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Linux to give hope to the slums

Africa is struggling, mired in a structural digital divide: charitable initiatives certainly do not propose themselves as the solution to…

Does a patent threaten the Linux world?

Marshall (USA) – There are those, like Microsoft, who have been barking for a long time but do not bite,…

Dell enthusiastic about enterprise Linux

Dallas (USA) – Last week Dell began marketing a new workstation model that can be ordered with Linux pre-installed. Unlike…

Server market, Linux in reverse

The latest report from the well-known analyst firm IDC on the server market, summarized in this eWeek.com article, shows how…

Virtual Server more Linux friendly

Redmond (USA) – This week Microsoft released a free update for Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1, called Virtual Machine Additions…

Linux Day 2007, the penguins invade the peninsula

Saturday 27 October will be once again national holiday for the open source of our house : Linux Day 2007…

MotoMING, Linux against iPhone, before iPhone

It is not true that mobile phones and other electronic devices become obsolete within a few months: this is proven…

Palm will launch its Linux in 2008

Sunnyvale (USA) – Last April Palm, the well-known manufacturer of Treo smartphones, announced that it would release a Linux-based mobile…

Dell: Linux-based PCs cost less

On the IdeaStorm website, Dell confirmed that a notebook with the pre-installed Ubuntu Linux distribution costs $ 50 less than…

The Intel breakthrough for mobile Linux

Intel has been looking with interest towards Linux for years, but now the Santa Clara giant has decided to come…

Linux will have its own multi-touch

Very soon a technology similar to the multi-touch of the iPhone will be able to be used also in Linux.…

France, Linux in 30 administrations

Paris – Gecos 7, DPS 7 and AIX are leaving behind those divisions of the French Ministry of Education that…

2012, Linux will run on 300Mln of smartphones

Rome – In the next five years Linux will be the fastest growing operating system in the smartphone sector. The…

Google Desktop meets Linux

Mountain View (USA) – After Picasa, Google Earth and Google Toolbar, BiG brings another of its flagship software to the…

Silverlight sprouts on Linux

After three weeks of “intense programming”, the Mono project gave birth to a working prototype of the announced Moonlight, an…

The hi-end notebook that loved Linux

Lenovo has launched a new ultra-powerful notebook model, the ThinkPad T61p, which supports major commercial Linux distributions. Especially designed for…

ZFS smiles at Linux

Snubed by Apple, which will introduce only partial support in Leopard, Sun’s young ZFS file-system could perhaps find more luck…

Novell releases a service pack for Linux

Waltham (USA) – Novell has distributed the first service pack (SP1) for the server and desktop versions of its SUSE…

AMD improves ATI drivers for Linux

Sunnyvale (USA) – “We will improve the performance and compatibility of ATI graphics drivers for Linux”. It’s a promise that…

The $ 300 PC snubs Linux

Freemont (USA) – Not all ultra-cheap PCs use Linux and court emerging markets. The most recent example is the new…

AntiFlash is here, and it wants Linux

Redmond (USA) – The Silverlight plug-in, with which Microsoft intends to challenge the dominance of Adobe’s Flash Player, is now…

FileZilla 3 FTP meets Linux

With the release of the new major release 3, FileZilla has just become cross-platform software. The well-known FTP client, previously…

Microsoft seals two new Linux deals

Redmond (USA) – It seems that Microsoft has not been very impressed by the recent stances on its actions taken…

Linux Meeting 2007 is upon us

Camerino – The Camelug in collaboration with the University of Camerino announced the Linux Meeting 2007. An initiative to be…

Dell buys Linux from Microsoft

Dallas – Dell is the first PC manufacturer to join the partnership between Microsoft and Novell, which as known consists…

Microsoft: Linux violates a sea of ​​patents

In an interview that appeared yesterday on CNNMoney.com, two executives from Microsoft’s legal department stated that some of the most…

Microsoft: no lawsuits against Linux for now

In recent days, some Microsoft spokesmen have wanted to dampen the controversy that arose from the recent CNNMoney.com interview with…

Does Skype read Linux passwords?

The Linux version of Skype accesses the / etc / passwd file as well as Firefox profiles. To report it…

SGI and NASA work on a Linux monster

NASA has commissioned SGI to build a supercomputer of the Altix family which, once completed, is a candidate to be…

Red Hat and Intel forge a new Linux Desktop

San Diego (USA) – Traditional desktop operating systems? Obsolete. This is the harsh sentence of Red Hat, which presented a…

MS Silverlight will land on Linux

Microsoft’s fledgling Silverlight technology, which rivals Adobe’s Flash technology, will soon also be available on the Linux platform. This is…

Europe will long wait for Dell’s Linux

The enthusiastic reception of the announcement with which one of the major global computer manufacturers Dell has confirmed its intention…

New GNU / Linux course

Milan – From the third-fourth week of April the new GNU / LINUX basic course will be held organized by…

Linux, Dell starts over from Ubuntu

Dallas (USA) – Following the public Linux poll launched last February, Dell has signed an agreement with Canonical to deliver…

RiminiLUG, basic course on GNU / Linux

Rimini – The RiminiLUG cultural association (Rimini Linux User Group) will organize an introductory course on GNU / Linux and…

IBM, Linux x86 applications also on Power

Armonk (USA) – To date, IBM has already ported over 2,800 applications to its Power architecture, but there are still…