For two years now Novell and Microsoft have been playing with the idea of interoperability between Linux and Windows. They hope to strengthen their partnership further through their announcement of the Advanced Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 and a beta of the Moonlight Firefox rich media plug-in.more »
Market research firm Gartner discovered that most of the almost 300 organizations it surveyed employed Open Source software in one way or another, but that a general license enforcement policy was missing.more »
Open source developer Tobias Oetiker, in his presentation at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego, described how he could help one thousand Windows users at Swisscom.com speed up their computers.more »
Puppet Manipulating your machines with PuppetNov 12, 2008
Learn how to save time and streamline your system administration with the help of Puppet, a centralized configuration management tool.more »
Custom NimbleX Building a custom Linux with the NimbleX Live CD GeneratorNov 12, 2008
If you want customization without all the fuss, then try building your own custom ISO image with the web-based Custom NimbleX Live CD Generator.more »
Linux From Scratch Creating a customized Linux with Linux From ScratchNov 12, 2008
Linux From Scratch helps you create a custom Linux system with everything you need and nothing more. And as you build your system, you’ll get an insider’s look at how Linux really works.more »
Command Line: Using udev Using udevNov 12, 2008
Learn how to create your own udev rules and deploy command-line tools to monitor and control udev events to clear your way through the Linux device jungle.more »
Workspace: Funambol Open source syncing, simplifiedNov 12, 2008
Keeping contact and calendar data in sync across devices and applications is not a new problem, but it is still a problem. Funambol offers an open source syncing solution.more »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.