How Open-Source Software Can Affect A Company's Value

Open-source software is an increasingly popular software development and distribution model that may spread further in the face of financial constraints in our current economy. With publicly available source code generally offered without charge, it is tempting to look to open source for potentially significant cost savings in this time of need. But not so fast.

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Using Sysctl To Change Kernel Tunables On Linux

An introduction to the sysctl command and its configuration file /etc/sysctl.conf

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

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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