The issue of Oracle challenging Google on the use of Java APIs may, on the surface, appear to be a case of IT corporate establishing themselves on a common turf. However, the implications of these digital corporate wars are serious. The ongoing battle is for Oracle to gain complete control on Java programming language and for Google […]
VirtualBox 4.1.12 has been released, this is a maintenance release that comes to fix several bugs, added support to the new Kernel 3.4. As a good news to Ubuntu users, Oracle also has updated the official repository of Virtualbox adding support for new Ubuntu 12.04.
The “Oracle-java″ package is no longer available in the official Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot and Precise Pangolin. In this post i will show you how to remove OpenJDK and install Oracle Java7 on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin.
“OpenIndiana oi_151a has been released, this release comes exactly one year after the first release, oi_147. This build brings a wide variety of enhancements, including being the first build based on Illumos. Notable changes to the kernel and core userland since OpenIndiana’s oi_148 release includes KVM, the open source kernel-based Virtual Machine, as a basic […]
Oracle today released VirtualBox 4.1, a new major release. Introducing VM clones, this mean the ability to clone virtual machines via the GUI and VBoxManage. the New Advanced wizard for creating new virtual disks and virtual disk copy also for 64-bit memory limit is up to 1 TB. For guest Additions, status of modules and […]
The last week saw as set back of sorts for Oracle, as the US patent analysts rejected 17 claims of the 21 infringements claimed by Oracle on one of the seven infringement claims it had filed against Google. However, there are further 122 claims to wade through.
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 broilered itself in more OpenOffice controversies. Is Oracle right in choosing ASF over The Documentation […]
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.8, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0. It improves stability and fixes regressions. Important bugs were fixed in this release, for 3D support: fixed GNOME 3 rendering under Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora 15, Mac OS X hosts: fixed incompatibility with recent Mac OS X versions in 64-bit mode, for more information check […]