If Canada’s government can’t muster faith in US cloud computing, why should you?In August 2011, the federal government announced plans to consolidate more than 100 different email systems used by over 300,000 employees into a single, outsourced email system. While the email transition is currently underway — Bell won the nearly $400 million contract last […]
Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin explains what the open source consortium hopes to achieve through its new “Introduction to Linux” edX MOOC.
The open-source Xen hypervisor virtualization project is getting a major new feature release this week that expands deployment options for ARM and cloud environments.
Anyone still using MS Office should consider the advantages of moving to LibreOffice. For most single computer users, the move can be made with ease. When multiple computers and users are involved, as would be the case with most businesses, migration must be handled with care. However, any effort in this direction would quickly pay […]
Google Translate CLI is a tool that lets you use translate text from the command line using Google Translate.The tool should work on Linux, OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Windows (Cygwin or MinGW) and its only requirement is GNU awk.Install Google Translate CLITo install Google Translate CLI, firstly make sure you wave gwak installed […]
Xen 4.4 brings more ARM support and better scalability for cloud computing to the open source virtualization hypervisor.
Well, I’ve mentioned for a long time that Crytek was joining the Linux gaming scene… Later this month at GDC they have confirmed they will be showing off CryEngine on Linux.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is marching ahead and will be released as previously planned, on April 17, 2014. Many new features has been added including the much-loved Locally Integrated Menus (LIMs). Community contributed wallpapers was the next in line. From a large cache of about 405 submissions, 11 carefully sorted wallpapers has made it to the […]
The get_resource function in repos.c in the mod_dav_svn module in Apache Subversion before 1.7.15 and 1.8.x before 1.8.6, when SVNListParentPath is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to the server root and request methods other than GET.
Xen, the open-source virtualization project, believes that ARM has a big role to play in the server and datacenter space, so it’s adding support to more ARM chipsets.
The Wine emulator’s lack of compatibility with Google’s ChromeOS, Android and ARM highlights the limits of cross-platform computing in the era of the cloud.
Puppy Linux 5.7 “Slacko” edition, a small and fast distribution built from and compatible with Slackware’s binary packages, has been released as the “flagship” Puppy release. From the release announcement: “Slacko Puppy is built from a ‘Puppy builder’ system named Woof, which can build a Puppy Linux distribution….
A new era of dynamic Linux kernel patching tools is now starting to emerge. We’ve all known about Oracle’s kSplice for years, but now SUSE and Red Hat are actively seeking to enter the space.
Microsoft just open-sourced a software development kit that will enable Android developers to bring Office 365 data to their Android apps.
Digital music distribution and technology company INgrooves is growing rapidly, signing contract after contract to distribute music for independent labels and artists. The company had originally deployed a traditional storage platform from a large manufacturer, but as their business expanded, they found that the storage expansion they needed was too costly and began looking for […]