Thousands of city employees have started using OpenOffice.org and hundreds are running Linux, less than two months after the 'soft' migration started.
Q&A with Stuart Cohen: The Open Source Development Labs has launched an initiative to try and head off future patent claims against the community developed operating system.
One teacher's willingness to dive into free software is helping the entire school to use a network that is newer, more secure and more diverse in its application--and the students love it.
[A regular at] TuxMachines.org has asked me [the lead developer] to do my own review of OpenLab, I won't deny that it feels rather odd to be doing so. After all, I am obviously biassed. But the request does justify the idea very well, so I reckoned I would give it my best bash.
Phoronix has been up to their screenshot'in habit again! This time they have posted screenshots of Kubuntu v6.04 (Dapper Drake) Flight 1.
There are numerous common features with every Linux installation. This document lists 10 of the more important ones you should know about.
I recently decided to buy myself a laptop. This is the first laptop I have ever purchased, and the first computer I've bought in about five years. I shopped around and tried to get an idea of which models have successfully seen Linux installed on them.
The inexorable rise of the Linux operating system has changed the business computing landscape for good.
"Many companies are interested in the promise that Linux and open source hold."
Xandros has released the German version of its desktop operating system at the Frankfurt LinuxWorld Conference and Expo.
DiBona emphasized that all of Google's software are undergoing ports, so ultimately these tools will be ready for Linux, too.
I found some of anti-virus for Linux software announcements mildly interesting. In short, my caviler attitude was wrong. AV software for Linux is only going to provide hackers more ways into my system, not less.
If you read my earlier review of Kurumin, you might recall that about my only problem with it was the older application versions. The system itself was quite nice and stable, and since alpha 5 was released this past week, we thought we'd look and see what was new.
The Kororaa project released beta 2 of their 2005 Gentoo binary distribution installer this past week and we thought we'd give it a test run. I love the idea of getting a gentoo install in a matter of minutes instead of days and then later rebuild packages to your machine.
To A. Lizard, Linux is a lovable mutt: reliable, stable, and darned safe, but not nearly as easy to use as Windows or Mac. In this article, he analyzes what's wrong with Linux distributions as a breed.
IBM DeveloperWorks has published a new online tutorial that teaches common Linux command-line functions. At some point, all Linux users should get to know at least a few command-line functions in order to get more out of their systems, and this tutorial is a simple, cost-effective way to do it.
Also on same site: Linux anti-virus software goes beta
"Klipper is the KDE clipboard utility. It stores clipboard history, and allows you to link clipboard contents to application actions. That's the common explanation you get from most people and online manuals when seeking information about Klipper. But what else can Klipper do? Is that ALL it does? Can we empower it to be what cut and past is in Windows? (ducks the possible flames) Perhaps. Grab a pen and paper Klip...let's see what this thing can do. Please note that this article is written with the assumption that you are using KDE 3.4 or higher.
There are reams and reams written about the history of Linux umpteen times by many. So why another post on the history of Linux?
According to news out of Sweden some Swedish municipalities vote to go with Linux instead of Windows as their computer desktop environment.