You make a living writing enterprise java applications, and you would like to work on your own projects for fun or profit, you would like to create your own web site or you would like to have a place to host your open source project. You look around for hosting providers, and all you see is PHP and PERL support, with very few hosting companies supporting Java, what to do?
I have been using Evolution as my email client for several years, I am used to it and wanted to use it to read Eclipse newsgroups as well, and the procedure of adding Usenet newsgroups to Evolution wasn't entirely obvious. http://ensode.net/evolution_newsgroups.html
One of the new additions of Fedora Core 4 is a natively compiled version of Eclipse. I took it for a spin to see if it is a suitable replacement for "regular" Eclipse.
I've had nothing but Windows workstations given to me in every Job I've had. And I've had quite a few, since I've been doing contract work for a few years now. Now don't get me wrong, I am not advocating that every company switch all of their employees to Linux, but I've wondered why IT departments have been so slow to adopt it.