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Red Hat Settles Two of Three Patent Suits Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 11 2008 @ 02:33 PM EDT
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Red Hat has settled two of three latent lawsuits against it, securing terms that protect its Linux distribution - and its customers - from action by Firestar and DataTern.

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Rapid Linux apps using object databases Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 11 2008 @ 02:10 PM EDT
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When you think of databases usually MySQL or Oracle or even Microsoft SQL Server come to mind. Yet, object oriented databases have the potential to cut down coding nuts and bolts and speed up app development time – particularly for those migrating to Linux from Windows. Here’s one such compelling SourceForge hosted open source system to do just this.

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Virtualizing the Embedded World: Vista Over Linux in a Cell Phone? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 09 2008 @ 02:50 PM EDT
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While you probably won't run Vista as a virtual machine on your cell phone, there are many viable use cases of virtualization for embedded applications. The most simplest, cheapest, feature rich is using Linux and KVM.

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Linux beats Windows 2008 power-saving measures Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 09 2008 @ 01:54 PM EDT
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Ensuring your servers stamp as small a carbon footprint as possible on the earth and in your datacenter can encompass everything from making sure they are shipped in recyclable packaging to hiring an analyst who can predict the total life-cycle environmental impact.

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SHESTCO taps open source, wireless IT infrastructure Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 08 2008 @ 02:13 PM EDT
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The number of public institutions deploying open source software received a boost on Friday as the Federal Government-owned Sheda Science and Technology Complex inaugurated its wireless network utilising local open source software – the Wazobia Linux.

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How Linux saved my life Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 05 2008 @ 04:58 PM EDT
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Have you ever been in a situation where you realised the frailty of your own existence? It happened to me. I sat thinking this is the end of the line but how little did I realise that I had a saviour alongside me in the form of the free open source operating system called Linux.

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What drives a mass Linux migration? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 05 2008 @ 03:08 PM EDT
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Nothing warms the *censored*les of a Linux lover's heart more than to hear that X or Y big company/city is migrating its desktops to the free operating system. And nothing can evoke more bitter insults than the reversal of any such decision.

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Microsoft Free - One year later Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 04 2008 @ 02:05 PM EDT
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Mike Kavis writes "In May of 2007 I wrote a post called Open Source and Microsoft Free. Little did I know that this post would show up on Digg, Slashdot, Craigslist, and several other popular web sites and become a platform for both the Linux and Microsoft camps to wage yet another flame war."

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Ubiquitous Linux, or, how to become a household commodity Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 01 2008 @ 11:00 AM EDT
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Whether it was to your taste or not, there’s no denying the ASUS Eee Linux subnotebook was a massive sales success. Demand far exceeded initial production so it’s not surprising competitor models are on their way. And here’s why the hardware manufacturers are going to bring Linux to the masses far in advance of any amount of Ubuntu fanboyism.

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Red Hat: Enterprise Linux is energy efficient Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 26 2008 @ 03:53 PM EDT
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Linux vendor Red Hat has updated its enterprise Linux version with features for big servers and some green improvements. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 includes virtualisation support for bigger systems and more memory architectures.

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