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OpenOffice Set for Larger African Effort

By Elizabeth Millard LinuxInsider 08/27/04 8:21 AM PT Louis Suarez-Potts, OpenOffice.org community manager, told LinuxInsider that there’s optimism about the global happening. “It’s a fine start,” he said, adding that it is important for parts of the world that have … Continue reading

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Linux for Windows Users

A Linux Desktop for Die-Hard Windows Users By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols July 28, 2004 Opinion: A solid alternative for SMBs, the new Xandros Desktop OS Business Edition 2.5 works and feels like Windows, but it’s a lot more secure. Want … Continue reading

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HP: It's time for Linux to grow up

ZDnet interviewed Martin Fink, the VP in charge of HP’s Linux strategy. He talks about the SCO lawsuit, the future of GNU/Linux and UNIX, and about Sun Microsystems. Says Fink, “I consider myself part of the open-source community. The (Linux) … Continue reading

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SuSE 9.0 Personal: One hour to a slick Linux desktop

It takes less than one hour to install SuSE 9.0 Personal edition on a slow system. For that one hour investment, you’ll get a slick, well-organized Linux desktop that you should be able to live with. The article is at … Continue reading

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CCIA Report: Microsoft's Dominance Poses A National Security Risk

According to an article at ZDNET, the Computer and Communications Industry Association is releasing a report that over reliance on the technology of a single vendor – Microsoft – threatens the security of the U.S. critical infrastructure and economy. The … Continue reading

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