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Linux is for doing, not socializing

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: The biggest problem Linux needs to overcome is the Linux community.

Linux on everything!

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ugarro.com: My current work is mostly related to embedded devices. Many gadgets, like gps devices, pda, mobile phones, netbooks, etc. also run on linux these days. But, by no means, when I bought this tv, did I expect the following:

Linux Has No Marketing, But What if it Did?

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ostatic.com/blog: Today, I was looking at a couple of interesting news and opinion pieces that made me think of an unfortunate truth that we've written about before: Linux has no marketing.

Sabayon Linux x86/x86-64 5.o GNOME and KDE Released

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sabayonlinux.org: After a tremendous, though work, Sabayon5 is eventually here with a joint release between GNOME and KDE editions. Dedicated to those who like cutting edge stability, out of the box experience, outstanding Desktop performance, clean and beauty.

Maximum PC Primer: Lightweight Netbook Computing with Linux

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maximumpc.com: These days, netbooks have become a very popular alternative to conventional notebooks for mobile computing. Linux is an ideal choice for netbooks for multiple reasons in addition to CPU architecture. This primer will help you set up and optimize Linux for your netbook.

Invisible Locked-Up Linux and Crippled Linux

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linuxtoday.com: Last year Ken Starks asked a penetrating and simple question at the Second Annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. It was a panel discussion with an open mike for audience questions, so Ken took the opportunity to ask this panel of industry heavyweights and supposed Linux supporters:

The Twisting Path To Linux

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linuxlock.blogspot: Dave Kaplan, a friend and colleague of mine who spearheaded the Portland Lindependence event, emailed me a few days ago and told me about a successful switch to Linux.

Red Hat Investors Are Overpaying

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seekingalpha.com: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT), the provider of open source operating systems for enterprises, has seen its stock rocket 268% from the low set last November. Investors are now willing to pay a hefty premium for the stock due to its stable track record of sales and earnings growth.

Also: Red Hat Adds to Board of Directors

ZaReason's New Terra A20 Ubuntu Netbook: Everything Works

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linuxplanet.com: Netbooks of late have lost some of the charm and excitement marking their initial reception. ZaReason is one of the few and preloads Ubuntu 9.04 Netbook Remix on their Terra A20 netbook.

The Laptop Renovation Project

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linuxcritic.wordpress.com: At my office, we have a pair of old laptops purchased back in 2003 or 2004, which are terribly slow, woefully underpowered and horribly outdated. In other words, they made a perfect target for an OS makeover.

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