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Linux and Open Source: How It Affects Small Organizations

http://businessedge.michcpa.org

Linux and other open source applications are finding increasing acceptance in the global marketplace in small and large companies alike. Statistics on the growth of a few open source programs—like Apache, a web server; Linux, an operating system; FreeBSD, an operating system; and PostgreSQL, a database server—show this to be true.

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AMD opens up to Linux with ATI

http://www.beyond3d.com

AMD just announced that its upcoming Catalyst 7.9 drivers for Linux will not only finally provide support to HD 2000 series on the OS, but it is also claimed to host the most significant series of enhancements ever for Linux users. As far as AMD graphics drivers are concerned, that is.

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Linux Finds Home On More Desktops

http://money.cnn.com

The Linux penguin is finally marching onto more desktops. Some of the biggest names in computing are pushing harder for the Linux open-source operating system as an option for desktop PCs. Analysts say the moves show that Linux and other open-source software products are finally ready to compete on the desktop.

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KnowledgeTree partners with Novell

http://www.tectonic.co.za

KnowledgeTree, the Cape Town-based open source document management company, has partnered with Novell to offer their system to SUSE Linux Enterprise customers.

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US Bank to Fund Open Source Projects

http://www.madpenguin.org

For many open source enthusiasts, the problem is finding the funds to help support their favorite open source projects, which include various Linux distros. It's not that we do not have the money, it's the method of forwarding the necessary funds that's the problem.

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Micrososft: Linux Keeps Losing - NOT!

http://www.velocitywebdev.com

There seems to be a continual push to make sure everyone knows that Microsoft is alive and well at the expense of what is really going on in the IT world with Linux. Gartner has done studies that demonstrate based on their data that Microsoft continues to advance in the number of servers deployed.

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The next 'business' Ubuntu is on its way

http://linux-watch.com

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, like Red Hat with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell with openSUSE and SUSE Linux, releases both a community version and a version for businesses or individuals who want to rely on a distribution with long-term technical support. Unlike Red Hat and Novell, though, Canonical doesn't separate the two versions with different names.

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Canonical angles for Dell to offer pre-installed Ubuntu Linux on the server

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

As Canonical Ltd. readies another major release for its Ubuntu Linux operating system (code-named Gutsy Gibbon), one executive hinted that a pre-installed server initiative would arrive soon if customer demand remains high.

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GPL and Business FAQ

http://www.enricozini.org

I sometimes happen to be in a dialogue like this:

X: According to GPL, you can sell copies of your software at any price you want, right?

Me: Right.

X: But your customers can in turn sell copies of your software at any price they want, right?

Me: Right.

X: So, the only way a GPL developer can make money is by charge for development of their software?

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Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap

http://blog.wired.com

If the murmurs are true, the GPhone cometh in September. Mark "Rizzn" Hopkins has uncovered some details about the long-rumored (and apparently all but confirmed) Google Phone.

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Linux Servers Continue Growth

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

Linux servers posted the fifth consecutive quarter of accelerating revenue growth, with year-over-year revenue growth of 19.0%, for a total of $1.8 billion in the quarter. Linux servers now represent 13.6% of all server revenue, up from 12.1% a year ago.

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Mixing proprietary code with free software

http://www.linuxdevices.com

This guest whitepaper presents a series of "best practice" suggestions about how to implement Linux stacks so as to ensure compatibility with proprietary application software. It was written by three Access employees, and at times uses the Access Linux Platform (ALP) as an example of such a stack.

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Is Google Becoming An Enemy To Open Source?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

Open source is always friend to the No. 2 player in a market and always the enemy of the top dog. That appears to be the big lesson after connecting a few dots on various items popping up around the Web.

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Asus set to debut volume shipments of the $199 EEE PC

http://arstechnica.com

Asus joins the fun with a cheap laptop using a Xandros based OS.

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Agile Product Management with Yoxel

http://www.o3magazine.com

Issue 7 of o3 magazine is now available. This issue looks at Agile Product Management with the open source project Yoxel and how to apply Agile concepts to your business. Yoxel is a customer / business focused product management system for software projects, sales teams and IT projects.

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