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Story Linux goes after the desktop srlinuxx 19/05/2006 - 11:13am
Story Linux Goes Mainstream srlinuxx 10/08/2005 - 5:15pm
Story Linux Goes Mainstream srlinuxx 01/09/2006 - 2:53am
Story Linux goes to CES Roy Schestowitz 12/01/2015 - 9:27pm
Story Linux Goes to Space srlinuxx 27/06/2007 - 7:10pm
Story Linux Goes to the Head of the Class Roy Schestowitz 22/03/2014 - 8:04am
Story Linux goes to Wall Street, puts on a show srlinuxx 22/04/2007 - 2:22pm
Story Linux going big time and prime time against Windows, UNIX (WSJ) srlinuxx 20/06/2007 - 9:35pm
Story Linux golden age threatened by bug army Rianne Schestowitz 12/10/2015 - 10:09am
Story Linux Good for Environment and Bottom Line srlinuxx 2 12/03/2007 - 3:44am

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Google? Linux? Goobuntu? Boulderdash!

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Google

According to reports, there will be a "Ubuntu desktop Linux distribution, based on Debian and the Gnome desktop, it is known internally as 'Goobuntu.'" King goes on to state, "Google has confirmed it is working on a desktop linux project."

I wish I could buy this report, but I can't.

Mozilla Reborn: SeaMonkey 1.0 Is Released

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Moz/FF

While Firefox and Thunderbird are the poster children of open-source Internet application success, the program suite they sprang from, Mozilla, was reborn Jan. 30 under a new name: SeaMonkey.

Massachusetts Names New CIO

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OSS

The state of Massachusetts has found a new chief information officer, putting Louis Gutierrez in the hot seat as the government continues its push toward adopting the OpenDocument Format (ODF).

UK Linux guru backs GPL 3

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OSS

Linus Torvalds may have his doubts, but Alan Cox is supporting the next version of the GPL. Cox told ZDNet UK that he thinks many of the changes in GPL 3 are sound.

Launch of SpreadKDE.org Promotional Community Site

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KDE

The KDE marketing group is pleased to announce the release of SpreadKDE.org, the new home for KDE's promotional activities.

Do you know someone who knows someone?

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KDE

Do you know someone or someone who knows someone that works somewhere deserves recognition for their work with KDE. We've been interviewing individuals for some time now, but what about the associated organizations? Do you know someone to nominate?

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My desktop OS: Ubuntu

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Linux

A few months ago I selected Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger) as the new operating system on the Acer TravelMate T290LMI notebook I use at home and for work. In past years I tried other Linux distributions and always returned to Windows. Now I'm sticking with Ubuntu, but I haven't been able to give up Windows altogether yet.

Novell targets the SMB market with partnerships

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SUSE

On January 30th, Novell Inc. announced that it will start bundling support and training offerings with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for small and medium-sized businesses via its channel partners.

This news came only days after Novell announced that, as of March 1st, the Linux company will no longer force users into CLAs.

WordPerfect for Linux lives on

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Software

Corel Corp. may have given up on bringing WordPerfect to Linux, but that doesn't mean Linux users have to give up on running WordPerfect on Linux.

A reader recently wrote me to say, "One of the things that keeps me dual-booting Linux and (sometimes) Windows is WordPerfect. I can't be weaned off it."

Apache Version 2.2.0

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Software
Reviews

It's the undisputed king of the Web server world and the perfect illustration that slow and steady wins the race. The Apache Foundation has always moved deliberately when it comes to upgrading its Apache Web server. Version 2.2.0 is no exception, adding useful (but not jarringly different) capabilities for managing, securing and scaling the open-source Web server.

Crystal Core: Upcoming Crystal Space Game

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Gaming

As a showcase for what their engine can do, the Crystal Space team is creating a FPS game called Crystal Core. While the texture designs look rudimentary, the screenshots show off the promise of their game engine.

Novell's Linux Strategy Progress Report

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SUSE

Two years after its move into the Linux distribution business, Novell is claiming to be enjoying a renaissance. Matthew Aslett tracks its progress.

Red Hat Takes UTI Bank On Linux Ride

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Linux

Red Hat has successfully migrated UTI Bank's critical customer relationship management (CRM) applications on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform.

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2005 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards

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Linux

You can now vote for your favorite products of 2005. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends March 16th.

Selling Linux and Open Source to bean counters

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OSS

I'm no bean-counter. I'm an IT guy. But, I know that over the last few years, it's CFOs and dollars, not CIOs and gigabytes, that determine what technology companies buy.

But, here's news you can use to get your CFO on board with a Linux and open-source make over. E-Trade Financial saved $13 million a year and they realized a boost in performance by switching to Linux from Solaris.

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