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OpenSolaris 08.11 first impressions

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techpad.co.uk: I've just installed OpenSolaris 08.11, and I must say, it's really rather cool.

Pay As You Go Computing? Linux is "Free As You Go!"

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oneclicklinux.com: Microsoft has patented "pay as you go" PC computing. This means users could purchase low cost computers with usage based fees. A user would only pay for and use the specific software application needed. No thanks!

Win to Mac – Why not move to Linux?

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mac.blorge.com: We are documenting the move of a business user from the Windows platform on a PC to the OS X platform on a Mac. Why would such a user move to the Mac and not to Linux?

Ubuntu vs Windows

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ditio.net: After reading a bunch of articles comparing Windows and Ubuntu. For me it seemed that, authors writing this articles never used Ubuntu they just installed because manager told them to compare this two operating systems.

Windows vs Linux mk 2

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aronzak.wordpress: A short while ago, I installed Windows XP on one of my computers. *horror*. It’s not so bad. It does some things quite well. Even after bloating it up with about 50 open source apps, it still seems to chug away quite merrily.

OS shoot-out: Windows vs. Mac OS X vs. Linux

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infoworld.com: The Mac's been on a roll, both due to its highly regarded Mac OS X Leopard operating system and to an unhappy reception for Microsoft's Windows Vista. The result: For the first time in memory, the Mac's market share has hit 9.1 percent, and Windows' market share has dipped below 90 percent. (Linux distributions make up the rest.)

AROS Research Operating System

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AROS is an open source operating system that builds on AmigaOS. It can be run on powerpc and x86 hardware. It’s an independent, portable and free project, aiming at being compatible with AmigaOS 3.1 at the API level (like Wine, unlike UAE), while improving on it in many areas.

Short Review: OpenSolaris 2008.11

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OpenSolaris 2008.11 tested

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heise-online.co.uk: With its new version 2008.11, OpenSolaris makes further progress in terms of user friendliness, but also in terms of integrating the special Solaris features into a modern desktop environment.

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