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LinuxWorld revs up

special coverage The San Francisco conference spotlights trends in open source, from servers to cell phones and Windows media support.

LinuxWorld revs up

The confab for fans of the open-source operating system kicks off Tuesday, when Linux and open-source diehards will head to San Francisco to hear what's new. On the cards: Advanced Micro Devices to launch "Rev F" versions of its Opteron chips, Sun to provide more details on moving Java into open-source development, and all the latest Linux trends.

Sparc-on-Intel translator due in weeks

Start-up Transitive plans to release software to run Sparc-on-Solaris software on Linux-on-Xeon.
August 17, 2006

XenSource set to launch first product

Start-up's XenSource Enterprise is designed to put a pretty face on open-source virtualization.
August 17, 2006

Intel shows off new 'Tulsa' Xeon

Chipmaker demonstrates models of its upcoming high-end server processor at Linux show.
August 16, 2006

IBM takes potshots at OpenSolaris

Big Blue, a major Linux fan, bashes top rival Sun's effort to make its Unix an open-source operating system.
August 16, 2006

Sun to coders: Open-source Java won't change your life

Having access to the source code of the Java platform won't affect how developers work, the company says.
August 16, 2006

blog To hear Big Blue tell it, the company isn't just promoting its products by giving them away for free, it's pioneering an innovative adaptation of the open-source software movement.
August 16, 2006

blog Sun Microsystems releases new details about its UltraSparc T1 "Niagara" processor.
August 16, 2006

blog It's not yet clear whether the release of Java Standard Edition as open-source software will mean a unification with the Apache Software Foundation project.
August 16, 2006

FiveRuns taps open-source for management service

short take Calling it a Web 2.0 management service, the company launches hosted management for small and midsize businesses.
August 16, 2006

RealNetworks to plug Windows media support into Linux

Will release open-source software that lets Windows video and audio format files play on a Linux computer.
August 15, 2006

Adaptive Planning debuts open-source business tools

short take The start-up adds an open-source "Express" version to complement its high-end commercial tools.
August 16, 2006

Motorola dialing up mainstream Linux phones

The open-source operating system is poised to move beyond high-end handsets and into a more wallet-friendly realm.
August 15, 2006

IBM deal to expand Linux software for Power

Partnership to increase the software available for customers running Linux on servers using Big Blue's Power processors.
August 15, 2006

An end run round copyright laws?

Legal activist Lawrence Lessig urges LinuxWorld attendees to use Creative Commons as route to "free culture."
August 15, 2006

Trolltech offers fully reprogrammable mobile phone

Supplier of Linux software for cell phones hopes new handset will help phone designers innovate faster.
August 15, 2006

NEC certifies Red Hat on fault-tolerant servers

short take It's the first time the software has been certified on Express5800/320Ma servers, NEC says.
August 15, 2006

ThinkPad now with Suse Linux

Novell and Lenovo are teaming up on a new ThinkPad laptop with Novell's Suse Linux operating system preinstalled.
August 14, 2006

AMD unleashes next-generation Opteron chips

Chipmaker's response to Intel's new Xeons speeds memory and paves way to quad-core.
August 14, 2006

Sun expands open-source Java plan

The server and software company will begin releasing open-source components this year and also will open up Java for gadgets.
August 14, 2006

Scalix readies Linux messaging server

short take An early version of Scalix 11, pitched as an alternative to Microsoft Exchange, is released with final release set for November.
August 14, 2006

Ingres and rPath create 'database appliance'

short take Project Icebreaker is a combination of the Ingres open-source database with a stripped-down Linux operating system.
August 15, 2006

Four million dollars and an open-source Mule

Start-up MuleSource convinces two VCs that there's money to be made in bringing open-source methods to integration software.
August 14, 2006

Open source grows beyond its roots

Start-up Zimbra shows its wiki at LinuxWorld as its cohort pushes into new areas and competes on features, not just price.
August 14, 2006

blog Key deputy to Linux leader Linus Torvalds has taken a job at the search engine powerhouse.
August 14, 2006

IBM brings Sametime IM to Linux

short take With Sametime 7.5 due later this summer, IBM will release a Linux client. Sametime Linux server due first half 2007.
August 14, 2006

HP offers Debian Linux support

Hewlett-Packard will offer support, but not marketing, for the noncommercial Linux version.
August 13, 2006
Previous coverage

Linux powers unusual multicore machine

Start-up Movidis uses 16-core MIPS processor originally designed for networking gear to take a crack at Linux server market.
August 11, 2006

blog Tool expands its support from just Linux to Microsoft and Sun Microsystems' operating systems.
August 11, 2006

blog The open-source font will be the default used in Red Hat's upcoming Fedora Core 6 version of Linux.
August 11, 2006

Intel aims for open-source graphics advantage

Chipmaker releases open-source software in an attempt to lure customers away from ATI, Nvidia.
August 9, 2006

blog Will offer further information about the plan at a meeting on the eve of LinuxWorld.
August 8, 2006

IBM announces full AMD Opteron server line

Three years after chip's debut, Big Blue wholeheartedly embraces Opteron with five new servers.
August 1, 2006

Novell bans proprietary Linux modules

Linux seller evicts closed-source modules from open-source Linux, but provides customers a download option.
August 1, 2006