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Microsoft’s Best Buy Lies About Linux Debunked

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linuxologist.com: In an effort to thwart Linux sales on netbooks, Microsoft has started a training program at Best Buy to “educate” their “experts” on Linux. And true to their fashion, MS resorted to FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt) and straight out LIES!

Linux and Digital Rights Management (DRM)

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h-online.com: The principles of open source software and the film and record companies' perceived need to control how film, video and audio recordings are consumed seem incompatible. This article explores the issues.

First Impression: Zenwalk 6.2

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beginlinux.wordpress: I have a Dell Latitude c600 laptop that I like to use for light work or when I’m on the go. Between overall awkwardness and to age of the laptop I have found it hard to find a Linux distribution that runs well without too much configuration.

Microsoft 'indoctrinates' Best Buy workers with anti-Linux 'lies'

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dailyfinance.com: Microsoft (MFST) is "indoctrinating" Best Buy (BBY) workers to sell its highly anticipated Windows 7 operating system using outright lies about the performance of open-source competitor Linux, according to Linux experts and at least one Best Buy employee who has seen the alleged Microsoft training slides.

Its about the market share

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idreamoflinux.com: Some people argue that the market share of an OS is not very important and that we should not try to switch people over to GNU/Linux. They argue that the GNU/Linux project is fine with the small market share it currently has. According to me, the market share of an OS is very crucial and we need to get more people on board.

If this is the revolution, I’m out

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kmandla.wordpress: I don’t know if I should call this a trend or just an occurrence, but for some reason I find it distressing that some people are forcing others to use Linux, as a means of converting them.

Vector Linux 6.0

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jjtcomputing.co.uk: I published a review on the new Slackware 13.0, which I really didn’t like for numerous reasons. However, I did a search for Slackware based distros, to see whether the base ideas could be built upon. Slackware itself is higly stable and customisable, but maybe another developer could mix these attributes with usability.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 updated

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The Debian project is pleased to announce the third update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename "lenny"). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.

Commentary: Linux at Law

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law.com: Legal know-how, good communication skills and a strong (paying) client base remain the linchpins of any law practice. But another critical piece of a modern law firm is information technology.

But Linux Looks So Different…

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everyjoe.com: When migrating to Linux, some users find it easier if the desktop environment looked close enough to Windows. Why? Because the familiarity gives them enough comfort to click around and do something.

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