The vulnerabilities, rated "critical," have been fixed for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris OS users.
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Atlanta-based power management technology company JouleX, which sells an agentless network energy manager by the same name, has updated its software (JouleX Energy Manager version 2.5) to offer better integrate with VMware and better support for Linux and Macintosh client computers.
Adobe issued a fix yesterday for a critical hole being exploited in Flash Player, at least a week earlier than planned.
The flaws affect Adobe Flash Player 10.1.53.64 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris.
Add the Linux Foundation to the numerous list of organizations and companies founded to protect Linux users and developers from legal risk.At the opening of the annual LinuxCon 2010 here today in Boston, the San Francisco-based foundation, which sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Tovalds, announced a new open compliance program with the support of heavy hitters including Google, Adobe, Cisco, Novell, AMD, ARM, HP, IBM, Intel, Sony, Nokia and Motorola.
Say the words "Linux", "Windows", and "Macintosh" in a room full of geeks and stand back. Real, honest back fur will start flying in about 10 nanoseconds.
All 26 eBook formats together represent Linux in market share, except they are incompatible.
While Microsoft cheers the selection of Silverlight for streaming the Obama inauguration events this week, some are upset that the Linux desktop is not a supported operating system.Microsoft's cross platform Silverlight browser plug in supports Windows and Macintosh.
Another reason to love Linux: SiCortex offers high-performance computing in an astonishingly energy-efficient format
If you're looking to supplement your trading floor applications, business analytics infrastructure or Internet site capacity, SiCortex has a proposition for you: a 72-processor high-performance Linux platform with CPUs that use just 0.6 watts of electricity each.
The Redwood City, Calif. company says its DaaS solution is already deployed in nearly 50 pilot programs and has been downloaded over 80,000 times. The virtual desktops, known as LivePCs, run on Windows, Macintosh, and MokaFive's BareMetal Linux operating systems.
It is an attention-grabbing headline for a post, isn't it? Here's the original, on Microsoft's Channel 9 forums.
We can argue all day long about the technical superiority of Windows versus Macintosh vs UNIX/Linux but, when all is said in done, if they won't use it, there is no reason for us to support it.
Apple Macintosh and Linux users will have one less excuse to pay the taxman when development gets underway on an improved e-tax application compatible with any computer system.Commissioner of Taxation Michael D'Ascenzo announced yesterday the plan to make the eight-year-old application, which allows taxpayers to file their tax returns via the Internet, more widely available to computer users.
Mozilla has released an updated version of Firefox 2.0 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers. The latest release, version 126.96.36.199 includes security fixes, and promises to address some of the long-standing memory leaks that have been a source of concern for many users. Based on my admittedly brief use of the new version, memory consumption seems to be about the same as with the previous version.
I'm sitting in INV101, "Notes Domino'Hannover' and Beyond". Lots of good stuff -- I'll probablyupdate this entry a few times. Kevin Cavanaugh is showing the Notes plug-in 7.0.1 running on the IBM WorkplaceManaged Client 2.6 on a RedHat Linux desktop. This will go to betashortly. Cool.Other things mentioned in this session:Domino Next will support message recallDomino Next will have 64-bit supportin beta, but 32-bit architecture will continue to be supported. Thisbecomes key because Domino customers know how to leverage their investments-- I met a customer yesterday who runs their Domino environment on serversthat have been in place for 5+ years."Hannover" is being builtfor Macintosh simultaneously with the Windows code"Spamguru" is enhanced anti-spamcapability which will be in Domino Next.
Apple Macintosh users believe they are immune from security problems and need to wake up to the potential of attack -- before they are rudely awoken by a destructive piece of malware.At the University of Otago in New Zealand, where around 40 percent of the computers are Apple Macintosh systems, IT security manager Mark Borrie has been educating his OS X users in security best-practices.
Torvalds switches to Apple.
comment A headline like that is bound to draw the ire of the Macintosh faithful. But might an operating system like Linux possibly spell trouble for Apple?
commentary A headline like that is bound to draw the ire of the Macintosh faithful. After all, since Microsoft, which can marshal its forces and target competitors at will with lethal precision, hasn't finished-off Apple after all these years (and I'm not saying that this was necessarily a Redmond goal), how on earth can an operating system like Linux spell trouble for Apple?
Sophos' anti-virus chief, Jan Hruska, says the race to perfect "on-access" virus scanning technology for desktop versions of Linux and FreeBSD has the company's Unix developers "tearing their hair out". The development of on-access scanning for Unix would give Linux users the same the type of technology that protects Windows and Macintosh users when they inadvertently double-click or otherwise attempt to open files infected with viruses such as those bundled into some e-mail attachments.