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  • OSPF Routing Protocol: Popular and Robust (2008-10-22 23:04:51)
    LinuxPlanet: "In this installment of the classic Networking 101 series, Charlie Schluting walks us through the whys and wherefores of the OSPF, the popular and robust interior gateway protocol."

  • Avoided Costs and Competitive Benefits: Estimating the Value of Linux (2008-10-22 19:31:51)
    Standards Blog: "How do you measure the value of free and open source software (FOSS)? That's a puzzler, because it's, well, free."

  • 204.5-Million Lines of Code Equals One Great Linux Distribution (2008-10-22 19:01:51)
    Cyber Cynic: "Maybe, just maybe, the best things in life really are free. Take Linux, for example. It's a great, free operating system that you don't have to spend a dime on.You can use it to run the New York Stock Exchange's servers; you can use it to run your desktop; and you can use it to run your mobile phone.:

  • Where are all the Virtual Desktops? (2008-10-22 17:01:51)
    Datamation: ""There's a lot of noise around desktop virtualization, but no one has really bought into it in a big way yet," said Richard Jones, vice president and service director of data center strategies for the Burton Group, a market research firm."

  • Open Source Gets Into Wall St. Back Office (2008-10-22 16:31:51)
    Internet News: "Tough times for the financial services market doesn't mean tough times for all of the software vendors that support them. Open source trading platform software developer Marketcetera, in particular, sees an increasing number of opportunities for its technology."

  • New 'PC' is Small as a Cell Phone! (2008-10-22 14:31:51)
    Computerworld: "MOVIO launched today a smaller alternative to a subnotebook -- much smaller. The new iKIT is about the size of a PDA from ten years ago, but has a QWERTY keyboard and connects to the Internet at 3G speeds via your cell phone or Wi-Fi."

  • GPL Compliance Engineering Delves Into the Inner Life of Embedded Devices (2008-10-22 07:31:51)
    Linux Pro Magazine: "Dutch Linux consultant Armijn Hemel clarifies in his recently issued GPL Compliance Engineering Guide how to check for GPL breaches of electronic devices."

  • Elive 1.9.10 ScreenShots and Review (2008-10-22 01:31:51)
    Linux Dynasty: "This is our first ScreenShot review of Elive Linux! I just want to say congratulation to the Elive Linux team for making such a sweet desktop OS. I have used Enlightenment in the past but not as much as I have used Gnome. From trying out Enlightenment just a few seconds ago it was amazingly fast and quite east to navigate, with just clicking once on the desktop the Enlightenment menu appears."