Samba, which has been bringing Windows-compatible file sharing to Linux servers, Mac servers, and desktops for years, takes another step forward.
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The vulnerabilities, rated "critical," have been fixed for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris OS users.
The parent company of the best Linux distro around now offers their free Ubuntu One Files service for your iPhone.
Over the years I have not really paid much attention to verifying downloads for the GNU/Linux installation discs when I download them. I used to just download the ISO files, burn them, and sometimes I would use the self-verifying media check that Red Hat does at the very beginning of the installation process.
Microsoft has contributed source code under the GPLv3 to Samba, the file server software that enables Linux servers to share files with Windows PCs. No, I'm not making this up.
Normally, reading a company's annual report is an exercise in sheer boredom. But this year Microsoft's lawyers allowed some actual competitive insight to sneak into the 10-K reports it files with the SEC. Linux has been neutralized, and Apple is first on the list of archrivals.
Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison opened this week's Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco with details on the Exalogic Elastic Cloud. The system, built on 360 64-bit x86 processor cores, is interconnected with an InfiniBand-based I/O fabric and solid-state storage with Oracle WebLogic Server, other enterprise Java Oracle middleware products and a choice of Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux operating system software.
The flaws affect Adobe Flash Player 10.1.53.64 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris.
Under the new agreement, HP and Dell will resell Oracle Solaris, Oracle Enterprise Linux and Oracle VM on their x86 platforms, but the future of OpenSolaris remains in doubt
One of Sun Microsystems' ambitious dreams, a vibrant open-source community for the Solaris operating system to rival the Linux collective, is in serious danger of evaporating in the Oracle era.
The company has issued a patch that addresses 32 vulnerabilities in its Flash Player in Windows, Mac, Solaris and Linux, after hackers exploited one of the vulnerabilities
The update, available for Windows, Solaris and Linux, addresses issues that could be remotely exploitable without authentication.
Some people have been speculating rather wildly about the fates of both OpenSolaris and Oracle's Linux support now that the company is lining up solidly behind SPARC/Solaris. The nay prayers are all wrong here: support for both will get stronger, not weaker, as Oracle responds to its markets.
The question the guy really asked was whether Linux successes are bad news for other Unix variants - particularly HP-UX, AIX, and Solaris. My answer is no: when Linux succeeds it's generally good news for Unix in general and Solaris in particular.
With Oracle acquiring Sun Microsystems, it also acquires MySQL, the poster child for open-source applications. (Not to mention Solaris, which Sun says is a larger Linux distribution than Red Hat.
The Linux Foundation's executive director has shrugged off worries that Oracle's purchase of Sun — and therefore Solaris — will hurt Linux
Just like Windows and Linux, the Cisco IOS has its own list of commands to manipulate files, and it’s critical for Cisco network administrators to be very familiar with them. In this video, Bill Detwiler goes over some basic Cisco file commands and show you how they can help you keep your network running smoothly.
Veeam's recovery software for VMware virtual machines now lets users recover individual Linux files from image backups
Nexenta (its symbol is a giraffe) combines the OpenSolaris kernel with Userland, the open source filesystem.
Irregular Bob Warfield riffs on Salesforce.com's decision to ditch Sun/Solaris in favor of Dell/Linux.
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