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Linux Ranks No. 2 On Microsoft Risk List
Posted By Adam Beecher - 23:11, 19 July 2003
Microsoft is taking the Linux threat seriously. So seriously, in fact, that open-source software comes in at the No. 2 spot on the company's top five list of risks.
POTD - Neary's on Chatham Street.
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 16:15, 18 July 2003
Reviving an old ILUG tradition ...
The Pub of the Day (POTD) is Neary's on Chatham St.
That's just off Grafton St - The HMV corner !
See you all there
(When) Will Linux Pass Apple On The Desktop?
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:34, 24 June 2003
"A column posted today on Slate ponders projections that Linux PCs will pass Apple in desktop market share next year. Will Linux do to OS X what it already has done to Tru64, Irix, HP/UX, AIX and Solaris and emerge as the only viable competitor to Windows on the desktop?"
Linux servers outsold Unix boxes in 2002
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:33, 24 June 2003
A REPORT said that the biggest manufacturers of servers kept their old positions but the good news for the people that make the chips is that the market showed clear signs of growth.
Novell dives into Linux market
Posted By Adam Beecher - 17:30, 24 June 2003
For months, enterprise software maker Novell has made moves which have added up to increasing support for customers running the Linux open source operating system on their servers. On Tuesday, the company went into the Linux market whole-hog, with the launch of Nterprise Linux Services.
ILUG AGM details confirmed
Posted By Ken Guest - 17:14, 23 June 2003
Edited by Ken Guest - 17:14, 23 June 2003
The ILUG AGM will take place in the Social Hall in Liberty Hall, Dublin at 11:00 (until 13:00) on Saturday 28th.
The Feds Love Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:53, 23 June 2003
NEW YORK - Three weeks ago, John P. Stenbit, chief information officer of the U.S. Department of Defense, issued an agencywide memo that has Linux lovers rejoicing. The brief outlined the DOD's policy on acquiring, using and developing open-source software, including the Linux operating system.
Linux Router Project Dead
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:45, 23 June 2003
The Linux Router Project is no more. This single-floppy distro was a great tool for building a number of simple super-low-cost network devices. The maintainer has a lot of bitter words about its demise, and it is sad to see it go
Penguin on the Desktop
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:35, 23 June 2003
It looks like a Linux-based solution for the PC market is becoming reality, writes Robin Bloor, of Bloor Research. Leading global PC providers are now offering a Linux option for price sensitive markets such as India and Thailand.
Linus Torvalds leaves Transmeta
Posted By Adam Beecher - 12:23, 17 June 2003
Linus Torvalds, creator and chief maintainer of the Linux kernel is moving on, ending a six year association with chip company Transmeta.