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[News] Red Hat Expects Widespread Deployment of Linux on the Desktop

  • Subject: [News] Red Hat Expects Widespread Deployment of Linux on the Desktop
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 21:29:00 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: Netscape / schestowitz.com
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Red Hat gets all charged up in Asia

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| The trend we're seeing is toward having different desktops for different 
| users. Linux's flexibility means that we see it on a variety of devices like 
| thin clients or the OLPC, for example. I'm expecting widespread deployment of 
| Linux on the desktop fairly soon.   


They might launch their RHEL desktop any day now (they said it would be


Red Hat Preps Desktop Blitz, Regional Events

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| The VAR Guy hears. After focusing mainly on x86 servers in recent years, Red
| Hat will move both downstream and upstream while rallying partners at 
| regional events later this year.  


Van Wyk aims to transform Red Hat for future growth

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| Coming up with that internal plan lies on the shoulders of 30-year IT veteran 
| Nick Van Wyk. Van Wyk joined Red Hat last year from EMC, taking a newly 
| created role as vice president of operations to optimize Red Hat's 
| subscription model and create better business processes to support the 
| company's channel.    


Red Hat, Research In Motion lead early tech gains

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| Red Hat, Research In Motion lead early tech gains Red Hat Inc. shares rose 66 
| cents, or 3.7%, to $19.60 after the open-source software developer on Tuesday 
| reported a 65% increase in its second-quarter earning due to strong sales of 
| its Linux operating system software.   


Tour of GNOME Online Desktop

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| Here’s a tour of the pre-alpha demo release of GNOME Online Desktop included 
| in Fedora 8. 


Red Hat Global Desktop to appear in November

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| When Red Hat announced its upcoming Linux desktop at its annual summit in 
| May, the company predicted the Red Hat Global Desktop would be out by 
| September. Now, delayed a bit, the new desktop Linux will be appearing in 
| November, company executives are saying.   


Red Hat Offers Global Desktop for Linux

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| With Red Hat launching a new Linux-based desktop operating system, 
| called Global Desktop for Linux, one analyst is saying the software 
| could be "huge" for Linux, particularly in developing countries that 
| haven't gone the Microsoft Windows route. Red Hat's Global Desktop 
| for Linux is a commercial spinoff of the One Laptop Per Child project.


Red Hat small business desktops available in Australia early 2008

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| According to Mr Riveros, Red Hat's new Linux desktop release will be easy to 
| implement by small businesses with no Linux expertise in house and will 
| require less security knowledge than for Microsoft Windows.  


Dell beefs up Precision portable workstation line

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| Dell is adding more power to its high-end line of mobile workstations with 
| the debut of the Precision M6300, a 17" notebook geared at engineers, 
| developers, video editors and others who need to tote around some serious 
| silicon.   
| [...]
| RedHat Linux 5.1 will be available on the system in October.


Dell pushes for better Linux drivers

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| Amit Bhutani told a session at the Ubuntu Live 2007 conference that Dell has 
| several "areas of investigation" when it comes to Linux.  


Michael Dell: Linux Coming to SMBs, Europe Soon

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| At July 10 show, Michael Dell confirmed a posting on the Direct2Dell site 
| that the company has specific plans to expand its Linux offering. This will 
| include a focus on SMBs as well as the European market.  


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