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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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A Red Hat Packed With Dynamite Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 27 2008 @ 03:52 PM EDT
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This quarter was all about constructing the fireworks of the future for Linux vendor Red Hat. You don't see much happening at the moment, but all the ingredients for a massive eruption are there.

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Linux laptop retailers fearlessly face name-brand competition Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 26 2008 @ 02:00 PM EDT
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Linux Certified sells Linux laptops and offers IT training to individuals and organizations. Its product line ranges from small, affordable units to performance laptops that cost well over $2,000. The company's customer list boasts the likes of Boeing, NASA, the US Army and MIT. But if recent trends are any indication, Linux Certified and similar companies that specialize in selling computers that run Linux are about to see some of the world's largest computer companies warm up to the open source operating system. Major manufacturers have begun to take notice of Linux's potential on the laptop.

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Linux Magazine is dead, long live Linux Magazine! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, June 24 2008 @ 03:18 PM EDT
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Just a couple of weeks ago Linux New Media acquired the subscriber base of Linux Magazine in the USA. Now comes the news that it is axing the paper version and moving publication online. Does this mean that print is dead?

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HP donating file system to Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 23 2008 @ 01:19 PM EDT
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HP on Monday is announcing the contribution of its Tru64 Unix Advanced File System (AdvFS) source code to the Linux community, offering capabilities in uptime, security, and improved performance of Linux file systems, the company said.

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Red Hat unveils fully open-source hypervisor Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 19 2008 @ 04:00 PM EDT
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BOSTON--Linux specialist Red Hat has announced it is developing an embedded hypervisor product that it claims will complement, rather than compete with, its existing virtualization strategy.

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First 'stable' Wine puts Windows apps on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 18 2008 @ 02:49 PM EDT
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The makers of Wine, a compatibility tool that allows Windows applications to run on Linux machines without Windows installed, have released a stable version of Wine 1.0.

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