Archive for January, 2003

SuSE brings Microsoft Office to Linux

January 22nd, 2003 | No Comments »

SuSE Linux Office Desktop Brings Microsoft Office to Linux Nuremberg, January 21, 2003 – SuSE Linux today annnounced the availability of a desktop Linux product that gives users the full functionality of the Microsoft Office suite of applications. SuSE Linux Office Desktop, available January 21, is intended for small companies looking for an easy, preconfigured […]

Intel aids Linux develops optimise their software

January 17th, 2003 | No Comments »

Intel Corporation today announced new tools to help software developers analyze and optimize Linux*-based applications, enabling them to take full advantage of the Intel® Pentium® 4 and Intel® XeonT processors. The Intel® VTuneT Performance Analyzer 1.0 for Linux is the first fully Linux-native performance analysis tool from Intel supporting Linux-based applications. This new version complements […]

NGO launches long-term open source research

January 17th, 2003 | No Comments »

Bridges.org, an international non-governmental-organisation based in Cape Town, South Africa, together with SchoolNet Africa has launched a study to evaluate and compare the use of open source software “in an African context” against proprietary options. The organisation says ‘the debate over which kind of software is better for developing countries is heating up, and many […]

SA government steps up open source pace

January 15th, 2003 | No Comments »

Open source in government has come a long way in the past year and yesterday, during an open source software(OSS) workshop held at the State IT Agency(Sita), numerous calls were made to speed up the process of testing and implementing OSS in government. The workshop, hosted by the Gitoc OSS Workgroup, included representatives from the […]

Microsoft opens source to governments

January 15th, 2003 | No Comments »

In an unprecedented move, Microsoft said yesterday it would open its source code to governments and international organisations worldwide. Under the initiative, called the Government Security Program, the world’s largest software maker said governments and their agencies would be able to examine its source code to enhance the security of their software, used for tasks […]

Nokia bets on Linux growth

January 15th, 2003 | No Comments »

Cellphone maker Nokia today introduced the Nokia Developer’s Suite for J2ME, Version 1.1 for Linux. The developer’s suite for Linux gives users the tools to create, test and deploy downloadable applications that are designed for the Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME), a version of Java technology specifically designed for small consumer electronics products. Nokia has […]

LinuxInstall.org 1.0 released

January 14th, 2003 | No Comments »

LinuxInstall.org 1.0 is based on Red Hat Linux 8.0 with Personal Desktop Packages including Mozilla Web Browser, Evolution Mail Client, OpenOffice.org Office Suite. North Hills, CA — January 12th, 2003 — LinuxInstall.org 1.0 is based on Red Hat Linux 8.0 with Personal Desktop Packages including Mozilla Web Browser, Evolution Mail Client, OpenOffice.org Office Suite. It […]

Blue Linux 1.0 released

January 14th, 2003 | No Comments »

Stable 1.0 from Blue Linux has been delivered finally. After almost two years of work 1.0 stable is out and 2.0 is in the works. Hillsborough NC – January 13 2003 Today Linux for Education is very pleased to announce the release of Blue Linux 1.0 Final. This release brings the base system and development […]

Linux Orbit launches the Linux Orbit professional web site and journal

January 14th, 2003 | No Comments »

After much anticipation, Linux Orbit is proud to announce the launching of the Linux Orbit Professional web site and monthly journal publication, the Linux Orbit Professional Journal. http://pro.linuxorbit.com Save yourself time, energy and money with the Linux Orbit Professional Journal. This monthly electronic journal gives you the hottest tips, tricks and techniques that will help […]

Linux on the boat

January 13th, 2003 | No Comments »

By most accounts Linux gets easier to use by the day. The most recent versions of the likes of Red Hat, Mandrake and SuSE make installing Linux a breeze. And yet there are still those that feel Linux is too difficult for first timers. Enter Ark Linux, a new distribution from former Red Hat employee […]

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