SCO Continues to Struggle Against Linux in Q3

Server software maker and mobile application development tool wannabe SCO Group Inc yesterday reported its financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended July 31, and once again the company'…

Eclipse Foundation Approves APERI Storage Management Project

The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, today announced that it has approved the creation of the Aperi Storage…

Mandriva Linux 2007 Beta version "Mona" Released

Linux 2007 Mona is the first release candidate for the Mandriva Linux 2007 release. Summary of most important changes in each set of ISO files released can be found in the ChangeLog.

When open source is not enough

There was some interesting buzz about the state of open source going around ApacheCon in Dublin.

On one hand, Apache is - and is widely seen as - a moderate, pragmatic voice in the FOSS…

China Lacks Linux Talents

China has only 3,000 skilled Linux software engineers and most of them do not experience professional Linux trainings, according to China Electronics. China’s Linux firm flagship RedFlag has about…

New Zealand redefines open source as "code you can't modify"

New Zealand government officials have responded to my criticism of their newly released national DRM strategy -- their strategy for government adoption and use of technology that prevents copying…

openSUSE 10.2 Alpha4 Released

I'm glad to announce the fourth alpha release of our openSUSE 10.2 distribution. The codename of openSUSE 10.2 is "Basilisk Lizard". With the rename of the distribution from SUSE Linux to openSUSE…

Blazing trails with open source

It's often said that open source doesn't innovate. It imitates. That's certainly what the proprietary software industry would have you believe. And to look at the activity in some of the most…

Looks Aren't Everything with Linux

Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS—the free operating system that eWEEK Labs recently named the current Linux desktop champ—recently hit a sizable pothole on the road to enterprise-class stability.

In…

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 Released

Red Hat is pleased to announce the availability of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Beta 1 milestone.

This is a public beta. Feel free to forward this announcement to anyone who may be…