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But Linux has so many little things wrong with it!

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toolbox.com/blogs: The time has come. You have heard so much about this Linux operating system. Everybody seems to be raving about it. Just about every job description for Information Technology has the words Linux knowledge bandied about in them. It's time, you think, to give this Linux the good old college try.

London Stock Exchange begins migration to Linux-based trading platform

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computerworlduk.com: The London Stock Exchange has begun a twelve-month migration to its new trading platform, based on Linux, as trading fell sharply.

Windows Update Does Not Like GRUB

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: If you are running a multi-boot configuration with Windows and Linux, and using GRUB as the bootloader, you may be headed for trouble.

How much is that software in the Windows?

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Mac

dwasifar.com: Recently I’ve been trading geekery with a gent in Pennsylvania who bought a copy of OS X Server to run on his Mac Mini. I was curious about this server software, so I looked into it. Three hundred fifty bucks. Three. Hundred. Fifty. Dollars.

Btrfs Battles EXT4 With The Linux 2.6.33 Kernel

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phoronix.com: EXT4 has encountered many significant performance losses over time as its developers batten up the data security, but there have been some improvements too. At the same time though the developers working on the still-experimental Btrfs file-system continue to move along and push forward.

Illuminating the elephant in the open source room

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  • Illuminating the elephant in the open source room
  • LCA 2010: Kiwis to give FOSS desktop a go
  • LCA 2010: Allison warns of patent traps in Mono
  • Linux.conf.au, FOSS and the Joe Blow job
  • linux.conf.au 2010: Day 4
  • LCA 2010 Thursday
  • Linux.conf.au: Birds of a Feather

In pictures: Linux.conf.au

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  • Open source under threat from 'grey' IP laws
  • In pictures: Linux.conf.au
  • Linux.conf.au - Day Three
  • LCA2010: Day 3, Wellington, New Zealand
  • LCA 2010 Thursday Keynote – Glyn Moody
  • LCA 2010: Tridge and the art of education

NZ govt trials Linux desktops in Feb

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zdnet.com.au: Three New Zealand government agencies will begin a pilot next month to replace their existing Windows desktops with machines running Linux and other open source software.

Speak up!

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linuxuser.co.uk: Over the past couple of months, I’ve read several times and in several places about how Linux desktop usage makes us less than 1% of the worldwide operating system market. 1%! That’s nothing! We should all just give up and go home!

75% of Linux code now written by paid developers

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apcmag.com: Forget lofty ideals about the open-source community: most Linux kernel code is written by paid developers at major corporations.

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