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Windesperation

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Microsoft

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As I was browsing the Web, I read this comment of a user who considered that Windows is a necessary OS "to get things done". He said this in the context of his disappointment with Linux because of the need of the command line.

Puppy 5.1 “Lucid Puppy” Review

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easylinuxcds.com: Puppy Linux is a well know Linux distribution that’s extremely lightweight and can run live in 64 MB of RAM. The most recent release of Puppy Linux, version 5.1 “Lucid Puppy” has some huge changes which include binary compatibility with the Ubuntu 10.04 packages, easier package installation with Quickpet and in the Puppy Package Manager, a new Simple Network Setup utility and more.

The Netflix Linux Conjecture: How Netflix snubs the Linux comunity

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Interviews
Web

blogs.techrepublic.com: Netflix has a feature that allows members to stream movies directly to their PCs. To accomplish this, they use Microsoft’s Silverlight technology. Silverlight is basically a web-application framework that provides functions similar to that of Adobe Flash.

Puppy Linux 5.1: Now Ubuntu Lucid Lynx package compatible

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h-online.com: The latest release of Puppy Linux, version 5.1, is codenamed "Lucid Puppy" as it is now binary compatible with the packages available for Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx.

There's more to FOSS than the Linux Foundation

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OSS

linux-magazine.com: As a Canadian, I'm always irked by airy statements by Americans that they won World War II. With all respect, I feel much the same way about the recent interview on Wired.com with Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation.

Linux Security, Then and Now

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esecurityplanet.com: Linux is inherently not a secure operating system. The reason it's not secure is because Linux was based on the architectural design of UNIX, and the creators of UNIX didn't care about security – it was 1969 after all.

Also: Linux kernel report shows continued innovation 2.6.36 coming soon

Linux is Political!

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idreamoflinux.com: I have had so many different discussions with people about which computer operating system is the best. Most people that I talk to swear by the one they use. I do think that an operating system should not be judged solely on its technical strengths and weaknesses but also on its ideology and the way it is developed.

At Work with Linux: Linux Mint 9 Gnome and KDE

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blogbeebe.blogspot: One of the nicer features about the office lab is the fact we have a number of still-powerful workstations on which to run various operating systems. Linux Mint 9 KDE was actually the second Mint 9 distribution installed; the first was Linux Mint 9 Gnome.

Kernel.org shares some cute e-mails

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zdnet.com/blog: Should the Linux kernel be renamed the Linux “colonel” due to its prowess?

In Search of the Perfect KDE4 Distro – 4 Linux Mint 9?

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g33q.co.za: I love it. It has got all the goodness of Ubuntu, rolled with the good stuff that KDE4 brings you with an extra helping of Linux Mint special stuff.

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