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Red Hat Does the Free(dom) Way What Novell Does the Proprietary Way

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Amid the embrace of Fog Computing, Red Hat shares its source code, whereas Novell keeps all cards to itself; Microsoft/Novell spread "security" FUD to stifle migration to Fog Computing in Los Angeles

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MeeGo at the crossroads

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Oracle suing Google over Java could be a good thing for MeeGo. If any good is to come out of Oracle suing Google over Android, the one to benefit could be MeeGo, the Intel-Nokia joint-venture mobile operating system.

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Rethinking Canonical’s Ubuntu Business Strategy

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If you'd asked us in 2007 or 2008 to summarize Canonical's grand strategy, our answer would have centered around beating Red Hat and Novell on the Linux server front.  But fast forward to the present and a lot has changed.  That's why it's time for a reevaluation of Canonical's goals and future, and its relationship with other major players in the Linux ecosystem.

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How Oracle sees open source may not be how you see open source

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Many open-source developers and business people are upset that Oracle is suing Google over Java patents in Android. These people have reason to worry. This case could change not just how they use Java but how open-source development is done at all. So why would Oracle, a Linux-supporter in its own right, introduce the evil of software patents into open-source programming?

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Larry Ellison: “If an Open Source Product Gets Good Enough, We’ll Simply Take It.”

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Leader of Sun's open source programme is not at all positive about Oracle's commitment to Free/libre software

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EZ Lube runs LubeSoft, which runs on Linux — more specifically on Ubuntu

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It's not like this is breaking news or anything, but I was at EZ Lube today getting an oil change and noticed the tell-tale brown GNOME windows of the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS era.

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The Corporation has gone Open Source

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While Microsoft and friends are doing their best to hide Linux and open-source software from the public, businesses have been adopting Linux and open-source faster than ever.

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Not Having Linux Skills is IT Malpractice

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Some things seem so obvious I feel silly even saying them. And this is one of them: any IT staffer who only knows one operating system is not worth hiring.

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Microsoft Exchange Alternatives for Linux

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Looking for a Linux-friendly groupware suite that can take the place of Microsoft Exchange in your organization? You'll find a wide range of alternatives for Linux that offer most (if not all) of Exchange's functionality.

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5 Best Web eCommerce Software for Linux

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5 Best Web eCommerce Software for Linux: The buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks is called electronic commerce (commonly known as e-commerce or eCommerce).

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Microsoft should starve on radical penguin diet

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In Wednesday's Wall Street Journal, columnist Holman Jenkins, Jr asks if "Steve Ballmer is a failed CEO?" then forecasts Microsoft's feeble future even as it banks record profits. Microsoft is a company stuck in the glory years of the 1980s and 1990s - truly glorious years for a company that built not one but two massive cash cows: Windows and Office.

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Oracle shuts down open source test servers

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Oracle has shut down servers Sun Microsystems was contributing to the build farm for open source database software, PostgreSQL, forcing enthusiasts to scramble to find new hosts to test updates to their software on the Solaris operating system.

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Woah, It Looks Like Oracle Will Stand Behind OpenSolaris

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Since Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems last year, the future of the Solaris and OpenSolaris operating systems have been called into question especially as the OpenSolaris 2010.1H release was missing and has been that way for months now with no official communication from Oracle. A new OpenSolaris release hasn't come in more than a year and we still are left wondering if or when it will arrive.

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5 Open and Free Help Desk Ticketing Systems

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It is pretty much impossible to manage a help desk without some kind of help desk tracking system. Eric Geier rounds a sampling of five of the best Free/Open source help desk software systems.

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Top 10 open source alternatives

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We run down the 10 best open source alternatives to the business software we use every day.

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