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Mass-migrating Microsoft Word documents to OpenOffice.org on Linux

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

Is your organization in the process of migrating from Microsoft Word to OpenOffice.org on Linux? If so, your biggest obstacle may not be getting used to the new suite, but rather moving from Microsoft's proprietary .doc format to OpenOffice's Open Document Format (ODF).

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PC superstore unhinged by Linux

http://www.theregister.co.uk

PC World admitted it had made a mistake and told us it will provide a full repair once the firm has made contact with the customer

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Root-locked Linux for the masses

http://www.theregister.co.uk

"The TCP is for those who recognise there has to be a radical change in the way computing is provided to the public," Bleasdale says in a press notice. "A growing number of people are not using the internet for electronic services because of concerns about viruses and trojans infecting their computers."

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When will Linux sellers wake up?

http://blogbeebe.blogspot.com

Right there in the middle of the article was the Microsoft ad you see below. Now, I normally block ads on my other Firefox installs, but this time I was running with 'naked' Firefox, and because nothing was blocked I got a surprising eyeful. A big fat anti-Linux Microsoft ad placed right in the middle of an article about Fedora 8. Wow. Incredible placement.

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The Media on SCO Bankruptcy

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I thought it would be fun to include some of the media reaction to the news of the SCO bankruptcy filing. Some of the headlines are inspired. The winner has to be "SCO files Chapter 11 bankruptcy - Seeks court protection from its own lawsuits". My personal favorite is, "SCO files for Chapter 11, threatens business as usual." There is also a funny graphic in the collection.

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iLock-in: Apple locks Free Software out, but where's the news?

http://0pointer.de

So, Apple now blocks third-party software from accessing iPods. But is behaviour like that news? No, unfortunately not at all.

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If Linux server adoption is slowing, then my name is Steve Ballmer

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

Linux adoption in the enterprise is slowing down? Not so fast says one analyst firm, which took a closer look at a report that showed Linux adoption slowing from the significant growth rates of the past few years.

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Firefox-Google marriage on shaky ground?

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The question is: As more and more people install AdBlock Plus, which is officially recommended by Mozilla, will Google continue to fund the browser?

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Should your firm be FLOSSing?

http://www.theglobeandmail.com

The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) had no problem going against the grain when it decided to forgo the widely used Microsoft Office suite of business applications. Instead, it chose to replace its aging WordPerfect installations with OpenOffice.org - for free.

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Axfood is hungry for Red Hat

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

It’s a Wednesday, so that must mean yet another new customer for the folks at Red Hat. Today, it’s Axfood, one of the largest food retailers in Scandinavia.

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Sun shines as open source pays off

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

SUN paid a high price for positioning itself as the technology candyman to all those dotcom darlings consumed in the crash.

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Asterisk speeds up call centre response

http://www.tectonic.co.za

Achievement Awards Group, a South African motivational organisation, has implemented Asterisk to upgrade the capability of its specialist call centre and to react quickly to the needs of clients.

Asterisk is an open source VOIP (voice over IP) PBX used to drive telephony systems. The call centre solution was set up by the group's IT partner, Clarotech Consulting.

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Rural Ugandans bank on OSS-built system

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East African cellphone company, Simba Telecoms last week introduced an innovative local money transfer service in Uganda. The system, developed by Cape Town-based Jeshurun Consulting, was built using a variety of open source tools.

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Canadian co. nails concept of public computing using Linux

http://www.canada.com

There is a Canadian company that has really nailed the whole concept. Userful Corp. out of Calgary has a product called the Discover Station, a Linux-based computer that is designed from the ground up for public computing.

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New InstallationWiki.org Website Launches with Free Guides for Installing Software

http://www.packtpub.com

InstallationWiki.org is a new website designed to provide users with comprehensive, free guides to installing software. The website will largely be driven and populated by content supplied and edited by experts, and hopes to bridge the gap between software experts and software users.

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