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Shuttleworth: Microsoft Does Not Want War Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 25 2008 @ 03:10 PM EDT
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At OSCON, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, says he doubts Microsoft would file a claim against Linux developers.

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Veteran developer ditches Microsoft for open source Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 24 2008 @ 03:01 PM EDT
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If you've ever used Microsoft Access or Excel, you have likely used a product that Mike Gunderloy had a hand in developing. The irony is that Gunderloy himself doesn't use those products anymore. He's given up Microsoft for open source -- and he's not going back.

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Is Microsoft Irrelevant? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 24 2008 @ 02:04 PM EDT
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At OSCON, a top software architect questions Microsoft’s relevance as Linux and open source march on into the enterprise and the overall computing landscape.

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VMware: Windows is toast Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 22 2008 @ 02:54 PM EDT
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If you want to know which side of the Linux versus Windows world VMware is on, just ask Paul Harapin, managing director for Australia and New Zealand at VMware, who has sounded the death knell for Windows. His take? That virtual machines will shortly make Windows obsolete:

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Linux switch vendor sued over GPL Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 22 2008 @ 02:07 PM EDT
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The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) has filed yet another copyright infringement lawsuit on behalf of the developers of the Linux-based BusyBox utility suite. This time the lawsuit claims that networking vendor Extreme Networks violated redistribution stipulations of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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Intel snubs Microsoft; offers Linux certification Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 21 2008 @ 04:05 PM EDT
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Intel's enthusiasm for open source is gathering speed: now it is endorsing professional Linux certifications, snubbing the old Microsoft certification program.

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Face off: Windows vs Linux real world RAM and disk tests Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 21 2008 @ 02:10 PM EDT
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Forget fear, uncertainty and doubt. How do Windows Vista and Linux really compare against each other? It’s one thing to talk about the familiar applications available to Windows users contrasted with the rich suite of free open source apps for Linux, but something totally different to actually compare the loads of the two operating systems as they perform functionally identical tasks.

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OpenBSD devs respond to Torvalds' monkey jibe Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 18 2008 @ 02:21 PM EDT
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OpenBSD developers have responded to comments made by Linus Torvalds that they are a "bunch of masturbating monkeys".

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Linux 2.6.26 enhances desktop Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 17 2008 @ 03:10 PM EDT
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A new stable kernel is out. Three months in the making, Linux 2.6.26 boasts read-only bind mounts, better USB webcam support, 802.11s mesh WiFi, virtualization and paravirtualization improvements, and a ton of new peripheral drivers.

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Torvalds attacks IT industry 'security circus' Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 17 2008 @ 02:48 PM EDT
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Linux creator Linus Torvalds has labelled makers of the OpenBSD operating system a "bunch of masturbating monkeys", as part of a wider critique of what he said was self-centred behaviour in the IT security industry.

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