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Munich to press on with Linux switch

More than a year after the German city of Munich declared its landmark intention to abandon Microsoft Windows in favor of upstart rival Linux,...
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Red Hat Releases Enterprise Linux 4 Beta

Red Hat Inc. Monday announced the availability of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 beta, code-named Nahant.This is the first public beta of Red...
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Red Hat takes Sun to task on open source

A top Red Hat executive has attacked the open-source credentials of its sometime business partner Sun Microsystems.In a Web log posting Thursday, Michael Tiemann,...
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IBM Linux Scholars Challenge 2004

IBM is conducting Linux Scholars Chalange 2004 open for University students worldwide. What is the Challenge? The Linux Scholars Challenge is a contest for university students...
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Linux standard adds C++ support

The Free Standards Group (FSG) has revealed details of its Linux Standard Base (LSB) 2.0, a specification aimed at preventing Linux fragmentation. Linux distributions that...
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Low-end Cisco routers to support Linux

Cisco is to upgrade its line of low-end routers with improved security and networking features. The new 1800 series, 2800 series and 3800 series...
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Linux group pushes for greater standardisation

The Free Standards Group, a US-based non-profit trade organisation, is expected to announce widespread industry support for Linux Standard Base 2.0, an effort to...
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IBM adds extra Linux and automation to DB2

IBM will next week release editions of version 8.2 of its DB2 database software, featuring support for Linux clustering in addition to self-managing and...
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Sybase Offers Linux Community Free Version of Database

Sybase has announced a freely available "limited-use" Linux version of its flagship database, following moves by IBM and Computer Associates last month to open...
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Huge security holes in Linux

Open-source developers have warned of serious security holes in two Linux components that could allow attackers to take over a system by tricking a...
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Microsoft: Linux may mean price cuts, fewer sales

Microsoft has filed a report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission warning that 2005 could be challenging, as Linux continues to steal business...
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Delay Linux migration, advises experts

Businesses should delay switching to Linux until IT managers can give a better business case for adoption, says research. And although Linux is still seeing...
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Longhorn release set for 2006

Microsoft yesterday answered one of the big questions looming over the PC industry: When will it finish the next version of Windows? The product, code-named...
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IBM, HP,Linux hold onto top positions in global server market

Revenue from the global server market topped $11.5 billion in the second quarter with International Business Machines and Hewlett-Packard retaining their market dominance, according...
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Microsoft slammed by UK Ad Watchdog!

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a series of public complaints over an advert in a magazine comparing the cost of Linux...
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IBM strikes at SCO claims

IBM has taken another swing at the SCO Group's faltering attack on Linux, filing a motion seeking dismissal of SCO's contract claims. The motion for...
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Kernel 2.6.8 released

Linux kernel 2.6.8 is available now. Download: 2.6.8 View: changelog News source: kernel.org
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Munich Windows-to-Linux switch – it’s back on

Mayor pushes forward despite patent fears Munich's mayor has decided to push ahead with the LiMux project - which will see 14,000 desktops migrate from...
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Linux show website powered by Windows!

The website for last week's LinuxWorld 2004 in San Francisco was powered by Windows Server 2003, according to internet monitoring firm Netcraft. The US event...
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Image flaws conceal Linux threat

PNG packs hidden punch… Six vulnerabilities in an open-source image format could allow intruders to compromise computers running Linux and may allow attacks against Windows...
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SCO to bundle Linux licence with Unix line

The SCO Group is looking to bundle its controversial Linux licences with its Unix products. SCO claims that Linux users need to buy the licences...
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HP Debuts Its First Linux Laptop

HP is giving Linux desktop a boost with the release of its nx5000 notebook -- the company's first offering of its kind to come...
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Munich’s Linux plans put on hold!

The City of Munich has put its planned migration to Linux of 14,000 desktop PCs on hold due to concerns over software patents, the...
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No Action against Linux :IBM

IBM on Wednesday promised not to use its formidable collection of technology patents against Linux and challenged other companies to do the same, working...
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Novell’s SUSE Linux, IBM, HP set performance benchmark world record!

Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 and IBM DB2 Universal Database 8.1 set TPC-C price-performance benchmark world record on HP hardware Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise...
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