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.