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Linux not viewed as vulnerable

When the Indiana Department of Education rolled out PCs running Linux to schools last year, it installed open-source antivirus software on the servers connected to the desktop systems to scan incoming e-mail. But it didn

LINUXWORLD : IT managers eye desktop Linux

The idea of using Linux on corporate desktops was a laughing matter when the open-source operating system began infiltrating datacentres a few years ago. But at this week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, many IT staffers said their companies aren't laughing anymore.

OSDL consortium grows

Linux life-cycle and automation management vendor Aduva Inc. has joined the Open Source Development Labs Inc., a growing consortium of companies that hopes to speed up the adoption of Linux in corporate computing.

Xandros launches free version of its desktop Linux

Upstart Linux vendor Xandros Inc. has made a free version of its Linux desktop distribution available to noncommercial users to encourage its proliferation on computers around the world.

Students bank on Linux

Four University of Western Ontario (UWO) students have come down with Penguin fever, starting up their own Linux company dubbed Ignalum Linux.

CEBIT : Desktop Linux demand on the upswing, Sun says

Sun Microsystems Inc. trumpeted its latest desktop Linux milestone Thursday, declaring that German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Markement GmbH had sold over one million units of its StarOffice productivity suite. But Germany is StarOffice's home market

Sun aims to cut complexity with N1

Sun Microsystems Inc. last month announced details of an ambitious initiative, informally called N1, that's aimed at helping companies better utilize their data centre computing resources while reducing systems management complexity.

Sun to spotlight desktop Linux at show

Sun Microsystems Inc. will have a lot to say about the Linux desktop at its conference opening in San Francisco Wednesday, although users will have to wait for some time until they actually get their hands on a Sun Linux PC, executives said Tuesday

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