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Linux journal has published a fantastic story that recognizes usage of Linux and Open Source in the file and animation industry. DreamWorks Animation pushes the limits of CG filmmaking with Linux. From the article: All the big film studios primarily use Linux for animation and visual effects. Perhaps no commercial Linux installation is larger than […]

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This is yet another upcoming story for open source software. According to IDC: Sales of open source software will grow from $1.8bn last year to $5.8bn in 2011. Matt Lawton, programme director for IDC’s Open Source Software Business Models research programme, typified the current market as “immature” and in the “early stages”. The projected revenue […]

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This is a reader-contributed article. If you’re serious about music or DVDs, at some point you cross the threshold of having more than you can keep track of easily. The box full of index cards has served its purpose; it’s time to move on to storing information about your CDs and DVDs in a database. […]

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CentOS 5 has been released. It is only a few weeks behind the release of RedHat Enterprise Linux 5. We run at least 100+ servers using CentOS. CentOS also used at my as development workstation. If you don’t want to pay Redhat (RHEL) money, use CentOS :) From the announcement list: We are pleased to […]

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Yet another good story for Linux, more and more business are pushing Linux desktop systems. There is a good demand for Linux desktop system. If you consider MS Vista price, DRM shit, strict licensing, and current software / driver compatibility issues, this is a wise move for any business. According to this article: Hewlett-Packard is […]

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Now you don’t have to pay Microsoft tax :D Dell customer demanding free Linux version pre-installation on all Dell PCs to cut down cost. Now Dell announced that – It’s exciting to see the IdeaStorm community’s interest in open source solutions like Linux and OpenOffice. Your feedback has been all about flexibility and we have […]

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Yet another adopt or die case study :D Novell was running mostly Windows and now has moved to Open Office for its desktop productivity suite. Among the big cost savers: a move away from proprietary Unix and a move from Oracle running on HP-UX systems, to Oracle running on Linux. How much money can a […]

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