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One More Reason for Linux Lovers to Give Thanks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 01:59 PM EST
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Adobe's long-awaited release of a 64-bit version of Flash for Linux won the company praise and even a little advocacy in the Linux blogosphere last week. Writers touted the speed and robustness of the new Flash and told people to stop pirating Photoshop -- and use GIMP instead.

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Final judgement to Novell in SCO case Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 01:38 PM EST
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A US court has issued its final judgment in the legal battle between SCO and Novell over alleged copyright infringement in Linux.

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IBM buys code-converter firm in Linux move Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, November 21 2008 @ 04:53 PM EST
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IBM moves to support Linux-based applications work with plans to acquire cross-platform processor code conversion specialist Transitive.

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Deploy on Linux or stay with XP - Hasta la Vista Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 20 2008 @ 04:30 PM EST
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It is important to note that SharePoint only runs on a Microsoft stack and some have speculated that SharePoint is the next operating system from Microsoft. One of the goals of the survey was to examine the influence of SharePoint and the Microsoft stack on the open source community.

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Why doesn't everyone just run Linux? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 20 2008 @ 02:28 PM EST
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Linux rocks; if you have a netbook, a GPS, a portable media player or any of a number of gadgets chances are it's running Linux under the hood. That's because Linux is reliable, it's versatile, it's robust and it has no licensing fees. So why isn't it mainstream in the desktop world? Here's why.

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Linux-ready MILS kernel gains POSIX Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 19 2008 @ 02:10 PM EST
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LynuxWorks is shipping version 2.0 of its Linux-compatible separation kernel and hypervisor for high assurance systems. Aimed at multiple independent levels of security (MILS) applications in the aerospace, government, and defense industries, LynxSecure 2.0 offers enhancements including improved multi-processor support and a lightweight POSIX run-time environment, says the company.

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Will Microsoft build native Mac and Linux tools? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 19 2008 @ 01:36 PM EST
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If the future is in Microsoft's online services why isn't the company building native tools for Mac and Linux developers?

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Giving Thanks to Linux and Open Source Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 16 2008 @ 12:59 PM EST
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No matter what Linux distribution or Open Source-based OS you use, be it Ubuntu, openSUSE, Fedora, Debian, OpenSolaris, RHEL/CentOS, The BSDs, Mac OS X, or any myriad of others, absolutely none of this would be possible without the determined and often thankless work of thousands upon thousands of programmers.

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Linux Makes the Grade Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 16 2008 @ 12:41 PM EST
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In 2001, Indiana officials at the Department of Education were taking stock. The schools had an excellent network infrastructure and had installed significant numbers of computers for 1 million public school enrollees. Yet students were spending less than an hour a week on the computer. Why?

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Opinion: Why GNU/Linux will ultimately succeed Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 13 2008 @ 02:12 PM EST
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In the last few weeks and months, there have been some very interesting articles and discussions on iTWire about Linux, Windows and Mac OS and their relative merits. Here's my take on why I think that Linux will ultimately succeed, though don't be afraid the timeline is still pretty long!

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