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Woah, It Looks Like Oracle Will Stand Behind OpenSolaris

http://www.phoronix.com

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

http://www.linuxplanet.com

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

http://www.itpro.co.uk

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

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Compiere Open Source failed?

http://www.compieresource.com

Recently, Consona acquired Compiere. Is this a failure of Open Source business model

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RIAA Accounting — How Labels Avoid Paying Musicians

http://news.slashdot.org

"Last week, we discussed Techdirt's tale of 'Hollywood Accounting,' which showed how movies like Harry Potter still officially 'lose' money with some simple accounting tricks. This week Techdirt is taking on RIAA accounting and demonstrating why most musicians — even multi-platinum recording stars — may never see a dime from their album sales."

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Wikipedia To Build Second U.S. Data Center

http://www.information-management.com

"The Wikimedia Foundation plans to build a new data center in the coming year to improve its site availability, the group revealed in its business plan for 2010-2011..."

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MySQL founder appeals against Sun-Oracle merger

http://www.ft.com

Monty Widenius, founder of the MySQL open-source database business, whose fate held up Oracle’s $7.4bn purchase of Sun Microsystems for months last year, has filed an appeal against the decision by European competition authorities to clear the merger. The European Commission said it was aware of the appeal, filed with the European courts in Luxembourg, but did not yet know the grounds.

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Firefox: The official web browser of IBM

http://www.networkworld.com

IBM is telling its 400,000 employees to use the open-source browser as their default at work - and why not at home, too.

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Red Hat among 100 best places to work

http://press.redhat.com

We think Red Hat is a great place to work and our associates from Buenos Aires to Brno to Boston are proud to hang their hats each day at Red Hat’s many offices across the globe. Red Hat’s technologies drive some of the world’s largest enterprises, and the company’s development has been fueled by the power of the open source model.

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Red Hat Bulls In Charge

http://www.tradershuddle.com

Shares of Red Hat, Inc. booked a new 52 week high today by trading above $32.19, traders are definitely monitoring Red Hat's price action to see if this move attracts further buying into the stock.

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Four Totally Insane Ideas That Canonical Ought To Consider

http://writerofthings.blogspot.com

Canonical (and consequently, the Ubuntu project) is constantly growing. The Ubuntu distribution has grown to be one of the most popular desktop systems out there, garnering millions of users worldwide. However, I have a few ideas for Canonical to mull over.

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This is Pretty Cool: Dell's Top 10 list of why to buy one with Ubuntu

http://www.dell.com

It's a top ten list of why you should buy a Dell with Ubuntu installed. My favorite is "6) Ubuntu is safer than Microsoft Windows.
The vast majority of viruses and spyware written by hackers are not designed to target and attack Linux." Followed by "2) Ubuntu is based on Linux.

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FLOSS Ad Bard Network

http://adbard.net

The Ad Bard Network is the only advertising network designed specifically for reaching the developers, architects, users and influencers in the free software community, allowing advertisers to directly communicate with the key customers in this exciting new area.

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Google axes Windows, saves millions

http://www.zdnet.com

Though their cited reason is security, I’m also betting there were some other reasons discussed before the decision was made. Some of the actual reasons behind the move probably included:

1) Security
2) Dogfooding Chrome OS
3) Money Savings
4) Stick it to Microsoft
5) Press

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When Google Stopped Doing Windows

http://www.linuxinsider.com

t's always a heart-warming occasion when some company or organization opts not to use Windows, and that's nothing if not an increasingly common phenomenon.

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