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The Linux of stock markets

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blogs.computerworld.com: Today's news that TSE (Tokyo Stock Exchange) has moved to Red Hat's RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) as the operating platform for its next-generation "Arrowhead" trading system shouldn't come as a surprise. Linux has become the smart stock market's operating system of choice.

Red Hat, Novell: Reading the Stock Market Tea Leaves

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itworld.com: Spring has sprung, at least here in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes the blooming of flowers, the chirps of baby birds, and "Novell's Board of Directors reject[ing] Elliott Associates' unsolicited, conditional proposal as inadequate."

Would Linux Be Better Off Without the FSF?

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linuxinsider.com: Suppose the FOSS community wanted to hire a group to serve as its public relations department -- would the Free Software Foundation be right for the job?

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 346

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: System rescue and virus scanning with Dr.Web LiveCD
  • News: Ubuntu stirs debates over button placement, CrunchBang switches base, Debian presents DPL candidates, LiMux explains migration status, state of four distributions
  • Questions and answers: Restoring deleted files
  • Released last week: Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.1, SystemRescueCd 1.5.0, Parted Magic 4.9
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 7.3, SliTaz GNU/Linux 3.0, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Beta 1
  • New additions: GhostBSD, Ylmf OS
  • New distributions: infinityOS
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

rPath Joins Linux Foundation

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linuxfoundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that rPath is its newest member.

Interview: CrunchBang Creator Explains Switch to Debian Sources

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Interviews

reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: Regulars on the CrunchBang forum have known for some time that distro leader Philip Newborough was considering ending his creation's Ubuntu foundations, moving instead to being built from Debian. As a Debian fan I'm excited by this change, but I wanted to know a little more.

Simply GNU/Linux 5.0 : An unsung son of ALT Linux

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saleem-khan.blogspot: ALT Linux ( ALT implies ALT Linux Team ) is one of those undiscovered and non-famous Linux distribution from Russia which lacks the "Pomp, glamour and glory" like other mainstream distributions.

CrunchBang Linux 10 "Alpha 1" Released, Ditches Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

junauza.com: Philip Newborough has announced the development release (Alpha 1) version of CrunchBang Linux 10. For the first time ever, the distro is being built using Debian sources, instead of Ubuntu.

Our Top 10 Reasons To Use Fedora

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crossbytes.org: Fedora offers the freedom of changing, replacing, modifying each component in the system; without the concern of the system stability being affected.

ArchBang website live

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Web

pdg86.wordpress: Wow! Can you believe it? Just 2 months back what had started out as a forum thread in Arch Linux Forum, now we have a Website.

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