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Linux wins the Clone Wars.

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toolbox.com/blogs/locutus: In my previous article where I compared the respective differences between windows and Linux installation I was informed that I could have avoided all of these troubles with windows by using a clone or ghost image.

The Linux consultant: The Maytag repairman of the IT world

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blogs.techrepublic.com: I was enjoying football Sunday with a few fellow IT friends over the weekend. During the course of the day I pieced a few bits of conversation together and was able to finally draw a conclusion to that age old question “Why don’t more consultants roll out Linux?”

Top 3 Sites To Help You Become A Linux Command Line Master

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Web

makeuseof.com: The truth about Linux today is that one may never have to actually touch a terminal or issue a single Linux command in order to run some versions of this flexible alternative operating system. But once a user becomes accustomed to using the command line interface, it soon becomes the preferred method in many tasks.

The old vs. the new Linux desktop

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blogs.computerworld: You want to know the funniest thing is about compared Corel Linux 1.0, released in 1999, with a typical modern desktop Linux -- say, Ubuntu 9.10? How much hasn't changed.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 329

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at openSUSE 11.2
  • News: Fedora 12 hits mirrors, openSUSE releases Linux for Education, Mandriva Cooker updates X.Org and desktops to latest versions, five years of pfSense
  • Questions and answers: Why Ubuntu "fails" Shields Up port scanning and how to fix it
  • Released last week: openSUSE 11.2, sidux 2009-03
  • Upcoming releases: Fedora 12
  • New additions: Salix OS, VortexBox
  • New distributions: ABC GNU/Linux, GhostBSD
  • Reader comments

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

My life with Linux: the daily ups and downs of switching to open source

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Ubuntu

pcauthority.com.au: Linux is turning up in everything from netbooks to Dell PCs, but is it actually fit to replace Windows? Stuart Turton spends a week with Linux to find out.

Linux rulz: Top500 says so

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  • Linux rulz: Top500 says so
  • Top 500 supers - rise of the Linux quad-cores
  • Jaguar supercomputer races past Roadrunner in Top500

Linux: Making Your Desktop Calm

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Software

jjinux.blogspot.com: Have you ever noticed that the more you tweak your desktop theme, the more it drives you crazy? I've always sought after the perfect wallpaper. However, the cooler the wallpaper is, the more it drives me crazy.

Linux Contractor Fired for Using Firefox/Linux

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Moz/FF

linuxlock.blogspot: The principle is a guy who works with Linux Servers for a living. He was contacted by the Indian Contracting Company to patch the 1000+ linux servers with some proprietary software. He jumped through all the hoops... and dutifully logged into the website and hit enter. The page would not render.

Linux for those old PCs? This ‘Puppy’ shows you how

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blog.syracuse.com: In the current excitement over a new version of Windows and some stunning new Mac computers, both Microsoft and Apple seem to be forgetting something: You don’t have to use a Mac or a Windows PC. You can save a bundle of money by installing a free operating system on your PC.

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