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Windows losing to Linux in China

Author: JT Smith

From The Register: Two Chinese Linux distributions have been developed with government support: Red Flag Linux and Tom Linux.

Category:

  • Linux

The danger of script kiddies

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: “Script kiddies can have a much greater capability for causing problems then their skills alone would indicate.”

Category:

  • Linux

Puerto Rico’s first Linux installfest

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxpr.com: The Linux Community in Puerto Rico will have a first-time opportunity to get Linux installed for free.

Linux devotees seek beer and hiking

Author: JT Smith

From WSJ.com: Over the past week, the self-described geeks of the Linuxbierwanderung, or Linux Beer Hike, met to celebrate the Internet culture based around open-source software.

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  • Linux

IBM taps Linux for watch, supercomputer

Author: JT Smith

From CNET.com: IBM researchers have crammed Linux into a wristwatch to test the limits of the operating system and explore ways people can
interact with tiny computing devices.

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  • Linux

Straight outta Seattle: Redmond Linux

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: Ever wondered what a Seattle-flavored Linux distro looks like? The Redmond Linux project could give us a clue.

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  • Linux

Linux Magazine: Q and A with MandrakeSoft’s new CEO

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: Poole: “We have a disadvantage in that we’re a follower, but we have an advantage in that we’re smaller.”

Category:

  • Open Source

Apache on verge of major revision

Author: JT Smith

CNET.com writes: “Web server software Apache, a stalwart in the open-source software movement, is about to get a major overhaul–in the making since 1997.”

Category:

  • Open Source

Sun moves closer to embracing open source

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: Sun, by working with Linuxcare, is now delivering GPL source code for drivers for its data storage devices.

Category:

  • Open Source

Running Linux under FreeBSD

Author: JT Smith

From BSDToday.com: Clifford Smith explains the basics of installing, using and troubleshooting FreeBSD’s Linux program compatibility.

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  • Linux