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Novell launches Linux 'civil war' with Red Hat attack Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 12 2008 @ 02:12 PM EST
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Novell is targeting rival and Linux market leader Red Hat with a migration service designed to help move Linux users onto Novell's Suse enterprise servers.

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Microsoft denies paying contractor to abandon Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 11 2008 @ 03:46 PM EST
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Microsoft has denied paying a Nigerian contractor $400,000 in a bid to battle Linux's movement into the government sector.

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Shuttleworth: There's more to Linux development than kernel hacks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 10 2008 @ 03:00 PM EST
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As I've noted before, there is more to open-source development than lines of code written, important though that activity is. There is, for example, the critical work done by Canonical, the company behind the ubiquitous Ubuntu Linux distribution, which tends to involve more ease-of-use development than core kernel development.

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How two of the world's largest websites use Linux for high availability Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 10 2008 @ 02:31 PM EST
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Pop quiz: you have a web site and you want it to be popular. It must scale to tens, hundreds of thousands, even millions of visitors. It has to be snappy and responsive. What server platform will you host it on? Here’s what two of the world’s most popular sites – Wikipedia and Digg - went with, and it wasn’t Windows.

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Ten Reasons why Linux is really a Religion Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 10 2008 @ 02:09 PM EST
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After browsing through the amazing feedback in response to the many Linux articles on ITWire, I have come to a very clear conclusion – Linux is a religion. Here’s a bunch of reasons why its so.

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Will Linux ever be a mainstream desktop play? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, November 07 2008 @ 03:56 PM EST
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Ubuntu has been making gains on the server side of things. And that's likely where Canonical, the commercial entity behind Ubuntu, will earn its profits--as it hopes to do someday.

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Linux threat to Microsoft Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 06 2008 @ 02:05 PM EST
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Small laptops are becoming a big problem for Microsoft's Windows business.

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How Linux Supports More Devices Than Any Other OS, Ever Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 05 2008 @ 02:24 PM EST
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Greg Kroah-Hartman is a longtime developer of the Linux kernel, known for his work maintaining USB drivers as well as for packaging the SUSE kernel at Novell. O'Reilly Media recently interviewed Greg about his claim that the Linux kernel now supports more devices than any other operating system ever has, as well as why binary-only drivers are illegal, and how the kernel development process works.

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Linux to overtake Windows, says Jim Zemlin Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 30 2008 @ 01:32 PM EST
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Linux could be loaded onto more desktops than Windows next year, according to the head of the Linux Foundation.

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Virtual desktops, real security Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 30 2008 @ 01:08 PM EST
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Deep inside a nameless government department — you will probably guess its identity, but nobody can say it officially — a Linux desktop revolution has taken hold. For this particular organisation, however, the big deal is not the fact that Linux is involved, but the way in which it is being used.

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