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Will Microsoft build native Mac and Linux tools? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 19 2008 @ 01:36 PM EST
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If the future is in Microsoft's online services why isn't the company building native tools for Mac and Linux developers?

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Giving Thanks to Linux and Open Source Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 16 2008 @ 12:59 PM EST
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No matter what Linux distribution or Open Source-based OS you use, be it Ubuntu, openSUSE, Fedora, Debian, OpenSolaris, RHEL/CentOS, The BSDs, Mac OS X, or any myriad of others, absolutely none of this would be possible without the determined and often thankless work of thousands upon thousands of programmers.

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Linux Makes the Grade Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 16 2008 @ 12:41 PM EST
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In 2001, Indiana officials at the Department of Education were taking stock. The schools had an excellent network infrastructure and had installed significant numbers of computers for 1 million public school enrollees. Yet students were spending less than an hour a week on the computer. Why?

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Opinion: Why GNU/Linux will ultimately succeed Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 13 2008 @ 02:12 PM EST
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In the last few weeks and months, there have been some very interesting articles and discussions on iTWire about Linux, Windows and Mac OS and their relative merits. Here's my take on why I think that Linux will ultimately succeed, though don't be afraid the timeline is still pretty long!

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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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