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July 25, 2012
by sjvn01
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Microsoft profits from Linux patent FUD

Microsoft has long made some nice cash from convincing Android vendors that they should pay them for Linux-related patents. Now, for the first time, a company that uses Linux on its servers. Amdocs has publicly paid off Microsoft for patents … Continue reading

December 30, 2011
by sjvn01
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The Top Five Linux Stories of 2011

Just like with networking, I looked at my five most popular Linux stories of the last year, How to install Google’s Chrome OS Review: Barnes & Nobles’ Nook Color goes Android Tablet The Five Best Desktop Linux Distributions Five Reasons … Continue reading

November 16, 2011
by sjvn01
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OpenSUSE’s new Linux distribution is for the clouds

When Novell was bought by Attachmate, people wondered if Novell/SUSE’s community Linux distribution, openSUSE, would even survive. Now, we know, openSUSE lives. The openSUSE Project has released the latest version of its popular Linux distribution openSUSE 12.1. In a statement, … Continue reading