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Irenie White
The UK government is currently consulting on the use of Open Standards and Open Source as an alternative for proprietary software. The proposed policy is being attacked by the large corporations who dominate the market of UK public sector IT and want to ensure government policy does not undermine...
Irenie White
credativ is one of the partners carrying out the 2012 Future of Open Source Survey The goal is to reach 1,000 respondents, so if you're passionate about Open Source, please fill it in. Your help is extremely important to the success of this year's survey. The following blog post was originally...
Irenie White
This month, credativ is pleased to welcome two new members of staff to the team in Rugby; as a leading specialist in Linux and Free Software, we are expanding in order to accommodate the growing demand for our services. At credativ we invest in our employees - their growth and development is...
Irenie White
Saturday 17th September - credativ employees were among the volunteers of Rugby Linux Users Group (LUG) who held an open day at The Benn Partnership Centre in Rugby to promote Free Software to the local community. Software Freedom Day is celebrated in over 100 countries worldwide; Linux User Groups...
Irenie White
Rugby, UK - 19 July 2011 credativ have been helping clients to benefit from OpenERP for 3 years now. During this time we have made 10 deployments from our UK office, including customising and writing additional accounting, invoicing, VAT, and reporting modules for specific client requests, many of...
Irenie White
Rugby, UK - 6 June 2011 credativ Ltd, the UK branch of the largest independent provider of Open Source consultancy in Europe, today announced that it is partnering with OpenERP in a move aimed at increasing OpenERP’s share of the UK enterprise resource planning market (ERP). Chris Halls, MD,...
Roland Wolters
The System Administrator will often come across a situation where an SSH connection to Host B is only possible by making a detour via SHH to Host A: client -> ssh A -> ssh B To shorten this two-step process, an entry can be made in the ~/.ssh/config of Host A as "Jumphost", to ensure that...
Joe Conway
Recursively finding Windows Internet Shortcut (*.url) files and changing them into GNOME desktop files Over the past few days I have finally converted my wife's computer from WinXP to Linux (Ubuntu 10.10). One of the many fine points of the negotiation leading to this was that I needed to preserve...
Irenie White
Rugby, 6 December 2010 - credativ Ltd and Black Duck Software Inc. have announced an international partnership to help further the deployment and integration of Open Source Software. The OSSC (Open Source Support Centre) run by credativ in the UK, US, Germany and Canada will now also be providing...
Irenie White
Earlier this year, blogger and PostgreSQL Committer Andrew Dunstan drew up a list of individual Committers to the PostgreSQL Project. We are proud to say that this list featured some of our employees. In May, PostgreSQL's Andrew Dunstan published some data about the productivity of PostgreSQL...