[News] Linux Distribution Receives Award and Money (and Another Linux Product Wins Award)

[News] Linux Distribution Receives Award and Money (and Another Linux Product Wins Award)

Post by Roy Schest » Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:18:02

epaLinux receives APC FOSS award

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| The NepaLinux project is run by Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya from Patan.
| NepaLinux is a Nepali-localised Debian and Morphix distribution based on
| GNU/Linux. The main contribution of the project is allowing non-English
| speakers to use GNU/Linux and to develop it.


ATCA conference deems virtualization "best of show"

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| VirtualLogix won its first "Best of Show" award at the recent AdvancedTCA
| Summit. Its Linux-based VLX for Network Infrastructure real-time
| virtualization software won in the "Best Software Product" category at last
| week's conference in Santa Clara, Calif., which showcased technology adhering
| to the Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture (AdvancedTCA).



Linus Torvalds Nominated for Prince of Asturias Prize

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| Spanish newspaper El Pas is reporting that Linus Torvalds has been
| nominated for the prestigious Prince of Asturias Prize (Premio Prncipe
| de Asturias) in the technical and scientific research category.


Ubuntu Receives Readers' Choice Award for 'Best Linux Distribution'

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| The Enterprise Open Source Readers' Choice Awards program is
| community-driven, and participating products are nominated and chosen by the
| readers of Enterprise Open Source Magazine and the open source community at
| large.


Ubuntu Receives Editor's Choice Award from PC Welt

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| Canonical Ltd, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, today announced it
| has scooped another award for Ubuntu, its leading-edge Linux
| distribution. At the PC Welt awards dinner held during the CeBIT
| Exhibition in Hanover, on Friday 16th March, Ubuntu was awarded
| the "Editor's Choice Award for Open Source".


Ubuntu Wins Most User Friendly Linux Distribution Award

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| Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu, commented "We are all extremely
| proud of the impact Ubuntu has made, and proud that Ubuntu is seen as
| one of the finest examples of user-friendly Linux. With the commitment
| and dedication of our excellent community, and with the huge leaps in
| functionality and usability upstream, we are confident that Ubuntu and
| the open source world can continue to provide our users with a high
| quality, modern experience."


SYS-CON Announces 2007 Linux and Enterprise Open Source Reader's Choice Awards

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| The awards recognize the best tools, solutions, and education offerings in 13
| categories. Winners were selected through reader-submitted nominations...


ServerWatch Product Excellence Awards: The Winners Are ...

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| Last week, the ballot box on the Second Annual ServerWatch Product
| Excellence Awards was sealed shut and the votes were counted. This
| week, we bring you the results.


2007 Open Source CMS Award Launched with $20,000 Prize Fund

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| Following on from the success o