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Dell to expand Linux PC offerings, partner says

http://www.earthtimes.org

Dell Inc will soon offer more personal computers that use the Linux operating system instead of Microsoft Corp's Windows, said the founder of a company that offers Linux support services

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Linux companies that didn't deserve to die

http://www.linux-watch.com

A recent story entitled, "Dearly Departed: Companies and Products That Didn't Deserve to Die" didn't cover Linux or open-source companies. That got me to thinking. So here, without further adieu, is my list of five Linux companies that died before their time.

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The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"There are many barriers for adoption to Linux... These barriers are perception as opposed to the fact in many instances but there is one area in which Linux lacks creativity, energy, and innovation. This area, if addressed at all, is done in pale imitation of others and poorly executed. That area? Marketing."

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How Canonical Stays on the Light Side

http://www.linuxplanet.com

The story thus far for Canonical: Young successful South African entrepreneur wants to give back to the technology that helped make him successful in the first place.

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Linux gains despite and because of Microsoft

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Novell swears Microsoft deal panning out; others resist getting chummy with Windows maker. Motorola knows that product development needs to move quickly for the company to stay competitive -- and it’s using Linux to hasten the effort.

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HP Scores 5,000 Seat Ubuntu Linux Deal

http://techiqmag.com

No, HP hasn’t announced plans to pre-install Ubuntu Linux on selected PCs. But the computing giant has scored a deal to provide up to 5,000 Ubuntu PCs to a major university.

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Report: Open Source Adopters Testing on Windows

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Alfresco Software's survey found that companies that decided to launch its software -- as opposed to those evaluating and testing the applications -- tended to prefer open source operating systems, application servers, databases and browsers. That is, when companies eventually adopted the open source content management application, they deployed it using Linux.

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Ubuntu Preparing Managed Services, Small Business Server for VARs

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"Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, is preparing a managed service platform that will allow VARs and solutions providers to remotely manage Ubuntu-based small business servers."

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Canonical launches Web-based systems management for Ubuntu

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Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, announced on July 22 at the Ubuntu Live conference in Portland, Ore., the availability of Landscape, its Web-based systems management program for Ubuntu servers and desktops.

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Five Things Wikipedia's Founder Has Learned About Online Collaboration

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Jimmy Wales explains his views on effective collaboration, organization and what 'World of Warcraft' wiki writers can teach us about shared ideals.

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Openads CEO James Bilefield: Publishers Need Independent Solutions

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Openads has developed an open source adserver now used by over 20,000 publishers. "The industry is generally in great shape with strong growth in ad markets across the globe," said CEO James Bilefield. "However, due to recent industry consolidation, publishers are telling us that there is now more need than ever before for truly independent and reliable solutions dedicated to their needs.

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Gartner, Open Source, and Microsoft

http://www.intelligententerprise.com

I received Gartner e-mail this week marketing their up-coming open-source summit. The message contains gems that illuminate Gartner's perspective on open source and the larger IT world.

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Apache loses more ground in latest Netcraft report

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In a February report from Web site tracking and analysis firm Netcraft, the Apache Web server dipped below 60% market share for the first time since September 2002. Subsequent monthly reports indicated that the downward trend had continued unabated.

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Four Key Developments In the Linux Market

http://software.seekingalpha.com

I spotted four key developments in the Linux market -- including a possible surprise announcement from Hewlett-Packard Co. Here's a rundown of key open source developments investors should watch over the next few days.

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Open-source vendors: Monopolies waiting to happen?

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JBoss developer Roy Russo wonders if all open-source companies are de facto monopolistic. Like many others that I respect (Dave Rosenberg, Lonn Johnston, President Bush, Oscar the Grouch), Russo says any market ultimately has room for only one purveyor of free software.

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