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Q&A on Linux

By Staff Staff | Oct 24, 2001 at 5:14 PM

Gartner has released Q&A on Linux: What is it's Future, in which they suggests a scenario where Linux “would be recognized as a single open development environment for deployment to a variety of platforms, as was once the hope for Unix.”

Borland Releases Kylix 2

By Timothy Butler | Oct 23, 2001 at 7:54 PM

Borland Software Corp. announced availablity of a new release of their popular Kylix Linux development package today. Most of the major changes in Kylix 2 focus on web services and improved cross-platform compatiblity.

New Distros Released

By Timothy Butler | Oct 22, 2001 at 12:07 PM

RedHat, Inc. and SuSE, Inc. both rolled out new versions of their respective Linux distributions today. RedHat Linux 7.2 integrates new features including a journaling file system (ext3) and improved configuration tools for tasks such as firewall setup and user management.

Tuning Your Apache Web Server

By Timothy Butler | Oct 19, 2001 at 1:08 PM

Sun Microsystems has released a how-to detailing tuning your Apache web server for maximum performance.

Not Your Grandma's Desktop

By Staff Staff | Oct 17, 2001 at 1:51 PM

osOpinion opines on why corporations may find their average office workers would be well suited for a switch to Linux on the desktop. “The average office user doesn't need RealPlayer. He doesn't need a stock ticker. He doesn't need the Microsoft Games Pack. He doesn't need access to his operating system network settings. He certainly doesn't need Nimda. The average user would be as happy with Linux as he is with Windows. “

MySQL 4 Alpha Release

By Timothy Butler | Oct 16, 2001 at 1:20 PM

MySQL AB, developers of the world's most popular open source database, announced a major new release of their namesake database yesterday. MySQL version 4.0, which is considered “alpha” quality, sports numerous improvements that may influence additional adoption of the database.

Linux Makes Inroads

By Staff Staff | Oct 15, 2001 at 8:39 AM

According to a CRN story, Linux is increasing in popularity with solution providers. The reports states that Linux is “proliferating in the solutions marketplace, as more than a third of solution providers and end-customer companies in North America plug in Linux solutions, according to Reality Research & Consulting.”

Largo ''Thrives''

By Staff Staff | Oct 12, 2001 at 4:08 PM

Government Computer News is carrying a report on the success of the City of Largo, Florida, with open source. According to previous reports, one RedHat Linux 7.1 based server is used to serve desktops to 400 thin clients within the city's network.

StarOffice 6.0 Beta

By Staff Staff | Oct 11, 2001 at 5:19 PM

eWEEK gave the upgraded StarOffice suite a trial run in an article published this earlier this week. According to the article, eWEEK recommends that “IT administrators download the StarOffice 6 beta and evaluate for themselves how well the suite works…

Enhancing Mozilla/Netscape For Your Business Needs

By Timothy Butler | Oct 10, 2001 at 1:14 PM
It is possible to enhance the look of the Mozilla/Netscape browser, often called "Application Skinning" by graphics artists.
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