IT Management Linux News for Jun 04, 2009
Why Linux is ready for the desktop today (Jun 04, 2009, 20:32)
ZDNet: "While desktop Linux adoption has yet to
go completely mainstream, recent indicators show that a major
change is underfoot."
ARM Remains Linux Only, No Windows 7 Support (Jun 04, 2009, 19:32)
Softpedia: "Despite previous rumors, the
Redmond, Washington-based software giant Microsoft has officially
confirmed that its next-generation Windows 7 operating system will
not provide consumers with support for ARM-based devices."
Intel buys Wind River: the End of the Wintel Duopoly? (Jun 04, 2009, 19:02)
Open Enterprise: "This is big: Intel
Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wind
River Systems Inc, under which Intel will acquire all outstanding
Wind River common stock for $11.50 per share in cash, or
approximately $884 million in the aggregate."
The US Army: It's Better with Vista? (Jun 04, 2009, 16:32)
Linux Blog Safari: ""If the militaries of all
nations standardize on Windows, then eventually they will all be
immobilized by malware -- thus bringing about world peace," pointed
DOJ Investigates Big Tech's Hiring Practices (Jun 04, 2009, 16:02)
Internetnews: "Justice Department wants to know
if top Silicon Valley firms have a wink-wink agreement not to poach
from each other, thus keeping salaries down."
The Case of the Disappearing Linux and other Mysteries of the Internet. (Jun 04, 2009, 14:32)
Innerphaze: "It started with getting very tired
of seeing "Windows only", or "Windows and Mac Only," or "Windows
and Mac for now but Linux Support Coming Soon." These annoying
statements seem to be showing up in more blog posts, and more
download pages lately."
The top four Linux netbook trends (Jun 04, 2009, 13:02)
Cyber Cynic: "I can barely keep track of all
the Linux netbook-related announcements from this week's Computex
trade show, and I follow this stuff for a living. So, I sat down
and put together a list so I could a grip on what's coming up with
the Linux netbook for the rest of the year. This is what I came up
Mono: An Infectious Disease : An Article by Chris Smart (Jun 04, 2009, 06:02)
Boycott Novell: "Now it's a very different
story and Microsoft admits that Linux is their number one