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If you’re new to the world of Linux and trying to figure out which distribution is right for your needs, this chart can help. It lists 10 key attributes for 20 popular distributions to help you zero in...

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IDF 09: Intel demos Moblin

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel product manager Claire Alexander shows Intel CEO Paul Otellini a demo of the Linux-based, open-source operating system Moblin, which will include next-generation mobile features such as a touch-screen interface.

September 22, 2009 in Linux

IBM: Linux in 2018?

At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, IBM executive Bob Sutor talks about what a desktop will mean in the future, saying it will focus more on mobile devices like iPhones and collaborations across platforms. He then calls for better graphics designers in the open-source world to make them easier to use.

August 7, 2008 in Linux

Mobile takes center stage at LinuxWorld

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with Senior Editor Sam Diaz about one of the big themes at this year's LinuxWorld Expo--mobility. Diaz discusses how large companies like Motorola are encouraging Linux developers to write software for mobile devices.

August 6, 2008 in Linux

Ballmer on Linux: The evidence is clear

At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Florida, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmeranswers questions about competing with Linux globally. He also commentson Bill Gates' prediction that security will drop from the top three ITconcerns within the next two years.

October 22, 2004 in Linux

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