Being a Technical Writer involves a lot of reading and research of new and emerging technologies. And one project that recently came to my attention through my email inbox was an Illumos kernel based Unix operating system called XStreamOS.
Ubuntu 12.10 ‘Quantal Quetzal’ is due for release in approximately one week. But before we start preparing a full review of the new version, we thought we’d give Unixmen readers a small preview of what we should all expect from the ‘Quantal Quetzal’.
Canonical has come under some heavy criticism in the past couple of weeks with its controversial decision to include Amazon shopping results in the Ubuntu Dash search results. I have to admit, when I first read of the news I was also enraged with a certain amount of anger and honestly couldn’t believe that our […]
The world of computing and the internet is a very normal and accepted entity to most geeks. But to some unknown, unsuspecting and unfamiliar users, the whole concept can seem quite strange, almost alien!
While I know it’s not Unix or Linux news, I thought this was pretty interesting. Google has applied for a patent on software that can identify and tag any object(s) in an image uploaded by any internet user.
There has been demand for Oracle to reinstate the Oracle Linux Pavilion at the Oracle OpenWorld 2012 convention. Oracle is stating that the booth will include Independent Software Vendors, Hardware Vendors and System Integrators. All of which will display their products and services. And all services displayed will be Oracle Linux and Oracle VM certified.
To some people’s surprise, even open-source software has a license attached to it. And with that license comes a description and agreement for what can and can’t be done with the source code of any particular product or service. What exact license the specific open-source software lies under is generally up to the developer(s) and/or […]