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Linux Foundation: The future is Linux

At the Linux Foundation, the future of Solaris, or should I say lack thereof, is clear. Executive Director Jim Zemlin is adamant that “the future is Linux and Microsoft Windows…is not Unix or… Read more…

Sun releases second version of xVM VirtualBox

The second version of xVM’s VirtualBox desktop virtualization software has been released. VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware that is targeted for server, desktop and… Read more…

Red Hat ‘s new CEO eyes the cloud

Former chief operating officer of Delta Airlines, now chief executive over at Red Hat wastes no words to convey his beliefs: “The clouds will all run Linux.” In an interview with CNET News.com,… Read more…

Linux creator criticizes makers of OpenBSD operating system

Linux creator Linus Torvalds and the most public image of the Linux movement noted that “security people are often the black-and-white kind of people that I can’t stand.” The row came about… Read more…

Researcher to demonstrate chip-specific attack code

Security research Kris Kaspersky plans to demonstrate how processor bugs can be leveraged to remotely attack a computer with nothing more than JavaScript or TCP/IP packets. The scary thing here… Read more…

Alcatel-Lucent adds support for laptop disk-encryption appliance

Alcatel-Lucent has released a new version of its OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian which now works with full hard-disk applications from other vendors. The 3500 is a PCMCIA card with its… Read more…

Wine version 1.0 released

More than a decade in the making, and two full years after version 0.9.9, Wine 1.0 has finally been released. Wine is the free Windows API emulation layer that allows various Windows… Read more…

HP open sources 64-bit Unix file system

In a bold move, Hewlett Packard has made its Tru64 Unix Advanced File Sharing (AdvFS) System available to open source developers under the General Public License (GPL) Version 2. AdvFS was designed… Read more…

Google announces first release of Google Gadgets for Linux

Linux users who are fans of Google Gadget can start rejoicing now – Google has announced the Read more…

Firefox 3 RC1 now available

Release candidate 1 of Firefox 3 has been released late last week to the public. RC1 purportedly offers significant improvements in the area of performance, memory usage and stability

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