The difference between working on an open source project and working on a paid job

Steven King wrote: Sometimes people ask me what the difference is between the work I do on my paid job during the day, and working on the open source project in my spare time. They don't…

New Features and other interesting stuff in Debian 4.0 "Etch"

Alexander Schmehl started to collect internal changes, features, newly introduced packages, updated and removed packages that Debian will probably include in the upcoming 4.0 "Etch" release.

The annual OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon)

The annual OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon) will be held in Lyon, France, from 11-13 September. All are welcome. Past conferences have been fun, important, memorable, and have dealt with…

Linspire Does Away with Annual Fee for "Click 'N Run" Service

Linspire, Inc., developer of the commercial desktop Linux operating system of the same name and Freespire, the free community desktop Linux operating system, announced the immediate change in…

Zenoss Releases New Version of Open Source Enterprise Monitoring Product

Latest Release adds support for Nagios plug-ins and additional "enterprise" features

Annapolis, MD—August 29, 2006—Zenoss, Inc., a leading provider of open source network and systems…

Linux GPRS/EDGE via Bluetooth HOWTO

This guide shows how to configure internet access through GPRS/EDGE, using bluetooth connection with your GSM phone. The article is using gentoo and Nokia 6310i phone, but this will work with any…

Announcing The Chicago Hackathon 2006

The Chicago Perl Mongers and The Perl Foundation are proud to announce the Fall 2006 Chicago Hackathon, the weekend of November 10-12, 2006 in suburban Crystal Lake, IL. It will be a round-the-…

What If Windows Went Open Source?

Recently, there have been more and more indications that Microsoft has shown a growing interest with the concept of open source software. Still not yet wanting to give up any kind of control over…

Open-Source Guru: Time for ‘Compromises’

Eric Raymond could be both the most moderate of open-source advocates and the most dangerous.

The former president of the Open Source Initiative will suggest partnerships with companies…

Open Source Society claims patent win

The New Zealand Open Source Society (NZOSS) is claiming a moral victory over Microsoft’s patent of XML schema after the software giant made changes to its patent.

In July last year the…