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Linux Laptops from Dell
Dell now has begun selling two models of its laptops with Linux preinstalled.

linux webhost  of its laptops with Linux preinstalled. The products, the Latitude CPX and the Inspiron 7500, come with Red Hat Linux 6.1 and are certified by Linuxcare. The Inspirons with Linux are available now, but the Latitudes will be available Feb. 4, according to a company representative. The move has been expected since last August. The CPX is the top-of-the-line model of Dell's Latitude line, slimmer and more expensive than the Inspirons, which are designed to be more like replacements for desktop computers. The

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Red Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens


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linux webhost  Hat’s Linux Domination Weakens Red Hat's Linux Domination Weakens R. Krause - September 13, 2000 Event Summary According to recently figures from IDC, Red Hat was still the #1 distributor of the Linux operating system in 1999 by a wide margin, with a 48% share of the copies shipped. Trailing Red Hat were German vendor SuSE with a 15% share, and Caldera Systems and TurboLinux with 10% each. (See Figure 1) Bringing up the rear were MandrakeSoft (4%) and Corel (1%). Figure 1. A potential area of concern Read More

Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux


Lotus Domino R5 for Linux is supported on two leading commercial distributions of Linux: Red Hat Linux 6.0 and Caldera OpenLinux.

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At Least It Hasn’t Been Renamed Linux 2001


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IBM Jumps on the Linux Bandwagon with Both Feet, Sort Of


IBM is refocusing its corporate-wide Internet software efforts around Linux, creating a new Linux Group within the Enterprise Server Division.

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Dell Updates Its Appliance Line


As part of a far-reaching strategy to grab a large share of Internet infrastructure computing, Dell has announced three new appliance server models.

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Intel Server Trends


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Intel's "New Best Friend" for Web Appliances is Linux


Intel has announced a brand of Web appliances that don't use Microsoft's Windows operating software. Instead, the new devices will run on the Linux operating system, which many customers are concluding is ideal for simple Web-surfing machines.

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Oracle Enhances Its Virtual Desktop Client Solutions for Mobile Devices


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Embedded Linux for Handhelds


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