Answered: Ten Myths about Free Software

Sep 30, 2007

Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.

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DRM Issues: Windows Expert Looking to Move to Linux

Sep 28, 2007

Security expert Jesper Johansson is planning to remove Windows Media Center from his computer and to install Linux MCE due to frustration with his former employer Microsoft's DRM software.

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Red Hat Extending Financial Division

Sep 28, 2007

Red Hat has reinforced its Financial Division and appointed Mark Cook as Vice President for Finance and Controller. Paul Argiry will be joining the company as a Vice President and Treasurer.

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Applications for Proprietary Unix Becoming Extinct

Sep 28, 2007

Analyst George Weiss claims that no new applications will be developed exclusively for proprietary Unix after 2009.

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LINUX WORLD NEWS

Sep 26, 2007
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Concern at Red Hat: New Marketing Boss – Poorer Rating

Sep 25, 2007

Linux distributor Red Hat has promoted its previous Boss of Red Hat China, Michael Chen, to Vice President Enterprise Marketing. Chen will be assuming responsibility for global branding and enterprise communications.

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Torvalds: Investigating ACPI Problems

Sep 25, 2007

In a post on the Linux Kernel mailing list, Thomas Gleixner claims to have fixed ACPI suspend and resume problems. Linus Torvalds praised him for doing so, but also has his doubts.

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Mozilla Founds Subsidiary for Thunderbird

Sep 18, 2007

The Mozilla Foundation has decided to found a new subsidiary to handle ongoing development of the Thunderbird mail program. The Foundation is dedicating US$ 3 m to the new subsidiary.

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