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IT Management Linux News for Jun 04, 2009

  • Why Linux is ready for the desktop today (2009-06-04 20:32:56)
    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 (2009-06-04 19:32:56)
    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? (2009-06-04 19:02:56)
    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? (2009-06-04 16:32:56)
    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 out jhansonxi."

  • DOJ Investigates Big Tech's Hiring Practices (2009-06-04 16:02:56)
    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. (2009-06-04 14:32:56)
    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 (2009-06-04 13:02:56)
    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 with."

  • Mono: An Infectious Disease : An Article by Chris Smart (2009-06-04 06:02:56)
    Boycott Novell: "Now it's a very different story and Microsoft admits that Linux is their number one threat."