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Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance Powers Mission-Critical Applications with Red Hat Solutions

http://www.pr-inside.com

Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance has selected Red Hat solutions to power the organization's mission-critical applications.

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Vista to Ubuntu (100%)

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I had enough with eating crap with Vista. My last line of patience warned off when I happened to wait about 5 seconds when changing from one MS Doc file to another and also happened that I was running with time to finish a project report.

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Dutch Government Plans to Promote Use of Open-Source Software

http://biz.yahoo.com

The Dutch government has set a soft deadline of April 2008 for its agencies to start using open-source software -- freely distributed programs that anyone can modify -- the Netherlands Economic Affairs Ministry said Thursday.

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NYSE places buy on Linux, hold on Unix

http://www.computerworld.com

The New York Stock Exchange is investing heavily in x86-based Linux systems and blade servers as it builds out the NYSE Hybrid Market trading system that it launched last year. Flexibility and lower cost are among the goals. But one of the things that NYSE Euronext CIO Steve Rubinow says he most wants from the new computing architecture is technology independence.

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The Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin: Linux Adoption's Next Phase

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"In 2008 we will see the Linux ecosystem applying a federation into one platform," said Jim Zemlin, director of The Linux Foundation. "A lot of Linux distros will compete in the marketplace. The particular flavor of Linux will matter in that different distros will cater to specific environments such as the Mobile Internet. All of these will center on the Linux Standard Base."

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NZ Ministry of Justice: We want open source

http://www.zdnet.com.au

The New Zealand Ministry for Justice believes that open source software is a more stable, supportable, and cost-effective choice compared to proprietary solutions.

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Hospital software vendor McKesson uses Linux to heal IT budgets

http://www.computerworld.com

In 2004, health care software vendor McKesson Provider Technologies began focusing on ways to cut IT costs for customers, including hospitals and medical offices. The cure for IT cost bloat: moving many of McKesson's medical software applications to Linux, which could then be used on less expensive commodity hardware instead of expensive mainframes.

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Watching Linux grow in the islands of Andaman and Nicobar

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

In the last eight months, the islands of Andaman and Nicobar have witnessed tremendous development in the IT sector, especially in the case of open source and Linux®. Those I call the “IT people of Andaman” have been reluctant to implement and explore the benefits of open source software in the past. Some still are.

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What to do before switching from Windows to Linux

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There are many of you out there who are looking to make a change from your current Windows operating system to the Linux operating system. Some of you may have doubts, many of you most likely have questions before taking the plunge. I’ll try to point you in the right directions before you switch from Windows to Linux.

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British Airways sets up tech innovation unit

http://www.zdnetasia.com

British Airways (BA) has set up a special innovation unit to explore ways the airline can use web 2.0, shareware and open source technologies.

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Why I Will Recommend Linux To Family This Year

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I read a recent post called “Why I Won’t Be Recommending Linux to Family this Holiday Season.” The funny part is, the real reason…he doesn’t want to take the heat for telling them to use Linux and have something go wrong! Wimp!

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One laptop per child finds way into India

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com

The one laptop per child (OLPC) project, a brainchild of MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte, will soon find its way into Indian homes.

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Ubuntu - a Linux distribution for everyone

http://it.gen.nz

I’ve been fiddling with Linux for a decade now. And, frankly, back then it was a total bear to get it working - you had to really, really, want to.

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Open Source Government: Europe buying or watching Open Source?

http://robertogaloppini.net

At the 6th NorthEast Asia Open Source SW Promotion Forum held in Seoul on the 12 September 2007 Christophe Forax, representing the EU Telecom and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding, stated that Europe should better monetize open source software.

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Skype 2.0 vs. Ekiga for Linux

http://www.madpenguin.org

Many of us wonder, why is there so much excitement over Skype when, at its core, Ekiga is a more robust application with even more maturity behind it?

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