Archiwum z Grudzień 2010

Configuring Source And Destination NAT With Firewall Builder

piątek, 31 Grudzień 2010

Howtoforge: “Firewall Builder is a firewall configuration and management GUI that supports configuring a wide range of firewalls from a single application. Supported firewalls include Linux iptables, BSD pf, Cisco ASA/PIX, Cisco router access lists and many more.”

LibreOffice RC2 now available

piątek, 31 Grudzień 2010

The H Open: “The second release candidate of the Document Foundation’s fork of OpenOffice, LibreOffice, has been made available and announced in the Document Foundation’s blog.”

OSI Calls for Scrutiny of CPTN’s Patents in Novell Deal

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

As we recently reported, as Novell folds as an independent company as part of its acquisition by Attachmate, there is a significant patent twist. When Novell put together its deal to be acquired, the deal included the sale of a whopping 882 patents to a consortium backed by Microsoft, and it wasn't until recently that the curtain was raised on who Microsoft's partners in that consortium are. They are Apple, Oracle and EMC–some of the biggest proprietary technology companies on the planet, as is Microsoft. The consortium, called CPTN Holdings LLC, is now gaining some significant scrutiny. The Open Source Initiative (OSI) has asked the German Federal Cartel Office to investigate CPTN's patents. According to the statement from OSI: "The fact that Microsoft was leading the takeover of Novell’s patents was itself alarming to the open source community, but when it was revealed that Microsoft had recruited Oracle, Apple, and EMC to be co-owners of the patents, the OSI Board felt compelled to request that competition authorities take a closer look at the proposed transaction. We found that the German Federal Cartel Office was open to receive comments from the public about this transaction…

Opinion: Ubuntu Is Not the Only Linux

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

To many people, Ubuntu is Linux. Which means that their perception, for good or ill, is determined by Ubuntu. Matt Hartley reminds us there is more to Linux than just Ubuntu.

Linuxy Hopes, Dreams and Resolutions for 2011

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

Now that New Year's Eve is almost upon us, there seems little to do with 2010 but bid it a fond farewell and set our sights on what's to come. We've already taken the required look back over the year; we've even put the "year of" debate through one more…

Putin orders Russian gov’t to move to open source

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

IT World: “Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin [cq] has ordered government agencies there to open-source software by 2015, according to translated documents.”

Putin orders Russian gov’t to move to open source

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

IT World: “Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin [cq] has ordered government agencies there to open-source software by 2015, according to translated documents.”

PCLinuxOS 64-Bit Suffers Delays, but Still Coming

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

OStatic: “A long anticipated 64-bit version of PCLOS was reported to be in development this past November. And as 2010 draws to a close, some wonder what its current status is.”

PCLinuxOS 64-Bit Suffers Delays, but Still Coming

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

OStatic: “A long anticipated 64-bit version of PCLOS was reported to be in development this past November. And as 2010 draws to a close, some wonder what its current status is.”

Linux for the rest of us?

czwartek, 30 Grudzień 2010

Fan: “Back in the late 1990s, people were touting Linux as the “next big thing.”

Think back to 1998 when an internal memo released by Microsoft about the “Linux threat” was leaked to the public.”