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HP's Fiorina disputes Dell's claim to Linux leadership
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:42, 15 November 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 10:42, 15 November 2002
HewlettPackard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina Thursday morning disputed claims made earlier this week by Dell Computer Chairman and CEO Michael Dell that Unix is cooked, and that Dell is a major Linux player.
Aberdeen Group: Linux and Open Source now have more security problems than Windows
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:41, 15 November 2002
According to a report published November 12 by Aberdeen Group, "Security advisories for open source and Linux software accounted for 16 out of the 29 security advisories - about one of every two advisories - published for the first 10 months of 2002 by Cert (www.cert.org, Computer Emergency Response Team)."
Lots of Linux-related trademarks up for grabs
Posted By Adam Beecher - 10:40, 15 November 2002
IBM has abandoned its trademark on the phrase "Peace, Love and Linux," according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office website. IBMofficials did not respond to our request for an explanation. Apparently, the phrase is now up for grabs if any enterprising entrepreneur wants to take advantage of the name recognition.
Support and Service Vendors list updated
Posted By Ken Guest - 13:17, 13 November 2002
The title says it all really - the
support and service vendors list has been updated.
Posted By Ken Guest - 17:33, 11 November 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 17:33, 11 November 2002
The next SAGE-IE meeting will take place tomorrow, 12th November, as usual at the HEAnet offices in Ballsbridge. The speaker is David Malone, and the topic is "802.11b and the Joy of WarCycling in Dublin".
Irish Linux pioneer dies
Posted By Adam Beecher - 22:26, 10 November 2002
Dr John O'Gorman of the University of Limerick, the author of a number of works on programming and computer science, died this week in Limerick.
China takes to open source Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:08, 6 November 2002
The People's Republic of China is emerging as one of the world's Open Source Linux operating system strongholds in software development, a new report has found.
New Linux kernel on the way
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:07, 6 November 2002
Version 2.6 of the Linux open-source operating system kernel should be ready by early next year. A partnership of Linux companies has announced completion of beta-testing on its first release of Linux applications.
NEC unveils fault-tolerant Linux server
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:06, 6 November 2002
NEC Corp has announced the European release of its first fault-tolerant Linux server, the Express5800/320La, which has been developed in conjunction with fault tolerant server specialist Stratus Technologies Inc.
Linux author dies
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 10:46, 6 November 2002
University of Limerick lecturer and author of Operating Systems with Linux John O'Gorman died last Sunday.
May he rest in peace.