Open source - is it a risk for your business?

Although there are many benefits to using open source software, Paul Barton, technology partner at law firm Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP explains the legal issues end users must be aware of to…

Linux Laptops

Last week at Linuxworld in San Francisco, Lenovo and Novell announced the first Linux-based ThinkPad mobile workstations, which will run Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED 10). The…

Fedora Core 5 Re-Spin 20060818 Released

The Fedora Unity Project is proud to announce the release of new DVD ISO Re-Spins of Fedora Core 5. These Re-Spin ISOs are based upon Fedora Core 5 and all updates released as of August 18th, 2006…

How Microsoft is losing to GNU/Linux

If "a year of GNU/Linux on the desktop" is defined as a year when GNU/Linux has finally started its steady encroachment to the desktop then 2006 is the year. A lot of users have started using GNU/…

Sony Mylo Built On Qtopia Linux

Linux Powers the new Sony's Mylo WiFi Handheld. Built on Trolltech's Qtopia platform on Linux, unlike any other mobile device Sony has made.

There's a lot of software available for Qtopia…

Open source standards and proprietary profit

Sun Microsystems last week unveiled a portal that will detail its efforts to make its Java programming language available as open source code.

After the announcement, Bob Brewin, Sun's…

Gentoo Linux 2006.1 Released

The Gentoo Release Engineering team proudly announces the release of Gentoo Linux 2006.1, the second release of the year. Building on the strengths of previous releases and featuring all of Gentoo…

Linux will get buried?

Apple’s UNIX (who knows what it’ll be called by then) will overtake commercial Linux in rate of revenue growth by the end of 2007. By mid-2008, Apple’s sales of systems with factory-installed…

Nokia teams with Sourcefire to offer Intrusion Prevention

Nokia announces plans to offer Sourcefire's Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) on its portfolio of high-performance IP Security Platforms. Nokia Intrusion Prevention with Sourcefire will provide…

Interview with Mike Melanson on the Linux Flash Player

Mike Melanson, the lead engineer on Adobe's Flash Player team, and one of the talented people behind the Linux Flash Player agreed to do an email interview with Ryan Stewart of ZDNet about Linux…