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Show your enthusiasm!
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:06, 27 July 2005
Show your enthusiasm for Linux with this Linux.ie wallpaper from our downloads section.
Wins for the FOSS community
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 10:10, 20 July 2005
This story has no start, middle or end. It just has a few nice things to say about the current state of play.
General Linux Distro Review
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:26, 20 July 2005
Here is a reasonable* review of some of the top distros out there, however its timing had it miss one fact, Mandriva is moving into the .deb space.
My use of the word reasonable is defined by what the author wrote about my favorite distro :).
It was reported elsewhere I think it deserves a second glance.
SC^hO where are you now?
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:18, 20 July 2005
The long time law suit started when we were in Expo in 2003 seems to have taken a bit of a turn when following email was made public. I just wonder where the millions of lines of code are now Darl. There appears to be a thing called the Lanham act that might have some bearing on what happens next. You can of course look all this up on the Groklaw site. But for a different flavour follow the link below.
Linux Down Under
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:07, 20 July 2005
The self decribed leader in the eyewear and eyecare industry in Australia and New Zealand, has gone for Linux in the enterprise. They obviously have seen the light! Check out the link below.
University in Bedford UK saves money using Linux
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 08:04, 20 July 2005
De Montfort university in the UK has used Linux to save money. It is such a short story I'll just point you to the url :)
Poll: Policy change for Vendors Database?
Posted By Ken Guest - 08:42, 13 July 2005
Edited by Ken Guest - 08:42, 13 July 2005
We all share recommendations of who the best hardware/hosting/support vendors are through the Vendors Database.
At the moment companies can only be listed if they have been recommended by an ILUG member.
Should they be listed if testimonials can be supplied?
Tell us what you think.
EU rejects Software Patents
Posted By Fergal Breen - 14:10, 6 July 2005
Edited by Ken Guest - 14:10, 6 July 2005
This outcome is a clear victory for open source!
It expresses Parliaments clear desire to provide a balanced, competitive market for software, one that gives equal access to participants of all sizes. This action further sustains the clear mandate to our elected officials to assure that new legislation represents the interests of all, including consumers and the public and not just big industry.