- Why Many Projects Is Better Than Just a Few
Since free-software as promoted by the FSF is all about freedom and free choice, the developers are free to choose their own way of programming and building projects.
- Alternative distros, alternative desktops
- Latest ATI Linux Driver Introduces Support for YUY2 and UYVY
- Can You Feel It?
Skipping ahead, Linux HPC clusters now dominate the market. We often hear about the “big ones”, but many small individual or group clusters still exist. I believe, the rapid and disruptive growth was due to the low barriers to entry. You could play with “it” before you committed big resources to a larger system. A simple and effective “try before you buy” proposition.
- Mandriva’s Linux on a stick will wow all the ladies this Summer
Mandriva also includes its Control Center app which makes fiddling with settings and administering you machine much easier than the default KDE panels. Another nice touch is that the default Firefox page leads to a collection of resources and links for optimizing Mandriva.
- Gutsy Geeks take Linux to the airwaves
- Demonstrates Pocketsize PKI System at Red Hat Summit 2008
- Desktop Virtualization Gets Military-Grade Security
- Red Hat and the Linux Desktop 2008
- Red Hat’s MRG makes advances in real-time computing
On Thursday, Raleigh, N.C.-based Red Hat Inc. released its Red Hat Enterprise MRG platform, three separate subscriptions that collectively add advanced messaging, real-time computing and grid computing to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, or RHEL 5.
- BakBone Releases Data Protection Solution
- Wine 1.0 Review
- AKFAvatar 0.15.1 [Released]
- Mobile Developers Still Favor .Net and Java, But The Popularity Of Linux And Android Is Growing
- JVM-Based Languages Grow In Popularity
- How Open Source Builds Winning Teams
- Open source tour of Europe: Portugal
- Dutch launch open-source smart card software project
- An interview with Jim Ready
We can all be quite proud of the enormous progress Linux has made in transforming the embedded OS marketplace from one which was highly fragmented and largely devoid of standards, to an environment based upon a highly functional OS which is a truly open standard: Linux.
- Linux prominent in chip show awards
- Home-Brewed Entertainment the Open Source Way
There are plenty of companies offering to sell you the latest set-top box or media server for your home theater. However, many of them are tied up with proprietary technologies that limit what a true-hearted tinkerer can do with them. There are other ways. Open source software exists for those with the courage to do it themselves.
- Google’s Summer Of Code Attracts Hundreds Of Students
Google’s Summer of Code is one reason why Google keeps Microsoft executives awake at night.
Summer of Code is one of Google’s most active hosted sites for open source development. Google’s strategy is clear — give students a stipend and in return they’ll code their tails off and contribute to the open source community.
Now in its fourth year, the project has attracted open source heavyweights like Mozilla, MySQL, PHP and GNU.
- The Next Million Mozillians
- The Best Firefox Feature You’ll Overlook
- Why Firefox Matters
- Browser bruiser: Opera 9.5 versus Firefox 3
- COLUMNISTS: OFFLINE: Eurofunding Microsoft?
- Ballmer’s biggest flop to date
- Google and Yahoo gain at Microsoft’s expense
- Mr. Yang Goes To Washington…To Try to Parry Microsoft Attack on Yahoo-Google Deal
- Microsoft to roll-out Live Search Cashback to UK, then EMEA
- [Parody] Microsoft Pays Couple to Name Child After Their Search Engine
- Google envy is alive and well in Redmond
- Microsoft executive lashes out at Yahoo-Google deal
- Microsoft rules out post-Yahoo buying spree
- Ballmer Concedes Search Engine War to Google, For Now
- If Yahoo Implodes, What’s the Effect on Open Source?