It’s been over 10 days since I’ve blogged. I was busy with workload so I could not update the blog. I missed lots of news worthy stuff. Here is a quick news roundup:
a] A new custom version of Ubuntu aimed at netbooks and based on 8.04 Hardy Heron has been released by HP.
b] Open source Exchange server replacement only a year away.
c] Scripting SSH access and file transfers with Python can be frustrating – but the Paramiko module solves that in a powerful way.
d] Amazon offering 3 Full Version Games for a Limited period of time.
e] cyberciti.biz / nixcraft.com is now IPv6 enabled.
MySQL, Red Hat and many other open source projects made good amount of money by supporting and creating world class software. But, how do you get venture capital – financing to grow businesses based upon open source ideas? If you are opening an open source software / hardware based business, read this getting started article about VC funding.
A list of open source project run and controlled by women in various organizations around the world.
Can you code 24 hours non-stop? Hackontest is a new Google-sponsored 24-hour programming competition between different open source projects.
Coverity is a company that creates tools for software development. Its premiere product is Prevent, a static-analysis code inspection tool. Coverity offers the results of Prevent’s analysis for free to open source developers. From the project home page: In collaboration with Stanford University, Coverity is establishing a new baseline for software quality and security in [...]