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US Bank to Fund Open Source Projects

http://www.madpenguin.org

For many open source enthusiasts, the problem is finding the funds to help support their favorite open source projects, which include various Linux distros. It's not that we do not have the money, it's the method of forwarding the necessary funds that's the problem.

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Micrososft: Linux Keeps Losing - NOT!

http://www.velocitywebdev.com

There seems to be a continual push to make sure everyone knows that Microsoft is alive and well at the expense of what is really going on in the IT world with Linux. Gartner has done studies that demonstrate based on their data that Microsoft continues to advance in the number of servers deployed.

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The next 'business' Ubuntu is on its way

http://linux-watch.com

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, like Red Hat with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell with openSUSE and SUSE Linux, releases both a community version and a version for businesses or individuals who want to rely on a distribution with long-term technical support. Unlike Red Hat and Novell, though, Canonical doesn't separate the two versions with different names.

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Canonical angles for Dell to offer pre-installed Ubuntu Linux on the server

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

As Canonical Ltd. readies another major release for its Ubuntu Linux operating system (code-named Gutsy Gibbon), one executive hinted that a pre-installed server initiative would arrive soon if customer demand remains high.

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GPL and Business FAQ

http://www.enricozini.org

I sometimes happen to be in a dialogue like this:

X: According to GPL, you can sell copies of your software at any price you want, right?

Me: Right.

X: But your customers can in turn sell copies of your software at any price they want, right?

Me: Right.

X: So, the only way a GPL developer can make money is by charge for development of their software?

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Rumor: Google Phone Will Be Linux-Powered, GPS-Loaded and Cheap

http://blog.wired.com

If the murmurs are true, the GPhone cometh in September. Mark "Rizzn" Hopkins has uncovered some details about the long-rumored (and apparently all but confirmed) Google Phone.

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Linux Servers Continue Growth

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

Linux servers posted the fifth consecutive quarter of accelerating revenue growth, with year-over-year revenue growth of 19.0%, for a total of $1.8 billion in the quarter. Linux servers now represent 13.6% of all server revenue, up from 12.1% a year ago.

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Is Google Becoming An Enemy To Open Source?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

Open source is always friend to the No. 2 player in a market and always the enemy of the top dog. That appears to be the big lesson after connecting a few dots on various items popping up around the Web.

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Asus set to debut volume shipments of the $199 EEE PC

http://arstechnica.com

Asus joins the fun with a cheap laptop using a Xandros based OS.

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Mixing proprietary code with free software

http://www.linuxdevices.com

This guest whitepaper presents a series of "best practice" suggestions about how to implement Linux stacks so as to ensure compatibility with proprietary application software. It was written by three Access employees, and at times uses the Access Linux Platform (ALP) as an example of such a stack.

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Agile Product Management with Yoxel

http://www.o3magazine.com

Issue 7 of o3 magazine is now available. This issue looks at Agile Product Management with the open source project Yoxel and how to apply Agile concepts to your business. Yoxel is a customer / business focused product management system for software projects, sales teams and IT projects.

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Open Source: Changing Models, Changing Mindsets, Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

IBM reached an open source milestone recently when it recognized the one-millionth download of its WebSphere Application Server Community Edition. Free to download and use, WAS CE provides a flexible foundation for developing Java applications. Technical support is offered through annual subscriptions.

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Tighter budgets mean more Open Source

http://opensourcecommunity.org

I just read two really interesting articles (Giving proprietary vendors a run for their money & Could Linux become the dominant OS?).These articles and a discussion I had yesterday about budget constraints for the next calendar year makes me think that Open Source Software (OSS) is on the verge of becoming mainstream over the next few years.

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Meet Copowi, the world's first ISP to guarantee network neutrality

http://arstechnica.com

How much would you pay for an Internet connection from an ISP that guarantees a neutral network, bills itself as a "social enterprise" instead of a traditional business, and sends free Ubuntu CDs to every new customer?

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Created by Jimbob 10 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 51 weeks ago
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Selling Free Software

http://rackit.gartnerwebdev.com

"...Distributing free software is an opportunity to raise funds for development. Don’t waste it..."

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