Linux Week in Review
Linux Storefront Opens in Savannah
Savannah's newest computer store doesn't sell any Microsoft products. The Open Store on the corner of Abercorn and 33rd deals exclusively in Linux. The store, like the software, is open, visit www.theopenstore.net.
Linux Goes Big
Linux drew the attention of giants like IBM, Novell, Hewlett Packard, Intel, AMD, and Sun last this week at LinuxWorld Expo in Boston, MA. Over 180 vendors showed off their latest Linux solutions. TUX's sister publication, Linux Journal features a show report. Read more.
Linux in Your Cell Phone
At least 20 vendors are now building Linux mobile phones. Linux vendor Trolltech says the large number of vendors using its software proves that Linux has become a major force in the wireless industry. Phones include Samsung, Philips and Motorola. Read more at Information Week's site.
Desktop Linux Gets $100 Million Pledge from IBM
IBM on Thursday unveiled a plan to spend $100 million over the next three years to build support for Linux into desktop applications for its Workplace software. Read more on ZDNet.
Music Software for Linux
The Rosegarden team and Fervent Software released Rosegarden MUSIC 1.0, an audio and MIDI sequencer and musical notation editor for Linux. Ideal for composers, musicians, music students, and small studio or home recording environments, Rosegarden MUSIC is the only Linux application to offer full composition and recording capabilities to musicians who want to use classical notation.