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Netcraft Stats Bode Well for Fedora

According to Netcraft's numbers, Red Hat's Fedora distribution has leapt to nearly match SuSE Linux in active sites.

Linux Made Easy: Linspire 5.0

Review: Linspire, the distro formerly known as"Lindows," gets a new look and feel. Still oriented towards Windows-centric users, new applications give it something of a Macintosh flavor.

Review: Kubuntu 5.04 "Hoary Hedgehog"

The new Kubuntu Linux distribution debuted this month. Kubuntu is the KDE version of the Debian-based, GNOME-centric Ubuntu Linux distribution, which was first released six months ago and already has quite a following. This past week, the first release of Kubuntu Linux coincided with the latest release from Ubuntu Linux, both labeled version 5.04 "Hoary Hedgehog." Kubuntu is a pleasure to use: a snappy, well-designed distro that puts the power of Debian in a easy-to-use package. It's worth a look from new and experienced users alike.

Finance firm opts for Linux

Financial data provider Markit has replaced its high-end Sun Microsystems servers with Linux and Intel-based systems. The company switched to the new HP environment earlier this month, and says performance has increased by between four and 10 times.

After open-source controversy, Torvalds turns to 'git'

  • ComputerWorld (Posted by dave on Apr 21, 2005 12:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
A dispute between a prominent open-source developer and the maker of software used to manage Linux kernel development has forced Linux creator Linus Torvalds to embark on a new software project of his own. The new effort, called "git," began last week after a licensing dispute forced Torvalds to abandon the proprietary BitKeeper software he had used since 2002 to manage Linux kernel development.

Wanted: Linux candidates

  • ITWeb (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 11:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source affiliates have teamed up to organise a second Linux Professionals Institute (LPI) mass examination aimed at growing the local Linux skills base.

Golden's Rules: Open source Sendmail in the enterprise

  • Search Enterprise Linux (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 10:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story site expert Bernard Golden provides insight on Sendmail, a mail transfer agent that has become a fundamental piece of the Internet, providing e-mail capability to users.

Tata, HP to build Linux based supercomputer

  • CIOL (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 9:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: HP
The project will feature one of the largest supercomputers in India and will include the rollout of the largest Itanium Linux cluster.

Bitkeeper: No holds barred open source infighting

There's a pitched battle raging between various factions of the open source community over whether proprietay software should be avoided at all costs

Libranet GNU/Linux 3.0 Screenshot Tour

The Libranet Team forwarded us at OSDir a copy of this much anticipated release for our Libranet GNU/Linux 3.0 Screenshot Tour.

Win4Lin runs Windows apps on Linux

  • Network World on Linux (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 6:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Win4Lin recently began shipping its latest tool called Win4Lin Pro, which runs an instance of a Windows applications on a Linux box.

Novell Ships SUSE LINUX Professional 9.3

Novell Ships Richest Linux Distribution Ever to the Market - SUSE LINUX Professional 9.3 gives both Linux newcomers and experienced users everything they need to get started and grow with Linux

Will SCO Distribution Deal Placate Partners?

  • eWEEK Linux (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 5:14 PM EDT)
  • Groups: SCO; Story Type: News Story
The SCO Group has been making big headlines with its Linux litigation. But does a new pact with supply-chain specialist Synnex mean SCO is shifting gears toward its original SCO Unix platform?

Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show

Our thoughts on last weeks interview with Richard Stallman, Dan's take on his Ubuntu upgrade for his Apple laptop, Pat does a Gentoo install on a spare drive for fun! And much, much more

SCO Returns From a Near-Death Market Experience

  • eWEEK Linux (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 3:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: SCO; Story Type: News Story
After skirting being delisting from the Nasdaq, the SCO Group is back on the market with its original ticker symbol: SCOX.

Torvalds unveils new Linux control system

  • CNET; By Stephen Shankland (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 2:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Linux founder launches "Git," a new tool for managing the operating system's heart. A dispute had led him to drop the previous system.

Simple Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP Setup

Installing, configuring, and using a simple news table in a MySQL database with Apache and PHP.

Interview: Branden Robinson, new Debian Project Leader

On April 17, Branden Robinson, a senior employee at Progeny Linux Systems, took over the role of Debian Project Leader (DPL) from Martin Michlmayr. For Robinson, the moment was a long time coming. Having run unsuccessfully for DPL every year since 2001, Robinson had taken to making joking comparisons of himself with William Jennings Bryan, the perennial candidate for the American presidency in the first decades of the 20th Century.

Ballmer grins and bears Linux--a little

  • CNET; By Ina Fried (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 12:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Demos management software that supports non-Windows machines. "Much as that hurts my eyes," he says, "I know that's an important capability."

Novell delivers Linux package to home PCs

  • CNET; By Matt Hines (Posted by dave on Apr 20, 2005 12:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Novell; Story Type: News Story
Bundle for tech-savvy consumers brings together several of the best-known Linux products plus resources for going beyond simple PC use.

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