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Red Hat: Linux served at vertical data center dinn

Michael S. Mimoso writes "Major Linux vendors like Red Hat are finding success penetrating data centers in vertical markets like the financial industry. Financials often grow their own applications in-house and it's easier to port those C and C++ programs and entire solution stacks to Linux in...
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Saving an old laptop with Knoppix

by Peter Johansson An old laptop of mine fubared its Linux partition beyond (easy) repair so I decided a clean install was the way to go. When I went to install a recent Debian system I had trouble with PCMCIA under the 2.2 kernel, and XFree gave me a blank screen under 2.4. Knoppix, however,...
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Samsung looking at Linux for appliances

Korean appliances manufacturer Samsung Electronics is reportedly prepared to use Linux as the major operating system in its products. Link: BigNewsNetwork Category: Linux
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Who wrote Linux? Oh gosh, is Linux really IGOS?

Michael S. Mimoso writes "Another batch of Who Wrote Linux tall tales offers a few more possibilities into the origins of the operating system." I came out with my explanation of Linux's origins -- I wrote it! -- right after Kenneth Brown, president of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institute, claimed...
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MontaVista delivers multi-architecture tool kit

Author: JT Smith The Hard Hat Linux Cross Development Kit, version 1.2, is now available, according to a press release on this page at Business Wire.
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Review: nVidia drivers for Linux 3D

Author: JT Smith Dr. Thomas Pabst himself reviews the nVidia drivers for Linux 3D at Tom's Hardware. He compares Linux performance to Windows 98.
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Interview with RTLinux project leader

Author: JT Smith LinuxDevices.com interviews Victor Yodaiken, project leader for RTLinux, about the future of RTLinux.
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Yahoo! ruling held pending consultation

Author: JT Smith In a ruling Friday, a French judge called in technical experts to look into the problem of blocking content which violates local French law. Their decision will help decide whether to charge Yahoo! Auctions with the task of filtering French users from their site.
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Report on HP's Linux support

Author: JT Smith Informationweek has a small story discussing HP's recent addition of Linux support to its core operating system support.
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Linux Media Arts to design HDTV solution for Linux

Author: JT Smith The company is taking orders now for the video interface, according to a press release at LinuxPR.
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