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For some of them, it may take two or three years, and for others, five years. A few may still be running Unix 10 years from now, but nonetheless, Gartner believes the operating system is on a path to insignificance.
Linux Journal recently released its 2013 Readers' Choice Awards. As an Ubuntu convert in recent years, I was glad to see Ubuntu took the top spot for "Best Linux Distribution" .
Dell will start selling systems early next year that run Red Hat's version of the OpenStack open-source cloud platform.
More than a decade after its initial launch of its Linux distribution for enterprises, Red Hat has launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta which will introduce a variety of new virtualization, cloud, networking, file system, and live update features.
At ISE 2014, TrueConf will showcase their entire range of solutions for video conferencing and virtual collaboration, including systems for meeting rooms, and for use at workplace stations and on employees' mobile devices.
Today in Open Source: Linux Mint may have to license Ubuntu binary packages. Plus: Firefox 26 available for download, and a Linux Mint 16 Xfce RC screenshot tour Canonical and Ubuntu binary package licensing DistroWatch has a very disturbing report about Canonical possibly trying to force Linux Mint to license Ubuntu binary packages.
On Dec. 13, beta testers will be able to see for themselves if Valve's foray into living room computers has been worth the wait.
I was talking the other day with a friend of mine who writes reviews and opinion articles about Microsoft and Windows-related topics.
Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that the release of a new Windows Azure Puppet Module that makes it possible to provision both Linux and Windows virtual machines on Windows Azure using the popular open source DevOps tool, Puppet.
At the time of this writing Windows Azure supported Linux distributions from Canonical , Open Logic , SUSE , Open SUSE and Oracle Linux.
A Danish startup called Airtame is in the midst of crowdfunding a new streaming gadget that, in the company's words, lets users "show any content from any computer on any screen, wirelessly."
HP and Dell lead Samsung, Lenovo, and Acer in InfoWorld's reviews of both classic clamshell notebooks and innovative touch-driven hybrids more Forrester Consulting commenced work on a research project commissioned by NetApp that focused on examining the potential return on investment that enterprises may realize by adopting the FlexPod platform.
For the next generation of its flagship enterprise Linux distribution, Red Hat aims to support new cloud technologies while preserving the ways of the seasoned system administrator.
Fedora is my favorite Linux distribution. Sadly, the next release, version 20, has been delayed until later in the month.
DeviceGuru writes "AirTame has developed an AirPlay-like protocol and HDMI dongle for 1080p video streaming and screen mirroring from PCs to PCs and TVs, and has substantially exceeded its $160,000 Indiegogo funding goal.