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LinuxWorld not just for Linux fans anymore

special coverage Boston edition stretches exhibits to open-source-related tech, databases, middleware.

    LinuxWorld not just for Linux fans anymore

    The LinuxWorld conference has grown to match the industrywide influence of open-source software. Linux diehards and spectators will confer on operating system-related technologies, open-source databases, middleware and discussions of open-source business models.

    Sendmail may turn tools over to open source

    E-mail software maker with deep links to open source is looking at transferring over some substantial technology for development.
    April 6, 2006

    blog So Linux is too unwieldy for the $100 laptop? Think again, says the group behind a lightweight version.
    April 6, 2006

    Microsoft to 'open the doors' of Linux labs

    The software giant will launch a Web site to communicate with customers who use Microsoft and open-source software.
    April 5, 2006

    Virtualization bolsters Dell worldview

    CTO Kevin Kettler touts the technology as a big improvement, saying it furthers Dell's "building-block" approach.
    April 5, 2006

    Red Hat cancels Fedora Foundation

    The company has other ideas for open-source patent protections and governance of its hobbyist Linux product.
    April 5, 2006

    Device support 'key' to desktop Linux

    Hardware makers should do more to make their devices compatible with the open-source operating system, experts say.
    April 5, 2006

    Microsoft hastens virtualization support

    The software colossus is working to bring technologies in the hot area to market sooner than some expect.
    April 4, 2006

    Red Hat, Intel plan 17 development centers

    The two companies will open centers where customers and partners can ensure their software and hardware hum along on Linux.
    April 4, 2006

    blog Company will consider adding support for the Unix version only if it becomes a standard part of the computing landscape.
    April 4, 2006

    blog Smoke signaled the eventual evacuation of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
    April 4, 2006

    Linux too hefty for $100 laptop?

    Nicholas Negroponte remains committed to the OS for the low-cost PCs, but says it needs to trim the flab.
    April 4, 2006

    Linux lab looks to bridge dueling interfaces

    Project Portland is designed to sidestep differences between the two competing graphical interfaces most widely used with Linux.
    April 4, 2006

    Linux kernel adopts Oracle cluster file system

    Oracle touts announcement that Cluster File System 2 for Linux will be distributed with the Linux kernel.
    April 4, 2006

    With virtualization, it's a question of roles

    blog In a world of virtualization, ZDNet's David Berlind asks: Should Windows host Linux or should Linux host Windows?
    April 3, 2006

    Novell CTO starts blogging

    blog Jeffrey Jaffe, Novell's new chief technology officer, has become the latest Linux executive to try his hand at blogging.
    April 3, 2006

    HP offers open-source software bundles

    Hewlett-Packard plans to bundle open source products.
    April 3, 2006

    IBM offers open-source software collections

    IBM announces packages that combine its servers, server software and Novell's Suse Linux Enterprise Server.
    April 2, 2006

    Microsoft to 'host' Linux virtually

    The Windows giant will support customers that run Red Hat and Suse Linux in Virtual Server 2005 R2, which will now be offered as a free download.
    April 2, 2006

    Virtualization start-ups hit reset button

    Virtual Iron and XenSource, two contenders in a hot market, have put VMware in the crosshairs as they seek better business strategies.
    April 2, 2006

    Start-up brings glitch wiki to IT pros

    Splunk is bringing the concept of wikis to IT professionals who hunt down system glitches.
    April 2, 2006

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    IBM offers bounty for Exchange customers

    Big Blue says partners can earn up to $20,000 by getting Microsoft Exchange users to switch to Lotus Domino on Linux.
    March 30, 2006

    blog Former the City of Munich's decision to stall its Linux migration was the result of a PR stunt by antipatent campaigners.
    March 29, 2006

    'Sandal and ponytail set' cramping Linux adoption?

    Former Massachusetts CIO says that sloppy clothes are stopping the open-source software community from widespread use.
    March 28, 2006

    blog A legal spat on trademark violations causes confusion between the Red Hat Society and the Pink Hat Society.
    March 27, 2006