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The Short Life Expectancy of the Virtualized Desktop Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 18 2008 @ 02:13 PM EDT
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Current virtualized desktop solutions have the life expectancy of a fruit fly. Even in computer terms that is very, very short. So short, in fact, that you may want to bypass it completely.

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The double-edged sword of the economy for open source Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 17 2008 @ 02:34 PM EDT
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When I talk to vendors, I can often tell how truly open source they are based on their response to the question: what has been the impact of the economy on your business?

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Mozilla admits 'giant error' with Firefox EULA move Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 17 2008 @ 02:14 PM EDT
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Bending to criticism from Linux users angry that it added a license agreement to Firefox, open-source developer Mozilla Corp. has admitted making a mistake and said it will strip the legalese from the browser's next update.

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Now playing: DVD movies, Windows audio files on Ubuntu Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 16 2008 @ 03:05 PM EDT
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Life just got easier for users of the downloadable or boxed retail versions of the Ubuntu Linux 8.04 operating system who want easy and cheap ways of adding DVD playback and improved audio capabilities to their machines.

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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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