Novell's latest Open Source free Linux desktop, openSUSE 11.1
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openSUSE 11.2 will be the latest release of the project's Open Source deluxe Linux distribution.
OpenSUSE 11.0 Release Candidate 1
2008 will be a very good vintage for community end-user Linux distributions. So far, we've seen the release of Ubuntu 8.
With the news that Best Buy will now be selling boxed, commercially supported versions of Ubuntu, the Desktop Linux onslaught begins. Our ultimate goal of Total World Domination will soon be within our grasp, now that yet another mondo-huge retailer has jumped on the Linux bandwagon.
On the surface, it would appear that a slowing economy might pave the way for increased Linux and Open Source software adoption by the unwashed masses, those who may want newer software than what their current XP system provides but don't want to pay the high premium of upgrading to Windows Vista/Windows 7 and all new software to go with it.
Once strictly the domain of software developers and QA engineers, personal and small-business virtualization products are now becoming an attractive solution for entry-level systems consolidation and foreign OS compatibility applications.
People have often accused me of dreaming too much and not having my thoughts anchored in reality, particularly in this world of multi-billion dollar technology companies and big business, when huge amounts of money are at stake and every competitor is vying for the top spot.In the world of high-end enterprise systems, that top spot - the world of large symmetrical processing UNIX systems - is divided between the tier 1 systems vendors - IBM, Sun and HP.
Next Sunday, the Passover again falls upon us. For those of us Jews that celebrate the holiday, it is most associated with a ceremonial meal spent with family, where we recite the story passed down to us over hundreds of generations from Maxwell House haggadahs chronicling the exodus from Egypt as slaves of the Pharaoh.
Linux and Windows both have their respective advantages and disadvantages for large and small businesses. But what if Mac OS X Server really became an enterprise-class OS?