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Can Large Commercial Web Sites Be Run on Free Linux?

http://www.eweek.com

Many Linux distributions can run large Web sites, but are you prepared to bet your online business on a free Linux distribution? eWEEK IT expert Stephane Saux, IT director at the San Francisco Chronicle, has some answers.

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Linux Boom Ahead?

http://www.forbes.com

The SCO Group frightened potential business users away from Linux with lawsuits demanding billions in royalties.

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Red Hat Named #1 IT Vendor To Do Business With By Customers In Japan

http://biz.yahoo.com

Red Hat (NYSE: RHT - News), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat's operations in Japan has been named the number one vendor that customers intend to conduct business with in the future by Nikkei Market Access' "Industry Trends in Intended Use of Products/Services of Major Vendors" study.

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Oracle CEO Ellison: Open source software is no threat

http://www.haaretz.com

Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison, on his first visit Israel last weekend, told TheMarker that collaborative open source software is nothing to be feared, and mocked the "Google-envy" he said Microsoft was suffering.

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SCO Shares Plummet In Novell Ruling Aftermath

http://www.informationweek.com

The business software distributor is considering its options in light of a judge's ruling denying its ownership claims on the Unix operating system.

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Big business on free software

http://www.monitor.co.ug

Software costs money. Some people avoid this cost initially by slyly using an unauthorized version, or what is called pirated software.

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Nokia director speaks on Linux, open source

http://www.linuxdevices.com

"Linux is the launching pad you need to stand on to be productive," said Nokia's open source director, Ari Jaaksi, at LinuxWorld Wednesday. "We have never managed to bring out a product in such a short time, with so few resources," he added, referring to Nokia's Linux-based Internet tablets.

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Morton: no merging of OpenSolaris with Linux

http://blogs.zdnet.com

At his LinuxWorld opening keynote, Andrew Morton made it very clear that the appointment of former OSDL CTO and Debian co-founder Ian Murdock to Sun’s OS platforms organization will not translate into a merging between the open source version of Solaris Unix with Linux.

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HP's graphics library goes GPL

http://www.theregister.co.uk

HP has burrowed deep into the data center for its package of LinuxWorld-related announcements. Software libraries, code testing and pay-per-use Linux? Sure, why not.

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Red Hat small business desktops available in Australia early 2008

http://www.itwire.com

Linux vendor Red Hat's first Linux desktop product aimed at small businesses will be available to system builders in Australia at the beginning of 2008, according to a senior executive at the company.

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Who Are Microsoft's Competitors?

http://www.microsoft-watch.com

The company's annual report offers its perspective on who it competes with and where.

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How to sneak Linux into your office

http://www.itbusiness.ca

I’m actually beginning to picture a day when users start to ask their IT departments why they can’t run Ubuntu Linux at work, the way they do at home.

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Novell CEO confirms that Microsoft is a reality

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Novell's chief executive has justified his company's contentious Microsoft hook-up to open source devotees by claiming the deal is critical to the long-term success of their favorite operating system.

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Mobile Linux group gets wider support

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A nonprofit organization formed by six of the biggest names in the cell phone business to promote the use of Linux of handsets has gotten wider industry support.

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Free software among the biggest world brands

http://desdeamericaconamor.org

The title might be totally misleading but let me explain what I mean. Today Business Week has published an update on their list of Best Global Brands (there is a PDF with the top 100 ranking). There are many brands linked to software development in the top positions. Let's see how free software is doing there:

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