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LiMo Foundation to Release LiMo Platform and APIs in March 2008

LiMo Foundation, a consortium dedicated to creating open, hardware-independent, Linux-based operating system for mobile devices, has announced that the LiMo Platform (their equivalent of the Android platform) will be released on schedule in March, 2008, along with the application programming interface (API) specifications.

Untangle Network Gateway

Untangle Network Gateway

The Untangle Network Gateway is a network security distro based on Debian GNU Linux. It is intended to be run from a hard drive, with application packages installed only if the function(s) enabled by any package is/are needed.

SmoothWall Express

SmoothWall Express

SmoothWall Express is a Linux-based network firewall distro designed for home and small business use. The SmoothWall project was founded in the summer of 2000 by Lawrence Manning (Principle Code Author) and Richard Morrell (Project Manager). With SmoothWall Express, you can convert a old PC into a hardened internet firewall device.

Nokia to Acquire Trolltech

“Nokia and Trolltech ASA today announced that they have entered into an agreement that Nokia will make a public voluntary tender offer to acquire Trolltech. Trolltech has its headquarters in Oslo, Norway, and Nokia is based in Finland. The obvious question is now is, what has this got to do with Android? We promised to bring you only Android-related news, […]

View Your Mind

View Your Mind

VYM (View Your Mind) is a tool to generate and manipulate maps which show your thoughts. Such maps can help you to improve your creativity and effectivity. You can use them for time management, to organize tasks, to get an overview over complex contexts, to sort your ideas etc. Maps can be drawn by hand on paper or a flip […]

TrueBSD

TrueBSD

TrueBSD is a LiveDVD operating system based on FreeBSD with many useful applications. All open programs will keep working even when you eject LiveDVD (using command cdcontrol eject) in order to get some data from your own CDs.

PC-BSD

PC-BSD

PC-BSD is a desktop-oriented distribution built atop FreeBSD. It provides all the goodies of FreeBSD for the desktop user, using primarily the K Desktop Environment. It is the most active BSD-based desktop distributions available, and its development is funded by iXsystems, Inc.

DesktopBSD

DesktopBSD

DesktopBSD aims at being a stable and powerful operating system for desktop users. DesktopBSD combines the stability of FreeBSD, the usability and functionality of KDE and the simplicity of specially developed software to provide a system that’s easy to use and install.

Elastix

Elastix

Elastix is an appliance software that integrates the best tools available for Asterisk-based PBXs into a single, easy-to-use interface. It also adds its own set of utilities and allows for the creation of third party modules to make it the best software package available for open source telephony.

OpenBSD

OpenBSD

OpenBSD is a multi-platform 4.4BSD-based UNIX-like operating system with a near-perfect security track record – only 2 security holes since it was first released more than 10 years ago. Aside from the operating system, the OpenBSD teams is also responsible for OpenSSH, OpenBGPD, OpenNTPD, and OpenCVS

NetBSD

NetBSD

NetBSD is a free, secure, and highly portable Unix-like Open Source operating system available for many platforms, from large-scale server systems to powerful desktop systems to handheld and embedded devices. Its clean design and advanced features make it excellent in both production and research environments, and the source code is freely available under a business-friendly license.

FreeBSD

FreeBSD

FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible (including Pentium® and Athlon™), amd64 compatible (including Opteron™, Athlon™64, and EM64T), ARM, IA-64, PC-98 and UltraSPARC® architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley.

Gentoo

Gentoo

Gentoo is a source-based, free operating system based on either Linux or FreeBSD that can be automatically optimized and customized for just about any application or need. Extreme configurability, performance and a top-notch user and developer community are all hallmarks of the Gentoo experience.

Debian

Debian

Debian is a GNU/Linux operating system. It probably has the longest release cycle of any distro, but counts rock-solid stability as a key feature.

LiMo

LiMo

The LiMo is another mobile Linux platform aimed primarily at handsets. It’s development and maintenance is spear-headed by the LiMo Foundation. It’s stated goal is “to create an open, Linux-based software platform for use by the whole global industry to produce mobile devices through a balanced and transparent contribution process enabling a rich ecosystem of differentiated products, applications, and services […]

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Sun Acquires MySQL

Sun Acquires MySQL

Sun Microsystems, Inc., has announced the acquisition of MySQL. MySQL is the most popular Open Source database in the world. It’s probably the most widely deployed database in the world.

Trolltech’s Qt to be licensed under the GPL v3

Trolltech’s Qt to be licensed under the GPL v3

Trolltech ASA is licensing its Qt cross-platform development framework under the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPL v3), with immediate effect. Qt is already available under the GPL v2 and will continue to be so in addition to the GPL v3.