Create your own Planet

Major open source projects like GNOME, KDE, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and Apache all have something in common -- they all have Planet feed reader sites set up to aggregate developer blog feeds. The Planet software was developed to power Planet GNOME and Planet Debian, but now it's being used by dozens of open source projects. With just a few simple steps, you can set up a Planet aggregator to watch your favorite blogs or to help publicize your favorite project.

Give Linux one more chance -- this time you won't regret it

If you have an old PC lying around (or even a brand new one), this may be the time to give Linux another try.

University dumps Cisco VoIP for open-source Asterisk

Some organizations consider taking the plunge off of big iron PBX platforms into IP telephony as being pretty daring, but that's nothing compared to what Sam Houston State University (SHSU) is doing. The south Texas school is boldly moving thousands of users off a Cisco VoIP platform to an open-source VoIP network based on Asterisk.

Garmin is looking for a Linux Software Engineer

Garmin, the company that designs, manufactures, and markets navigation and communications equipment for the aviation and consumer markets is looking for a Linux Software Engineer.

ApacheCon US 2006 hotel rates go up TONIGHT (13 September)

The hotel rate for the Austin Hilton will go from $135.00 to over $270.00 Wednesday September 13 at midnight Central time. ACT NOW! Reserve a room for ApacheCon US 2006.

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show, episode 157: We talk to Brian Bagnall, author of "On the Edge: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of Commodore".

Can Linux Desktops Live in an Active Directory World?

It still causes me uncomfortable dispepsia to admit that Microsoft’s directory coup worked so well. Since Windows desktop systems are so challenging to own without it, Microsoft succeeded at pushing Active Directory into wide deployment in the business world. As advocates for desktop Linux promote fitness and readiness for use in the business world, few seem to surmise what a strong fortress Microsoft has built around Windows.

10 things you should know about every Linux installation

This article lists off 10 things new users should know about every Linux installation, making comparison between Linux and Windows.