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Linux needs its eyes wide open

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linuxuser.co.uk: For Linux to continue to grow, its eyes need to be firmly open, and any hint of blinkers put away, argues Simon Brew…

The 'year of the Linux desktop' has passed

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news.cnet.com: For those still waiting for the year of the Linux "desktop," I regret to inform you that it has already come and gone.

Please say Fedora

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blog.nixternal: Last evening I went over to a family friend’s house to help her with an ongoing problem with her Internet connection. After talking to the AT&T tech support person he asked what version of Windows I was using. I told him I was using Linux and he said, "Please say you are using Fedora."

Has Linux Mint Killed Distrohopping?

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extremetech.com: Back in the old days, Linux used to be a tough cookie to get installed. These days, it's more or less a snap to get Linux working on your computer. Perhaps a little too simple.

10 Best Linux Distributions in 2010

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  • 10 Best Linux Distributions / Distros in 2010
  • Will the Decade's Best Distros Please Stand Up?

Stop Fighting Linux and Learn Your Distro

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enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Is Linux frustrating for you? Do you find yourself spending time trying to figure out why package updates broke or undid changes you've made? You're not alone, but we have good news: it doesn't have to be that way.

Linux Training Week: Ease of Use

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zath.co.uk: For most consumers, the number one factor when buying a computer is for it to ‘just work’ without them having to play around with various settings or install drivers for various hardware components.

Is RHEL5 the New XP of Linux World?

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: If you blamed Redmond for late release of Vista (almost 6 years after XP) then think again, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is the new XP of Linux World. And the same user-reaction is building towards it.

SAM Linux - In the twilight zone

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dedoimedo.com: SAM, an acronym that stands for Surface to Air missile. SAM, Linux. SAM Linux is a distribution based on PCLinuxOS, a small if rather popular distribution that caters to new users by offering a rich, exciting desktop, with everything working out of the box. That is PCLinuxOS. So what can SAM Linux do?

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