Nintendo ES

And out of left field, it's Nintendo! Never saw this one coming, did you?

The folks at OSNews have unearthed an interesting, not well-known discovery: Nintendo has released the "Nintendo ES" operating system, and not only that, but under an entirely free and open-source license.

The OS is written in C++, runs EMCAScript (JavaScript), uses Cairo for rendering, and as of recently, can run Squeak, a Smalltalk programming language ...

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Installing VMware Server on CentOS 5

The free of charge VMware Server makes a great virtualisation solution. What's even better is that the server version runs on Linux. Just a quick note - VMware Server is not an open source product, unlike other Linux virtualisation solutions like Xen, OpenVZ, qemu and others.

You do need to register with VMware before they will give you a key to the free version, but once you have, it's ...

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Virtualisation with OpenVZ

OpenVZ logo

A few days ago, I took a look at qemu as an open source virtualisation solution. I'm also hopefully going to take a look at Xen at some point.

However, there is also a relatively new free software virtualisation product, OpenVZ. Here's the official description:

OpenVZ is an Operating System-level server virtualization solution, built on Linux. OpenVZ creates isolated, secure virtual environments — VEs (otherwise known as virtual private ...

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