2013: The year of the Ubuntu Linux tablet and smartphone?

ZDNet Open Source - mer, 02/01/2013 - 04:05
Canonical appears to be getting ready to release a fully touch-enabled Ubuntu Linux operating system. Will Ubuntu tablets and smartphones be far behind?
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Shuttleworth: Ubuntu all about mobile, cloud in 2013

ZDNet Open Source - mer, 02/01/2013 - 01:48
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth promised to make his popular desktop Linux more suitable for mobile devices and the cloud -- which are key imperatives for any desktop OS vendor going forward
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2013: Installing Linux on Windows 8 PC is still a pain

ZDNet Open Source - lun, 31/12/2012 - 12:58
It's still very hard to install Linux on Windows 8 PCs, and it's next to impossible to install Linux on Windows RT devices like the Microsoft Surface RT.
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2012's 5 Most popular Linux stories

ZDNet Open Source - sam, 29/12/2012 - 03:31
From Goobuntu to Mint to Windows 8, the un-Linux, here are the year's most popular Linux stories.
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Good-bye books, hello e-books

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 28/12/2012 - 09:23
The number of people who are reading printed books is declining. But reading isn’t. According to the Pew Research Center, we're buying Kindles and Nooks and reading more e-books at a rapidly growing rate.
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2012's Top five Linux stories with one big conclusion

ZDNet Open Source - jeu, 27/12/2012 - 06:20
2012 was a very quiet, but very successful year for Linux. How successful? The most popular end-user operating system is now Linux.
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Wikipedia moving from MySQL to MariaDB

ZDNet Open Source - mar, 18/12/2012 - 06:32
If you still think MySQL is too entrenched to be moved from its spot as the number one, open-source DBMS, you might to look at what Wikipedia is doing.
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Good-Bye 386: Linux to drop support for i386 chips with next major release

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 14/12/2012 - 07:25
Linux got its start on a 386 processor, but 21-years later, the Linux kernel developers have decided its time to say good-bye to the venerable Intel processor in its next major Linux kernel release: 3.8.
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MySQL 5.6 to ship in early 2013

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 14/12/2012 - 05:39
Oracle's enhanced open source database will be ready for general availability in early 2013 and the company is working on a future version with a pluggable UI, more NoSQL options and revamped architecture for web and cloud computing,
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Samba 4 will hurt and help Microsoft's business

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 14/12/2012 - 03:48
The release of Samba 4 will no doubt cut into Windows server business somewhat, but its interoperability capabilities will ease administrative and vendor support costs and preserve Windows servers and clients in the long run as open source transforms enterprise computing
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Linux 3.7 arrives, ARM developers rejoice

ZDNet Open Source - mer, 12/12/2012 - 06:08
The latest major Linux kernel release is here and it includes features that ARM developers and network administrators will love
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Free software father declared Ubuntu Linux to contain spyware

ZDNet Open Source - lun, 10/12/2012 - 04:40
Richard M. Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation, has proclaimed that Ubuntu Linux includes spyware. Ubuntu supporters disagree with this take.
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Five out of six developers now using or deploying open source

ZDNet Open Source - sam, 08/12/2012 - 04:26
Five out of six developers recently surveyed by Forrester Research say they have used or are using open source tools as part of their application development or deployment and the top five classes of software used are operating systems, web servers, databases, developer tools and configuration management tools
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Microsoft's DroidRage Twitter campaign goes painfully wrong

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 07/12/2012 - 10:33
Someone in Microsoft public relations seem to think that encouraging Android FUD on Twitter would be a great way to win friends and influence others. Wrong!
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Open-source MariaDB, a MySQL fork, challenges Oracle

ZDNet Open Source - mer, 05/12/2012 - 09:29
MariaDB, the MySQL fork database management system, is throwing down the gauntlet to Oracle by forming a foundation to promote its alternative DBMS software.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 beta now available

ZDNet Open Source - mer, 05/12/2012 - 07:57
If your business lives and dies by its Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, here's your chance to get a quick peek at what's coming next.
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Shimming your way to Linux on Windows 8 PCs

ZDNet Open Source - mar, 04/12/2012 - 10:25
Well-known developer Matthew Garrett has just made it easier for Linux to boot on PCs locked down with Windows 8 Secure Boot.
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Dell XPS 13 laptop: The Ubuntu developer edition arrives

ZDNet Open Source - ven, 30/11/2012 - 00:00
Do you want a serious—I mean serious—developer laptop? Then Dell and Ubuntu have the system for you in the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition.
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Forrester: open source project explosion driving a "golden era" in app dev

ZDNet Open Source - jeu, 29/11/2012 - 06:36
The explosion in open source projects in the HTML, mobile, cloud and big data spaces such as Android, jQuery, PhoneGap, Sencha, Hadoop and Cordova are driving a new model and a golden age of "app" development, Forrester Research says.
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Splashtop introduces remote Ubuntu to Android and iPhone

ZDNet Open Source - jeu, 29/11/2012 - 05:49
Want to run an Ubuntu Linux game or check on your Ubuntu server remotely from your Android or Apple smartphone or tablet? Splashtop's Streamer for Linux software is for you
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