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  • Nt And Linux Support Protocols
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    Comparing any network operating system is really like comparing an apple to an orange. To judge between the underlying functionality of each operating system geared towards different networking environments is too broad of a subject to come to a reasonable conclusion. However, one could argue about the advantages and disadvantages pertaining to the Unix based Linux operating system and the infamous Windows NT operating system. I can compare and contrast these two operating systems, but I can't t...
  • Costs Into Consideration In The Models
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    There has been significant interest in the broader business community regarding the difference in the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) between the Linux and Open Source solutions on one side and Microsoft's proprietary Windows solutions on the other. Microsoft software is licence d to users on a, whereas most Linux and open source applications are available free of charge. There are, however, installation and support costs to consider. We will take all such costs into consideration in the models we...
  • Window System To The New Linux System
    299 words
    LINUX FOR ACCOUNTANTS This article is about the new operating system Linux and its benefits into the accounting profession. The first thing the article discusses is the cost comparison between Linux, Windows 98, and Windows NT Workstation. The cost of Linux is about 50 dollars while Windows 98 and Windows NT Workstation are about 150 and 250 dollars respectably. And the price varies for the number of computer networked together. The two operating systems both support the two basic network models...
  • Programming For Xbox 360 Vs Ps 3
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    If Sony is hinting at OS X and Linux, there's also a good chance they could be developing a proprietary OS. The PS 3 will have to support HDMI-HDCP output since the old DVI standard can no longer be implemented. HDMI has definitely been in Sony's interests as it is a huge media vendor with SCEA and Sony Pictures. Yet giving out a game system with HDCP-HDMI output for HDTV gaming while putting an open source operating system like Linux on a single machine is kind of insane. You can't put the 'hac...
  • Unix And Linux In E Business
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    If you " re a techie entrepreneur creating a big e-commerce site, you may decide to buy a high-end Unix box to accommodate the volume and processing demands your bean-counters have projected for you. You'd run Sun Microsystem's Solaris software on it to power your Web server and e-commerce applications. Or, you could opt to save a little venture capital and run Linus Torvalds' free operating system (and its accompanying free server apps) on a cluster of commodity Intel PCs. The Linux OS is well-...
  • Linux With Other Operating Systems
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    Linux Against Microsoft Windows Linux is a free operating system that was developed on the internet. It was formed by Linus Torvalds first, then he put its source code to his web page. After that, the internet hackers and the programmers developed it. It is a Unix-like operating system because it is the main reason to develop the Linux. By the time, it becomes a big organization and now it is a powerful, advanced operating system. It has an important feature that is not available for other opera...
  • Windows For Linux
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    In 1994, a 29 year-old programmer from the University of Helsinki in Finland named Linux Torvalds designed an operating system that he named Linux as a hobby. He distributed Linux to his friends and his friends gave it to their friends and so on. Linux got a lot of suggestions on how he could improve Linux. He took the suggestions and improved how Linux worked. As Linux got bigger and better more people started to use it. It was wide spread across the University. Torvalds made Linux open source ...
  • Linux In Business
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    LINUX One of the up and coming server operating systems is Linux. In an article from CNET News on July 24, 2000, a new study has identified Linux as being a significant threat to Microsoft in the server market over the next few years. What is Linux and how is it making its impact on the server industry? This paper will answer these questions. Linux - What is it? Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds along with other developers in the industry. Linux is a...
  • Custom Boot Disk
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    Disaster Recovery for Linux There is no boot able Linux system on HDD in a disaster situation; therefore it is always a good idea to backup the boot able Linux system on removable media for example on floppy disks. For example if the hard disk fails, or if an important file is accidentally deleted. No matter what the cause is some recovery procedures will be needed. The first step to recover from a disaster is to make a custom boot disk. It is not sufficient to just copy the standard boot disk i...
  • Application Software For Linux
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    Linux is a free operating system which was created by an college student for a project for school. He combined a collection of free software and shareware that he downloaded from the Internet, to make an operating system. Linux is unique in that it is not copy righted but is copy left. This simply means that anyone can download Linux and is source code for free and make any adjustments they believe will improve the operating system as long as they make it availible for others to download. This f...
  • Linux Program
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    Linus Torvold is a man of great interest, whom is often referred to as a "regular geek". Torvold belongs to a Swedish-speaking minority of the bilingual Nordic country, but was born in Finland. He has won an honorary doctorate for being the creator of Linux. This doctorate was awarded to him at the young age of 29. This open source operating system was created in his Helskini apartment, in 1992. Torvold created this unique program while attending the University of Helsinki in Finland. His goal w...

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