March 05, 2001
In the eyes of Microsoft's Jim Allchin, Linux and other forms of open-source technology are almost threats to the nation.
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Do you want to develop software for Linux, but you're haunted by the thought that those slight differences among Linux distributions will prove the end of you?
Not averse to developing open-source software, but you don't have the in-house talent yourself and you're none too sure of hiring contract programmers?
March 05, 2001
If you want to tell the difference between a principle and a platitude, invert a statement and see if the result sounds absurd. If no one could possibly support the opposing sentiment, the original statement is merely a platitude that adds no value to a d
February 26, 2001
Recent remarks by executives add fuel to anti-Microsoft fire in the Linux developer community
Last Aug. 14, I predicted in our cover story "Linux Slugfest" that Caldera and Red Hat would be the only major Linux distributors left standing.
February 12, 2001
Working in the press room of Linuxworld in New York this month, I found myself checking e-mail on, of all things, a desktop PC running Windows 98.
Our resident penguin-head has just tried on Linux 2.4. Is it the equivalent of a new Armani?
Linux 2.4 sports improvements over previous versions, but you'll only benefit from those improvements if you're looking for a business or enterprise server.
Linux 2.4.1, which will be available in the near term, will give the operating system its last missing piece: a journaling file system (JFS).
February 05, 2001
OS' popularity puts pressure on company to loosen its grip on Windows