I have not posted anything for about 4 days now. That is mostly due to a overload of work coming up suddenly and having to do some stuff to get my US visa processed etc. Hopefully should be back in action from later today...:-)
Geek.com reports that Gnome.org has been hacked into and that they are not yet sure if the Gnome source code is compromised.
Two thing that I think is becoming more common now. Hackers are attacking OSS sites too nowadays and Linux is not hacker proof (No software really is). But this also points to the fact that Linux is being used more and more and so is getting a to be a very attractive target for hackers.
I just logged in and it gave me a reminder for an upcoming birthday.. I have such a bad memory for dates and events that I am always at the receiving end of scoldes for missing important dates. This would be a real life saver for me.
Only problem is, my mother does not use a computer yet!!!
As other researchers who have compared Windows and Linux TCO have ascertained, "Linux is most assuredly not free," the Yankee study found - "a fact that corporations now begin to realize."
All of the major Linux vendors and distributors including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Novell and Red Hat "have begun charging hefty premiums for must-have items like technical service and support, product warranties and licensing indemnification," the study found.
"It's beginning to look a lot like, well Windows," DiDio quipped.