Articles about Open Source
As well as unveiling the beta of its IBM Containers Docker-based service, the enterprise giant is to sell Docker's container management suite, along with new open-source orchestration tools.
CoreOS, a new enterprise Linux company and a Docker partner, is now proposing its own alternative to Docker's container technology.
Mozilla has disabled SSLv3 support and added Firefox Hello to its latest version of Firefox.
The open source purveyor announced a few very important bits of news related to its imminent Wall Street debut.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
Organizations that want to tap the full capabilities of cloud for the development of enterprise-grade business applications need to equip their IT and development teams with the right tools.
Cinnamon and MATE, UEFI and Legacy Boot, I've tried them out and here are my results.
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Whether investing in private or hybrid cloud architecture, it's important to understand and avoid common pitfalls in cloud design to optimize the performance of your enterprise cloud.
Improved, with four USB ports, Micro SD card socket, lower power consumption and overall cleaner board design.
Sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
The latest OpenStack User Insights survey showed more than half of production OpenStack deployments use Linux as the host operating system. Co-engineering OpenStack and Linux can provide a more stable, reliable and higher-performing cloud platform.
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.
Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos. Heartbleed's branding changed the way we talk about security, but is making a bug 'cool' frivolous or essential?
Using SUSE Linux means never having to say 'reboot'.
The whitelist allowing popular NPAPI plugins to run within Chrome without user interaction will be removed at the start of next month.
With consumer iPad growth tapping out, Apple needs to do the unthinkable to push into line of business applications and vertical markets.
Brocade plans to eliminate the constraints that customers previously felt when it came to networking by pushing forward its open-source initiative, OpenDaylight Project.
The KDE netbook desktop is a little-known and underappreciated alternative that is included in every KDE installation. My step-by-step guide is designed to help raise its profile
Not just a refuge for those disillusioned with Gnome and KDE, the Linux Mint 13 Xfce distribution stands on its own merits
Mozilla has put Thunderbird out to grass, halting development on the venerable desktop email client. Here are five multi-platform, open-source alternatives for fans looking for a replacement
Fedora 17 is still cursed with the GNOME interface, but otherwise it shows promise.
Here's how new attempts to capture the desktop show the dreams of Linux are becoming closer to reality.
Take a peek at the first official edition of the free Apache OpenOffice since it was donated by Oracle.
If you are more of the Debian persuasion, there's still a Linux Mint distribution for you.
In court, Oracle outlined its Java copyright and patent infringement case against Google with a series of 91 convincing slides
The chances are, if you surfed the Web on April 1, you may have been duped by a prank or two. Here are the best of the day.
Even a timid Linux user can handle encryption with the help of the right tool. Here are some good, user-friendly options.
Ubuntu’s upcoming Unity-based Linux desktop is already looking pretty darngood.
Canonical has revealed the latest component of its mobile strategy for the Ubuntu operating system, unveiling what it is calling "Ubuntu for Android". This is a hybrid mobile/desktop platform that the company hopes will enable a smartphone to become your sole computing device.
Tired of GNOME 3, Ubuntu Unity and HUD? Want classic an updated classic GNOME 2.x interface? Then Linux Mint has the desktop for you Cinnamon.
This is not your usual desktop interface.
The annual Australian Linux conference, Linux.conf.au, was held last week in Ballarat, Victoria. We bring you the highlights in photos.
Jonathan Heiliger, vice president of technical operations at Facebook discusses the company's open source strategy and its plan to improve the application environment for its more than 100,000 developers.
In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler demonstrates how quickly and easily reset local account passwords, including Administrator, on most Windows systems. The Offline NT Password and Registry Editor is a Linux-based utility that can reset passwords on Windows-NT based systems that use NTFS, including Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista. The tool creates a boot environment through which you can reset passwords via a series of text menus.
Paul Perrone, CEO of Perrone Robotics, introduces Tommy Jr., a driverless car powered by Solaris and Java, created for the DARPA Urban Challenge. The vehicle made an appearance on stage at the JavaOne conference last week in San Francisco. Tommy Jr. will navigate using laser "eyes" mounted on the body of the car, along with GPS accurate to within 2 to 4 inches.
At the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco, Ken Russell and Sven Gothel of Sun Microsystems explain how the Nvidia APX2500 chip allows developers to write Java apps on a desktop and run them directly to cell phones. Users will be able to play games and navigate cities in 3D using GPS.
At the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, James Gosling, Sun Microsystems vice president and fellow, talks to Arizona State University geological sciences professor Phil Christensen about the school's geospatial software, JMARS. The open-source project is available to the public and used by NASA to find and gather scientific data for analysis.
Sun Microsystems demos new JavaFX powered applets at its annual JavaOne Conference in San Francisco Tuesday. Danny Coward and Ken Russell of Sun's Java SE team show how the new applets can be deployed within a Web browser or dragged over to the desktop.
Legendary musician Neil Young shows off a new multimedia project spanning his music career. Joining Young onstage at the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco to demo the project--which uses Java and Blu-ray technology--is Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Rich Green, Sun executive vice president of software.
The Australian Tax Office CIO Bill Gibson claims that one of the reasons he hasn't deployed much open source software is due to security fears, with the code not subject to enough "technical scrutiny".
Steve Bergman, CIO of Goodwill Industries talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about innovating technology for the non-profit. From an open source web portal to geo-spatial mapping tools for the organizations retail site. Bergman also shares his business approach to inventory management, and the company's plan for going green.