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[News] IBM Shows 10 Massive Linux Developments That Led to Today's Linux Dominance

  • Subject: [News] IBM Shows 10 Massive Linux Developments That Led to Today's Linux Dominance
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 19:40:36 +0000
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10 important Linux developments everyone should know about

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| The Linux technology, development model, and 
| community have all been game-changing 
| influences on the IT industry, and all we can 
| really do is stand back and look at it all, 
| happy to have been along for the ride for 
| developerWorks' first 10 years. The Linux zone 
| team has put together this greatly abbreviated 
| collection of things that stand out in our 
| minds as having rocked the world of Linux in a 
| significant way.
| Much too much has happened with Linux in the 
| last 10 years to do anything like a complete 
| job of listing the important events and 
| technological advances surrounding this 
| operating system. But nevertheless, in 
| celebration of our 10th birthday, the Linux 
| zone team looks back and presents to you some 
| major milestones, why they matter, and what we 
| wrote about them. Please to enjoy.


Next vocation is the desktop.


IBM developerWorks looks back on 10 years of Linux

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| On the occasion of its tenth anniversary, IBM's
| developerWorks site for software developers and
| IT professionals has compiled a list of the top
| ten developments in the Linux world. The list
| leaves out several things that Linux
| enthusiasts might be inclined to include: no
| Debian, no KDE or GNOME, no Android, Moblin or
| other embedded system, no exciting advancements
| in the Linux kernel â IBM's perspective on
| Linux is a little different.


MontaVista Develops Software for Dell's Latitude ON

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| MontaVista Software, a company that offers
| open source software solutions for the
| embedded Linux systems market, reportedly
| announced that the company developed a
| software stack for Latitude ON â Dellâs (News
| - Alert) instant, always on connection to e-
| mail, Web, contacts and calendar.



Four billion embedded systems shipped in '06


Linux loyalty runs high among embedded software developers, says VDC

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| Looking ahead, 87% percent of Linux users plan to use Linux in their next
| project. In both cases, use of free distributions outnumbered use of paid
| distributions by a sizable margin.


Microsoft cans key conference

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| SOFTWARE giant Microsoft has decided that it does not love its popular Mobile
| and Embedded DevCon any more and has pulled the plug.

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