Linux enterprise desktop applications

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    Stopping Linux desktop adoption sabotage, part three

    Outspoken consultant John H. Terpstra identifies a plausible series of events that could lead to the U.S. IT industry to second-class status.

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    Stopping Linux desktop adoption sabotage, part one

    Is Microsoft using its considerable resources to hinder adoption of Linux on the desktop? Outspoken IT consultant John H. Terpstra thinks so, and he intends to prove it.

  • October 18, 2005 18 Oct'05

    Stopping Linux desktop adoption sabotage, part two

    Consultant John H. Terpstra explains how Microsoft and electronics manufacturers created roadblocks to Linux desktop adoption.

  • September 06, 2005 06 Sep'05

    Novell: Consumers will lead the way to desktop Linux

    Novell Inc. idea man Matt Asay makes predictions about the path of Linux desktop adoption and offers some insights into Novell's desktop Linux strategy.

  • August 22, 2005 22 Aug'05

    Inside OpenOffice 2.0, part 2

    Solveig Haugland continues her review of OpenOffice 2.0 with descriptions of three new and highly anticipated additions to the open source personal productivity suite.

  • August 22, 2005 22 Aug'05

    Inside 2.0, part 1 instructor Solveig Haugland explains why the upcoming OpenOffice 2.0 is set to make her job a whole lot easier.

  • August 09, 2005 09 Aug'05

    Linux on the desktop nearly there, but not quite

    Book author Edward Haletky has seen desktop Linux application availability and usability increase to the point where it's nearly ready for widespread corporate use. Yet Haletky does not think that Linux desktops will be widespread by 2007. In this ...

  • July 28, 2005 28 Jul'05

    Linux desktop market still wait-and-see

    Linux is thriving, but the perception is that top vendors Red Hat and Novell continue to tread cautiously with a desktop offering. However, news of a new Debian distro in the days leading up to LinuxWorld San Francisco could mean heat ahead.

  • July 26, 2005 26 Jul'05

    Sizing up the Linux desktop market, part 2

    Operating systems expert Tony Iams explains which rising stars to look out for in the Linux desktop market, and offers advice for those mulling a move away from Windows.

  • July 21, 2005 21 Jul'05

    Sizing up the Linux desktop market, part 1

    Linux on the desktop hasn't exactly lit the world on fire just yet. But desktop Linux features, functionality and levels of application support are getting better and better. We talked to operating systems expert Tony Iams to find just how the ...

  • February 17, 2005 17 Feb'05

    LinuxWorld: Sun boosts server power, fortifies Linux desktop

    Sun Microsystems has levied a salvo of Linux and server announcements to the masses with the hope of siphoning away some of the popularity of competitors IBM and HP.

  • February 11, 2005 11 Feb'05

    Desktop Summit '05: Time to turn Linux enthusiasts into evangelists

    A theme of the third annual open source conference is for the user community to tout Linux for its security and reliability, not just lower costs.

  • January 31, 2005 31 Jan'05

    Expert: Nifty Linux apps can work for home and business users alike

    Brenno de Winter, a desktop Linux expert for, said enterprises looking to Linux might be well off if they looked no further than the desktop.

  • October 04, 2004 04 Oct'04

    Desktop apps ripe turf for open source

    Two new reports on open source validate office suite application alternatives like and StarOffice and their push into the mainstream against market giant Microsoft Office.

  • September 18, 2004 18 Sep'04

    Sound off: Sun, Microsoft settlement irks some

    Last week, a SEC filing revealed a settlement between Microsoft and Sun Microsystems, made last April, which would prevent the two companies from suing one another. The agreement included a provision excluding -- the open source ...