Displaying items by tag: David M Williams

Wednesday, 02 January 2008 12:38

Legends of FOSS: Perl 5.10 is here

Loved by sysadmins and webmasters worldwide – being a major scripting language as well as the basis for PHP – Perl has today seen its first major update in five years. Let’s walk through the main new features and why they're big news.
Published in The Linux Distillery
ASUS have released a cheap subnotebook. It is far from state-of-the-art tech-wise, with 512Mb RAM and a Celeron processor. It has a 4Gb hard drive and no optical drive. Its screen is 7” and runs at the odd resolution of 800x480 and the operating system looks like something Fisher Price might have designed. Why would you buy it? What on earth can you do with this?
Published in The Linux Distillery
Monday, 31 December 2007 07:57

The top Linux/FOSS events of 2007

Sure, it’s been said before, but this time it’s true: 2007 was undoubtedly the year which saw Linux go mainstream. Linux has long accepted as a server platform and a playground for tweakers, hackers and the adventurous, but 2007 saw major events which entrenched Linux on the desktop. Let’s look at what happened.
Published in The Linux Distillery

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