Tim O'Reilly thinks we're focusing on the wrong debate in open source. He may be right. Still, the Web that he praises is stuck in the same software rut as the old world he criticizes.
New and Noteworthy: BSD/Mac OS X "safest" server; Apple/education on the upswing; Apple's b strategy
Knowledge Base: How to install BSD subsystem; Custom AFP name problems; more
Troubleshooting Norton Utilities 8.0: Installation will fail without BSD subsystem
MacFixIt Answers is a feature in which we answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. This week, we have questions about Bluetooth suddenly not being available on a Mac when it was previously, whether or not it is possible to change the BSD device node ID for a drive, and tackling Safari Extensions not working.
With UNIX having many tasks running simultaneously, through the years developers have incorporated several command-line tools that allow for live process management. These include "top", "kill", "ps", "df", and "vm_stats", and are available in the BSD
TIBCO is releasing its PageBus code under a BSD license, toe-dipping into the open source community. It's a good start, and offers good technology.
Google's Chrome DevTools offers a convenient Terminal option for you if you use the Chrome browser in OS X.
If you regularly use Terminal, here are some tips and tricks to greatly increase your productivity.
German gaming company Roccat adorns its CES booth with an ad proclaiming "ZEE GERMANS ARE COMING. DON'T WORRY. THIS TIME WE'LL PLAY NICE." In the booth opposite, gentlemen in yarmulkes are not entirely amused.