alleges that 90 percent of all software used in China is pirated and that software vendors suffered $3.5 billion in losses last year due to Chinese piracy. The Chinese government has started to realize that this is an obstacle to economic development. China is beginning to look at open source software as a way out of the intellectual property quagmire.
Among the hundreds of Linux distributions, only a handful get much media attention, and only a small segment of those have become household words in the Linux community. Why do so many small distros have such a loyal entourage? The answer lies in the word "community."
In continuing with my Linux From Scratch series with Part 3, I present my adventures in setting up a more productive desktop system. Up until this point I have concentrated on just getting the basic underlying system in place and later installing X and a window manager. Today we strike out on our own some as we venture out of the docbook to go beyond Beyond Linux from Scratch.
"Unless we resort to open-source operating systems, we might be subjected to the dominance of a certain system like Windows series of Microsoft. That is the reason why we seek Linux."
Apparently BLFS-6.1 was released well over a week ago and the time had finally come to finish up my LFS desktop. Unlike the LFS-html docbook, it's not laid out exactly in a linear manner. I had the basic LFS 6.1 install in place and I was hoping I only needed to pick up from there.
If LinuxWorld Expo has become the place for the suits, and OSCON has become a developer's haven, then where does the average Linux user get to go?
If you are a tech tinkerer at heart, have some free time on your hands, and embrace the sweat and tears that accompany a challenging project, perhaps you've contemplated setting up a Linux system at home.
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com has published another interview with OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen. Some different and interesting Q&A resulting from the Microsoft challenge.
Open Source Development Labs CEO Stuart Cohen explains why he nixed Microsoft's joint research offer.
INSTEAD of clearing the air about open source with its Get the Facts campaign, Microsoft is clouding the open source debate by taking advantage of people’s limited knowledge of Linux.
Issue number six, September 2005, of TUX is now available for download. Some features this month include Linux Evolution, Diary of a Well-Dressed Penguin, and 2005 TUX Readers' Choice Awards.
Elive is a Debian-based desktop Linux Live CD distribution with the Enlightenment window manager, version 17. On Tuesday Elive 3.0 was released to the public. I was very excited to try Elive.