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Linspire Announces Major Upgrade to Open Source Digital Photo Software

Linspire, Inc. has announced a major upgrade to its open source digital photo software, Lphoto 2.0. The new version includes advanced features such as album-to-CD and album-to-DVD functionality, options to create MP3 soundtracks on custom DVD slide shows, red eye reduction, automatic brightness and contrast adjustment, rotate and cropping …

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Aethera 1.2 Release: A New Level of Modularity and Vision for PIMs is pleased to announce the 1.2 release of Aethera, a PIM, Email and optional communication suite for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. Aethera breaks with tradition in conventional PIMs and brings a new level of modularity and vision to a paradigm that has been all too …

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RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser to keynote at San Diego Desktop Summit in February

The Desktop Summit announced that Rob Glaser, CEO of RealNetworks, will be a keynote speaker at their event in February. The summit is focused on Linux and open source for the desktop and will have demonstrations, discussions, and exhibits specifically targeted towards home and business users who are looking to …

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Mandrakesoft Launches New Enterprise Linux Products

Mandrakesoft has announced the availability of two new products, Corporate Server and Corporate Desktop, aimed at business customers. These Linux systems have been specifically developed to be enterprise-ready and feature longer development cycles and a 5-year maintenance span. The products are designed to make deployment as simple, fast and painless …

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Matrox Graphics Inc. and Xi Graphics Release Linux Display Drivers

Matrox Graphics Inc. and Xi Graphics, Inc. have announced the release of Matrox Parhelia, Millennium P-Series, and QID display drivers for the Linux (Red Hat, SuSE, and Mandrake) operating system. These drivers support advanced Matrox features including DualHead, TripleHead, quad-display, TV output, Clone, Multi-Display Zoom, OpenGL acceleration, and multi-card configurations …

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Open Sense Solutions Launches Groovix: The World's First Multi-User Desktop in a Single Unit

Open Sense Solutions has integrated Linux software and hardware to create Groovix, a multi-user desktop in a single unit that offers sound and 3D graphics to each user. The system's multi-user capabilities make it ideal for home or business use. With the demand for family desktop time at an all-time …

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SCALE 3X: New Speakers and Sponsors Announced

The Linux Expo of Southern California has announced new speakers and sponsors for SCALE 3X, which will be held on February 12th and 13th, 2005 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The event aims to evangelize the advantages of Open Source software. Many new speakers have been added to the …

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ScalixReady for Open Source: Certifying Compatibility and Interoperability with Open Source Messaging Stack

ScalixReady for Open Source is a certification program that ensures compatibility and interoperability with messaging-related open source components.

The first components certified are anti-spam, anti-virus, performance and availability monitoring, and real-time backup technologies. The ScalixReady for Open Source messaging stack is fully integrated and certified with the Scalix system in …

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Mandrakesoft Bundles Daffodil DB with Mandrake Linux

Mandrakesoft has announced the bundling of Daffodil DB v3.3 with Mandrakelinux 10.1 PowerPack. The bundled version of Daffodil DB is its 90-day evaluation version, which has the same features and capabilities as the commercial version.

Daffodil DB is a J2EE-certified, JDBC 3.0 and SQL 99 compliant Java …

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Mozilla-based HTML editor challenges dominance of Microsoft FrontPage

Nvu, a free and easy-to-use Web editor and authoring system for desktop Linux, Macintosh and Microsoft Windows users, was released in beta version today. Based on Mozilla Internet technology and Netscape Composer, Nvu allows users to easily author and manage rich Web documents without programming or HTML coding. The tool …

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OOoFf!: Combining and Firefox into one cost-saving package

Holiday shoppers looking to outfit their PCs with an affordable alternative to costly Microsoft office suites and less-than-secure Internet browsers will get their wish this season with the release of OOoFf! The new OOoFf! product - the combination of two leading cross-platform software programs, and Firefox - is available immediately …

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SELinux Symposium: A Gathering of Experts to Share Insights on Flexible Mandatory Access Control in Linux

The Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) Symposium is an annual exchange of ideas, technology, and research involving SELinux.

The inaugural Symposium will be held in Silver Spring, Maryland from March 2-4, 2005. The event brings together experts from business, government, and academia to share research, development, and application experiences using SELinux. Topics …

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VA Linux Launches High-Availability Load Balancing Solution for Local Area Networks

VA Linux, a leading provider of Linux solutions for the telecommunications and enterprise systems markets, has announced the release of 'VA Balance', a highly effective, high-availability load balancing software fully integrated with Linux OS. VA Balance consists of UltraMonkey, a scalable open source load balancing software, and VA Core, a …

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Linux Core Consortium Formed to Strengthen Linux Standardization Efforts

The Linux Core Consortium (LCC) has been formed by Linux vendors from Europe, Asia, and North and South America to create a common core implementation of the Linux Standard Base (LSB) 2.0. This implementation will serve as the core for each company's future Linux distribution products. The consortium aims …

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McObject and MontaVista Software Announce Partnership to Streamline Development of Fault-Tolerant Linux-Based Telecom and Networking Equipment

McObject and MontaVista Software have announced the release of eXtremeDB High Availability (HA) certified for MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition (CGE). This partnership streamlines development of fault-tolerant Linux-based telecom and networking equipment.

MontaVista Linux CGE is Linux enhanced with open source real-time, high availability and high reliability features, making it …

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Mandrakelinux 10.1 for x86-64: The Future of Computing

Mandrakesoft has released Mandrakelinux 10.1 for x86-64, a version of its Linux Operating System that runs on AMD x86-64 and Intel EMT architectures.

This new release features EVP and mixed software support, and ships with a large amount of quality Open Source and commercial software. Mandrakelinux is now every …

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Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Now Available Worldwide

The Mozilla Foundation has announced the worldwide availability of Mozilla Firefox 1.0, a free web browser that has been developed through open source development. The browser has already received numerous awards and endorsements for its stability, trustworthiness, and innovative features. A rich ecosystem of support resources and tools is …

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New Release of db* Demonstrates Strength of Open-Source Development Paradigm

The new release of db. * is on track for a Q4 2004 launch date and incorporates functionality improvements, bug fixes, and suggestions from Club ITTIA members. The database is an open-source embedded database with zero runtime or development fees, fast, small footprint, and requires no administration.

It has been used …

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Zope X3 3.0.0 Released: A Major Update to the Open Source Web Application Server

The Zope 3 development team is proud to announce the release of Zope X3 3.0.0 final, a major update to the open source web application server written in Python. The new version features a transactional object database and a strong through-the-web development model, as well as a tightly …

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Desktop Linux Summit 2005: A Gathering of Open Source Innovators

The Desktop Linux Summit is a three-day event that brings together industry leaders in both desktop Linux and open source technology to share ideas about innovations, marketing, and the future of these technologies. The event will be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego from February 9th to …

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