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Linux CLI for Beginners, or, Fear Not the Linux Command Line! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2008 @ 01:54 PM EST
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Most recent converts to Linux spend most of their time in the GUI -- the graphical desktop (whether Gnome, or KDE, or XFCE, or some other interface) that's made to look and act somewhat like Windows and Mac.

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Teacher threatens to call the cops over Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2008 @ 01:38 PM EST
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A teacher has thrown a student into detention and threatened to call the police for using Linux in her classroom.

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File your open source code with Linux Defenders Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2008 @ 01:25 PM EST
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Back in the day it was assumed by writers that they needed to file their work with the Library of Congress to prove copyright.

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UC Linux outfit takes potshot at Microsoft Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2008 @ 04:54 PM EST
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Unified communications software outfit has fired a broadside at Microsoft Exchange with the launch of what it claims is the first Linux-based UC software solution to be made available free of charge.

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In-memory database revs up Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2008 @ 03:02 PM EST
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McObject is shipping a new release of its flagship Linux-ready in-memory database for real-time applications, including high-availability applications. ExtremeDB 4.0 beta enhances multi-user performance, adds a second native application programming interface (API), and adds support for the KD-Tree database index, used for pattern matching, says the company.

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Google plug-in lets web apps harness CPU power Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2008 @ 02:28 PM EST
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In recent years, rumours have abounded of a Google operating system, perhaps based on the Ubuntu version of Linux widely used within the company, but, on Monday, the search giant revealed an open-source project that provides a different answer to the same problem: Native Client.

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Novell: 81% boost in Linux revenues Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2008 @ 02:57 PM EST
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Novell's Linux business grew by 33 per cent over the fourth quarter last year, according to the company's latest financial figures. Identity and access management revenues were up 11 per cent compared to the same period last year, and systems and resource management revenues climbed 15 per cent.

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Joe the Plumber teaches how to weather the recession with Linux and Open Source models Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 07 2008 @ 02:19 PM EST
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In this globally troubled time open source software - and Linux, its operating system poster child - has clear economic advantages. You've heard talk of Joe the Plumber; let me introduce his little known cousin Cain the CIO who’s looking to do more with less money.

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Chinese ordered to stop using pirate software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 03 2008 @ 01:57 PM EST
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A City in China has required Internet café operators to replace pirated software with legitimate versions – the officials primarily pushing Linux.

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Lenovo saves costs Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 27 2008 @ 03:01 PM EST
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Lenovo has unveiled a new desktop client that reduces management costs and bolsters data storage and security, while retaining full computing functionality, reports Internet News.

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