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Linux and Patents
Posted By Niall Walsh - 21:51, 21 November 2004
Edited by Niall Walsh - 21:51, 21 November 2004
Dan Ravicher, the author of the report recently used by Microsoft to defend Steve Ballmer's comments on Patents covering Linux, has said "Microsoft is up to its usual FUD [fear, uncertainty and doubt]" and further "The market needs to understand that the study Microsoft is citing actually proves the opposite of what they claim it does".
Alternatives page updated
Posted By Ken Guest - 10:22, 18 November 2004
The list of alternatives to Windows software has been updated. Many thanks to Niall Walsh and John Allen.
Revenue Online and Linux
Posted By Niall Walsh - 16:57, 15 November 2004
Ciaran Mulloy reported to the ILUG mailing list today with a response he received from the Revenue service regarding support for Unix/Linux. While no assurances are given, Linux support may be in place by April.
Posted By Ken Guest - 05:13, 30 October 2004
As mentioned elsewhere, if you have an entry in the linux.ie 'Who's Who' page you also get a vcard to go along with it.
This isn't new.
Having a Free/Busy URL is, hopefully you'll find it to be of use.
POTD Tuesday 2nd November
Posted By Niall Walsh - 15:49, 28 October 2004
The 2004/5 committee's first meeting will be next Tuesday 2nd November and be followed up by a Pint Of The Day (excuse to meet up) in Doyles of College Street around 9pm.
Dell And Novell/SuSE to get together?
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 09:02, 27 October 2004
Edited by Paul O'Malley - 09:02, 27 October 2004
A cnet report suggests that they will do a lot of business:
Saving Time With Linux
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 19:42, 26 October 2004
Edited by Paul O'Malley - 19:42, 26 October 2004
The old saying "time is money" is being proven with Linux in Chicago. Trading systems move to Linux and save time trading.
IBM offers Tarantella software on Blades
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 07:44, 18 October 2004
Edited by Ken Guest - 07:44, 18 October 2004
I just thought one word "irony", and I guess that is the feeling of certain people that sell other software.
So does this make it cutting edge software?
Linus Interviewed about moving house and stuff
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 07:38, 18 October 2004
Edited by Ken Guest - 07:38, 18 October 2004
For those that might have missed this interview here you go.
Posted By Niall Walsh - 18:05, 17 October 2004
The ILUG AGM 2004 took place on Saturday 16th October. There was a solid turn out to hear the news, keep the mailing list open and choose the new committee.