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The Wine development release 1.3.23 is now available, this is a bi-weekly snapshot in the 1.3 unstable series.
OIN or the Open Invention Network is an industry-supporting independent group consisting of Linux users in a royalty-free environment and be protected from lawsuits for license infringement by proprietary software owners. The confrontation between SCO vs Novell; Microsoft’s claim of … Continue reading
Jim Zemlin, the Linux Foundation’s director, has some heartening news for Linux world professionals. He was recently quoted saying, “Linux’s increasing use across industries is building high demand for Linux jobs despite national unemployment stats. Linux.com reaches millions of Linux … Continue reading
Well it looks like the incubator is working full time at 4D, as a new platform for Apps has just been pressed out, in less than 2 years and is waiting for developers to test their skills on it. With … Continue reading
Non-relational databases are an alternative to SQL databases and would rather call themselves ‘big data DBs’, say the pros in the industry. Calling non-relational databases as ‘No SQL’ is in a way misleading as this a ‘dynamic’ database platform. The … Continue reading
No rhyme or reason, just wanted a change says Linus Torvalds when commiting the next version of the Linux kernel from 2.6.40 directly to Linux 3.0. This is great news in a way as the 2.6 seemed an infinite series, … Continue reading
News on Ubuntu is getting better by the day. The first half of May saw Canonical joining GENIVI Alliance, the reference platform for In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) for opensource products. Canonical will also introduce a new GENIVI compliant Ubuntu IVI Remix.
The success story of Open Office took a nosedive when the proprietary software giant Oracle picked up Sun Microsystems and through it OpenOffice. With its donation to non-parent open source incubator such as Apache Software Foundation Oracle has once again … Continue reading