Bull Designates Xandros Linux Solutions as Strategic Alternative

Xandros announced that Bull GmbH, the German division of the premier European-based global IT supplier, will offer the Xandros line of Linux server solutions to German customers migrating to open solutions. This partnership strengthens Xandros' position in the German private and public sectors.

Red Hat Reports Fiscal 2007 Second Quarter Results

Total revenue for the quarter was $99.7 million, an increase of 52% from the year-ago quarter and 19% from the prior quarter. Subscription revenue was $84.9 million, up 56% year-over-year and 19% sequentially. JBoss-related revenue of $7 million was at the top of management's previously provided guidance.

The World's first LiveCD that supports Beryl, Emerald, AIGLX and XGL

The flexibility of a Gentoo Linux based distribution has no limits. SabayonLinux Team have released SabayonLinux 3.0 for x86 and AMD64/EM64T (x86-64) Processors. This is the first Linux LiveCD that supports, out of the box, AIGLX, Beryl and Emerald, 2.6.18 Kernel and much, much more...

Google to Push for More Electrical Efficiency in PC’s

Google is calling on the computer industry to create a simpler and more efficient power supply standard that it says will save billions of kilowatt-hours of energy annually.

The Google white paper argues that the opportunity for power savings is immense — by deploying the new power supplies in 100 million desktop PC’s running eight hours a day, it will be possible to save 40 billion kilowatt-hours over three years, or more than $5 billion at California’s energy rates.

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show, episode 159. Author and columnist Marcel Gagne talks about his latest book, Mozilla vs Debian, GPLv3 is causing quite a stir in the F/OSS world, and much more.

One Laptop per Child project update

Christopher Blizzard wrote up a long update on where they are in the software and hardware for the Linux-based OLPC project. They've gotten a lot done, but he doesn't think that's been communicated to the outside world very well. So, for the first time, here's an update of where they are. Hopefully he'll be able to do this on a regular basis.

Novell, Concurrent Create Real-Time SUSE Linux Variant

Commercial Linux distributor Novell and real-time operating system expert Concurrent Computer have been quietly working on a real-time variant of the SUSE Linux distribution. Appropriately enough, according to Novell sources, this will be called SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 10 when it is announced on October 9, but everyone in the SUSE community will probably end up calling it SLERT 10.

What could possibly be so difficult about porting the Flash Player to Linux?

The executive summary of what follows would probably be: ensuring that a single plugin binary functions on the widest diversity of Linux/x86 distributions within reason. Read on for the details.