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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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Is Ubuntu the Barack Obama of Linux? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 28 2008 @ 02:22 PM EST
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Oh, the unfairness of it. Take a look at the list of the most popular Linux distributions. Topping the user rankings? Ubuntu, of course.

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Shuttleworth: Canonical may need 3-5 more years of funding Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 28 2008 @ 01:57 PM EST
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Canonical, the commercial backer of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, is not yet turning a profit, but founder Mark Shuttleworth said Monday during a teleconference that he is prepared to bankroll the company for three to five more years.

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OpenOffice.org Update Sets Downloads Record Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 27 2008 @ 03:38 PM EST
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OpenOffice.org 3.0 was downloaded 3 million times in its first week, with about 80% of the downloads by Windows users, an official with the group said in a blog post last week.

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Linux reveals billion-dollar project Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 27 2008 @ 02:58 PM EST
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The Linux Foundation has conducted a new study revealing the development of the Linux Fedora 9 operating system would cost $10.8 billion, reports IT Pro.

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Nobody at IBM is using Vista Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 27 2008 @ 02:36 PM EST
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Andrew Miller writes "Unlike most normal people - I spent my Saturday at the Linux Live Expo, held at London’s Olympia. Generally speaking - I was a little disappointed with the event, and if wasn’t for meeting up with members from the Kent Linux User Group, I would have gone home disappointed."

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GNOME usability hackfest Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 26 2008 @ 02:12 PM EST
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The latest musings from Mark Shuttleworth... He founded Canonical Ltd. and as of 2008, provides leadership for the Ubuntu operating system.

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