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Ubuntu 9.10 'Karmic Koala' is here: 5 things CIOs must know

Nov 03, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In case you’ve been too busy dealing with rogue iPhones, October 2009 was a big month for operating systems.

"Do CIOs care about operating systems? Probably not as much as they used to, but with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" (from here on abbreviated to simply "Karmic" for sanity purposes) being released within days of each other, CIOs at least have a reason to be excited about the future of the desktop.

"In addition to the countless upgrades and enhancements that arrive every six months with each new Ubuntu release, Karmic has some useful enhancements that should prove particularly interesting to CIOs and IT managers.

"It's almost as though Ubuntu is standing up to be counted among business operating systems now that Windows 7 has been released."

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