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Review: Moblin 2.1

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Linux Moblin, the much-hyped Linux-based OS from Intel and the Linux Foundation, released its version 2.1 in November 2009. This is a clean, visually appealing OS aimed at nettop and netbook users, with a desktop model that's far removed from traditional OS.

Linux Training Week: Setup and Compatibility

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Linux If you saw our introductory post yesterday, you’ll know that this week on Zath is Linux training week! Over the next week, I’ll be using Ubuntu version of Linux in place of my norm of Mac OS X and Windows 7 to see how it stacks up against its rivals and whether it’s viable for the average computer user to make the switch.

MeeGo: Paradise lost for N900 hackers?

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Before today’s news I thought I had Nokia’s open-source strategy all figured out. The Symbian Foundation would be a bullet-proof mobile Linux for carrier customization and Maemo would be a gift from on high for power users.

Now I don’t know what to think…

More here...

Is the Linux dream a myth?

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thenakedcoder.blogspot: How many times have you heard the arguments about operating systems and why mine is better than yours etc?

The Dating Game, Linux-Style

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Linux Can geeks find love? Certainly -- but extolling the wonders of GNU/Linux on the first date may not be the best way to go. On the other hand, just think of all the ways a Linux geek can say "I care":

Bringing the Magic to Linux with MeeGo

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  • Bringing the Magic to Linux with MeeGo
  • Linux Foundation to Host MeeGo Project
  • Intel and Nokia merge software to create MeeGo
  • Maemo + Moblin = MeeGo = Failure
  • Intel and Nokia set Linux up for MeeGo fail

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 341

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Mandriva Linux 2010 and its KDE 4.4 Upgrade
  • News: New Mandriva deployment, Squeeze freeze delays, No Freeze Rawhide, Miscellaneous Linux Goodness
  • Questions and answers: Smbclient
  • Released last week: NetBSD 5.0.2, Skolelinux 5.0, MINIX 3.1.6, Linux Mint 8 "Fluxbox" and "KDE64"
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 2, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Alpha 3, Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 3
  • New distributions: Live Hacking CD, UST, CTKArchLive
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Arch is hard to replace

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celettu.wordpress: There’s a good reason I stayed with Arch for so long: it was simple, easy, behaved exactly as it should and it didn’t break. Until now. I started looking at possible replacements. Over the last couple of days, I tried quite a few:

5 Linux features I miss when on Windows

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Linux In as much as I would love not to, I still use Windows very much in my day to day life. However, being someone who also uses Linux, there are 5 things I really miss when I am behind a Windows machine.

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