Daily Links for Wednesday, December 24, 2009

Open Source Red Hat Revenues Up 18 Percent in Q3 eWeek / Darryl K. Taft Red Hat reported financial results for its fiscal year 2010 third quarter, showing revenues up 18 percent. For its third quarter ended November 30, 2009, Red Hat reported revenues of $194.3 million, up 18 percent…

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Daily Links for Sunday, November 29, 2009

Cloud Roll Your Own Ubuntu Private Cloud InformationWeek / Serdar Yegulalp Conventional wisdom has it that if you want to make use of “the cloud,” you’ve got to use someone else’s service — Amazon‘s EC2, Google‘s clouds, and so on. Canonical, through its new edition of Ubuntu Server, has set…

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Daily Links for Saturday, October 10, 2009

Open Source Build A Linux Distro With SUSE Studio InformationWeek / Serdar Yegulalp Once, if you wanted to create your own Linux distribution, you had to jump through more hoops than your average Cirque du Soleil performer. Now it’s possible to automate the vast majority of the process, thanks to…

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IBM Lotus Symphony free download

Several people have asked me about Lotus Symphony, the free office productivity suite included in the package we announced this week for Africa with Canonical (Ubuntu) and Virtual Bridges (VERDE). The primary Symphony site is here, and the download section is here. Versions are available for Ubuntu Linux, Red Hat…

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Daily Links 06/04/2009 (a.m.)

Linux on the Desktop/Laptop/Netbook/Other The top four Linux netbook trends – Computerworld Blogs “I can barely keep track of all the Linux netbook-related announcements from this week’s Computex trade show, and I follow this stuff for a living. So, I sat down and put together a list so I could…

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Daily Links 03/28/2009 (p.m.)

Novell releases SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 – Network World “The release runs “with near-native performance” on five major hardware platforms (x86-32, x86-64, Itanium, IBM Power and IBM System z), as well as on all major hypervisors (VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V and Xen). And, as service providers and vendors increasingly look…

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Daily Links 02/25/2009 (a.m.)

Novell, VMware To Create Virtual Appliances For Linux — Virtualization — InformationWeek “In response to archrival Red Hat (NYSE: RHT)’s flurry of virtualization announcements this month, Novell (NSDQ: NOVL), has agreed to collaborate with VMware to help developers create virtual appliances for SuSE Linux Enterprise. The collaborative deal affords ISVs…

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Daily Links 02/12/2009 (a.m.)

EVE Online gives up Linux, but Mac support continues – LinuxWorld “In a developer’s blog entry entitled An update on Linux support, CCP Games producer Arend “CCP Whisper” Stührmann confirmed that the company is ceasing development of the Linux version of its massively multiplayer online game, EVE Online.” tags: OB,…

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Daily Links 12/02/2008 (p.m.)

Ubuntu Remains Best Linux Distribution for Desktops “The latest version of Canonical’s Linux distribution, Ubuntu 8.10, still outshines the Linux desktop offerings from Red Hat and Novell, and is the best open-source alternative to Microsoft and Apple operating systems. However, both Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux and Novell’s SUSE distributions are…

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links for 2008-01-14

Google Exodus a Symptom of ‘Superbowl Syndrome’ “With the recent exits of top executives and product managers from Google, is the hippest company in town losing out to bureaucracy?” (tags: Google) EU launches new probe against Microsoft – Yahoo! News “The European Commission opened a new antitrust probe against Microsoft…

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links for 2007-08-08

China and OOXML www.bbj.hu :: Microsoft ‘monopoly’ comes under fire “Chinese academics and software developers gathered in Beijing yesterday to voice their opposition to Microsoft’s latest standard document format Office Open XML (OOXML).” (tags: microsoft ooxml china) Open Source IBM, Novell Unite to Grab More of App Server Market “In…

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links for 2007-07-27

Ten commandments for Ubuntu | Tech news blog – CNET News.com “Ubuntu is making serious headway, but not because it’s the same as Microsoft, SUSE, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but rather because it’s different from these.” (tags: ubuntu linux) OSI Approves New Open-Source License “The Open Source Initiative approved…

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links for 2007-05-25

Open Source WorldofWarcraft – Community Ubuntu Documentation “This howto is for installing and playing World of Warcraft using Wine under Ubuntu-x86.”This starts but then crashes for me. (tags: warcraft wow linux wine ubuntu) These are Dell’s Ubuntu PCs “Long expected, Dell finally officially released its first line of consumer PCs…

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links for 2007-01-31

Novell lands major Linux desktop contract in France “PSA Peugeot Citroen, Europe’s second-largest automobile manufacturer, and Novell announced the signing of a multiyear contract for the deployment of up to 20,000 Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop installations plus 2,500 copies of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.” (tags: novell linux desktop) Multifaceted…

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links for 2007-01-30

ConsortiumInfo.org – Adobe to Contribute Entire PDF Specification to AIIM – ISO “We’ve come a long way since ODF first emerged into the headlines in 2004. Then, most people didn’t think about the long term availability of data. Today, it’s become a matter of social, political, and most assuredly commercial…

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links for 2006-10-26

Linux and Open Source Novell announces PCs preloaded with SUSE Linux “Wouldn’t it be great to just get a PC with Linux already installed and ready to go? Novell thinks that’s a grand idea too” (tags: novell linux suse) Ellison offers full support service for Red Hat Linux at half…

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links for 2006-10-17

Office 2.0 Business Two Zero � Blog Archive � What is Office 2.0? “Following the excellent Office 2.0 conference in San Francisco I decided to add one of my resource pages titled �Office 2.0 – the insider�s guide� over in the left column.” (tags: Office2.0) Linux ubuntuclips.org | video howto’s…

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links for 2006-07-10

Lotus Notes on Linux CRN | IBM To Release Full Notes For Linux “A Notes client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 3, will be available on July 24, with a version for Novell SUSE Linux Desktop for Enterprise 10 version due within 90 after that, IBM said.” (tags:…

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Aperi in Eclipse links

As I promised in a previous post, here are some of the news links that are appearing about the Aperi project getting started in Eclipse. I’ll post more as they appear. (I don’t know about you, but “Aperi in Eclipse” reminds me of the Doris Lessing series “Canopus in Argos,”…

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links for 2006-06-22

Open Source Integration Developers News: Geronimo J2EE 1.4 Quickly Enters Mainstream “Since IBM�s early adoption of Geronimo as a core component of a Websphere J2EE app server for mid-sized companies, other ISVs, partners and end users are all showing healthy interest.” (tags: geronimo java ibm) Open-source ERP vendor Compiere gets…

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links for 2006-05-14: Weekend Edition

Cats Bob Sutor’s Personal Blog: Gideon Whereby we meet Gideon the large tiger cat. (tags: cat) Music American Folk Songs Another good collection of folk songs with chords and melody lines. (tags: guitar songs folk music) Ron’s Folk Chords A collection of modern folk/country songs with lyrics and chords. (tags:…

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links for 2006-04-21

Roadmap for Open ICT Ecosystems Done by Harvard Berkman Center with IBM and Oracle sponsorship. Required reading. (tags: open standards government guidelines opensource) A Guide to Open Source Software for Australian Government Agencies Provides a calm, sane way of thinking of the use of open source software, including procurement and…

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