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How Linux and Open Source are 'infiltrating' a startup
Posted By Adam Beecher - 14:15, 28 August 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 14:15, 28 August 2002
Cariocas is a San Francisco-based startup that specializes in "brand relationship management" for large consumer product companies. Cariocas's "one man IT show" (his words), Daniel Curry, has gradually been introducing Linux and Open Source solutions to the company, and he says management has been happy with the results.
Michael Simms Interview
Posted By Adam Beecher - 14:11, 28 August 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 14:11, 28 August 2002
Interview With Michael Simms of Linux Game Publishing and Tux Games.
SCO and Co. shore up UnitedLinux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 14:10, 28 August 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 14:10, 28 August 2002
Efforts to shore up the UnitedLinux effort continued yesterday, with big names joining SCO Group Inc to preach against fragmentation of the open source operating system.
Linux Bier Wanderung
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 00:00, 20 August 2002
The LinuxBierWanderung (Linux Beer Hike) comes to Ireland this year.
Taking place from the 24th to the 31st of August in Doolin, the LBW promises a multitude of interesting events for all ages.
If you're in the area, drop in ...
Post Red Hat knock-off, Sun still plans own Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:19, 19 August 2002
Sun Microsystems Inc has maintained that it will be developing its own extensions to the Linux operating system after confirming suggestions that its recently released Sun Linux 5.0 distribution is based almost entirely on Red Hat Inc's Linux 7.2.
IBM woos Linux developers with Borland deal
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:18, 19 August 2002
IBM is teaming with Borland Software Corp to drive its database among Windows developers unimpressed by changes to Visual Basic. The companies are today expected to announce bundling of Scotts Valley, California-based Borland's cross-platform, rapid application development (RAD) tools with IBM's DB2.
KDE fixes SSL hole as MS dithers
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:14, 19 August 2002
New KDE binary RPMs have been released, as promised, with a fix for the SSL certificate vulnerability affecting Windows and Konqueror.
LSB certifications confuse Sun's Linux standards story
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:12, 16 August 2002
Red Hat Inc, SuSE Linux AG, and MandrakeSoft SA have become the first Linux distributors to have their versions of the open source operating system certified as compliant with the Free Standards Group's Linux Standards Base (LSB) specification.
Microsoft lobby opens fire on open source
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:25, 15 August 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 10:25, 15 August 2002
Microsoft and other software companies are ramping up a lobbying effort that aims to convince governments to think again about adopting open-source software.
Penguins Don Biz Attire
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:22, 15 August 2002
There are no magicians. No jugglers. Not even one parachuting penguin. All of the above have appeared at LinuxWorlds of the past, but this year the sideshow acts are gone.
Dell and Red Hat plan Linux migration services
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:20, 15 August 2002
Dell Computer Corp has signed a new agreement with Linux distributor Red Hat Inc through which the two companies will jointly deliver professional services designed help enterprise Unix users migrate to the Linux operating system.
Bring on the clones: Sun's Linux emerges
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:18, 14 August 2002
Sun's much feared, much vaunted Linux distro is now public, and users anticipating a revolutionary advance might be disappointed. It's essentially Red Hat Advanced Server - which Sun took a few jibes at yesterday.
Red Hat rolls out support for AMD's Hammer
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:15, 13 August 2002
In another vote of confidence for AMD's Hammer, Red Hat today announced plans to offer a version of Red Hat Linux Advanced Server optimized for the new processor family.
SSL defeated in IE and Konqueror
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:13, 13 August 2002
A colossal stuff-up in Microsoft's and KDE's implementation of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate handling makes it possible for anyone with a valid VeriSign SSL site certificate to forge any other VeriSign SSL site certificate.
Linux goes from strength to strength
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:07, 13 August 2002
San Francisco is playing host to one of the key gatherings for supporters of the open source software, the Linuxworld Expo.
Gobe Productive to be GPL'd
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 16:30, 12 August 2002
Another great (soon to be) open-source office suite for the world to savour !
First meeting of ILUG Marketing SIG
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 16:00, 12 August 2002
For anyone interested in marketing ILUG and / or Linux in Ireland, feel free to come along to the inaugural meeting of the ILUG Marketing SIG in
Messrs Maguire on Burgh Quay, Wednesday the 14th at 20:00
ADSL HowTo - Eircom IStream + SpeedTouch USB Modem
Posted By Ken Guest - 22:41, 7 August 2002
Declan McMullen's HowTo on configuring Eircom's I-Stream and a SpeedTouch USB modem is now available here at linux.ie.