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