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Ubuntu Linux founder stepping down as CEO

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Ubuntu Linux backer Canonical is changing top management in an effort to become more operationally disciplined, with founder Mark Shuttleworth passing the chief executive job to Chief Operations Officer Jane Silber by Mar. 1.

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Ubuntu: Enterprise Management Getting Easier?

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Are Ubuntu servers and desktops easy for enterprises to manage? Before you answer, consider some recent and upcoming moves involving Bomgar, Kaseya, Likewise Software, Groundwork Open Source and Canonical itself. Here are some observations.

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Ubuntu Could Profit From Both Yahoo, Google

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Talk about a careful balancing act involving Ubuntu. Canonical appears to have financial relationships with both Google and Yahoo. Here's how the relationships - involving Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) and Google Chrome OS - are shaping up. Plus, the potential financial implications for Canonical.

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Bacula Surpasses One Million Downloads

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Bacula press release: "Bacula Systems SA today celebrated a year of impressive growth as its Open Source enterprise backup solution passed the one million download milestone"

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Ubuntu changes Firefox default search provider to Yahoo!

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Why? Canonical has negotiated a revenue sharing deal with Yahoo!

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EU Approves $7.4 Billion Deal Between Oracle And Sun

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It’s official: the European Commission has granted regulatory approval for Oracle to acquire Sun Microsystems for approximately $7.4 billion, without further conditions.

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AMD reaches profitability for the first time in years

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Advanced Micro Devices reached profitability for the first time in three years during the fourth quarter of 2009, benefiting from a legal settlement with Intel and a change in its business model, the company said on Thursday.

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Agile Development Hitting the Mainstream, Report Says

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A study by Forrester Research suggests enterprises are rapidly moving to adopt Agile application development methodologies, to the point where nearly half of developers surveyed said they use Agile practices.

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Google delays Android launch in China after hacking dispute

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Google announced that it was delaying the launch of two Android phones in China due to a dispute with the Chinese government over censorship issues. The delay will affect Google-endorsed Android phones from Samsung and Motorola that were to be carried by China Unicom, says an eWEEK story.

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Why Business Resists Open Source

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Most open source advocates like to believe that the migration from proprietary software products over to open source alternatives is fairly straight forward. Unfortunately, it's never that simple.

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Novell is Rapidly Losing GroupWise Business

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Novell loses several more contracts, some of which are worth millions

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Confirmed: IBM and Ubuntu To Counter Windows 7 at Lotusphere 2010

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Once again, The VAR Guy's sources were right. Canonical, as our resident blogger expected, is set to announce some Ubuntu news at IBM's Lotusphere conference in Orlando the week of January 18.

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Linux Foundation helps Linux job hunters

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These are rotten times for job hunters, but if you know Linux, you've got a better shot at getting a job.

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Facebook Is Now an Apache Software Foundation Gold Sponsor

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Facebook just announced that it has become a Gold sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation.

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Fujitsu Gets, Gives Value to Linux

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If asked to name significant Linux organizations, Fujitsu Ltd. might not be a company that comes immediately to mind. But to underestimate the value Fujitsu brings to the Linux ecosystem would be erroneous

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