TurboLinux, Inc., today announced availability of the fifth upgrade of its IA-64 Linux distribution that includes the world’s first IA-64 port of Helixcode’s GNOME desktop and other enhancements to optimize performance on Intel(R) Itanium(TM) processor-based server and workstation systems, reported by NewsAlert.
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.