Archive for November, 2008

Local hero: Stefan Lesicnik on Linux and Ubuntu

November 21st, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: , ,

Local geek gets confirmed as Ubuntu contributing developer. Tectonic asks him where it all started.

PCLinuxOS Nov magazine out now

November 21st, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

PCLinuxOS community releases latest issue of fan magazine.

KOffice releases new beta of 2.0 release

November 20th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

Flexibility and integration the key parts of latest beta of upcoming 2.0 release.

Linux dominates supercomputer charts

November 19th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags:

The 32nd edition of the Top 500 Supercomputers list has been released and Linux-based systems occupy more than 430 of those positions.

Ingres rolls out new OSS database

November 19th, 2008 | 2 Comments » Tags: ,

Ingres 9.2 the first major release of the open source database in over a year.

First Ubuntu Jaunty Alpha imminent

November 19th, 2008 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

Most of us have only just got our systems updated to Intrepid Ibex, but the Ubuntu development team is steaming ahead with plans for an Alpha 1 release of Jaunty Jackalope.

Three things I like about Ubuntu Intrepid, and one I don't

November 18th, 2008 | 21 Comments » Tags: ,

Gone are the heady days of early Ubuntu releases when everything seemed new and fresh. Now you have to look a little deeper than the desktop wallpaper to see the changes Ubuntu is making.

Open source in all businesses within a year – Gartner

November 18th, 2008 | 7 Comments » Tags:

Gartner is becoming increasingly bullish about the prospects for open source software. Its latest study predicts that all businesses will be using OSS within the next 12 months.

Can you make money with free software?

November 17th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: ,

You can if you use the right tools and it is part of a competition run by the Dutch Ministry of Finance.

2008 Linux graphics survey launches

November 17th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags:

Reader Vadim alerts us to the launch of the 2008 Linux Graphics Survey. Last year’s survey pulled in more than 20 000 responses.

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