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Posted by meshal on Tuesday, July 13, 2004 @ 14:34:41 EDT (3061 reads)
Red Hat remains the leading Linux distribution in use on the Internet, experiencing slight market share erosion in the first six months of 2004, but still showing a healthy net gain of sites under its new licensing structure. Debian and SuSE show market share gains among Linux distributions detected by our Hosting Provider Switching Analysis, while Gentoo has the fastest percentage growth rate.
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Posted by aziz on Sunday, July 11, 2004 @ 09:22:52 EDT (4075 reads)
The latest news to emerge in the Linux v Windows battle is that Microsoft has cut its prices (rumour suggests by more than half) in an effort to dissuade the city of Paris from moving to Linux on the desktop. Paris is in upgrade mode and intends to spend nearly $200 million with IT suppliers in the next three years, a significant proportion of which could go to Microsoft. Read More...

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Posted by aziz on Saturday, July 03, 2004 @ 10:19:58 EDT (3803 reads)
YESTERDAY, MICROSOFT chairman Bill Gates began his fourth visit to China in three years, where he will open up computer classrooms in Chinese schools.  Read More...

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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 @ 12:33:41 EDT (3134 reads)
Aziz writes
So people said that 2004 is the year for Linux. Surely there have been a significant number of developments that the fruits of are now just being seen. Things from Kernel 2.6, Novell buying Suse and Ximian, and IBM's involvement are a few of the bigger things to have happened to Linux over the last year. Other companies are now coming on board to the Linux way of thinking and millions if not billions of dollars are now being dumped into Linux to develop it as the premier business and home computing solution. Microsoft has finally taken notice though they're not following the traditional business model of make a better product they've just fallen back on the usual FUD of how Linux costs more and is less secure. Personally as a worker in the computer industry (My paying job) I've seen that Windows each month has less of a leg to stand on.

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Posted by aziz on Wednesday, June 30, 2004 @ 01:07:40 EDT (2977 reads)
"Microsoft is losing another customer to an alternative desktop operating system, with Allied Irish Bank, one of Ireland's largest banking and financial services groups, set to transition its branch-dependent applications and migrate about 7,500 desktop users off Windows and onto the Sun Java Desktop System over the next year or so. "Sun Microsystems Inc., of Santa Clara, Calif., will announce the Allied Irish Banks Plc. win Tuesday at the second day of its annual JavaOne Conference in San Francisco..." Complete Story

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Posted by meshal on Thursday, April 15, 2004 @ 12:50:41 EDT (3112 reads)
gave my presentation "KDE 3.2: A User's Perspective" to my local Linux User Group last Tuesday night as previously announced. The talk was well received, and left some people (even KDE users) overwhelmed with new information. It just goes to show that I wasn't the only one who knew KDE was a great environment, but hadn't even scratched the surface yet! My presentation 'slides', a collection of over 3MB of screenshots of KDE in action. click here

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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, April 07, 2004 @ 02:03:48 EDT (3285 reads)
Linux kernel 2.6 introduces improved IO scheduling that can increase speed -- "sometimes by 1,000 percent or more, [more] often by 2x" -- for standard desktop workloads, and by as much as 15 percent on many database workloads, according to Andrew Morton of Open Source Development Labs...compelet story

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Posted by meshal on Wednesday, April 07, 2004 @ 01:29:30 EDT (3746 reads)
There are a few reasons I have mentioned in the past as to why I prefer Slackware to other Linux solutions: Read More...

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Posted by meshal on Thursday, April 01, 2004 @ 06:00:17 EST (3346 reads)
Red Hat's free Linux distribution, Fedora, has added support for the security enhanced modules created by the NSA and known as SELinux, a media release from the company says. compelet story

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Posted by meshal on Thursday, April 01, 2004 @ 01:07:25 EST (2853 reads)
eweek.com: In a new report, Is Linux More Secure Than Windows? from Forrester Research Inc., based in Cambridge, Mass., Computing Infrastructures Senior Analyst Laura Koetzle finds that both Windows and Linux can be deployed securely. Microsoft Corp., however, fixes security problems the quickest—which is a good thing, since it also has the most major security holes. compelet story

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