Author Archives: Mel Kham
15/05/2009 OSOR : The European Council says migrating the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Court of Auditors to open source desktops will decrease budgetary costs.
Sun may have the MySQL name, but every one has its open-source code and MySQL co-founder Monty Widenius is taking the popular open-source DBMS (database management system) and forking it in a new directions.
According to Alexa.com, Google is the top-ranked site in the U.S. and Iran. Almost 38 percent of all Google users are from the U.S. and nearly 3 percent are from Iran. Over the last week,
Open source community in spain protests national plan for school PCs The Spanish free software association Hispalinux is protesting plans by the Spanish government to massively introduce Microsoft’s operating systems and applications on school computers.
Question : I`m a new ubuntu user, I downloaded drivers for my printer, the drivers are in .deb format, how do I install them ?
Interview with Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison What Oracle will do with Sun’s open source products and initiatives, it does make very clear that Oracle will retain and extend Sun’s hardware business, focusing on “designing hardware and software to work together.” … Continue reading
Six members of the Swiss parliament (Nationalrat) last week formed a group called ‘Digital Sustainability’ which aims to increase the use of open source software by Swiss public bodies.
BackupPC is an entirely disk-based backup and recovery system. It offers a number of advantages, some of which are available only with BackupPC, Backuppc Support any client OS and has a Web interface to allows user control of and access … Continue reading
In Linux,for some distributions by default, does not include Microsoft core fonts in its installation (for exemple : Ubuntu), to have them on your ubuntu, you will need to install the msttcorefonts package. The msttcorefonts package include the True type … Continue reading