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Are Consumers Getting Mixed Messages About Linux Netbooks?

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Hardware

ostatic.com: Recently, there's been a lot of noise regarding Linux netbooks -- from how well the devices have sold to the return rates. Sam mentioned in a post that reasonable expectations need to be set for netbooks.

Also: Netbooks: An opportunity for Windows, and a threat to Linux

Review of two best audio player of Linux System

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Software

bestaudioplayers.blogspot: I always try to keep audio and video player separate from each other. Most people don't care until their system gets jammed about memory stuff. But some are too concerned and try to execute whatever takes less memory on their system and still get their job done.

Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth opens up on mobility and design

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Ubuntu

arstechnica.com: The Ubuntu developer community conducted a series of public tutorials and discussions on IRC last week during Ubuntu Open Week. Many of the Open Week sessions offer valuable technical insight into the development process and provide instructions for new contributors.

today's leftovers

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News
  • The Linux Credit Card

  • Installing Ubuntu on the Asus eeepc
  • Experimental ATI Driver Gets DRI2 Support
  • Howto: Update to Ubuntu ‘Intrepid Ibex’ using BitTorrent
  • Microsoft's openness stressed
  • Static IP address on Ubuntu 8.10
  • Hadoop: Funny Name, Powerful Software
  • script for configuring file associations in wine
  • OpenOffice.org Conference 2008 – everything is different
  • Gentoo : Managing software packages
  • Firefox Turns Four!
  • Install Lighttpd with PHP FastCGI on Ubuntu 8.10
  • AI Funding for Open-Source Artificial Intelligence
  • The Linux Action Show! Season 9 Episode 8
  • Linux Outlaws 63 - Love at First Skype

Ten Reasons why Linux is really a Religion

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Linux

itwire.com: After browsing through the amazing feedback in response to the many Linux articles on ITWire, I have come to a very clear conclusion – Linux is a religion. Here’s a bunch of reasons why its so.

"Evil" and Technology: Not a Black and White Issue

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OSS

penguinpetes.com: So, the other day, I'm in a lengthy discussion with an acquaintance, and as usual the conversation gravitates towards technology. I made my usual elevator spiel about Linux and BSD and FOSS, why I use it, blah blah. No, I say, it's not because "Microsoft is evil" that I use Open Source, but because Open Source is good.

How Open Source Comments (by Programming Language)

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OSS

riehle.org: We recently looked at the commenting practice of active working open source projects. It is quite impressive: The average comment density of open source is around 19%. That is much more documentation than most people thought!

First Experience with CrossOver Linux

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Software

techgage.com: Last week, Codeweavers, a company that aims to see Windows-based software running on both Mac OS X and Linux, decided to give away all their software since gas prices plummeted (or something), and not one to sit on the sidelines, I decided to put my name in for a code and finally give their solutions a try.

KDEs big mistake

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KDE

blogs.techrepublic.com: In the migration from 3.x to 4.x the KDE developers decided to make a rather bold move: replace KDE’s file browsing function with Dolphin. Now before I get into this rant I want to say that Dolphin isn’t horrible, it’s just that Konqueror was probably one of the finest file managers available.

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #116

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Ubuntu

The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #116 for the week of November 2nd- November 8th, 2008 is now available. In this issue: Mark Shuttleworth interview, Ubuntu Open Week, and Jaunty: Open for development.

Try OpenOffice.org. I dare you!

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Just talk

So, you’ve installed OpenOffice.org, and opened the Writer module. As you sit staring at the empty page, thoughts of writers’ block waft through your mind. Where do I start? This looks different. Let me introduce two people - real people - who have just started the same journey.

The Terminal: A Grand Tour

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Software

thatlinuxguy.wordpress: Today, lets take a look at the behind-the-scenes action of your Linux distribution. There won’t be any terminal code in today’s post, but I advise you follow along and take a real look with your own eyes.

Open Warning / The Open Source project that made me angry

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OSS

kurppa.fi/blog: So as usual, I wrote this author an e-mail. Having read the website of the software throughly, I was happy to see the GPLv2 license link there, on the front page. I was trying to find a mailing list, an IRC channel or a SVN repository to be able to follow what’s happening in the development. but found nothing, only releases.

Could Debian Lenny be a Refuge for KDE 3 Lovers?

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KDE
Linux

jaysonrowe.wordpress: I used to follow DistroWatch.com pretty closely, and although I use that site as a “launching pad” for all things Linux. I came across this issue where Distrowatch maintainer Ladislav Bodnar wrote a very interesting Editorial about KDE 3 and 4.

Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex/8.10 Is Ruining My Hardware

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Ubuntu

blog.beplacid.net: I’m a long time user, advocate and all-round fan of Linux. In particular, I’ve used Debian or variant distributions and have never had any major issues. But of curiosity I thought I’d try out Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex for good measure. To my surprise

It Is Time To Stop Looking Over Our Shoulder

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Microsoft
OSS

linuxcanuck.wordpress: So Microsoft in its infinite wisdom has stuck it to the open source community, yet again. They have shut us out of Hotmail. Yawn. Like, who cares? Yet, to some people they see this as one more sign that Microsoft is out to get us. “The sky is falling!

Love with Ubuntu

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Just talk

less than 2 days after playing with linux/ubuntu...

Rock on with Exaile

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Software

newlinuxuser.com: The quest for an awesome music player happens every so often. I’ve gotten used to Rhythmbox but it has no equalizer =_= I’ve been frustrated with how my music sounds. Exaile has come to my rescue!

10 Lamest Reasons Fo Giving Up On Linux!

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Linux

helpforlinux.blogspot: Last time you read "7 Shit Ass Reasons for Using Linux" now here are "10 Lamest Reasons For Giving Up On Linux! "

Hotmail does work--badly--with Linux

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: Linux-Watch has reported that at least one Linux user was unable to use the newly redesigned Windows Live Hotmail. However, a closer look reveals that the problem isn't with Linux and Hotmail's interoperability, but with how Hotmail handles browsers.

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