Red Hat Inc. on May 10 officially rolled out Red Hat Exchange, an online service that aims to deliver preconfigured, fully integrated solution stacks for 14 Red Hat Enterprise Linux-compatible business applications. In actuality, the site has just opened up for business.Read more »
Are Linux and Mac OS X becoming too popular for their own good?
Security company Symantec said Monday that a new worm is attacking the operating systems, along with Microsoft’s Windows, in what may be the first time this sort of malicious software has been designed to target all three OSes.Read more »
Wengo -- the commercial PSTN-routing SIP provider that is the open source project's parent company -- focused on its Windows builds and essentially skipped over Linux during the 2.0 release cycle. OpenWengo's Linux developers were never satisfied with the stability of the 2.0-series release candidates, so they never incremented the Linux version number to 2.0.Read more »
I had a fascinating telephonic discussion with Mark Shuttleworth on Thursday evening. He spoke about the Microsoft patent fracas, the future of Novell, Ubuntu’s arrangement with Dell, and his plans (exchange control abolition-willing) to return to live in Cape Town.
The logic behind this vulnerability is quite simple and the vulnerability class has been known and understood for years, namely that of protocol handler command injection. A browser typically consists of a multitude of different URL schemes, some of which are handled by internal functions and others that are handed off to external applicationsRead more »
I've been talking about using the Navigator in Writer. Here are a few ways to use the Navigator in OpenOffice.org Calc spreadsheets.Read more »
When you take a few steps back from the furor and zealotry and take a close look at what’s happened here, you will quickly start to see the cracks. One problem is that Dell appears to be under the misguided impression that listening to the IdeaStorm community is the same as listening to customers. It’s not.Read more »
The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum will today release its first specifications in an effort to encourage people to develop more applications for Linux-based mobile phones.Read more »
Ubuntu Linux is one of the most popular Linux distributions, it is especially popular among Linux newbies and windows refuges. Now Ubuntu Linux does come with a decent set of applications, still there is a scope for including some more quality applications and especially games.Read more »
Should we trust Google with our private data while they take a recalcitrant attitude towards privacy concerns?Read more »
Although GNU/Linux has long supported postscript format, full support for the related PDF file format has been longer in arriving. Today, however, PDF support is finally starting to equal what is available on other operating systems. Whether you are printing, editing, or viewing PDF files, you now have the choice of a variety of applications on both the command line and the desktops.Read more »
"The time will come when the folks at Microsoft who have a clear vision for the company as a participant in this community, rather than as a hostile antagonist, will win. At that point I’d love to work with Microsoft. It’s not an evil empire. It’s just a company that is efficiently grounded in the 1980s. New leadership and new thinking might make it a more effective partner for us."Read more »