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Linux - the other OS

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blog.noblewolfstudio.com: For some, jumping to Mac is not an option. It’s not like switching from an incandescent to compact fluorescent bulb. It’s not inexpensive - you have to buy a new computer and sometimes new software. Linux is an option.

Speak UNIX fluently with the best tools available

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The universe of UNIX tools changes constantly. Here are 10 tools—some you may have overlooked and some new—to tinker with.

Fresh vs. rotten ext3

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patrick-nagel.net: Did you ever hear sentences like “Linux/Unix filesystems are superior, to stuff like NTFS, let alone FAT32 - you don’t even need a defragmentation tool.”?

Switching My Dad to Linux - Part One

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pcworld.com: I take a live-and-let-live approach to computers that aren't mine. But this changed a few days ago when my father got a new laptop that had Vista pre-installed. He asked me to set things up for him and, to cut a long story short, he got Ubuntu 9.04.

Does GNU/Linux need cult figures like Jobs

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itwire.com: Does GNU/Linux need a cult figure like Steve Jobs to spread the word and convert the doubters? And does FOSS lend itself to the development of such egos, where technical merit alone does not count?

Give Linux for the holidays

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sutor.com: Now that Microsoft is evidently going to try to ship Windows 7 for the late 2009 holiday season, I see this as a challenge to the Linux comunity.

Virtual Desktops: Brilliant or Nuisance?

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celettu.wordpress: One of the best things about any Linux Desktop Environment/Window Manager, is the ability to have as many virtual desktops as you like. Funnily enough, whenever I put a Windows user on a Linux system, this is the thing they struggle most with.

Is the Linux Foundation Our NRA?

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daniweb.com: I wonder if the Linux Foundation is prepared to go to task for us, the Linux users, the Linux supporters, the Linux developers and the Linux Foundation members?

Linux Mint 7 (Gloria) RC: A Review

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celettu.wordpress: These days, it’s rare that a Linux distribution is anything else than a different repackaging of traditional open source software. The new Linux Mint Release Candidate, named Gloria, is based on the fresh Ubuntu 9.04. but why would anyone choose it over it’s “parent”.

Before Ubuntu Was SimplyMepis: A Long-Term Review

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linuxplanet.com: Before Ubuntu there was Mepis. At that time it one of the most user-friendly Linux distribution available. Despite being overshadowed by the popularity of Ubuntu in recent years, SimplyMepis is still one of the most friendly desktop distributions in the Linux landscape.

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