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July 27, 2011
OSCON 2011: Microsoft will support RHEL as a guest OS in Hyper-V as part of its interop strategy.
November 19, 2008
A Novell promotion promises to minimize the cost of switching to SUSE for Red Hat customers, but the economy and the effort involved in migrating remain obstacles.
October 20, 2008
Novell boosts scalability and interoperability of Linux-based Open Enterprise utility application with the Service Pack 1 public beta.
August 01, 2008
The European Commission's 2004 anti-monopoly ruling against Microsoft has borne fruit: a free, open source collaboration tool that syncs with Office documents.
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It can be surprisingly easy to share files between Linux and Windows with the Linux CIFS client. In this tip, learn how to install the Samba client and set up CIFS on Linux. Continue Reading
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