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Uses Linux as part of the Open Source Technology (OST@NLC) certificate program. The core of the OST program consists of LAMP, with other courses that address more general open source issues. We use a number of distros in our Open Source Lab, depending upon the class being offered.
We both teach and utilize Linux at various levels. Although we have several servers using Linux, we are not a strong user of it. We do use several Unix systems, and of course the other OS.
L3 Link Simulation
Uses Linux on software development workstations and also as embedded systems pretty much throughout the range of flight simulation products. We sell systems containing 40 or more Linux PC's acting as a gigantic 3D graphics 'render farm' that drive batteries of video projectors or laser display systems. We also have simulators that fit into trucks that can be air-lifted into the field for mission rehearsal purposes. We develop on RedHat/Fedora and SuSE - we deliver on our own Linux distro that's loosely based around Gentoo.
Almost all of the Sterling Commerce software product line is supported on Linux (x86 and zSeries). Internally Linux is used for software development and testing as well as some very key infrastructure roles. We support our products on Red Hat Enterprise and SUSE Linux Enterprise. Internally we use OpenSUSE and some CentOS.
Presco is a marking and films product manufacturing company in Sherman, TX. Presco uses Linux for most of their key infrastructure needs, including accounting, name services, email, printing and file storage.
Uses mostly Red Hat Linux in key infrastructure areas including accounting, email and file storage services.
Uses Linux for running large scale digital simulations, computational fluid dynamics and various hydrocodes. A few people are figuring out that applications like Matlab/Simulink run faster on Linux than Windows and are migrating to Linux. We have several desktop Linux users.
A division of Salem Communications Company (which owns KLTY, KWRD, and KSKY) uses Linux quite a bit. They are in the process of converting their broadcast automation computers to Linux, running the Rivendell Open Source automation program, which was developed by Salem Radio Labs. These systems will control the programming being sent over eleven satellite networks. Linux machines are also used for audio editing and controlling telephone screening equipment.
Uses Linux to troubleshoot and help fix computer systems, including ailing Windows installations. Also uses Linux for mail services using QmailToaster and uses Xen on Gentoo.
Linux Business in the News
- Red Hat (RHT) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - Nasdaq
Red Hat (RHT) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?
Red Hat has been gaining market share and its Linux servers are well positioned to drive top-line growth. We believe that the company also has significant growth potential through cloud actions, especially in the public segment. Additionally ...
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- Profit From the Rising Importance of Linux Software - Investment U
Profit From the Rising Importance of Linux Software
For most of the world, there are exactly two flavors of computer: Mac and Windows. Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) make the operating systems for 97% of personal computers. And there's good reason for this hegemony. Decades ago ...
- OpenSuse Leap Reinforces Linux Faith - LinuxInsider.com
OpenSuse Leap Reinforces Linux Faith
Earlier Suse Linux iterations targeted commercial customers with a heavy enterprise flavoring. However, the Suse project currently is much more friendly toward mainstream desktop users and offers options for non-enterprise community-based development.
openSUSE Tumbleweed: A Linux distribution on the leading edgeZDNet
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- Latest Linux Maker Boards Gamble on Diversity - Linux.com (blog)
Latest Linux Maker Boards Gamble on Diversity
Yet, we also saw a growing number of community-backed maker boards, which, like most of the commercial boards, run Linux. The new crop shows the growing diversity of hacker SBCs, which range from completely open source models to proprietary ...
- GNOME 3.24: New Linux desktop is fast, responsive - Network World
GNOME 3.24: New Linux desktop is fast, responsive
I've been a fan of the work of the GNOME team for quite some time. They put together one heck of an excellent Linux desktop environment. But of late, I've found myself gravitating towards some of the more lightweight environments. MATE (which is a ...
- Linux-using mates gone AWOL? Netflix just added Linux support - The Register
Linux-using mates gone AWOL? Netflix just added Linux support
If your Linux-using mates suddenly disappear for a day or two, we can explain why: Netflix has just revealed it's fully and formally available on the OS. As the streamer points out, Chrome's worked for in-browser playback since 2014. But not officially.
Netflix launches support for Firefox on LinuxEngadget
Firefox for Linux is now Netflix compatibleBetaNews
Netflix debuts on Firefox for Linux, but not everyone's happy about itPCWorld
TrustedReviews -TechRadar -SlashGear -The Netflix Tech Blog
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- Microsoft's OneDrive performance on Linux is causing quite a storm - TechRadar
Microsoft's OneDrive performance on Linux is causing quite a storm
Since Microsoft has been under the stewardship of Satya Nadella, the software giant has been embracing Linux in various different ways – 'new Microsoft, new attitude', as we observed a year ago – but not when it comes to OneDrive, it would seem.
Microsoft says OneDrive issues with Linux fixediTWire
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- Embarcadero's RAD Studio 10.2 released with Linux support - SDTimes.com
Embarcadero's RAD Studio 10.2 released with Linux support
Embarcadero wants to help developers build cross-platform native apps faster with the latest release of its RAD Studio. According to the company RAD Studio 10.2 is a milestone release with Linux support, improved IDE menus, new features, and enhanced ...
- GNOME 3.24 Linux desktop environment is here - BetaNews
GNOME 3.24 Linux desktop environment is here
My absolute favorite desktop environment for Linux is GNOME. Quite frankly, if the DE went away tomorrow, I might have to rethink my use of Linux entirely. Yeah, I am that passionate about it. Environment aside, the GNOME also includes a collection of ...