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London Stock Exchange smashes world record trade speed with GNU/Linux

http://www.computerworlduk.com

The London Stock Exchange has said its new Linux-based system is delivering world record networking speed, with 126 microsecond trading times. The news comes ahead a major Linux-based switchover in twelve days, during which the open source system will replace Microsoft .Net technology on the group's main stock exchange.

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FSFE refutes BSA's false claims to European Commission

http://www.fsfe.org

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) is pressuring the European Commission to remove the last vestiges of support for Open Standards from the latest version of the EU's interoperability recommendations, the European Interoperability Framework. FSFE has obtained a copy of a letter sent to the Commission by the BSA last week.

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Gnuaccounting 0.7.8 released

http://www.h-online.com

The Gnuaccounting developers have released version 0.7.8 of their free open-source Java accounting application that embeds OpenOffice and utilises MySQL or OpenOffice's HSQLDB to create and administrate invoices, credit memos, delivery notes, bills etc.

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A Primer - Managed Service Delivery

http://www.fewt.com

I firmly believe that systems should be self maintaining. In my career as a Linux Architect, I am always deep in thought; thinking of new ways to improve the environments that I am responsible for managing.

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New Linux Foundation survey shows significant gains for enterprise Linux

http://www.h-online.com

According to the survey, in the last two years, 66% of new Linux deployments have been green-field deployments, while 36.6% have been migrations from Microsoft Windows.

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Red Hat settles patent case with Acacia - shares few details

http://blog.internetnews.com

Open source is all about transparency, but that doesn't always apply to all aspects of the open source ecosystem. Red Hat has settled an alleged patent infringement case with IP firm Acacia Research Corporation around U.S. Patent. That particular case was pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Civil Action.

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Marvell gives OLPC 5.6 million dollars

http://www.olpcnews.com

What to make to this? Marvell, has stepped up their commitment to an XO-3 with $5.6 million dollar grant to One Laptop per Child for XO-3 laptop development through 2011.

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The OpenOffice fork is officially here

http://blogs.computerworld.com

It's not that Oracle wishes ill of The Document Foundation and its take on OpenOffice, LibreOffice. Oracle just isn't going to be having anything to do with it.

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Better Service and Website Management (with gModu)

http://www.inatux.com

"A kind of poor website management consists of "file includes" (that is: one file requests to display and/or execute the contents of another file) having multiple HTML or PHP files and then including multiple other files for headers, footers, navigation, and/or copyright and other things.

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Oracle's "new" kernel for RHEL clone: The real truth

http://www.networkworld.com

Oracle made a big noise in the Linux community yesterday by announcing its own spin on the Linux kernel on top if its so-called Unbreakable Linux. Oracle presented the announcement as offering a "modern" Linux kernel. Underneath the hype, what's Oracle really offering, and what does it mean for Linux?

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Oracle rips Red Hat and 'sort of' launches a new Linux

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Oracle made a weird announcement at its Oracle OpenWorld love-fest and trade-show. The company announced that it was releasing its own Linux: the Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel for Oracle Linux.

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Controlling Interest in Mandriva Sold To Russian Firm; Former Developers Fork Distribution

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

Last Friday the newspaper Vedomosti reported that a Russian firm, NGI, has purchased a controlling interest in Mandriva. The Quintura blog published a short ENglish language summary of the article today.

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Project Management: Apollo, Fengoffice, Projectpier, Basecamp... and the world changed

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Welcome to the world of project management software, a world started by the guys at Basecamp (proprietary) and then continued by free software projects like Fengoffice and then revolutionised by Apollo.

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OpenSUSE is Not a Community Project, It’s a Novell Product

http://techrights.org

Clarifications about the role of OpenSUSE and how it is primarily developed by full-time Novell staff (while marketed as "community project")

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What we have learned about Linux and Virtualization....

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In this article Brian and Joe discuss their tips and tricks learned from 5 years of migration off of hardware to a virtual world. The good points, the bad points, and how we have found best to mitigate it.

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