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What Do Intel And Nokia Actually Plan To Do? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 24 2009 @ 01:29 PM EDT
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Intel and Nokia announced a technology partnership. It's clearly about mobile devices, and Linux. But what exactly are they planning to do?

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Growing demand for Linux on mainframes Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 18 2009 @ 03:05 PM EDT
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Big companies are increasing how much they spend on putting Linux software on mainframes, according to a global study.

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Torvalds: Linux 2.6.30 signals 'new world order' Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 11 2009 @ 02:14 PM EDT
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Linux kernel 2.6.30 has been released with hundreds of changes from the previous version, including a new architecture for suspend and resume which Linus Torvalds says switches the kernel to a "new world order".

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CentOS, Ubuntu Help Rev Up Windows, Linux Clouds Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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With public and private clouds in mind, venture-funded Certeon is now using Linux development tools running on Ubuntu and CentOS to build "virtual accelerator" software for speeding application response time on congested Windows- and Linux-based networks.

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Novell to launch app store Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:00 PM EDT
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On-line stores for third parties to sell their applications for your platform might be all the rage in the mobile arena at the moment, but Novell reckons that desktop Linux is about due.

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Why Linux is ready for the desktop today Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 03:35 PM EDT
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Over the years, the question “is Linux ready for the desktop” has been raised time and time again, and countless articles have been written about the strengths and weaknesses of this operating system. While desktop Linux adoption has yet to go completely mainstream, recent indicators show that a major change is underfoot.

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Brits to test life without Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:53 PM EDT
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Two British IT workers are planning to spend a month without Windows, using GNU/Linux instead in a project designed to see whether "the Linux operating system is capable of delivering the function and style of delivery that an established Windows user can adapt to easily."

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Linux pioneer dies in tragic circumstances Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 01:27 PM EDT
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The Linux community is poorer this week following the untimely death of Anthony Rumble, founder of Everything Linux and well-known member of the Sydney Linux Users Group.

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Trimming the FAT: Linux and Patents Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, May 07 2009 @ 02:29 PM EDT
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The TomTom case exposed a long-simmering problem resulting from the combination of patents, proprietary software companies and open source. Andrew Tridgell recently patched Linux’s VFAT implementation, but the cult of silence that surrounds intellectual property will bedevil open source projects for some time to come.

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Ubuntu distributor says Linux future doesn't lie in Windows compatibility Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 06 2009 @ 03:19 PM EDT
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Canonical's leader Mark Shuttleworth has recently chimed in on an important aspect of desktop computing when it comes to Linux. Going over the role that Linux plays on the desktop and where its future lies, Shuttleworth specifically commented on a question issued about Wine – which as many of you may know, is the most popular way of running Windows-based programs on Linux.

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