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January 3, 2013  9:59 AM

Linux-based Ubuntu comes to the phone

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Linux, Mobile, Open source, Ubuntu

The London and Isle of Man headquartered company that oversees commercially supported services for the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system has confirmed that a smartphone interface has been produced that will offer PC capability when docked. The new 'mobile Ubuntu' will use all four edges of the...

November 5, 2012  7:34 AM

Made in Hong Kong: Linux rising in China?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
China, Linux, Red Hat, RedMonk

Red Hat is reported to be eyeing the Chinese market as a key propagation ground for revenue growth. CEO Jim Whitehurst is quoted on USA China Daily saying that most of China's stock exchange market systems are based on the Linux system. "The open-source Linux system is the hero behind the scene,"...


October 26, 2012  10:18 AM

Linux Foundation: Windows 8 is stuck in a “liminal space”

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Open source, Windows 8

What does the open source world think of Windows 8? Now there's a loaded question surely? If Microsoft has reinvented and reengineered itself to be able to position its OS to serve not just the


August 21, 2012  9:21 AM

Ubuntu One offers 20GB of free cloud storage

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Open source, Ubuntu

Ubuntu One referrals is a way to earn free cloud storage up to 20GB by "simply spreading the word" and inviting family and friends to join Ubuntu One. NOTE: It's actually not as "simple" as it could be, but it is possible. Users can now see a referrals invite link in their Ubuntu...


August 2, 2012  1:31 PM

I killed a MacBook Pro because I liked Ubuntu

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Canonical, Open source, Ubuntu

Having just spent the last 36 hours with my head in Ubuntu Server 12.04 I think I have my Ubuntu radar about as fully tuned as is humanly possible right now. Analysing Ubuntu Server 12.04 is a pleasant enough experience, the free and open source operating system's commercial parent Canonical has...


July 24, 2012  10:28 AM

Linus Torvalds holds ‘ultimate authority’ on Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux

Below you can view a nice video explaining the mechanics of how Linux is actually built from a real world software application development perspective. The video explains that 10,000 patches go into each new release of Linux, but that after each submission has been checked over by a senior level...


June 28, 2012  2:27 PM

Red Hat CEO: “more innovation” now in open source than proprietary

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
JBoss, Linux, Open source, OpenSource, Red Hat

What could a former Delta Airlines chief teach us about open source? This is the opening line of several stories quoting Red Had CEO Jim Whitehurst who has undeniably come from a corporate airline background to the world of open source and software engineering. But Whitehurst is no fool, himself...


June 27, 2012  11:22 AM

Red Hat Summit 2012, Linux comes of age

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux, Red Hat

Red Hat is this week hosting its Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012 developer symposium in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The company has been more than vocal in the run up to the event's opening 'pre-keynote', as delivered by VP & GM for middleware Craig Muzilla. Muzilla along with Red...


June 13, 2012  9:52 AM

Torvalds: Linux developers are selfish, did he mean show offs?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Linux

Whether or not Linus Torvalds wins the Millennium Technology Prize later today (apparently he's nominated), the Linux creator's recent comments on the BBC News website this morning make interesting reading. Torvalds has suggests that one...


June 7, 2012  12:12 PM

Single application blueprint self-service open hybrid cloud Nirvana

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
administrators, cloud, Cloud Computing, CloudForms, hybrid, Linux, Management, Open data, Open source, OpenStack, platform, Red Hat, Virtualisation

With its fingers in the OpenStack open source cloud platform pie and its personal interest in advancing its own (still OpenStack-compliant) cloud management platform, Red Hat has this week announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms calling it an "open hybrid cloud management platform"...


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