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August 21, 2008  1:24 PM

Microsoft buys $100 million more Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise certificates



Posted by: Dkr
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs

Microsoft Corp. recently announced that it will buy $25 million to $100 million in additional customer support certificates for

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August 20, 2008  10:57 PM

Canonical, VMware: Start of a new wave at Linux Foundation?



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, SUSE/Novell, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux

Less than two weeks after VMware Inc., the proprietary virtualization software leader, signed up for membership in the Linux Foundation,

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August 18, 2008  1:22 PM

Microsoft win for OOXML could undermine open source



Posted by: Dkr
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, open standards, OpenOffice, TechTarget Blogs

On Friday, Aug. 15, the software behemoth from Redmond, Wash., won another victory over open source, when the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission...


August 15, 2008  7:46 PM

Ubuntu growing its ecosystem of apps, partners, Canonical says



Posted by: Dkr
IBM, Linux, Linux blogs and news, LinuxWorld, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux

Malcolm Yates, the global independent software vendor (ISV) alliance manager at Canonical Ltd., traveled halfway around the world, flying from London to San Francisco with a message for LinuxWorld:


August 15, 2008  2:39 PM

Boston Linux group to install Linux on machines tomorrow



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs, user group announcements

If you've wanted to ditch Windows and experiment with Linux but are intimated by the prospect of going it alone, tomorrow's your chance. The Boston Linux & Unix Users Group has organized its 30th Installfest, which takes place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on...


August 10, 2008  1:30 PM

Reporter reflections on LinuxWorld 2008



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Linux blogs and news, LinuxWorld, Open source applications, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux

The 11th annual LinuxWorld Conference & Expo at the Moscone Center in San Francisco has packed up and gone, but organizers did a lot this year to make it more informative,...


July 29, 2008  2:37 PM

User frustration with Vista prompts Ubuntu test-drive



Posted by: Dkr
desktops, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft Windows, TechTarget Blogs, Ubuntu Linux, Windows

I was relaxing, reading personal email on a leisurely Sunday afternoon when a note from a long-lost friend brought work, and Linux, front and center. The friend, from whom I hadn't heard in years, reported that her husband, frustrated beyond belief with


July 29, 2008  2:10 PM

Navy’s ship cancelation a blow for real-time Linux, IBM



Posted by: Dkr
Enterprise applications for Linux, IBM, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux kernel, Red Hat, TechTarget Blogs

The U.S. Navy’s cancelation of its $20 billion Zumwalt destroyer contract last week because of a 50% price hike is disappointing for the Linux community and surely must be for IBM The Armonk, N.Y.-based computer company developed Java-based, real-time...


July 18, 2008  4:57 PM

Open source: Get a (marketing) life, Yegge says



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
CRM, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows

“You are a brand,” Steve Yegge, technology prodigy and renowned industry blogger, told listeners in a podcast on software marketing...


July 9, 2008  6:49 PM

Harvard Law professor outlines OS evolution



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, videos, Windows

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/NgYE75gkzkM" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] According to Yochai Benkler, Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard, open source software is part of a shift to an economy driven by de-centralized non-market...


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