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Major Reshuffle At Novell India

http://www.efytimes.com

Novell has undergone a major reorganisation in India.

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Europe Says Bye to OS Monopoly

http://www.madpenguin.org

Looks like Europe is collectively ready to bring Microsoft's monopoly down so that other OS options will have a chance to flourish. Well, at least one group of like-minded people have managed to begin clearing the playing field some.

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Why does Humanity needs Free Software ?

http://kin.calvin.free.fr

Open source and closed source software are different in the shape, because in the first case, users have access to the code, which means control, and this is not the case for proprietary software.

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Giant firewall runs Linux

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Crossbeam Systems has started shipping a massive chassis-style, "unified threat management" (UTM) system based on an open Linux OS. The X-Series UTM server runs the company's Linux-based "XOS" OS, and targets highly scalable firewalls and other security applications for large data centers and service providers.

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Linux: The Little Operating System That Really Can

http://www.lockergnome.com

I began what I like to think of as my “Linux Adventure”, in February of 2006 on a short, much-frazzled shoestring.

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"Linux losing market share!" - Not so fast!

http://hackfud.net

So the latest IDC quarterly server report is saying that shipments of servers with Linux on them are on a downturn, compared to shipments of servers with Windows Server on them.

Game over, Linux, you are defeated.

Not.

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Linux Will Be Worth $1 Billion In First 100 Days of 2009

http://www.informationweek.com

What's Linux worth? The question has been a favorite of technology groups and cocktail party conversations ever since a character named Jeff V. Merkey offered $50,000 for a copy of Linux. The offer was a ploy. Merkey wanted it under the BSD license, which would have undermined the terms of the GPL. So he didn't get it. But we know, at least, that $50,000 proved to be a low bid.

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How low can a Linux PC go?

http://www.daniweb.com

Want a fully functional PC capable of running Puppy Linux for $85? You got it...

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A gutsy new Linux system - in FT - Major UK FInancial Newspaper

http://www.ft.com

This positive article is from the site of the foremost UK financial newspaper, read by most of the 'city' workers every morning.

Extract of its concluding comments:
Although it is still early days, the latest version of Ubuntu looks like being a viable alternative to proprietary operating systems including Windows and OS X for a broader group of PC users.

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An Ubuntu guide to taming the Linux kernel

http://www.itwire.com

Although Linux is frequently referred to by the names of various distributions, what can properly be called “Linux” is really the management part of the operating system known as the kernel which interacts with the computer’s hardware. Here’s how the kernel works in Ubuntu, and how to rebuild it.

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7 reasons why Ubuntu is so successful

http://linux4coffee.wordpress.com

Most people like it, many others don’t, the fact is that Ubuntu is the king of Linux distributions right now - and for some very good reasons. Below I will attempt to identify those reasons that made Ubuntu the most popular distribution and explain why its success was “inevitable”.

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Don't look to Linus Torvalds for leadership

http://www.linuxworld.com

Linus Torvalds seems to be trying very hard to make the latest Linux kernel update as boring as possible. Reading this release announcement, if we can even call it that, you'd never imagine that Torvalds was leading the evolution of software.

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Linux for Grandma

http://technocrat.net

The refrain has been that Linux will be ready for primetime when the mythical "grandmother" can use it without issue. Well, I'm about to put that to the test. My 84 year old grandmother has had enough of hearing she needs a computer and finally asked me to set her up with one.

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DRM troubles drive ex-Microsoft employee to Linux!

http://www.news.com

Jesper Johansson--a former senior program manager for security policy at Microsoft: "Upon inspecting the problem I found that the video would turn on, the screen would flicker for a second each of black and the video a few times, and then the Blue Screen of DRM came up. It also wouldn't play any premium channels," he wrote.

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Windows should not come pre-installed on computers

http://www.globalisation.eu

Computers in the European Union should be sold without a bundled operating system, according to this submission to the European Commission. It says that the bundling of Microsoft Windows with computers is not in the public interest, and prevents meaningful competition in the operating system market.

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