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African innovators, with the women in the lead

Ethan Zuckerman's musings on Africa, international development a - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 7:10am

Ever since the first sessions of TED, where a number of fierce critics of foreign aid faced off against the G8, Bono and a number of concerned westerners who want to help the continent through aid and development. It was wonderful to get this debate out into the open early on in the conference, and it’s dominated debate and conversation in the hallways.

الأب و الإبن و عمرو دياب

ربيـــــــــــــــــــــــــع - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 7:01am
مختار العزيزي يتكلم عن الأب و الإبن و عمرو ديابمش عارف ليه حسيت بعد ما قريت كلامه ان كلنا بنقوم بدور عمرو دياب

Sun Ultra 20 M2 review

Free Software Magazine - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 6:30am

When you are looking for a workstation or new desktop there are a seemingly infinite number of potential solutions available. So where do you start? Well if you are after a powerful AMD based computer then you might want to take a look at the Sun Ultra 20M2, a workstation based around AMD Opteron 1200 dual-core CPU, and available at a surprisingly reasonable price.

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scr06 - View IMAP Folder in MS Outlook

Howto Forge - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 5:20am
MS Outlook - viewing the newly created IMAP folder

OTS: Command line text auto-summary

Debian Package of the Day - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 5:00am

Article submitted by Alex Gretlein. We are running out of articles ! Please help DPOTD and submit good articles about software you like NOW !

Novell, Capgemini, and the rise of corporate Linux

Linux-Watch - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 3:32am
Novell didn't win many friends in the open-source community with its Microsoft partnership. However, that deal, along with Novell's growing partnerships with enterprise software players such as SAP and now Capgemini are bound to win it friends in big business.

Google Talk - Instant messaging client for Linux

All about Linux - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 2:15am
Roughly one year back, Google released its popular instant messaging application called Google talk which allows one to communicate with others, similar to the ever popular Yahoo Messenger. Initially Google talk client was available for Windows users only and people using other operating system such as Linux had to do with using the window which was embedded in their Gmail account. The problem

Making Debian packages from proprietary software

Debian Administration RSS - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 1:00am
One of my main goals for a managed infrastructure is to make sure I have consistent versions of end-user applications installed everywhere. My users aren't too picky about the version of xemacs installed, but they've got pretty stringent requirements on having a particular version of ANSYS, Abaqus, Fluent, Maple, Matlab, and other large non-free/no-source-available software packages. And they don't all agree on which version should be loaded, so I keep several loaded at once.


Gid-Do جدو ــــ - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 12:12am
اليوم هو الخامس من شهر يونيو عام الفين وسبعة فى مثل هذا اليوم من اربعين سنة بالتمام والكمال هزم النظام السياسى الحاكم فى مصر فى شبه جزيرة سيناء فيما يعرف بحرب الايام الستة ـ وان كانت هزيمة النظام السياسى الحاكم فى مصر فى ذلك الوقت قد ادت الى تدمير معدات الجيش المصرى واستشهاد عدد ضخم من جن

الدكتور/ أحمد نظيف يستقبل رئيس شركة إنتل العالمية

خدمة RSS لموقع وزارة الاتصالات وتكنولوجيا المعلومات - Wed, 06/06/2007 - 12:00am

استقبل اليوم الدكتور/ أحمد نظيف رئيس مجلس الوزراء السيد بول أوتليني رئيس شركة إنتل العالمية وذلك خلال زيارته الأولى للقاهرة. وكما اجتمع الدكتور/ طارق كامل وزير الاتصالات وتكنولوجيا المعلومات مع السيد رئيس الشركة لبحث أوجه التعاون بين الشركة والوزارة.

Views Mail

Drupal Modules - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:55pm

The Views Mail module provides a flexible method for sending messages to
lists of users created by the Views module. You can view the history of how this module came about here:

Final GPLv3 should arrive in late June

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
The final version of the GNU General Public License 3.0 should be published before the end of June, bringing to an end some 18 months of discussions around the new license, the Free Software Foundation said.

Movable Type to go open source

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
SixApart, a blogging pioneer and top supplier of blogging software to businesses, today announced it would transition its flagship product, Movable Type, to an open-source platform by the third quarter of this year. The announcement was made simultaneously with the latest release of the platform, Movable Type 4.0,

Google Gears enables offline web development

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
At Google's recent Developer Day, the company announced Google Gears, an open-source technology for creating offline Web applications. Google Gears is a new browser extension that the company is making available in its early stages so that everyone can test its capabilities and limitations and help improve it.

Big security holes found in IE, Firefox

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
A researcher, Michal Zalewski, on June 4 reported a JavaScript flaw in fully patched IE 6 and 7 that can allow an attacker to fiddle with a document's Document Object Model -- a model for representing HTML or XML and related formats.

Vulnerability found in Firefox extension, Google toolbar

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
A security researcher has found a remote vulnerability in the upgrade mechanism in the Firefox extension used by Google Toolbar and Google Browser Sync that could lead to a man-in-the-middle attack and covert installation of malicious software.

Patent fights about money, control

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 10:32pm
Analysis -- Patent fights are fights about money. The secondary issue, the one that makes the headlines, is control. To really understand what's going on in the current patent posturing involving Microsoft, Novell, and a host of open-source companies and groups, it helps to keep those factors firmly in mind.

دونت ووري ....بي هابي...إفيري ليتل ثينج ويل بي أورايت

MaLcoLM X - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 9:41pm
الفريسة دلفت الى المترو توقفت امام بابه لم تجد كالعادة مكانا لتجلس فيه,حاوطتها الروائح المعتاده لفترة بعد الظهر لكن كانت هذه المره أشد بسبب ذلك الرجل الذي وضع يده أعلى الباب فوقها مباشرة.

Why did Microsoft and Sun support SCO?

Linux-Watch - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 8:02pm
Back in the beginning of SCO's all-out assault on Linux and IBM, the Unix company received a much needed financial boost to its lawsuit plans with two major contracts. These deals with Microsoft and Sun brought SCO $26.5 million. This money, in turn, fueled SCO's lawsuits.

درجة حرارة مصر المرتفعة

بنت مصرية - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 7:40pm
أنا سمعت النهاردة فى الراديو، دكتور بيتكلم عن الاحتباس الحراري، طبعا الموضوع ده ابتدا يطفو على السطح وبشكل ما الناس ابتدت تعرف عنه، كلام صح او كلام غلط، طراطيش كلام او معلومات تفصيلية المهم ان مصطلح الاحتباس الحرارى، او الانحباس الحرارى اصبح مصطلح متداول بدرجة ما.

رحمه العاشقين

MAKSOFA - Tue, 05/06/2007 - 6:41pm
((قبلتها عشرا،فقالت :إنها سبع فقط ..أسقطت في نحري ثلاثاً،كيف تحصي ما سقط؟! هل كان من عنقود كرمِ حبةّ لم تلتقط؟!)) والذي أمال الزهرةعلى الزهرة حتى تكون الثمرة...وقرب الجبل في حضن الجبل حتى يكون الوادي..! فلولا الحب ما بكت سحابة لعطش أرض ...ولا ضحكت أرض بزهرر الربيع ..فلولاه ما كانت حياة..!