Wine 0.9.30 Released

New to the Wine 0.9.30 release, many improvements to Direct3D shaders and state management, support for inter-process memory allocations, OLE32 marshalling fixes and lots of bug fixes.

Wine…

Novell-MS "Building Bridges" Meeting in MA Postponed

You'll be gratified to know that Dan Bricklin's call for questions he could ask Novell and Microsoft about their patent deal and associated issues, and your questions in response, were noticed by…

GNOME 2.17.90 Released

GNOME 2.17.90 has been released, with 2.18 just around the corner (March '07). This release marks the start of the UI Freeze, among other improvements.

GNOME 2.17.90 Development Release.…

Red Hat is under siege

When Oracle launched a direct attack on Red Hat's business model last October, Red Hat's share price sank by 24 per cent. The database company announced it was going to be redistributing Red Hat…

Windows Vista's 'Mac'-Ness Might Open Door for Linux Takeover

A number of unique consolidations are happening in the industry just as Microsoft is trying to get a buzz going about Vista.

The timing couldn't be better, but there are bound to be…

Open Source In India: Standing Tall

Going by a recent survey by the Forum for Open Source Initiatives in India (FOSII), the organisers of LinuxAsia 2007, the Indian market for open source, including IT solutions, training and…

Novell 'Auto' Builds Linux For All

Building and maintaining packages for multiple Linux distributions has never been an easy task. But Novell wants to change that with a pair of releases it hopes will make it easier to build Linux…

Contact centers opening to open source

Three years ago, the travel industry was still struggling in the wake of the 9-11 disaster and Spirit Cruise Lines had to be particularly cost conscious when it went about replacing its CRM system…

'Microsoft is Imperialistic' Says Open Source Advocat

Microsoft Corporation's products have been locked out of the on-going World Social Forum (WSF) in Nairobi Kenya.

With over 300 computers provided for participants and the press, organizers…

Mozilla Thunderbird 2 Beta 2 Released

Mozilla Thunderbird 2 Beta 2 is now available. Features new to Thunderbird 2 include message tags, folder views, session navigation history, a visual refresh of the theme, and improved new mail…