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GNOME Will Try to Buff Up Linux
In its fight to catch up to Windows for desktop mindshare and market share, Linux has received a boost from the Gnome Foundation and a number of key systems

easy to use linux  is standardized, and is easy to use, that will go a long way toward negating an issue traditionally raised by Microsoft, i.e., the Windows desktop is essentially the same, and it's simpler to use than any Linux desktop. Whether we agree with that contention is immaterial, the market believes it to be true. The other key to Linux desktop success is, as we've said before, getting enough useful desktop applications ported to Linux. In this case, we continue to believe that the key application (at least for

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Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template

OS and Application Services, Support Services, Consulting, Implementatation, and Reselling, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Customization Services, Development Services, Security Services, License Support and Applicability, Training and Community Participation, High-Level Market Characteristics 

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Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux


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