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June 8, 2012 by

Ubuntu Linux boss recommends Microsoft's cloud

Microsoft announced support for Linux in its Azure cloud service on Wednesday, and received some praise for its effort. Ubuntu's multimillionaire funder, Mark Shuttleworth, has described the service as "impressive", adding: "I highly recommend you try it.

December 2, 2010 by

Has enterprise given up on Linux?

The many incarnations and distributions of open-source operating systems such as Linux, Red Hat and Ubuntu have received widespread acclaim for years, but is the penguin catching on in corporate Australia? Or is it being left out in the cold?

March 29, 2010 by

Ubuntu fixes disk capacity bug

Snow Leopard converted to base-10 last year, provoking digerati outrage. Now Linux distro Ubuntu 10.04, "Lucid Lynx" is following. When will Microsoft get with the program?

January 7, 2010 by

Maybe the HP/Microsoft Slate needs Ubuntu or Moblin to be less of a yawn

Obviously Steve Ballmer is not going to announce HP's first offering in the "slate" category (it's a tablet, folks, but if he feels the need to call it a slate, whatever) running the latest Linux distribution made for MIDs, netbooks, and, well, slates. Unfortunately, by simply shoehorning the Windows 7 interface (albeit a great desktop/notebook UI) into an interesting and relatively novel form factor, the announcement of HP's slate was just a big yawn.

August 5, 2009 by

The state of Edubuntu...Your thoughts

I haven't had much opportunity recently to play with LTSP within any of the major distributions. Ubuntu is my desktop OS of choice everywhere except on my Mac, but the Linux Terminal Server Project, though powerful when I last used it in an Edubuntu test server early last year, was still not quite as mature as Microsoft Terminal Services or Citrix.

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