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Linux will evolve, bloke reckons Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 15 2008 @ 03:42 PM EDT
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IN FOUR YEARS Linux will have evolved into three basic desktop models, according to an open sauce expert.

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Torvalds on Linux Security, Masturbating Monkeys, Whores and Idiots Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 15 2008 @ 02:57 PM EDT
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Linus Torvalds is a Finnish born software engineer best known for two things: kick starting the development of the Linux kernel, and owning the Linux trademark. Actually, make that three things. Torvalds has recently become very well known for speaking his mind...

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Shuttleworth and Ubuntu keep moving on up Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 15 2008 @ 02:53 PM EDT
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Ten years from now, if Linux has managed to gain something like 10 per cent or more of the desktop market and continues to maintain its lead in the server market, one person would have to take a goodly share of the credit - Mark Shuttleworth.

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CIO Reality Check: Linux Security Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 14 2008 @ 05:02 PM EDT
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The open source community might be abuzz with security discussions, but what do the CIOs of real-world companies have to say?

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What Linux Will Look Like In 2012 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 14 2008 @ 01:50 PM EDT
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Our open source expert foresees the future of Linux: By 2012 the OS will have matured into three basic usage models. Web-based apps rule, virtualization is a breeze, and command-line hacking for basic system configuration is a thing of the past.

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Eating Alfresco: the healthier FOSS alternative to SharePoint Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 13 2008 @ 02:44 PM EDT
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I assisted a company today with a spectacular Microsoft Office SharePoint Services (MOSS) crash. The experience showed some folly in the oft-claimed mantra that Windows-based applications are graphical and friendly. In fact, here’s a free Linux-friendly open source package called Afresco which makes a better SharePoint than SharePoint.

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Canonical's Power Play Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 13 2008 @ 01:51 PM EDT
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Of all the announcements to come out of last week's LinuxWorld expo in San Francisco, the two most interesting takeaways are Ubuntu's imminent assault on the enterprise space and the fact that the rise of community Linux distros in large organizations is at hand.

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Anyone can play guitar...or hack the Linux kernel Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 12 2008 @ 04:02 PM EDT
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Radiohead's first album contains the song, "Anyone can play guitar." Perhaps their next album should include "Anyone can hack the Linux kernel."

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Linux rises to top dog in servers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 11 2008 @ 03:06 PM EDT
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LAST week's LinuxWorld talkfest in San Francisco, which brought together 10,000 vendors and users of the open source operating system, offered yet another indicator of its growing popularity across enterprise IT groups and among developers.

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IBM warns Linux Desktop Developers not to copy Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 07 2008 @ 05:32 PM EDT
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IBM bosses have sent a warning to Linux Desktop Developers; they have told the open source community to make Linux like a desktop OS for consumers and businesses. What they mean by this is “Not to Copy Windows.”

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