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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
“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 Software.