Enterprise software for organizations/Enterprises working on Linux is a very defined segment and service providers compete against all odds to undercut and offer ‘support’ to these niche clientele. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as part of its services for Enterprises develops several Linux Kernels as part of a paid service, complying with GPL’s open source […]
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 2 , this is the second Beta release of VirtualBox4.0 in one week, this beta release bring a number of fixes also the following major new features were added: reorganization of VirtualBox into a base package and Extension Packs; New settings/disk ﬁle layout for VM portability.
Oracle announced that VirtualBox4 Beta1 is available, this beta release and not advised to use it in a production machine, this release comes with major changes, New settings/disk file layout for VM portability; see the manual for more information, Open Virtualization Format Archive (OVA) support; see the manual for more information. VMM: support more than […]
Openoffice 3.3.0 RC1 is released, this new beta release incorporates several fixes and other features. Among the improvements to be found with openoffice_logoOpenOffice.org 3.3.0 include an improved extension manager, spreadsheet improvements, initial integration with the Renaissance Project, printing restructuring, and improved Calc spreadsheet performance.
OpenIndiana project was launched officially the 14th of September, this project is a brand new distribution of OpenSolaris, constructed by the community, for the community. The primary goal is to be a binary and package compatible drop in replacement for the official OpenSolaris and forthcoming Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express releases.”
As expected, Yesterday afternoon OpenIndiana project was publicly announced. “OpenIndiana “is a brand new distribution of OpenSolaris, constructed by the community, for the community. The primary goal is to be a binary and package compatible drop in replacement for the official OpenSolaris and forthcoming Solaris 11 and Solaris 11 Express releases.”
While Oracle killed off OpenSolaris and the OpenSolaris Governing Board dissolved itself, the community of OpenSolaris developers have not given up but instead have begun working on their own community OpenSolaris-based operating systems to provide the world with choices beyond the upcoming Oracle Solaris 11 and Oracle Solaris Express 11. Project OpenIndiana is due to […]