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Recently, an article appeared on CoolTechZone.com entitled: “Is It Wrong To Love Microsoft?” This type of rhetoric is rampant within the Linux and Microsoft Camps. This is not an “answer” to the above-mentioned article. It is simply a well timed release of an article written over the past few days.
One of the sessions at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco next week is called "Managing Linux in a Mixed Environment...at Microsoft?"
More details are leaking out about the Debian Core Consortium, which will be announced at next week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
Hewlett-Packard next week plans to release Linux versions of its Virus Throttler security technology and ProLiant Essentials Intelligent Networking Pack, the company confirmed Friday.
Aiming at India's volume PC market, two vendors this week launched entry-level products that run Linux and are priced at about US$230.
From the Opinions-expressed-are-not-those-of-tuxmachines dept.:
I love Microsoft. Absolutely adore it and what's more, I hate Linux. I think it's the most over rated piece of software ever built and survives simply out of spite and not because it is terribly good at doing something because it is not!
Linux is taking off in different parts of the world for many different reasons. Some of the reasons are the same everywhere. Low total cost of ownership, flexibility, security and control. Still, some reasons surprised me.
Linux applications are making major gains in the global retail sector, the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) said Thursday.
Three school districts in Indiana will be the focus of a continuing pilot program that has seen Linux enter school systems throughout the state.
Linux Australia (LA) has moved to reassure the community that letters sent out by a lawyer acting on behalf of Linus Torvalds are part of a legitimate process to ensure the open source software's creator maintains control of the 'Linux' trademark.
Lunar Linux is based on the Source Mage distribution, but, as indicated on the project's Web site, Lunar Linux developers have rewritten both the install code and the package management code in an effort to increase its user-friendliness. A user-friendly source-based distribution?
SymphonyOS is proud to announce the release of Alpha 4, as seen on Distrowatch and the Symphony website. Tuxmachines is proud to take a look! I first became aquainted with Symphony back in May with the release of Alpha 3 and was quite impressed at that time with Symphony's unique desktop. As we take a look at this newest release today, we will be concentrating on what's new and improved.
Between December 2004 and July 2005, the "defect density" in the Linux kernel has fallen from 0.17 to 0.16 and all serious defects have been corrected, a new report out from code analysis firm Coverity asserts.
There seems to be a new important security patch out for Linux every month. Can the average Linux user or system administrator keep his or her system secure and still have time to do other things?
Linux hackers have demonstrated a way to inject or record audio signals from passing cars running insecure Bluetooth hands-free units.