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Red Hat and Microsoft ink virt interoperability deal Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 16 2009 @ 01:42 PM EST
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Operating system suppliers Red Hat, which is the leading commercial Linux distro by some measures, and Microsoft, the only maker of Windows, today announced a cross-platform support agreement that will allow operating systems from one to run on the hypervisors of the other.

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Hack a Linux router for fun and profit Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 12 2009 @ 03:18 PM EST
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There always comes a time when vendors move their support resources from your slightly aged product to their brand-spanking new products. The hardware is fine and capable of doing so much more, but is shackled by the vendor's software.

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Installing Linux software 101 for Windows users Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 10 2009 @ 01:26 PM EST
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Lately, I've seen several articles by Windows users grumbling about how hard it is to install software on Linux. It is? You could have fooled me.

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Dell select Linux to keep enterprise IT costs down Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 04 2009 @ 02:20 PM EST
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This week Novell announced they've signed a deal that will see Dell using SUSE Linux Enterprise on their new OptiPlex FX160 thin clients. This move means corporate IT departments will be able to simplify IT at a lower cost than ever before.

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Group aims to defend Linux from bad patents Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 04 2009 @ 01:32 PM EST
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A group has been formed to help protect Linux from being undermined by poor-quality software patents.

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US government builds Linux supercomputer for nuclear stockpile Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 03 2009 @ 04:00 PM EST
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The US government has commissioned IBM to create a massive supercomputer that will have 1.6 million processor cores and be 15 times faster than today's most powerful machine.

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Linux Defenders organize to fight patent trolls Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 03 2009 @ 02:55 PM EST
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In December, General Patent Corp. announced it was working on behalf of Worlds.com to enforce its patents on "Scalable Virtual World Chat Client-Server System" and "System and Method for Enabling Users to Interact in a Virtual Space," which date back to 1995.

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Torvalds rejects one-size-fits-all Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 03 2009 @ 02:09 PM EST
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Linus Torvalds has rejected the argument that Linux developers should pool their resources behind a single distribution.

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Open Access Astro-Observatory Runs Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 01 2009 @ 04:03 AM EST
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Montegancedo Observatory is the first free open access astronomical observatory in the world. It is located in Building 6 of the School of Computing.

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Sun 'can be biggest open source company' Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 29 2009 @ 02:25 PM EST
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Ulf Michael Widenius, better known to open source folk as Monty, has a few things in common with Linux creator Linus Torvalds.

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