Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 10th May 2007 01:53 UTC, submitted by editingwhiz
Red Hat Red Hat announced a new client product, Red Hat Global Desktop, at its annual Red Hat Summit tradeshow in San Diego. This move is designed, in part, to compete with Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Desktop, which has achieved success in business desktop markets, and with Ubuntu 7.04, which will soon appear on Dell PCs. Some reporting about this can also be found at the company's magazine. Update: Elsewhere, talking security with Red Hat's Mark Cox.
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You know what...
by tristan on Thu 10th May 2007 03:31 UTC
tristan
Member since:
2006-02-01

I think he may just have a point.

Havoc, as well as having perhaps the coolest first name in Christendom, is also a very smart guy. Along with a few others like Miguel and Aaron Seigo, he's one of the real leaders of the free desktop movement. When he speaks on the subject, it's generally worth listening to.

It will be very, very interesting to see what Mugshot/Big Board develops into.

And what's more, with Ubuntu plunging headlong into the conventional desktop model, we can't lose: even if Red Hat's new focus turns out to be misguided, there's still an excellent "old fashioned" open source desktop for us all to use.

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v RE: You know what... <-- LOL
by drynwhyl on Thu 10th May 2007 10:26 in reply to "You know what..."
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

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Miguel is a retard, who does nothing more than imitate what MS originates in order to lure users of free software into using patent encumbered and MS dominated technologies.
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Well, aside from the "retard" part, there is actually a reasonable argument for drynwhyl's viewpoint.

When I think of the phrase "chasing tail lights", Miguel and his projects are the first things that come to mind.

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