Boot.fedoraproject.org (BFO) is Fedora’s implementation of boot.kernel.org, a project designed to give computers the capability to boot from a network. The actual program that provides this capability is gPXE, which evolved from the Etherboot project. Fedora’s twist on gPXE allows you to network-boot current, past and future (Rawhide) releases of Fedora. All you need to [...]
This article is part of an interview series highlighting the speakers of the upcoming All Things Open 2013 conference in Raleigh, NCJason Hibbets wears many hats. One is redhe's a project manager for the open source leader, Red Hat. And, the rest are for newly defined roles in open sourceincluding local government open source advocate and contributor.
The Facebook-led Open Compute Project has spent the past year building an “open” switch that can boot nearly any type of networking software, giving customers more alternatives to proprietary switch vendors such as Cisco.
Intel, Broadcom, Mellanox and Cumulus Networks jumped on board last November, contributing specifications and software that will bring the project closer to a finished design.
Following Attachmate's acquisition of Novell, the entire staff of the Novell-sponsored Mono project team was laid off. Now, Mono project leader Miguel de Icaza has launched a new company called Xamarin, which plans to continue supporting the open source .NET clone Mono and the Silverlight mimic Moonlight, while pushing related development on iOS and Android platforms....
Now that Novell Inc.'s Mono open source project finally last week released the beta version of its Moonlight 2.0 code after several months of delays, what's its potential impact for Linux users and the open source community?