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Open-source replacement for Microsoft Project on its way

http://www.linux-watch.com

On August 7, Projity, an on-demand software company will announce at LinuxWorld in San Francisco that it is releasing a public beta of OpenProj, a complete open-source desktop replacement of Microsoft Project.

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How Many People Really Use Linux -- And Stick With It?

http://www.informationweek.com

I am growing infernally curious about what the end-of-the-year sales figures for Dell’s Ubuntu machines will be. Not just how many bought those machines or in what proportion to Windows users, but how their long-term experiences shape up against others (as well as whether or not they elected to buy support).

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Seven Financial Reasons to Use Linux in the Enterprise

http://www.cio.com

Even a discussion on religion and politics might well include mention of operating systems when a Linux user is in the room.

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Seven Financial Reasons Not to Use Windows

http://www.cio.com

Windows is often the most intuitive choice from the CIO's perspective. Just like in the old days, when "nobody ever got fired for buying IBM," Microsoft is safe, at least from the stockholder's perspective.

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Open Source Secrets

http://www.cioinsight.com

Open source is no longer a stranger in many IT shops as more companies become comfortable with the reliability of the ever evolving technology to develop crucial systems.

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IBM to save energy and $250M using Linux

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IBM is embarking on a huge energy-conservation project to consolidate about 3,900 of its own servers reducing power use by about 80 percent and saving US$250 million on electricity, support and software over five years. Under the project, IBM will replace 3,900 smaller servers with 30 IBM System z9 mainframes running Linux and virtualization software.

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Free Software News Site Adheres to Free Software Business Model

http://blue-gnu.biz

Blue Gnu Media & Technology launched Blue GNU, a news site focused on the Free Software movement. The company uses only Free Software for both its office and website.

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Open Source Being Repositioned in Corporate America

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Open Source methodology has gained some ground in one of the last places you and I might expect: In the development area of corporations. Consultants are calling environments like Sourceforge Enterprise Edition a Digital Development Environment.

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Community Linux on the Rise

http://www.redherring.com

About 52 percent of those surveyed said they’re implementing Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, and other versions of Linux over commercially supported packages such as those from Red Hat and Novell SUSE.

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Sun's 'Project Copy Linux' not a Linux copy

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We went to OSCON, hoping to uncover some fresh details on Sun Microsystems' "Project Indiana." We mostly failed in this endeavor.

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Dell to expand Linux PC offerings, partner says

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Dell Inc will soon offer more personal computers that use the Linux operating system instead of Microsoft Corp's Windows, said the founder of a company that offers Linux support services

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Rockin' on without Microsoft

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Ball told his IT department he wanted Microsoft products out of his business within six months. "I said, 'I don't care if we have to buy 10,000 abacuses,'" recalled Ball, who recently addressed the LinuxWorld trade show. "We won't do business with someone who treats us poorly."

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Linux companies that didn't deserve to die

http://www.linux-watch.com

A recent story entitled, "Dearly Departed: Companies and Products That Didn't Deserve to Die" didn't cover Linux or open-source companies. That got me to thinking. So here, without further adieu, is my list of five Linux companies that died before their time.

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The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"There are many barriers for adoption to Linux... These barriers are perception as opposed to the fact in many instances but there is one area in which Linux lacks creativity, energy, and innovation. This area, if addressed at all, is done in pale imitation of others and poorly executed. That area? Marketing."

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How Canonical Stays on the Light Side

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The story thus far for Canonical: Young successful South African entrepreneur wants to give back to the technology that helped make him successful in the first place.

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