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Daily links for 08/02/2011

WebSphere Application Server V8.0 samples “WebSphere Application Server V8 samples are new and improved! Although you will continue to find key sample applications installed with the product, most samples are now available online and can be accessed from a new … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/03/2011

Attachmate lays off Mono employees – InternetNews:The Blog – Sean Michael Kerner “Attachmate is moving swiftly to re-organize the Novell business it acquired for $2.2 billion. Today Attachmate laid off an unknown number of U.S. based Novell developers that were working … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/28/2011

Review: The best Linux book available | TechRepublic “A thick, heavy book with the equally weighty title A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming may be the single most important Linux book you ever buy.” tags: linux … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/08/2011

Microsoft reportedly at odds over retail store push | Microsoft – CNET News “But others in the company have apparently been crunching the numbers to argue against such a rapid expansion. In order to match the appeal of the Apple … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/04/2011

iPad 2 has Samsung fixated on “inadequate” aspects of new Galaxy Tab “The iPad 2 that Apple announced this week is already making competing manufacturers second-guess themselves. Samsung in particular is feeling pressure to step up to the iPad 2’s … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/01/2011

GPL and the Apple App Store [vlc-devel] FSF position on GPLv2 & current App Store terms “There have been changes to the terms since our original blog post on the topic. I confirmed that the changes did not affect the … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/21/2011

Novell: BrainShare 2011 scheduled for October – The H Open Source: News and Features “The ongoing acquisition of Novell by Attachmate, will apparently not affect Novell’s plans to hold a BrainShare event this year – this will now take place … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/15/2011

Linux Linux PR: Linux Professional Institute develops Academic Program in Malaysia “The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced a new initiative to promote Linux training within colleges and universities in Malaysia. This initiative by … Continue reading

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Daily links for 01/19/2011

How to Get the Most Out of Your Laptop with Linux | Linux.com “With just a little preparation, a bit of research, and work you can have Linux on your laptop working like a well-oiled machine. And once you have … Continue reading

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Daily links for 12/06/2010

Dark forces gunning for Google – Telegraph “But a key player in all of this that you might not have heard of is the Brussels-based “Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace”, or ICOMP, which has been lobbying for an antitrust … Continue reading

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Daily links for 11/23/2010

Novell acquired by Attachmate, sells some patents to Microsoft “When Novell turned down an offer to be acquired by hedge fund Elliot Associates earlier this year, it seemed like the Linux vendor was looking for a better deal. The company … Continue reading

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Daily links for 09/28/2010

OpenOffice.org Forks into LibreOffice The Launch of the Document Foundation and the Oxymoron of Corporate Controlled “Community” Projects – ConsortiumInfo.org “The bad news is that in the same time period the OpenOffice suite could have become so much more. As … Continue reading

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Daily links for 09/25/2010

Linux Memo From Novell to Oracle: No Oracle Linux Needed | The VAR Guy “Still, The VAR Guy doubts Oracle wants to go after the Linux masses. Rather, CEO Larry Ellison’s strategy seems pretty simply: If a customer wants to … Continue reading

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Daily links for 08/25/2010

A Look at the Reading Habits of E-Reader Owners – WSJ.com “A study of 1,200 e-reader owners by Marketing and Research Resources Inc. found that 40% said they now read more than they did with print books. Of those surveyed, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 07/27/2010

Ubuntu’s two big advantages over Windows and Mac | ZDNet “I’ve been using the latest version (10.04) of Ubuntu Linux since April and there’s a lot to like about it. I announced earlier this year that I was giving desktop … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/21/2010

Ubuntu v iTunes: the music playoff for Applephobes • Channel Register “So which Linux music app is the best? Well, that’s up to you. There is no such thing as the best piece of software, just the one that’s most … Continue reading

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10 ideas about integrating open source into your IT infrastructure

At the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) this year I did a presentation called “Asking the hard questions about open source software.” I’ve been expanding on some of the areas I mentioned and have previously posted the blog entries “10 … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/14/2010

Can Fedora be the new Ubuntu? | Linux and Open Source | TechRepublic.com “But with the release of Fedora 13 Fedora has done something that, in many peoples’ eyes, is much more important…they have released an amazingly rock-solid operating system. … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/10/2010

Brazil Wants To Be The Next India and Open Source Is Their Secret Weapon | NetworkWorld.com Community “Though Brazil has several disadvantages they must overcome to compete with the likes of India and China as an outsourcing world power, they … Continue reading

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10 considerations for maintaining open source in your organization

At the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) this year I did a presentation called “Asking the hard questions about open source software.” Last week I expanded on one of the areas and discussed it in the blog entry “10 elements … Continue reading

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Daily links for 06/08/2010

Novell Celebrates 10 Years of Market Leadership with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM System z “In recognition of the 10 year anniversary of Linux* on IBM System z*, Novell today announced customer adoption, open source product innovation and ISV … Continue reading

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Daily links for 05/23/2010

Novell’s SLE update adds full KVM support, improved clustering “Novell announced SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 11 Service Pack 1 (SP1) in server and desktop versions. SLE 11 SP1 advances the server version’s virtualization capabilities with full support for KVM, while … Continue reading

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Daily links for 04/23/2010

WordPress › Blog » Secure File Permissions Matter “If you’re a web host and you turn a bad file permissions story into a WordPress story, you’re doing something wrong.” tags: wordpress Four Considerations When Using Open Source in Production | … Continue reading

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Appliances and Linux

A couple of days ago I posted a link to a video I made with Novell‘s Tom Crabb about appliances and the role of Linux in them. Here are a few additional comments. In your kitchen you have special appliances … Continue reading

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My latest video: Novell, appliances, SUSE, microwaves, Linux

While I was at Novell‘s BrainShare conference last month in Salt Lake City, I sat down with Tom Crabb, Novell’s Enablement Manager and recorded a video. The topic was IT appliances, specifically virtual software appliances. You can see it here … Continue reading

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What’s a geeko? Build your own

Ok, this one is just for fun. I was looking for a green Novell gecko earlier today and came across their “Geeko Builder” website. Here’s what I came up with in about two minutes:

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Daily links for 03/30/2010

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11’s renewal plans – The H Open Source: News and Features “Other important features in Service Pack 1 are kernel resource management and support for up to 4096 CPUs and 16TB of RAM in a system. Xen … Continue reading

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Presentations: Still too hard to mix and match

In a post last week I noted that the presentations I produced ten years ago were more complicated than those I made and used today. Many of the whiz-bang features in presentation software are just not things that I use, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/23/2010

Novell revives annual BrainShare conference, dispels rumors | Deseret News “Although BrainShare was not held in 2009 because of the rocky economy, BrainShare 20TEN, as it’s being called, has drawn roughly 4,000 attendees for four days of hands-on training, networking … Continue reading

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“Linux as a Catalyst for a Smarter Planet” at Novell BrainShare

On Tuesday morning, March 23, at 10:30 in Salt Lake City, Jean Staten Healy and I will be presenting a talk called “Linux as a Catalyst for a Smarter Planet” at Novell’s BrainShare conference. The talk is coded as SPR201 … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/09/2010

W3C pulls former Novell CTO for CEO spot “Filling a position left open since 2008, former Novell CTO Jeffrey Jaffe has taken on the role of chief executive officer for the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).” tags: novell, w3c Second … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/08/2010

W3C pulls former Novell CTO for CEO spot “Filling a position left open since 2008, former Novell CTO Jeffrey Jaffe has taken on the role of chief executive officer for the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).” tags: novell, w3c Posted … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/26/2010

Ubuntu Linux Now Available to Fed Customers on GSA Advantage – PCWorld Business Center “Canonical’s Ubuntu has become third Linux operating system approved by the General Services Administration for use by federal purchasers. It joins Linux distributions from Red Hat … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/24/2010

VMware vs. Red Hat: The Next Virtual Machine Management Battleground — ServerWatch.com “Two areas where Thadani said he believes Red Hat‘s KVM-based virtualization currently has an advantage over VMware are price and application support. Exact costs depend on the number … Continue reading

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Virtual Life with Linux: Standalone OpenSim on Ubuntu 9.10

As a complement to my Life with Linux blog series, I’m introducing another series which explores what I can do in virtual worlds and immersive Internet environments on Linux. Last night I decided to play with OpenSim, aka OpenSimulator, which … Continue reading

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Daily links for 02/09/2010

Microsoft’s Office business faces more competition – MarketWatch “However, the business division’s quarterly decline – which took some of the shine off an otherwise blockbuster performance by Microsoft‘s Windows operating system – also underlines the software giant’s need to maintain … Continue reading

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Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest

After the great success of last year’s video contest, the Linux Foundation has announced this year’s competition: SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the … Continue reading

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Daily Links for Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Linux Novell Delivers First Integrated Toolkit for Building, Testing and Managing Software Appliances Novell today announced the availability of a suite of new tools that significantly reduces the time and cost for independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprises to develop, … Continue reading

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Daily Links for Monday, January 11, 2010

Open Source Novell lose[s] Open Source CTSO as Nat Friedman leavesThe H Open Source: News and Features Nat Friedman, co-founder of Ximian and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer for Open Source at Novell has announced in a blog posting that … Continue reading

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Daily Links for Thursday, January 7, 2010 – Afternoon Edition

Linux MSI Ships First Netbook Powered By SUSE Moblin From NovellNovell, Inc. Addressing the growing demand for lightweight, mobile netbook devices, MSI and Novell today announced the upcoming availability of SUSE® Moblin preloaded on the MSI U135 netbook. Following the … Continue reading

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