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You can install latest Ubuntu Linux 8.04 under Windows Vista / XP without creating a new parition with a new tool called Wubi. It is a Ubuntu installer for Windows users that will bring you into the Linux world with a single click.

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Linux kernel 2.6.25 has been released and available for download from the official website. After nearly three months of development and the merging of over 12,000 patches from almost 1200 developers, this kernel is now considered ready for wider use. Highlights of this release include the ath5k (Atheros wireless) driver, a bunch of realtime work […]

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Asus has launched an open-source project for its cheap ASUS Eee laptop PC . You can download SDK and start developing more applications. It is a collection of programming tools, utilities, documentation, and libraries for Asus Linux EEEPc. From the project home page: This is an open-source project for ASUS Eee PC series. It provides […]

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The Ubuntu project has released beta version 8.04 and available for download from the official project web site. The Ubuntu developers are moving very quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the open source community has to offer. New feature includes: + GNOME 2.22 + Linux kernel 2.6.24. + Firefox 3 beta […]

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Microsoft has announced Open Source Interoperability Initiative. From the announcement press release : The Open Source Interoperability Initiative exists to foster more open engagement between Microsoft and open source communities. It will encompass a broad range of facilities, events, and resources supporting interoperability, including labs, plug fests, technical content and opportunities for ongoing cooperative development. […]

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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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I haven’t used Netscape web browser for years it’s sad to see the early internet browser disappear. Netscape Navigator, the world’s first commercial Web browser and the launch pad of the Internet boom, will be pulled off life support Feb. 1 after a 13-year run. Microsoft and its Internet Explorer played a big roll in […]

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