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Want Linux under Windows? Microsoft and Novell hype it up! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 11 2008 @ 11:44 AM EDT
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The hype around Hyper-V, Linux and Windows continues building as Microsoft and Novell jointly announce full support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Edition as a guest operating system under Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V.

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Red Hat: The hypervisor will be free Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 11 2008 @ 11:26 AM EDT
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Linux vendor Red Hat has predicted that virtualisation software will be included in all operating systems for free, while setting out the roles of the two hypervisors it is working on for its own product range.

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Ten key differences between Linux and Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 03 2008 @ 01:29 PM EDT
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Before debating the relative merits and shortcomings of Linux and Windows, it helps to understand the real distinctions between them. Jack Wallen has distilled the key differences into one list.

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Intel buys British Linux developer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, September 01 2008 @ 02:56 PM EDT
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Intel has snapped up British Linux house, Opened Hand in another sign of the growing interest in the use of the operating system on mobile devices.

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Brazil's love of Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 28 2008 @ 02:20 PM EDT
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SAO PAULO, Brazil--Walk into the Ponto Frio electronics store here, which proudly displays a penguin-shaped logo, and you will find a healthy supply of Linux PCs alongside the usual Windows machines.

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SCO fined in Germany over Linux claims Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 21 2008 @ 03:40 PM EDT
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SCO Group has been ordered to pay a €10,000 (£7,900) fine in Germany for making claims that Linux includes intellectual property from Unix.

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Linux to gain anti-virus software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 21 2008 @ 02:58 PM EDT
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An anti-virus software vendor has promised to protect Linux-based laptops and MIDs (mobile Internet devices) from "security challenges." McAfee says its encryption products will protect data on lost and stolen laptops, while its "mobile content" security products will help protect MIDs used to surf the dangerous "open Internet."

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Isn't Linux just UNIX under a different name? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 21 2008 @ 02:03 PM EDT
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What's the big deal about Linux? Isn't it at heart just a PC-based version of UNIX – the ‘70’s hit operating system which has outlived the predictions of its demise throughout the ‘90’s? If you’ve come from a Solaris or HP/UX or AIX background isn’t a PC-based UNIX a bit, well, passé?

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Microsoft to Pay Novell $100M More for Linux Support Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 20 2008 @ 02:25 PM EDT
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The pact between Microsoft and Novell, however, stirred up quite a controversy in the open-source community.

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A lastminute.com migration to Red Hat Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 20 2008 @ 01:58 PM EDT
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Sabre Holdings, parent company to lastminute.com, Travelocity, Sabre Travel Network and Sabre Airline Solutions, announced that it is migrating all of lastminute.com's servers to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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