The World's First Mobile Linux Development Kit (MKit) is now available

Unicon Systems, a Linux handheld software and hardware technology developer from Menlo Park, California, will start shipping its Mobile Linux Development Kit (MKitTM) this week. This long-awaited, revolutionary product was first introduced last year at LinuxWorld Expo, where it generated a lot of interest from Linux professionals and hobbyists.

Microsoft's Silverlight Promises to Disrupt Linux Web Users

Just as it seemed that Linux users (especially 64-bit users) would finally be able to enjoy streaming content with a minimum of hassle, Microsoft's new Silverlight software promises to throw a wrench in the works. Because of sites like Google Video and Youtube, Flash video has become a common means of streaming multimedia over the Internet. With the recent release of Flash 9 for Linux, users have access to much of the same content as their OS X and Windows counterparts.

GIMP 2.2.14 Released

Version 2.2.14 of the GNU Image Manipulation Program is a bug-fix release in the stable 2.2 series. The source code is available from ftp.gimp.org. Binary packages for the various supported platforms should become available soon.

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Open Source rising in N.Z. education

The last three years has seen a dramatic uptake of Open Source in New Zealand in the Education sector. The Tertiary Education Commission has an e-Learning Collaborative Development Fund (eCDF) that provides the means for a wide variety of New Zealand tertiary institutions to develop sustainable Open Source solutions.

Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring Released

Mandriva is proud to announce the release of its brand new distribution that provides up-to-date and freshly released open source software: Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring.

Mark Shuttleworth: "Time for mass consumer sales of Linux on desktop has not yet come"

The founder of the Ubuntu-project talks in an interview about the integration of proprietary drivers, the One Laptop per Child project and "great applications" from Microsoft.

OrangeHRM Open Source HRM System Launches On-Demand Option

OrangeHRM Inc. today announced the availability of OrangeHRM On-Demand, a hosted version of its OrangeHRM open source human resources management solution for small and mid-sized enterprises. The company has also released a new Version 2.1 that upgrades the system’s Leave Management module and a variety of other functions.

Goodbye IBM Tivoli, Hello Open Source?

More and more IT management customers apparently want low-cost open source alternatives, according to TechIQ's The VAR Guy.