'Linux gives us the power we need to crush those who oppose us...' says the lead character in a Flash animation that's doing the rounds of the Web right now. 'I don't see why most people don't run Linux.' But there's a twist in the tale.
Sep. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,128
Linux is the path to a bright new future for Taiwan, a leading industry analyst said yesterday. Development of a Linux-based operating system is essential if Taiwan is to avoid missing a great business opportunity in the near future, he asserted.
Sep. 4, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,182
The goal of every darkside hacker is to get the target system to do something you don't want it to do. A primary example is buffer overruns - one of those things that every first-year programming student should be taught to avoid, yet one that is still used with great frequency by hac...
Sep. 4, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 14,967 Replies: 4
'This strategic alliance with HP will drive the adoption of enterprise Linux in China,' says Red Flag Software's President and CEO.
Sep. 3, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 21,707
In celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the birth of the Linux software, a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill known as ibiblio.org has designated September 2003 as 'Linux Month.'
Sep. 3, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,785 Replies: 6
Before the end of this month, according to a CNET Report, about 1,000 Linux users in the US will find an invoice from the SCO Group in their mail - threatening court action if the users fail to pay.
Sep. 3, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 11,405 Replies: 37
Three major universities have selected Linux on IBM POWER technology to build the Library of Congress's first centralized online catalog of film, television, and digital video images from libraries, national archives, museums, and broadcasting companies.
Sep. 3, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,747
The chief information officer of Australian telecom giant Telstra, Jeff Smith, has announced that the company is going to deploy open-source software company-wide. His aim? To halve, within 3 years, Telstra's $1.5 billion IT spend.
Sep. 2, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,851
This week's round-up of how Linux is currently being mentioned in the world's print, online, and related news media incorporates Australia, Japan, China, and Korea.
Sep. 2, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,660
Can anyone beat this for the best-ever quote from the creator of Linux?
Sep. 2, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,313 Replies: 2
SGI and SuSE Linux have announced plans to offer, for the first time, a fully supported 64-processor system running a fully supported, enterprise-grade Linux operating system - expected to be available in October.
Aug. 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,571
In a statement posted on its Web site, MontaVista Software reassures its customers and partners that it 'believes that the lawsuit has no real merit, and so has minimal or no implications for companies developing embedded applications with MontaVista Linux, nor for users and consumers ...
Aug. 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,129 Replies: 3
If you thought that the weekend would be a time of respite in the 'SCO vs Linux' saga, you were very, very wrong. This Monday morning, after a very busy night, LinuxWorld brings you a blow-by-blow account of the latest shenanigans.
Aug. 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 49,613 Replies: 2
Today's hottest Linux quotes...culled from newspapers, magazines, and Web sites worldwide.
Aug. 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,614 Replies: 1
When faced with upgrading their existing NT server to the latest Windows release, an opportunity was presented to look at the offerings from Linux. This a tale with a happy ending from a Linux consultant in the field.
Aug. 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 12,551 Replies: 5
Writing in response to the recent LinuxWorld article about how Bruce Perens has been debunking the FUD being spread about UNIX and Linux, a LinuxWorld reader points out a further discrepancy in SCO's recent claims.
Aug. 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,320 Replies: 4
On Friday Eric S. Raymond, President of the Open Source Initiative, wrote an Open Letter to SCO Group President and Chief Executive Officer Darl McBride. Here is the text of the letter in full.
Aug. 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 51,491 Replies: 5
Bruce Perens, eminence grise of open-source, just got his hands (well alright then, his eyes) on the SCO code slides--and ended up getting a good laugh at what he found there...
Aug. 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 44,793 Replies: 10
N2H2, Inc., a global Internet content filtering company, has released version 2.0 of the company's Sentian and Bess lines of filtering products for Red Hat Linux. The new Red Hat Linux version offers a number of powerful features and a simple Web-based interface, and is designed to int...
Aug. 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,647
Continuing its mission to document what it calls 'the Penguin's unstoppable march,' the vnunet.com site is carrying a very timely article today reminding the Linux community that 'it's only a matter of time before SCO code is removed entirely from the Linux kernel.'
Aug. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 40,049 Replies: 3
Los Alamos National Laboratory has selected Linux Networx to build a 256-node Evolocity cluster system, which will be the largest InfiniBand™ cluster announced to date. Named Orange by Los Alamos, the cluster will become part of the Laboratory's Institutional Computing project, which s...
Aug. 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,722
Another round-up in our series of scans for pithy quotes and insightful thoughts about Linux and open-source issues of the day.
Aug. 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,097
Did you know that 36% of developers prefer commercial versions of Linux and 15% prefer a non-commercial version, but that the majority of developers (49%) say that it doesn’t matter? Were you aware that, on the desktop, KDE has moved ahead of GNOME for the first time? (65% versus 56%, ...
Aug. 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,380
Our weekly round-up Linux stories from the world's magazines, journals, newspapers, and Web sites.
Aug. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,381
Now that, according to Red Hat, some 10% of India's personal computers will be sold with Linux rather than a Microsoft OS by March, 2004, Reuters is reporting today on Indian fears that using cheap Linux software for business could cause problems.
Aug. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 28,481
With so many accusations and counter-accusations flying around just now, LinuxWorld aims to bring you only undisputed facts about the SCO vs IBM lawsuit. Today for example, we bring you without any comment the full text of SCO's latest press release.
Aug. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 35,297
New to Linux? There's no better way to get started than by asking for help from others in the software development community who are already initiated into its advantages. Here LinuxWorld brings a recent exchange between one of Java Developer Journal's contributing editors, Jason Brigg...
Aug. 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,499 Replies: 16
LinuxWorld Magazine editor-in-chief Kevin Bedell reports how the final day of the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco took an unexpected turn for him...and a good one, he hopes, for the Open Source community. It involved Bruce Perens, the Chairman of the Zynot Foundation, and...
Aug. 8, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 29,112
Linux is a wonderful operating system, but that doesn't mean that Linux and its tools are perfect. Most Linux users, whether new or seasoned veterans, have annoying experiences along the way to enlightenment. A trio of authors is looking for your biggest Linux annoyances.
Aug. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 25,608
Linux.SYS-CON.com, which premiered this week at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, has already been receiving plaudits from different corners of the Linux community. Why not join the growing number of folks who have taken the trouble to let us know what they make of the Premier Issue?
Aug. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 16,196
LinuxWorld's Editor-in-Chief Kevin Bedell reports in on the action straight from the show floor.
Aug. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 22,714
On the opening day of LinuxWorld in San Francisco yesterday, IBM and SuSE announced that they now have security certification for Linux from the United States government. This is a new “first” for Linux.
Aug. 6, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,320
LinuxWorld Magazine senior editor James Turner is hanging out this week at LinuxWorld Expo. Read his first day's musings and his take on how Linux is maturing in the corporate world.
Aug. 6, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 25,713
Dell will begin shipping Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES with select Dell PowerEdge servers, along with a hardware and software bundle suitable for small- and medium-sized businesses, the company announced today.
Aug. 6, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,650
The SCO Group has released details of its plan to sell its Intellectual Property License for Linux. The introductory license price will be $699 for a single CPU system, through October 15th, 2003. After that date, the price will double. The run-time license permits the use of SCO's in...
Aug. 6, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 39,583 Replies: 24
Red Hat Inc. sued the SCO Group Inc. today, stating that the reason for the suit was 'to demonstrate that Red Hat's technologies do not infringe any intellectual property of SCO and to hold SCO accountable for its unfair and deceptive actions.'
Aug. 5, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,741 Replies: 1
(August 4, 2003) - Novell, Inc., today announced it has acquired privately held Ximian of Boston, Mass., a leading provider of desktop and server solutions that enable enterprise Linux adoption. No financial terms were disclosed.
Aug. 5, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 31,053
Writing in her characteristically feisty, no-nonsense style, veteran industry correspondent Maureen O'Gara is suggesting this week that there's some kind of 'Zombie' syndrome at Sun. 'Operating systems just don’t stay dead at Sun,' she says in Linux Business Week. 'The company killed o...
Aug. 1, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,617
With a pre-existing beachhead in China, Sun - just like other US companies with software centers in China like Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle - is doubling the size of its development center in Beijing from 150 engineers to 300 engineers.
Aug. 1, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,549
Sun supremo Scott McNealy hit Europe this week. He's keen to distance Sun from the industry conniptions surrounding the whole 'SCO vs Linux' scenario. Though he declined an invitation to comment on the outcome of the billion-dollar SCO vs IBM lawsuit, he was more than happy to state fo...
Jul. 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,241 Replies: 1