Linux News & Developments: All The Latest News, Product Launches, Opinions & Events In The World Of Linux

Linux is a phenomenally diverse operating system, with considerable flexibility, endless development potential, and comes as freeware. As such Linux has many impressive advantages over other OS platforms. As the forerunner in open source operating system ideology and design, Linux is now beautifully positioned to deliver operating systems and applications to the masses. But with scare mongering and a lack of knowledge of such open source systems architecture, end users can be intimidated into sticking with the tried and tested (paid for) OS options of Microsoft and Apple. Here we look at the changing dynamics of the world in which Linux operates. Looking at the latest news and reviews of Linux applications, services and product launches, and how market positioning battles ensue with such companies as Microsoft, IBM and Sun Microsystems. 530beda0-d9e0-491c-9c6d-e5ee7169a75e 1.03.01

The Best Open Source Licenses Quiz

Understanding Open Source licenses is not as easy as you may think. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of bells and whistles that a potential developer willing to use such a license misses. Think you know everything about these licenses? Take the quiz to find out.

Open Source Integrated Library Systems: Explained

Integrated Library Systems are necessary to manage large libraries, create web catalogs and generate reports. There are numerous Open Source solutions which manage large collections quite efficiently. In this article, we look at the best Open Source ILS software available.

Linux Kernel v3 Set for Release!

In a recent newsgroup posting Linus Torvalds was quoted as saying voices in his head disliked ever lengthening version 2.x numbers, and now we have a new kernel 3. What, if anything, does this mean for Linux users?

Why Linux is Better than Windows? 2009 is the Year of Linux!

Linux has come a long way since infancy. But there are still those who have shunned adopting it in one form or another. Now a new day is upon us, and with that day comes even more reasons why you should be using Linux. In this Bright Hub article you will see why 2009 should be your Linux year.

Does Microsoft Have Reasons to Fear Linux?

The work is in progress for Windows 7. We have looked at what Windows 7 has to offer, we analyzed the effects for desktop, laptop and nettop (netbook) market segments and now we try to see into the future: Does the software giant have reasons to fear the penguin?

How & Why You Should Buy a Linux Netbook?

I wanted a small laptop for traveling, and I wanted it to be inexpensive. I wanted to make sure that if I broke it, dropped it, or left it somewhere, I wouldn’t take the financial hit I would if I’d lost my $1,000 laptop. This led me to one conclusion, the Linux Netbook.