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Posted by meshal on Thursday, December 09, 2004 @ 17:39:10 EST (3157 reads)
KDE is a powerful Free Software graphical desktop environment for Linux and Unix workstations. It combines ease of use, contemporary functionality, and outstanding graphical design with the technological superiority of the Unix operating system.
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Posted by aziz on Sunday, December 05, 2004 @ 10:27:03 EST (5003 reads)

Sun Microsystems Inc. has proposed a new open-source license to the Open Source Initiative, but Linus Torvalds and others doubt that it will help Sun create an open-source community.

The new Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL, is based on the MPL (Mozilla Public License1 .1). Although there are more than50 open-source licenses currently approved by the OSI, Sun said in the proposed license's executive summary that none of them was acceptable.


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Posted by meshal on Friday, December 03, 2004 @ 14:53:44 EST (3261 reads)
osdir.com :
KDE 3.3.2 was tagged today, so we should see a new bug fix release of KDE in the first or second week of December. Earlier this past week, the plans for a KDE 3.4 release were also finalized. This will be the last major KDE 3 release before KDE 4. KDE 4 will make use of the Qt 4 library which promises to be quite a revolution for KDE and all Qt applications, but will break binary compatibility with previous releases.
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Posted by meshal on Friday, December 03, 2004 @ 14:46:41 EST (2834 reads)

Pat made a new entry in the ChangeLog giving us all some fresh news about his health conditions. He also stated to consider security packages (patches) coming from the GUS-BR group trusted. I'll probably setup something for an easy access to the packages released by GUS-BR soon, so stay tuned if interested.

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Posted by meshal on Friday, November 26, 2004 @ 16:45:51 EST (3249 reads)
itp.net :
“We are bundling several programmes for retail sale, including Star Office 7 and Java Desktop System, which will act as a complete suite — both an operating system and end-user applications. In effect Sun aims to give users the chance to replace Microsoft completely with a Linux-based operating system and office tools. It would be great to go shopping and see us in Carrefour up there besides Microsoft,? added Porter.
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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, November 24, 2004 @ 09:06:17 EST (3142 reads)
Reacting to claims by Sun Microsystems COO Jonathan Schwartz that Red Hat is a proprietary incarnation of Linux, Red Hat's vice president of open source affairs Michael Tiemann believes Schwartz should get his facts straight and expressed doubts over how open any open source Solaris is likely to be.
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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 @ 06:47:10 EST (2916 reads)

Patrick Volkerding ( the slackware creator) is very Ill. And he needs your help. You can see the message he has posted here: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/PAT-NEEDS-YOUR-HELP.txt We wish him the best and our prayers are with him.
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Posted by meshal on Monday, November 15, 2004 @ 04:41:01 EST (3685 reads)
Rotana, which produces and distributes Arabic songs and a cinema archive, is in the process of deploying a massive US$10 million Linux-based digital media solution. Made up of a fault tolerant Linux cluster that comprises seven workstations, 10 broadcast servers and 14 Intel-based RedHat Linux servers; the system is currently home to more than 300 terabytes of digitally archived data.

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Posted by meshal on Friday, November 05, 2004 @ 17:19:53 EST (2879 reads)
A group of unknown hackers posted on message boards and security user groups claiming to sell Cisco’s PIX Firewall software source code for sale. They valued the code at $24,000 and stated legitimate reasons for their actions. According to the group, government and security agencies will be able to analyze the firewall code and get a feeling for the product they are using for their critical systems.
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Posted by meshal on Friday, October 29, 2004 @ 02:59:40 EDT (4084 reads)

"We're continuing to add a lot of the enterprise capabilities that people are looking for, like sub-queries and prepared statements," said Zack Urlocker, the company's marketing VP. "We continue to improve the performance and make it easier to use with every single release."

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