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BEA Open Source Milestones
Posted By Fergal Breen - 11:25, 16 August 2005
BEA Systems, announced significant milestones in the company's open-source efforts, including code release milestones for Apache Beehive, Apache XMLBeans and the Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP). Today's announcement helps to demonstrate the value of BEA's contributions to the open source community as well as the company's strategic commitment to having a leadership role in helping to advance Java, XML and Web Services innovation.
Fedora Foundations: strong
Posted By Fergal Breen - 11:24, 16 August 2005
Edited by Fergal Breen - 11:24, 16 August 2005
Red Hat has created the Fedora Foundation with the intent of moving Fedora project development work and copyright ownership of contributed code to the Foundation, giving the community greater control in directing future innovation of Fedora.
OSDL CEO Stuart Cohen Swipes at Naysayers (and there are lots :))
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 22:15, 8 August 2005
Stuart Cohen is quoted in an article on the newsforge site, and he does the rounds. He takes a side swipe at several critics of Linux, and in this writers opinion did it rather well.
City moved to Linux and nobody noticed
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 19:33, 6 August 2005
In this newsforge article you can read about a city that moved to Linux. The are reporting that for an install base of 300 desktop machines and 25 servers they have saved one hundred thousand US dollars per annum. In anyones language that is nice money to not spend.
posting messages to ILUG Tips Forum requires full login
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:34, 6 August 2005
You must now fully log in to the site before you can post to the ILUG Tips Forum.
This requirement has been added to significantly lower the chances of spam being posted to the forum.
Show your enthusiasm!
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:06, 27 July 2005
Show your enthusiasm for Linux with this Linux.ie wallpaper from our downloads section.
Wins for the FOSS community
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 10:10, 20 July 2005
This story has no start, middle or end. It just has a few nice things to say about the current state of play.
General Linux Distro Review
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:26, 20 July 2005
Here is a reasonable* review of some of the top distros out there, however its timing had it miss one fact, Mandriva is moving into the .deb space.
My use of the word reasonable is defined by what the author wrote about my favorite distro :).
It was reported elsewhere I think it deserves a second glance.
SC^hO where are you now?
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:18, 20 July 2005
The long time law suit started when we were in Expo in 2003 seems to have taken a bit of a turn when following email was made public. I just wonder where the millions of lines of code are now Darl. There appears to be a thing called the Lanham act that might have some bearing on what happens next. You can of course look all this up on the Groklaw site. But for a different flavour follow the link below.
Linux Down Under
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:07, 20 July 2005
The self decribed leader in the eyewear and eyecare industry in Australia and New Zealand, has gone for Linux in the enterprise. They obviously have seen the light! Check out the link below.