IBM is its own open-source lab for social software
CNet / Matt Asay
Most vendors must guess what customers want to buy, and how they’ll use it. For IBM, however, with about 400,000 employees, it has the potential to be its own best laboratory, one that becomes even more potent when mixed with active participation in open-source communities.
25 Linux tips for Windows switchers
Ethiopian News, Science and Technology News Forum / Naiomi Solomon
Don’t see what all the Windows 7 fuss is about and thinking of jumping ship to Linux?
The experience of switching to Linux needn’t be a traumatic one.
Here are 25 things you need to know that will make your transition to an open source OS easy.
Top 5 Features of New Red Hat Linux
Computerworld / Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Red Hat has released its latest version of its flagship operating system RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 5.4, and there’s a lot to like in this new business Linux.
I’ve been using RHEL and its twins, CentOS and Oracle Unbreakable Linux, since day one, and I like them a lot for business server use. Of these releases, RHEL 5.4 is the most impressive of the lot, for these reasons