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Banks Eye Linux From Sidelines

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americanbanker.com: Yet as the free, open, Unix-derived operating system is taking capital markets by storm and restructuring the landscape of the OS marketplace, bankers remain cautious about adopting it.

What Drove Me to Linux -- and Keeps Me There

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intranetjournal.com: The question I get asked the most on a regular basis is why in the heck I choose to run Linux over something a bit more mainstream such as OS X. My reasoning for this is based on a track record of watching Microsoft make one mistake with their users after another.

Lin-X Linux 1.1

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: Lin-X is a remastered version of Ubuntu designed to look and feel like Mac OS X. Lin-X has turned the cool Apple logo on its head a bit by putting in a skull and crossed swords. Surely an act of blatant defiance of Steve Jobs and his lawyers. We’ll see if anybody at Apple notices this amusing act of rebellion.

Foxconn working on 'sub-£100' ARM-based Linux netbooks

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Hardware

reghardware.co.uk: Will ARM-based netbooks retail for under £100? The Taiwanese contract manufacturer behind the Foxconn brand seems to think so.

Stay safe when using a Linux PC

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HowTos

computeractive.co.uk: In some ways Linux can be easier to manage than Windows, but security remains important. We show you how to stay safe.

Chip Maker VIA joins the Linux Foundation

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h-online.com: VIA Technologies, maker of chip-sets, graphics chips and other components, has joined the Linux Foundation. Richard Brown, VP of marketing at VIA Technologies Inc, said in the announcement "VIA shares the Linux Foundation’s goal of fostering the growth of the Linux ecosystem".

Where is the value in Linux?

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toolbox.com/blogs: I am pretty sure that the question in the title is asked quite a lot. Especially by enterprise managers and bean counters the world around. When that question is asked of us, how should we answer it?

Kernel Log – Extra round for 2.6.31, X.org 7.5 on the horizon, staging area to be cleaned up

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h-online.com: Linus Torvalds will release 2.6.31 a few days later than previously announced and has scheduled another release candidate, RC9. After some delay, the development of X.org 7.5 is now going ahead at full steam. Kroah-Hartman wants to clean up the staging area. Kolivas has released BFS.

The Curious Case of the Failing Connections

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linux-mag.com: Troubleshooting is often an adventure that takes you to unexpected places and teaches you a lot along the way.

Linux backers rally against Microsoft patents

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Microsoft
  • Linux backers rally against Microsoft patents
  • Open source group buys up Microsoft patents
  • WSJ reports OIN to acquire former SGI patents (via Microsoft)
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