Ask most people who have made the switch to a libre software product like Linux or BSD and they'll tell you that we're in a fight with Microsoft and everything that the closed-source world represents. It's not just us - Microsoft certainly thinks we're in a battle as well. Senior Microsoft leadership are actively engaged in spreading Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt to undermine the public confidence in Linux.
Oakland computer programmer Hans Reiser pleaded not guilty last friday to murdering his estranged wife in a case that could go to a jury next month after he exercised his right to a speedy trial.
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Mandriva, the global Linux distributor, is pleased to announce the upcoming release of its new distribution: Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring.
Red Hat is catching flak from the open-source community over a series of cease-and-desist letters the company's lawyers have sent to independent consultants that provide training and consulting for the company's Hibernate platform.
Nero, leader in digital media technology, announced today that Nero Linux 3 will be unveiled at CeBIT. The new version of the definitive burning application for Linux operating systems will feature Blu-ray and HD DVD data recording support as well as an improved graphical user interface that is similar to the look and feel of the current Nero Burning ROM 7 edition.
Microsoft is frequently dinged for having insecure products, with security holes and vulnerabilities. But Symantec, no friend of Microsoft, said in its latest research report that when it comes to widely-used operating systems, Microsoft is doing better overall than its leading commercial competitors.
The Ubuntu team is proud to announce the beta release of Ubuntu 7.04.
Ubuntu 7.04 is the most user-friendly Ubuntu to date and includes a ground-breaking Windows migration assistant, excellent wireless networking support and improved multimedia support.