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Mono man accuses Mac Gtk+ fans of jeopardizing Linux desktop Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 17 2008 @ 02:04 PM EDT
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Miguel de Icaza has criticized plans for the next GNU Gnome cross-platform environment that risks damaging the Linux desktop ISV ecosystem by focusing on the Mac.

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Linux based virtualisation – the way to save money and go green Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 14 2008 @ 03:30 AM EDT
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Virtualisation is a technology that can work wonders: provide a testing environment, enhance your processing power, consolidate your computing resources, decrease running costs, preserve legacy apps and more! Here’s how virtualisation can benefit you and why the Linux route really beats out the competition.

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Closed Source vs. Open Source in Desktop Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 14 2008 @ 02:54 AM EDT
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When most people in IT think of Linux, they picture an open source operating system kernel, along with other software, coming together to create the server and desktop OS based on Free software. That image is accurate – and there’s no question that it’s open source code (and community cooperation) that has helped Linux to become the powerhouse that it is today.

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Linux not essential to Eee PC success: ASUS Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 14 2008 @ 02:05 AM EDT
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Penguin-powered mini notebooks are selling like hotcakes. But will they finally bring Linux into the mainstream? Don’t count on it.

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Linux mainframes beat PC servers on energy efficiency Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 10 2008 @ 02:23 PM EDT
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Supermarket Tesco is considering deploying mainframes to reduce its carbon footprint. They may well be greener than data centres full of PC servers, but will IT directors start buying mainframes again to improve data centre energy efficiency?

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Will Mac and Linux be treated equal to Microsoft Windows? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 09 2008 @ 03:59 PM EDT
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After reporting the news about Google’s new Lively service being not ready for Apple Mac OS X, an interesting question has come about after looking at comments on this topic.

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Move Your Business from Windows to Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 08 2008 @ 03:43 PM EDT
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Windows Vista debuted to muffled applause, followed by lackluster sales. Up until June 30, cash-strapped businesses looking to avoid the cost of upgrading to new Vista-compatible hardware could still purchase trusty Windows XP. Now, however, Windows XP is available only as a costly "downgrade" from Windows Vista--if you buy a copy of Vista, you can install the 6-year-old XP operating system using the Vista license.

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An electronic 'LEGO' for embedded systems Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 08 2008 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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This article describes the development of an interesting uClinux-based embedded computing platform that uses the CompactFlash form-factor. Envisioned as a way to exploit CompactFlash cards as COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) peripherals, C Data Solutions products target rapid prototyping of handhelds, industrial, and networking gear.

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Linux Godfather urges revolt against Microsoft Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 07 2008 @ 03:10 PM EDT
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Open source stalwart Richard Stallman has declared himself unfooled by Bill Gate’s retirement. The founder might have gone, but the malevolent influence of his company is still with us, he has said in an article for the BBC.

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Dear Microsoft, thanks for the help, Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 27 2008 @ 04:41 PM EDT
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You gotta love it. Microsoft has decided that it will ho ahead and kill off easy access to XP on June 30th. On behalf of desktop Linux users everywhere, and our first cousins, the Mac fans, thanks. You've given us the best shot we'll ever have of taking the desktop.

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