Interesting read and I wasn’t aware of some of the facts behind the open-source entrepreneur Bob Young. From the BBC article:
Bob Young is a self-confessed contrarian with a strong desire to change the world by allowing people to share and collaborate. The approach has served him well and has helped turn the Canadian into a multi-millionaire. Bob YoungFrom the outset, his software company Red Hat bucked the trend set by the big players like Microsoft which stubbornly guarded every line of code and charged whopping fees to maintain it.
The Free Technology Academy (FTA) has released excellent book called “The GNU/Linux operating system”, the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and how to optimise and synchronise the resources using GNU/Linux.
Holiday Giveaway: Win Learning Nagios 3.0 Book (total three copies)
nixCraft regular contributor Ramesh is running a small contest. You can win 3 copies of Nagios (a popular open source computer system and network monitoring application software) books for yourself.
Serious security flaw found in IE
Users of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer are being urged by experts to switch to a rival until a serious security flaw has been fixed. The flaw in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer could allow criminals to take control of people’s computers and steal their passwords, internet experts say. Maybe, it is time to switch to Firefox :D
Top 10 Linux Financial Tools
The arena of finance is no exception. Plenty of outstanding financial applications are available for the Linux operating system. From personal finance to business finance, there is an application for nearly every need. Let’s take a look at the top Linux financial applications.
Wikipedia now available for mobile phone / devices
Sweet, now access millions of articles from your PDA or smart mobile phone device.
How To Select Netbooks Powered by Open-source Linux OS
Netbooks are small computers that are cheaper and lighter than full-scale laptops. They have their merits-but do not ask too much of them.
Famous Awk One-Liners Explained
This is the second part of a three-part article on the famous Awk one-liners. This part will explain Awk one-liners for text conversion and substitution.
Killer Add-ons Make Songbird So Much Better
Like Firefox, the open source media player Songbird is a pretty neat alternative to a big-name competitor on its own, but the ability to extend it through add-ons is what really makes it boss.
The Dark Knight on Blu-ray DVD -Available now!
Batman and the Joker will be unleashed on Gotham — and the world — just in time for the holidays.
Embedded Linux is the use of a Linux operating system in an embedded computer systems such as a mobile phones, personal digital assistants, media players etc. This tutorial shows you how to install Linux on a target system. Not a prebuilt Linux distribution, but your own, built from scratch.
Updated kernel packages that fix several bugs, while adding an enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Spacewalk is an open source (GPLv2) Linux systems management solution. It is the upstream community project from which the Red Hat Network Satellite product is derived.
Understanding anatomy of security-enhanced Linux (SELinux) architecture and implementation.