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Trolltech launches Qt/Embedded

Author: JT Smith Trolltech announced today the launch of Qt/Embedded, their graphical user interface (GUI) application framework and windowing system for embedded Linux.
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Beware of geeks bearing gifts

Author: JT Smith From Salon.com: "Microsoft can lower the price of Windows Me and give it a few great features, but it can't fundamentally make Me a better operating system than Windows 95, because of underlying technical flaws with the whole Windows operating environment."
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Linuxcare gives seal of approval to HP NetServer systems and business desktop PCs

Author: JT Smith Linuxcare Labs is certifying all current HP NetServer systems on the following Linux distributions: Caldera eServer, Debian, Red Hat, SuSE Linux, and TurboLinux Server.
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Cobalt Networks to bundle VERITAS software with server appliance

Author: JT Smith "The agreement between VERITAS Software and Cobalt offers an excellent opportunity for the customers of both companies to have access to reliable Linux hardware and software solutions, said Steve Colman, vice president, strategic alliances and worldwide OEM operations, VERITAS...
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Netscape's Open Directory Project expands

Author: JT Smith The first Internet directory search service built by the Web community at large, the Open Directory Project now offers more than 2,000,000 sites in over 300,000 categories from 229 countries in 44 languages.
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5NINE announces WMLBrowser.org

Author: JT Smith 5NINE, the leading developer of Wireless Data Infrastructure (WIS/I) technology for Linux, today announced the launch of WMLBrowser.org, an open source development project for creating a Wireless Markup Language (WML) Browser to work with all types of Linux environments.
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Open Source database routs competition in tests

Author: JT Smith PostgreSQL, an Open Source database, routed the competition in recent benchmark testing, topping the proprietary database leaders in industry-standard transaction-processing tests, according to a press release.
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VA Linux to unveil build-to-order software model

Author: JT Smith VA Linux announces that it will offer software on a build-to-order model when it sells its computer systems that are optimized to run Linux, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Here's a similar ZDNet story.
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Linux finds itself part of the 'in' crowd

Author: JT Smith As the third annual LinuxWorld Conference & Expo opens this week Linux has suddenly become part of the in crowd - and an increasing threat to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows monopoly, reports the Nando Times.
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New competition for Microsoft

Author: JT Smith The New York Times reports that a group of Linux software developers and computer makers plan to create a foundation to offer a unified desktop user interface and a set of productivity programs intended to compete as a free alternative to Microsoft Office.
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