Save money with FOSS

If the cost of Windows eating up your small business budget, make a wise business decision and move to Linux.

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TrueCrypt version 6.0 has been released and available for download. It is free open-source hard disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux system.

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Yet another Linux success story; From the article: The Philippine government’s official weather service, PAGASA, has replaced its SGI supercomputer with a clustered Debian Linux system that can process information vital to protection against typhoons, floods, droughts, tsunamis and other wild weather conditions at a fraction of the cost. The cluster includes eight PCs running […]

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Both distros top in 260 countries; From the report: Ubuntu and Red Hat Linux are the most used Linux distributions among the 35,000 members of content-management vendor Alfresco’s community, the company found in its second survey of trends in enterprise open-source software usage. Alfresco collected data between July and December of last year, with survey […]

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This is an excellent set of guides encouraging FLOSS for small and medium size enterprises / business. From the guide: Open source software is the most significant all-encompassing and long-term trend that the software industry has seen since the early 1980s”. This is one of the conclusions of a recent IDC report [IDC 06], which […]

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Yet another computer vendor started to support Linux on Desktop. Now, Lenovo is finally joining Dell as one of the first top-tier PC vendors to offer pre-installed Linux desktops to its customers. On Aug-07-2007, Lenovo and Novell announced an agreement to provide preloaded Linux on Lenovo ThinkPad notebook PCs and to provide support from Lenovo […]

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Canonical Ltd the creator of Ubuntu Linux has released a new software called Bazaar. It is a distributed version control system available under the GPL that reduces barriers to participation in your project. If you can run Python 2.4, then you can run Bazaar. There are many really good VCS tools such as Subversion and […]

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