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Jim Zemlin says battle between Linux and MS is like kicking a puppy

Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation has recently declared that 20 years after Linus Torvalds developed the famous Linux kernel, the never ending battle between Linux and Microsoft is finally over and Linux has won.

Zemlin said “I think we just don’t care that much [about Microsoft] anymore. They used to be our big rival, but now it’s kind of like kicking a puppy.”

“Linux has come to dominate almost every category of computing, with the exception of the desktop”

Even … Continue Reading

German Foreign Office switches back to Windows

Open Source in GermanyI have read a news yesterday that left me astonished. The German government confirmed that the Foreign German Office is switching back to Windows after 10 years of Linux and Open Source software.

During the last 10 years the German Foreign Office gradually incremented the use of open source software both on server and desktop sides to save money.

Officially, the reasons behind the recent change of direction are mainly regarding the desktop area. Despite the fact Linux has proved … Continue Reading