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Dell knocks Microsoft and Sun, touts Linux

Author: JT Smith

Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell delivered a keynote address at LinuxWorld in San Jose this week, extolling the virtues of open source phenomenon Linux while taking calculated swipes at Sun Microsystems and Microsoft Corporation, reports WinInfo.

Category:

  • Linux

AOL: ‘Linux for the Lame?’

Author: JT Smith

Wired News reports, that was Linux developer Cliff Robertson’s reaction to America Online’s offering for the Linux platform.

Category:

  • Linux

Corel teams with Sair Linux for Linux and GNU training

Author: JT Smith

Business Wire reports, under the agreement, Sair will provide Corel with their current Level I Linux Certified Administrator (LCA) program, which covers four sections, including: Installation and Configuration; System Administration; Networking; and Security/Privacy/Ethics.

The Register dances the Tarantella

Author: JT Smith

If there were an architect for the SCO deal with Caldera, it would be Mike Orr, president of Tarantella, The Register has been talking to him.

Category:

  • Linux

eGrail delivers content management to the masses

Author: JT Smith

eGrail Inc., an Open Source content management company, has released the kernel of its commercial software product to the Open Source development community.

Exclusive: Microsoft working to port its applications to Linux

Author: JT Smith

Microsoft is working closely with a company called Mainsoft to port its Windows applications to open source operating system Linux and,
possibly, other versions of Unix, reports WinInfo.

Napster preps for next step in copyright suit

Author: JT Smith

Reuters reports lawyers for Napster this week put the finishing touches on a brief due Friday, marking the next step in the song-swapping company’s landmark court battle over copyright protection in cyberspace.

Court throws out some new wiretapping rules

Author: JT Smith

The telecommunications industry and privacy groups are applauding a court decision throwing out new phone surveillance capabilities required by federal regulators, the ruling could also have implications for the FBI’s new “Carnivore” system, which can monitor
e-mails reported the Associated Press

Indian participant at Linux World Expo

Author: JT Smith

Linux PR offers a look at moreLinux.com, the only Indian participant at Linux World Expo.

Category:

  • Linux

BSD waits for its turn

Author: JT Smith

Sam Williams of UpsideToday looks at the BSD community and its tendency toward internal division.

Category:

  • Open Source