"I've written in this space before that I'll trade performance for eye candy almost every time, so GNOME 2.6 was at a disadvantage before I even got started with it. Nothing in the quality time I spent with GNOME 2.6 the last few days has caused me to change my mind..."
Scalix, a company that sells e-mail and calendar software that runs on Linux, said this week that the city of Bloomington, Ind., and Pottawattamie County in Iowa have purchased its products. The software is based on Hewlett-Packard's OpenMail technology, which Scalix licensed.
CHICAGO -- Like it or not, within the next five years, data centers will be running most of their applications on Linux and Windows.
With nearly 30 DBAs on staff, Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS had a deep enough talent pool to spend time testing whether MySQL, the popular open source database management software, would be a viable option for the company.
Linux seller Red Hat has selected PT Bajau Escorindo to provide Red Hat-certified engineer programs and training throughout Indonesia.
Flexibility, cost savings, and efficiency have been driving enterprise users away from proprietary technology to Linux and open source. Now a recent IDC study shows that one of the last holdouts, the big-vendor-dominated market of enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications, is also poised to start taking off for non-proprietary technology.
In response to Microsoft's lawsuits worldwide and to continue operating overseas, Lindows Inc. changed its product name and Web site address in April 2004 to Linspire.
Whatever you play, make your music lessons and practice sessions more productive with these music learning tools.
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During the majority of my time working with computers, Windows was the operating system of choice. Reason being, it's all I've known. In 2002, I took a college course titled "Linux Administration" which entitled me to a few cd-roms of Redhat 7.x. While this course was nothing more than a few extra credits for me, I fell in love with Linux and went through the entire textbook a week into the class. It was a nice feeling to use something "different" than what I was used to.
The Beaverton-based Open Source Development Labs said late Tuesday that it has appointed former Red Hat executive Masanobu Hirano to head its Asian operations.
The company posts the "pre-beta" Linux driver code for its mobile Centrino chipset and says it is "intended to be a community effort as much as is possible."
Daniel Egger saw an opportunity so good in 2003 that he invested his own money to start Open Source Risk Management (OSRM) to offer insurance to Linux users.
In a startling turn of events in a court far, far away (as far away as Microsoft found it necessary to go while shopping for a friendly judge), Microsoft's latest demands on Linspire, né LindowsOS, have not just been rejected by the judge, but the behemoth monopoly has been ordered to reimburse Linspire for its trouble. The sum of the penalty Microsoft must pay? A staggering 944 euros.
Novell is holding a series of training days to help its channel partners and other Linux salespeople learn how to use and sell open source.