We are now one week from the beta release of 7.04 and have just entered beta freeze.
Beryl 0.2.0 is a complete overhaul of Beryl. The last stable release 0.1, featured a very fun, and eye-candy based compositing window manager. However, since it’s release, many parts of beryl have been rewritten, replaced, or simply dropped. The Beryl team has put in numerous hours to bring you this release. It’s filled with fun, eye-candy, better user support, new features, and most of all, stability. While Beryl has had numerous developer releases, known by their 0.1.X versions, 0.2.0 has been throughly tested by many more users.
Novell Delivers First Automated Desktop Management Solution With Native Directory Support for Microsoft NetworksSubmitted by Ty on March 15, 2007 - 11:00am
Novell today introduced a new solution to significantly ease desktop management of Windows operating systems, including Vista, for customers who need streamlined management in their Microsoft and Novell environments.
The GNOME Project celebrates the release of GNOME 2.18, the latest version of the popular, multi-platform Free desktop environment.
Xandros announced an agreement to provide OpenDocument and MS Office document collaboration, management and retention services for the forthcoming release of Xandros Server 2.0 C Standard Edition.
Eugene Ciurana, one of Walmart.com’s most influential platform architects, says that large F100 companies are setting their future enterprise IT strategies using many more open standards and Open Source components.
The OpenVZ project announced availability of its operating system (OS) server virtualization software for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) kernel.
Open source IPS maker Sourcefire is now a publicly-traded company, with its IPO last week on the Nasdaq. Meanwhile, reports say that open source database company MySQL is thinking about a similar move.