The X Window System developer team at SUSE has released version 1.0.0 of the ATI Radeon R5xx and R6xx chipset driver it has been developing over the past few months for Novell’s technology partner AMD.
Open Kernel Labs, a global provider of embedded systems software and virtualization technology, and part of the ARM Connected Community, announces that its flagship microkernel OKL4 now supports the ARMv6 architecture. ARM technology is at the heart of the worlds leading-edge mobile communications devices.
"In past jobs, I've used Microsoft Outlook/Exchange, Novell Groupwise, and Google Calendar for handling business appointments. I'm sorry to say it, but I have yet to see a rival to Microsoft's scheduling features. On Slashdot I have occasionally read rumblings that there are better open source email and calendaring solutions out there. Can anyone substantiate this claim? What are the OSS alternatives? Can any compete with Microsoft's resource scheduling?"
While you deal with your daily chores, you may not have much chance or time to dig deep into Red Hat® Enterprise Linux source code. When you face a problem, unlike other proprietary software, RHEL lets you access its source code freely as a last resort. Let’s go through how to access RHEL source code so that you will be well prepared when something calls for it. This guide will show you how you can enjoy the archeology of the linux kernel by digging into source code.
Windows and Linux operating systems are getting an ever-growing share of data center environments, as inexpensive x86 servers take over jobs once the domain of Unix operating systems, said Gartner Inc.
Mandriva today introduced the 2008 Mandriva Flash 4GB, the newest member of the Mandriva Flash family that lets you take your entire desktop with you wherever you go. 2008 Mandriva Flash includes a new functionality: ezBoot which reboots under Linux without going through BIOS settings, and the double utilization of Windows and Linux system.
Cyber café operators within Nairobi are torn between legalising their Microsoft software operating system, shifting to Open Source Code or closing shop all together following the crack down on illegal software.
The open source industry in 2008 will be marked by more news out of Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and other big IT vendors, less start-up funding, more M&A activity, and an increasingly serious talent shortage.