Dell announced on Tuesday via its corporate blog that it has begun installing Ubuntu 7.10, aka Gutsy Gibbon, and LinDVD on its Dell consumer Linux PCs in the US and will also make it available on the Inspiron 530 in England, France and Germany later this week.
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As open source management software makes gains, ISV GroundWork Open Source is getting more attention from Red Hat.On Tuesday, the two partners will announce an expanded partnership in which leading Linux vendor Red Hat will now provide 24x7 telephone premium support of GroundWork products and will offer either onsite or online training classes through GroundWork University.
Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian said the Linux industry must create a vendor neutral standard for application development or face the same fragmentation that killed Unix.Speaking before a packed audience at LinuxWorld at the Moscone Center Wednesday, the Novell CEO said the Linux Standards Base (LSB) is a good start but it's not enough.
Motorola is close to releasing its much anticipated, first Linux-based Razr2 V8 handset in the U.S, " said Christy M Wyatt, vice president of ecosystem and market development for Motorola during a LinuxWorld press conference.
Dell has begin shipping Ubuntu Linux preloaded on consumer PCs and notebooks in Europe and SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on business PCs in China.Dell CTO Kevin Kettler announced the news during his keynote at LinuxWorld 2007, claiming such efforts will expand adoption of Linux on the desktop worldwide.
Even as new versions of opensuse and Ubuntu hit the web this month, a jazzed up Fedora 8 release is being prepped for availability on November 8.Fedora 8, now in final testing, features an online desktop, a new look-and-feel called Infinity, IcedTea, an open source Java environment based on openJDK, and a preview of Compiz Fusion, an advanced graphics friendly Windowing system that was released in August.
The Linux kernel’s No. 2 developer said there are no plans to embrace GPL 3 or change the kernel development process.
Microsoft is cooperating with Novell on a project code-named "Moonlight" to port its Silverlight web development tool to Linux.On its face, this is big news because it is Microsoft's first real contribution to the open source desktop, reports Miguel de Icaza, of GNOME fame, and one of Novell's top desktop developers.
Industry executives are downplaying concerns about a growing schism between rival open source virtualization factions but a market battle between Xen and KVM appears increasingly likely, and imminent. At the San Francisco, Calif.
The impending release of the Google phone and Motorola's first Linux-based Razr2 device (shown above) in the U.S.