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Linux conference looks to attract local sponsors

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itwire.com: The organisers of the 13th Australian national Linux conference are making a bid to attract local sponsors to the conference which will be held in Canberra early next year.

‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web

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wired.com: Reddit, Mozilla, and possibly many other web outfits experienced brief technical problems on Saturday evening, when software underpinning their online operations choked on the “leap second” that was added to the world’s atomic clocks.

Sabayon 9: One Linux Distro, Three Desktop Flavors

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pcworld.com: With all the attention that tends to get heaped on Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Mint, and Fedora, it can be easy to forget about all the many other worthy contenders out there offering users a world of free choice.

How Red Hat Decides Which Open Source Companies to Buy

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datamation.com: It's a classic business school case study – when do you decide to buy a company and when do you decide to build it on your own?

Linux Distro Digest

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h-online.com: With new major releases of Ubuntu and Fedora out the door in the past quarter, the developers at these and other community distributions are now hard at work on future versions of their respective Linux-based operating systems. Smaller, more specialised distributions have also been publishing new versions at a rapid pace.

Why Can’t Linux Crack The Desktop?

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darkduck.com: Many computer geeks have always held Linux in high regard. They endlessly talk about its stability and security features. For many years people talked about how Linux may eventually take over in the future, but the OS is yet to take off as the leading operating systems.

Qubes OS: A Linux Distro For Security And Virtualization

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maketecheasier.com: We like to think that there is a Linux distribution for everything. There is a distribution for browsing the web, one for playing video games, one for privacy, and there is one for security – Qubes OS.

The weird codenames of Linux kernels

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linuxandlife.com: You must already know about the funny codenames of each release of Ubuntu. However, Im sure not many of you know that Linux kernels have their codenames too.

Parted Magic update adds proprietary NVIDIA driver option

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h-online.com: The latest release of the Parted Magic versatile partitioning tool gives users the option to install NVIDIA's proprietary video driver. Instead of using the bundled open source nouveau driver, which may have problems.

Has the Command Line Outstayed Its Welcome?

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linuxinsider.com: The Command Line Interface has its uses, acknowledged Mobile Raptor blogger Roberto Lim, "but no piece of technology targeted at the consumer market should ever require that something be done via CLI."

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