The eBox development team has announced an update to the eBox platform. eBox is a comprehensive Linux-based (server) distribution that provides a wide range of network services – “network gateway to communication center and file management”.
Archive for August, 2008
gNewSense is a Linux desktop operating system that is derived from Ubuntu. It is essentially Ubuntu Linux with all non-free software removed. The project was initiated by Brian Brazil and Paul O’Malley.
The Linux kernel, and most of the software that makes it usable are governed by the GPL, or the GNU General Public License. Now at version 3 (GPLv3), the GPL was originally written by Richard Stallman, and it’s intended to protect software freedom. The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has published a guide to keeping with the terms of the […]
This year – 2008 – could very well be regarded as the year that the term open source made it into prime time, into main stream media. We think that Google’s launch of Android towards the end of 2007 was a major contributing factor. Suddenly, everybody is an expert on the open source community. Individuals with no knowledge of how […]
Starting in January 2009, the SIM University (UniSIM) in partnership with RedHat, Inc., will be offering an Executive Master Programme in Open Source Software. UniSIM is Singapore’s “first and only privately-funded university focusing on the upgrading and learning needs of working professionals and adult learners”.