Archive for October, 2003

OpenOffice.org releases 1.1

October 8th, 2003 | No Comments »

Open source software\’s office heavyweight OpenOffice.org 1.1 has been released and there are no major surprises although a range of great new features. The suite comes complete with word-processor, spreadsheet, presentation and various other components and provides a revolutionary open, future-proof XML file format. The new release introduces many enhancements and new features including native […]

Novell to include Ximian in Nterprise 1.0

October 7th, 2003 | No Comments »

As one of the first benefits of its recent acquisition of Ximian, Novell has announced that Ximian Red Carpet will be included in Novell Nterprise Linux Services 1.0. Novell Nterprise Linux Services are due out later this year. Novell has also announced that it plans on releasing an open beta of Nterprise Linux Services later […]

October 04 news briefs

October 7th, 2003 | No Comments »

\\headline SuSE 9.0 desktop just days away \\headline 30 September, 2003: SuSE Linux 9.0 is due for release on 24 October, and will offer users the option of using classic kernel 2.4.21 or the brand new 2.6 kernel. The package will also include much improved partitioning tools and support for Microsoft\’s NTFS file system to […]

Penguin spotted in Limpopo

October 1st, 2003 | No Comments »

Penguins generally prefer cold, wet climes. That’s why we were so surprised to find the Penguin inhabiting the HP i-Community in Mogalakwena, deep in the Limpopo province. The HP i-Community was founded a little over a year ago by President Thabo Mbeki and HP CEO Carly Fiorina, at an exclusive event at the World Summit […]

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