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North Lake College

North Lake College

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.

DeVry

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

L3 Link Simulation in Arlington

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.

Sterling Commerce (now IBM)

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

Presco

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.

ISI Commercial Refrigeration

Uses mostly Red Hat Linux in key infrastructure areas including accounting, email and file storage services.

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

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.

Salem Radio Network

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.

Routed Technologies

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.

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    Seeking Alpha
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  • Why Microsoft Could Potentially Buy Out Adobe? - Seeking Alpha

    Why Microsoft Could Potentially Buy Out Adobe?
    Seeking Alpha
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  • Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) PT Raised to $190.00 at Jefferies Financial Group - Fairfield Current

    TNN
    Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) PT Raised to $190.00 at Jefferies Financial Group
    Fairfield Current
    Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) had its price target hoisted by Jefferies Financial Group from $140.00 to $190.00 in a research report released on Monday, October 29th. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a hold rating on the open-source software company's stock.
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  • Hyperledger Fabric Adds Support for Ethereum - Nasdaq

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    Nasdaq
    According to a recent report released by Hyperledger, a group of open-source blockchains and related tools founded by the Linux Foundation, the Hyperledger Fabric blockchain implementation now includes support for Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) smart ...


  • The Open Source Revolution Is Over – the Revolutionaries Won - Light Reading

    The Open Source Revolution Is Over – the Revolutionaries Won
    Light Reading
    (Nasdaq: ORCL); Linux became a standard server OS; and Linux was embraced by non-technology companies such as Toyota, financial services companies and entertainment companies, as well as telcos such as AT&T. (See Linux Foundation, AT&T Launch Akraino ...




  • Why Red Hat Inc. Shares Jumped 26% Higher Last Month - Motley Fool

    Motley Fool
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    Motley Fool
    Shares of open-source software developer Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) rose 25.9% in October of 2018, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. No mystery here: The stock jumped when IT giant IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced that it will acquire Red Hat ...
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  • Linus Torvalds: After big Linux performance hit, Spectre v2 patch needs curbs - ZDNet

    ZDNet
    Linus Torvalds: After big Linux performance hit, Spectre v2 patch needs curbs
    ZDNet
    As noted by Linux news site Phoronix, the sudden slowdowns have been caused by a newly implemented mitigation called Single Thread Indirect Branch Predictors (STIBP), which is on by default in the Linux 4.20 kernel for Intel systems with up-to-date ...


  • ​Dell XPS 13: The best Linux laptop of 2018 - ZDNet

    ZDNet
    ​Dell XPS 13: The best Linux laptop of 2018
    ZDNet
    There's this persistent fake news story that you can't buy a computer with Linux pre-installed on it. It's nonsense. Dell has been selling Ubuntu-Linux powered computers since 2007. What's also true is that, Dell, like Linux-specific desktop companies ...

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  • Beginner's Guide: How To Install Ubuntu Linux 18.10 - Forbes

    Forbes
    Beginner's Guide: How To Install Ubuntu Linux 18.10
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    There are many reasons for choosing to run a Linux OS, and your reasons are valid. Perhaps you want to move away from the recent instability and invasive nature of Windows 10. Perhaps you're curious about the speed and elegance of software and security ...

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  • Linux Spectre V2 Patch Incurs up to 50 Percent Performance Penalty - Tom's Hardware

    Tom's Hardware
    Linux Spectre V2 Patch Incurs up to 50 Percent Performance Penalty
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    Most security conscious people understand that mitigating their risk involves some kind of trade-off, whether it's sacrificing convenience, spending more money, or compromising their system's performance. Yet many Linux users weren't prepared for a ...



  • The Linux Throwie: A Non-Spacefaring Satellite - Hackaday

    Hackaday
    The Linux Throwie: A Non-Spacefaring Satellite
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    A short while ago, I described the power stages for this solar-powered, cloud accessible Linux server. It only activates on demand, so a small solar cell and modest battery are sufficient to keep the whole show running. Where we left off, I had a solar ...


  • Sorry, Linux. Kubernetes is now the OS that matters - InfoWorld

    InfoWorld
    Sorry, Linux. Kubernetes is now the OS that matters
    InfoWorld
    The operating system no longer really matters. And for developers and the cloud, that means that Linux no longer really matters. You can see proof of that in what has not happened. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has not gotten a $34 billion ...


  • Introducing the Non-Code Contributor's Guide - Linux.com (blog)

    Linux.com (blog)
    Introducing the Non-Code Contributor's Guide
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    It was May 2018 in Copenhagen, and the Kubernetes community was enjoying the contributor summit at KubeCon/CloudNativeCon, complete with the first run of the New Contributor Workshop. As a time of tremendous collaboration between contributors, the ...



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