Workspace: Firefox Extensions Nifty Firefox extensions

Feb 01, 2009

We look at a few extensions that can make your daily work with Firefox more enjoyable and efficient by removing tiny annoyances and adding nifty features.

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Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist

Jan 28, 2009

Debian Linux founder and former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems.

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Multi-pointer Remote Desktop: Ending the Mouse/Keyboard Wars

Jan 27, 2009

Developer Chris Ball has patched the Vino Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server to display multiple simultaneous mouse and keyboard events. The result could be an end to the battle over mouse and keyboard control among local and remote users in a VNC environment.

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Partition Magic: Parted Magic 3.5 with ext4

Jan 27, 2009

Parted Magic, the live distribution with Gparted and other tools to create, modify and secure hard drive partitions is now available in version 3.5. And thanks to the Linux 2.6.28.2 kernel, the new version comes with support for ext4 file systems.

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GlassFish 2.1 Java Application Server Update

Jan 27, 2009

Sun Microsystems has brought the GlassFish Java application server up to its newest state with version 2.1.

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Ivy 2.0 Manages Dependencies in Java Projects

Jan 26, 2009

Apache Ivy version 2.0, a dependency manager that works together with the Apache Ant Java build system, is the first major release in two years.

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Venice Region Migrates to Open Source

Jan 26, 2009

In an effort to reduce costs, municipal authorities in the Veneto region around the Italian city of Venice, will change to open source.

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Apt-Dater 0.7 for Mass Remote Updates

Jan 23, 2009

The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.

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