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Survey: Cost the key factor in pushing business to Open Source

Author: JT Smith - By John Lettice of The Register - Major businesses could well be poised to embrace Open Source software, with cost, control over development and "an alternative to the status quo" being prime considerations, according to survey data released today by OpenForum Europe. OpenForum...
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Embedded Linux market enters era of standardization

Author: JT Smith Anonymous Reader writes, "The Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC) will hold an open technical meeting tonight in San Francisco, during which the two-year-old organization will move beyond its initial role of primarily evangelizing the adoption of Embedded Linux, to one of creating a...
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Lineo announces next PDA to run Lineo Embedix Plus

Author: JT Smith From PRNewswire: Lineo(R), Inc., a leading innovator of embedded operating systems and host development environments for vertical-specific markets, and Infomart today announced the continued development and expected Q2 release of the Kaii personal digital assistant (PDA) utilizing...
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The threat of a Linux generation

Author: JT Smith Newsweek International (on MSNBC.com) reports that oung programmers turned off by Microsoft?s anti-piracy policies are looking to alternative software. "One of the burning issues in computer circles is whether servers ? the fastest-growing segment of the computer business ? are...
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Mozilla's revenge

Author: JT Smith From Salon.com: "' Hebrew is now supported on Solaris.' Thus reads the first line of the release notes for the most recent version of Mozilla, the open-source Web browser born out of Netscape's decline. And right there, you can learn all you really need to know about why free, or...
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Linux Motor provides all distributions with technical support

Author: JT Smith From LinuxPR: Linux Motor purposes different GPL'ed distributions (Red Hat, Mandrake, FreeBsd, Debian...) with technical support for a unique price 19.95$ for 60 days by Mail or 29.95$ by phone and E-Mail. Visit the Web Store store.linuxmotor.com
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Will Linux find a home in handhelds?

Author: JT Smith ComputerWorld Singapore (on CNN.com) reports that Linux is making inroads into the PDA market with "a number of handheld companies announcing support for the open source operating system. Lineo, which supplies the operating environment for a number of mobile devices, is upbeat...
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The need for Linux marketing

Author: JT Smith Joe writes: "Taken from a thread at: http://www.mandrakeuser.org/mub/viewtopic.php?topi c=8201&forum=12&4. Linux software is in the same place now that DOS software was in the late 80's and early 90's. The trend then was shareware (Doom and Wolfenstein come to mind) and...
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LinuxQuestions Members Choice Awards: KDE kleans up

Author: JT Smith Dre writes, "The Dot is running a story about LinuxQuestions.org's Linux desktop poll, in which KDE made a great showing. It came in first in the Desktop Environment of the Year category with almost 69% of the votes. In addition, KDE standoutsKonqueror tied withMozilla (22%) as...
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NetBSD at the 4th Chemnitz Linux-day: a daemon among penguins

Author: JT Smith From BSD Today: "March 9/10 was a big "Linux" event at the university of Chemnitz, Germany. About 1500 attendees visited technical sessions in several tracks, went to the "install fest", watched demonstrations or participated in workshops. The event also had some BSD content: a...
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