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Linux servers, Windows XP desktops: a happy marriage?

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networkworld.com: The IT folks love Linux. The users know, and therefore love, Windows. Sound like a war? For Wade Stankich, it's more like a happy marriage.

Microsoft HPC claim: Windows is cheaper than Linux

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Microsoft

networkworld.com: Microsoft has made some pretty bold claims about Linux throughout its longstanding love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with the open source operating system.

Windows 7: One Year Later

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  • Windows 7: One Year Later, Through The Eyes of Lenovo
  • A Quick Review: Windows 7

Microsoft Exec Says 'Open' Means 'Incompetent'

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OSS

techdirt.com: Glyn Moody points us to the news that a Microsoft exec is criticizing the Brazilian government's support for open source software using some pretty weak arguments. This isn't new.

Windows 7 vs Ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu

pcpro.co.uk: Is Linux finally ready for the mainstream? Barry Collins pits Ubuntu against Windows to find out

MS now owns Qt

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  • That Other OS is Cripple-ware
  • Russia Uses Microsoft to Suppress Dissent
  • Watch out KDE! MS now owns Qt by proxy…

Windows or Linux: Which is easier to fix?

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Microsoft

blogs.techrepublic.com: I like to break stuff. Why? It means I get to find things out about what I’ve broken and it means I get to repair what I have broken. And operating systems are no exception.

An average Windows XP day

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thebeezspeaks.blogspot: You probably know by now that I don't touch anything but Linux in my private life. However, in my professional life I do not have that choice.

Linux & MS

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Microsoft
Humor
  • DtO: Taking Their Word for It (MS & OSS)
  • Linux Fanboys == Fake Linux Users?

My new new laptop!

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Microsoft
Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: Once again, I show off my toys. It's an article about my newest laptop, running a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. You get a hands on review of both the hardware and the software, the ease of installation, a comparison between the two systems, a practical guide to dual booting, and a handful of great screenshots.

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