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Microsoft and Linux: A Checkered Past

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Microsoft

networkworld.com: Microsoft has had a checkered past with both Linux and its open source GPL licensing structure, so the move was a jaw dropper. Here is a look at some of the milestones since Microsoft internal memos leaked in 1998 that attacked the open source Linux operating system as it began to pick up steam as an alternative to Windows.

Vietnamese netbook runs on bilingual Linux distro

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Hardware

desktoplinux.com: Vietnamese Linux technology firm Hacao has released a netbook, along with a new bilingual (English/Vietnamese) release of its Hacao Linux 2009 CE distro. The Hacao Netbook is based on an Intel Atom-based MSI Wind.

10 outstanding Linux backup utilities

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Software

blogs.techrepublic.com: A dependable backup tool is not a luxury - everyone needs to have one. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune to get the feature set that meets your needs. Jack Wallen introduces some great Linux backup solutions, including a few that are cross platform.

12 ideas Ubuntu should steal from Windows 7

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Ubuntu

techradar.com: The next version of Ubuntu, the most popular distribution for those who do switch, is launching exactly one week after Windows 7 hits the shelves. Codenamed Karmic Koala, we're loving the alpha version already, but here are some things that Windows does that Ubuntu should.

Linux's Thickening Waist Line

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Linux

serverwatch.com: Microsoft's operating systems have exploded in size during the past 20 years or so as their functionality increased to include thousands of features that weren't considered necessary in DOS. How come Linux (or UNIX for that matter) doesn't suffer from feature creep in the same way? Or does it?

I Like My File Systems Chunky: UnionsFS and ChunkFS

linux-mag.com: Diving deeper into UnionFS: walking through how to create and manage large file systems using the principles of ChunkFS and UnionFS.

Microsoft Making Peace With Linux? Not So Fast

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  • Microsoft Making Peace With Linux? Not So Fast

  • Is Microsoft's GPL2 support really a big deal?
  • How Microsoft made open source selfish
  • Microsoft Foresees More Open Source Contributions
  • Microsoft code cannot taint Linux

Ubuntu App Store: Open for Business?

workswithu.com: An emerging app store could help Ubuntu and Debian push deeper into the consumer and corporate markets. But here’s the twist: The emerging app store, which offers Ubuntu Linux and Debian applications, wasn’t built by Canonical. Still in beta, the store is called apperi.

Adobe goes corporate open source against Ogg Theora

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Software

blogs.zdnet.com: It may have been upstaged by Microsoft but Adobe’s strategy with its Open Source Media Framework looks very similar.

A Hands on and Review of Ubuntu One

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Ubuntu

maketecheasier.com: Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu) has recently released a beta version of their online file syncing service – UbuntuOne for public testing. In this tutorial, we are going to take a quick look at its functionality and how you can install UbuntuOne in your Ubuntu machine.

Desktop Linux or Windows 7?

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Linux
Microsoft

earthweb.com: With the recession in full swing, I have found a growing number of people questioning the value of moving onto Windows 7 upon its release.

SliTaz 2.0: Simple, Speedy, and Secure

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Linux

junauza.com: It has been more than a year since my last look at SliTaz (Simple Light Incredible Temporary Autonomous Zone) GNU/Linux so I kind of miss it already. That's why I decided to grab its second distribution release.

Apollo 11 command module is released to open source

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OSS

computerworlduk.com/blogs: The software that helped take humans to the moon has been released to the developer open source community to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

Life is about choice, computing should be too

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Linux

it.toolbox.com/blogs: Throughout our life we are faced with choices. Yet with our computing life there are many people who make the argument that there shouldn't be a choice of operating systems. They say that it is Linux's greatest weakness that there are so many distributions to choose from.

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop

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HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a Fedora 11 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

Mouse with Red Hat

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Linux
Hardware

fossist.net: Yesterday Sudhanwa showed this interesting mouse to me.. Do not be misguided by the color and design. look carefully … no it not by the company you are assuming …

Why are people attacking RMS?

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OSS

itwire.com: When the two main desktop projects catering to free and open source software - KDE and GNOME - held their annual desktop summit at the same place for the first time, they probably expected nothing but messages of peace and harmony to emanate. Instead...

Get Ready for PHP 6

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Software

linux-mag.com: PHP 6, the next major revision of the popular Web application development language, looms on the horizon and promises many changes. Learn what’s new and what’s obsolete and how to prepare your code for tomorrow.

Solar Eclipse on your desktop

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Software

lizards.opensuse.org: A Celestial event, the sight of the century is happening tomorrow morning here in India. Monsoon clouds may spoil the fun though. Fear not, you can still see how exactly the event will unfold.

Linux slips into Microsoft's warm, deadly embrace

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Microsoft

infoworld.com: Make no mistake: This is a hostile action on Microsoft's part. Its stated mission is to squash Linux like a bug, and the easiest way to do that is to feign friendship -- to offer a bogus olive branch, then switch it out at the last minute for a nasty bundle of thorns.

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