Non-Commercial announcementsEU public licence. Interested parties are invited to join the online discussions on the EUPL at the eGovernment Observatory's forum.
Commercial announcementsannounced the availability of "Intrepid M", a standalone box intended to help with the management of networks of Linux systems. "Through an intuitive interface, a Linux systems administrator with as little as two years of experience can use the Intrepid M to quickly deploy, rollback and migrate RPM-based Linux servers (whether running RedHat, SuSE, or Fedora distributions) from a central location -- all without the need to install the operating system or applications directly on computers." has announced the receipt of a Coverity Quality Certification for the PostgreSQL-based RDBMS database. "EnterpriseDB Corporation, an enterprise-class database company, announced today that its PostgreSQL-based RDBMS was analyzed by Coverity Prevent, the worlds most advanced static software analysis tool, and found to contain only 20 defects in more than 775,000 lines of code. This is the lowest defect density (one defect per nearly 39,000 lines of code) reported by Coverity for an open source relational database." announced that it will hold a demonstration of the Open-Xchange Server at the LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, CA on August 9-11, 2005. "Open-Xchange enables easy migration and integration to an open source environment -- allowing IT administrators to create and implement killer-apps without changing existing infrastructure components, i.e. databases, directory services, message transfer agents, e-mail servers or web-servers." To date over 1,000 companies have signed up to qualify for a free copy of the Xandros replacement for Windows business desktops. This clear sign of enterprises being ready for Linux, surpassed even Xandros expectations. Challenge participants download a free trial of the new Version 3 of the Xandros Business Desktop Operating System (OS), which provides seamless compatibility with the latest Windows servers, including domain authentication support, logon scripts, and group policy profiles. Participants who fill in a detailed questionnaire to help Xandros identify future enterprise needs will be rewarded with a fully licensed boxed copy of the Xandros Business Desktop OS."
New Booksavailable online (Creative Commons noncommercial license), or can be purchased. (Seen on BoingBoing).
Upcoming EventsFAVE is a new event for people who are interested in free and open source creative software on Linux and other computer platforms." In a four-day workshop hosted by V2_, sound artists Frank Barknecht and Aymeric Mansoux will introduce the basics of Audio Signal Processing (ASP) in the fields of real-time music production. This workshop specifically targets people who want to develop their work in the digital sound field or those people curious about the processes involved behind the audio software they already use." the first will be held in Orlando, FL on September 12-16, 2005 and the second will be held in Barcelona, Spain on November 7-10, 2005. OSI is going to be holding a public meeting at O'Reilly's OSCON the first week of August. It's to be held on Thursday evening at 7:30PM in room D135 of the conference hotel." call for papers has gone out for the 2005 Open Source Developer's Conference. The event takes place in Melbourne, Australia on December 5-7, 2005. Proposals are due by August 19. announced the Pacific Northwest Venture Capital Symposium. The event will take place in Bellevue, Washington on September 12-13, 2005.
|July 28, 2005||Black Hat Briefings USA 2005||Las Vegas, NV|
|July 29 - 31, 2005||DefCon 13||(Alexis Park)Las Vegas, Nevada|
|July 31 - August 4, 2005||2005 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival||Los Angeles, CA|
|July 31 - August 5, 2005||USENIX Security Symposium||Baltimore, MD|
|August 1 - 5, 2005||O'Reilly Open Source Convention||(Oregon Convention Center)Portland, Oregon|
|August 1 - 5, 2005||CIFS 2005 Conference and Plugfest||(Doubletree Hotel)San Jose, CA|
|August 4, 2005||Penguincon 2005||Israel|
|August 4 - 7, 2005||Linux 2005||(University of Wales)Swansea, UK|
|August 8 - 11, 2005||LinuxWorld Conference and Expo||(Moscone Center)San Francisco, CA|
|August 20, 2005||Free Audio and Video Event(FAVE)||(Trinity Community and Arts Centre)Bristol, UK|
|August 27 - September 4, 2005||aKademy 2005||(University of Málaga)Málaga Spain|
|August 31 - September 2, 2005||YAPC::EU::2005||(University of Minho)Braga, Portugal|
|September 1 - 2, 2005||Symposium on Security for Asia Network(SyScAN'05)||(The Dusit Thani Hotel)Bangkok, Thailand|
|September 1, 2005||GOTO10 ASP digital sound workshop||Rotterdam, the Netherlands|
|September 1 - 4, 2005||GOTO10 ASP digital sound workshop||Rotterdam, the Netherlands|
|September 5 - 9, 2005||International Computer Music Conference(ICMC 2005)||Barcelona, Spain|
|September 14 - 16, 2005||php|works||(Holiday Inn Yorkdale)Toronto, Canada|
|September 16 - 18, 2005||ToorCon 7||(San Diego Convention Center)San Diego, CA|
|September 19 - 21, 2005||Plone Conference 2005||(Semper Depot, Lehargasse)Vienna, Austria|
|September 20 - 23, 2005||New Security Paradigms Workshop(NSPW)||(UCLA Conference Center)Lake Arrowhead, California|
Web siteshas announced two new Project and Developer Blogs. "This will be the permanent home of project lists, status updates and what is happening with a given project or feature. The site's success will really depend on developer interaction and whether or not the community finds the status information helpful."
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