Open Source software is likely to dominate the Software as a Service (SaaS) segment for reasons of economy and community building says market researcher Gartner: Open Source is cheap, and communities keep it popular.more »
The Linux company Red Hat has acquired system integrators Amentra and is now seeking to strengthen its Jboss business unit.more »
IBM has published plans for its own network service for IT infrastructures under the "Blue Cloud" heading.more »
Version 4.0.0 of System Imager, a software for automating the installation of Linux computers and for software distribution has just been released.more »
Hewlett-Packard has now completed the acquisition of Neoware. The thin client computing and virtualization solution provider will add value to HP's Linux portfolio.more »
Linuxconf Europe 2007 kicked off this Sunday in Cambridge, UK. Unix user groups from Great Britain and other parts of Europe will be hosting lectures and workshops until September 5.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: ZsyncOct 31, 2006
Zsync handles a special case: large volume download files that change frequently but not drastically. Charly shows how this handy file fetcher can save you time and bandwidth.more »
BOINC Building distributed applications with BOINCSep 30, 2006
Grid computing lets little PCs work on big problems. You can use the grid system of the famous SETI@home project to build your own grid computing solutions.more »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.