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Linux web servers "faster"

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"Linux-based websites perform better than those hosted on Windows servers, according to new research."

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Where Is the Linux Kernel Going?

http://www.linux-watch.com

Last week, at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit held at the Googleplex, some of Linux's top kernel developers discussed the state of the Linux kernel today and where it might be going.

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Could Microsoft Be Going Open Source: Through Linux?

http://theeternaluniverse.blogspot.com

"Could it be that Microsoft is finally facing the reality that: the future is one of open source and if they act now, through deals, they can painlessly become a part of it?"

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Skype staff play good cop bad cop with Linux users

http://www.daniweb.com

"A member of Skype staff posting in the Linux support forum there seems to have taken a course in customer relations from if his responses to criticism of the lack of real world development of the Linux version of Skype, compared to Windows development, are anything to go by."

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Linux inner circle disregards Microsoft's patent play

http://www.infoworld.com

"The Linux faithful might be staring down the barrel of another round of Microsoft's legal taunts, but at last week's Linux Foundation Summit, the reaction was more ho-hum than oh-no."

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Linux movers and shakers seek common ground

http://www.linux-watch.com

"At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit held at the Googleplex last week, Linux developers, IHVs (independent hardware vendors), and ISVs (independent software vendors) hashed out their differences in an attempt to find common ground."

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NASA tests Linux for spacecraft control

http://www.linuxdevices.com

"Linux was selected for a NASA experiment aimed at proving the feasibility of COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) hardware and software for scientific space missions."

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Green Linux to attack power consumption

http://www.vnunet.com

"The Linux Foundation has formed a Green Linux initiative to focus on reducing the open source operating system's power consumption."

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CEO of Mandriva: We will not go to Canossa - No deal with Microsoft

http://corp.mandriva.com

Novell, Xandros and Linspire have signed well publicized agreements with Microsoft. Rumors on the Web have hinted that Mandriva might be next on the list. Mandriva believes in interoperability, which must be based on open standards, like ODF. They also believe that software patent threats are just FUD. So no deal with Microsoft from Mandriva.

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ZFS on Linux: It's alive - LinuxWorld

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One programmer, Ricardo Correia, has what could be an answer, however. A technology called Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE), introduced in the 2.6.14 kernel released in October 2005, enables Linux to use filesystems that run as ordinary processes. FUSE already hosts an implementation of the NTFS filesystem, NTFS-3g, that runs with decent performance.

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A response to "Don't let Red Hat fold!"

http://binaryfreedom.info

Over the last few days, a lot of controversy has erupted over my blog posting about a possible patent deal between Red Hat and Microsoft. The original intent of this post was to help rally support behind Red Hat and show them that they had the backing of the F/OSS community. Unfortunately, many people thought this post was meant to generate fear about a possible deal....

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Linux community getting its second wind

http://www.networkworld.com

"Linux is entering its second phase of growth, which will be defined by better cooperation among developers, new licensing options, and a stronger operating system, according to the leaders of the nonprofit Linux Foundation."

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GPLv2 or GPLv3?: Inside the Debate

http://news.google.com

This is a comprehensive explanation of the different perspectives of the Free Software Foundation and Linus Torvalds on the GPL. It explains that Linus likes the GPL mainly because of its share-and-share-alike principle, and doesn't care about the FSF's vision of software freedom.

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Ubuntu founder urges Linux patch/bug collaboration

http://www.linuxdevices.com

The open source community needs a federated but decentralized system for tracking bugs and patches, according to Mark Shuttleworth. Speaking in a keynote address at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in Sunnyvale this week, the amateur astronaut and Ubuntu founder called for better collaboration among open source developers and companies.

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Linux Leaders Plot Counterattack on Microsoft

http://www.eweek.com

"The high priests of free software have congregated at Google Inc. headquarters this week to debate the future of the movement and face down recent patent threats by Microsoft Corp."

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