Bob Young has played a key role in building Linux into a household name. In 1993, with Mark Ewing, he co-founded Red Hat and was the CEO of the company for several years. After leaving Red Hat, he started a print-on-demand website called Lulu, where content creators can sell their books, comics, movies, or any other content that can be digitised and sold over the Web. Young also owns the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a Canadian football league franchise that he purchased in 2003. In this interview with LFY, he talks about Lulu.
For U & Me
Delhi’s first unconference on Mozilla technologies was a grand event with about a 100 campers who came together to share some Mozilla love on February 10. It was an event that attracted technologists and students, with Mozilla’s Seth Bindernagel and Arun Ranganathan around to discuss the future of the Web.
A CLI-based browser? Whatever for? Are you still in the early 90s? You may pose all these questions, but the truth is that Lynx, a CLI-based browser, is the favourite of many.
With simplicity and stability continuing to be top priorities, Slackware 12.2 doesn’t disappoint.
FOSS allows anyone to acquire the skills that lead to becoming a better developer and an improved person.
Here’s a report on an event that touched on almost all aspects of open source—from installations to kernel programming and scripting, from OpenOffice.org to Bash and Perl, from Ext4 file system to SCSI, and from scientific computing to network security.
First, there was Slackware. And then there was Slax. As the similarity between the names suggests, Slax is actually a size-optimised (well, from 1.9 GB worth of installation files to a 190.1MB LiveCD) version of Slackware that’s meant for use as a Live CD and LiveUSB.
Are your audio files scattered all over your hard disk with missing meta data, leaving you with no easy way to recognise the songs? It’s time you got a bit organised!
Let’s have some fun with commands.
You download the brand new distro, and discover you don’t have a single blank DVD/CD to burn the ISO image! Why worry, when there’s a simple way out!