“This may come as a surprise to you, but they were not big fans,” Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin told me in regards to his foundation’s history with Microsoft. The new Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella, however, is singing a very different tune.
Popular digital currency bitcoin is a project run by the US National Security Agency (NSA), according to a group that tracks the activities of government organisations around the globe.
The group, named CIA Project, claims evidence that the cryptocurrency is made by the NSA or the CIA.
The Linux Training Scholarship Program provides funds to developers, IT professionals and students who show interest and promise in building Linux careers and shaping the future of the operating system and the enterprise, but who otherwise do not have the ability to attend Linux Foundation training courses. The Linux Foundation’s Training Program includes a comprehensive set of Linux courses that are distribution-flexible, direct from the source, technically advanced and customizable.
The second public face-to-face KLUG Meeting was 3 Mar, 2005 at 8 pm.
The location of the meeting was in "Mishref United" Caf?© in Mishref Area (Close to Kuwait International Fair / 6th Ring Road Motor- highway).
I would like to thank who ever attended the LUG meeting. It was really helpful, encouraging, and interesting. We met in Star Bucks, Meshrif Area - Kuwait at 8 pm. The weather was very nice and the topics discussed were very HOT:).
Following two months after the release of the 2.6.9 Zonked Quokka Linux kernel [story], Linux creator Linus Torvalds released Woozy Numbat, the 2.6.10 kernel. He summarizes:
"Ok, with a lot of people taking an xmas break, here's something to play with over the holidays (not to mention an excuse for me to get into the Glögg for real ;)
"Mostly a lot of small fixes since 2.6.10-rc3, with the biggest thing being probably the CIFS update and the switch-over to the new DVB frontend driver world order. Some MMC and USB work too, and ARM updates as usual."
Further information can be found in the release announcements for 2.6.10-rc1 [story], 2.6.10-rc2 [story], and 2.6.10-rc3 [story], as well as in the complete changelog. The latest version of the kernel can be downloaded from your nearest kernel.org mirror. Read on for the list of changes since 2.6.10-rc3
The new Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL, is based on the MPL (Mozilla Public License1 .1). Although there are more than50 open-source licenses currently approved by the OSI, Sun said in the proposed license's executive summary that none of them was acceptable.
A Massachusetts businessman allegedly paid members of the computer underground to launch organized, crippling distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against three of his competitors, in what federal officials are calling the first criminal case to arise from a DDoS-for-hire scheme. complete story