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I Wonder: Who is Scared of Linux? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 27 2008 @ 02:02 PM EST
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In short, IBM isn’t scared of Linux, neither is Novell. Oddly, neither is Microsoft, after-all, they actually sell it.

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Apple “has no case” in efforts to suppress Linux iPod software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 26 2008 @ 02:57 PM EST
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has chastised Apple for attempting to quash efforts to build open source software for syncing iPods and iPhones.

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Closed Linux driver problems described Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 25 2008 @ 03:57 PM EST
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Binary-only Linux drivers will never work for the majority of Linux users, Harald Welte told hardware developers at a Taipei conference. The Linux kernel's lack of an ABI and intentional lack of stable APIs make binary drivers a losing battle purely for technical reasons, he suggests.

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The evolution of a Linux user Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 25 2008 @ 02:44 PM EST
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Not everyone who uses Linux today has done so because of carefully reasoning that it is a better operating system than the others on offer. People enter the Linux fold due to different reasons and those who stay there go through several stages of growth.

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One More Reason for Linux Lovers to Give Thanks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 01:59 PM EST
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Adobe's long-awaited release of a 64-bit version of Flash for Linux won the company praise and even a little advocacy in the Linux blogosphere last week. Writers touted the speed and robustness of the new Flash and told people to stop pirating Photoshop -- and use GIMP instead.

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Final judgement to Novell in SCO case Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 01:38 PM EST
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A US court has issued its final judgment in the legal battle between SCO and Novell over alleged copyright infringement in Linux.

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IBM buys code-converter firm in Linux move Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, November 21 2008 @ 04:53 PM EST
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IBM moves to support Linux-based applications work with plans to acquire cross-platform processor code conversion specialist Transitive.

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Deploy on Linux or stay with XP - Hasta la Vista Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 20 2008 @ 04:30 PM EST
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It is important to note that SharePoint only runs on a Microsoft stack and some have speculated that SharePoint is the next operating system from Microsoft. One of the goals of the survey was to examine the influence of SharePoint and the Microsoft stack on the open source community.

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Why doesn't everyone just run Linux? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 20 2008 @ 02:28 PM EST
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Linux rocks; if you have a netbook, a GPS, a portable media player or any of a number of gadgets chances are it's running Linux under the hood. That's because Linux is reliable, it's versatile, it's robust and it has no licensing fees. So why isn't it mainstream in the desktop world? Here's why.

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Linux-ready MILS kernel gains POSIX Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 19 2008 @ 02:10 PM EST
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LynuxWorks is shipping version 2.0 of its Linux-compatible separation kernel and hypervisor for high assurance systems. Aimed at multiple independent levels of security (MILS) applications in the aerospace, government, and defense industries, LynxSecure 2.0 offers enhancements including improved multi-processor support and a lightweight POSIX run-time environment, says the company.

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