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Comparing UNIX innovation

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This article compares and contrasted recent innovations and functionality improvements of UNIX

Why Your Boss Wants You to Use Linux

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Humor As you “already know” – boss knows the best. If bosses were given to choose an operating system which would be right for their employees, that will be Linux. Here is the reasons:

Do we need our own Linux?

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Linux I downloaded a pre-release version of Bayanihan 5, the upcoming version of the state-sponsored Linux distribution, hoping to put it through its paces. Unfortunately

Justice Rules Police Can't Steal Other Kid's Toys

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Linux Just over a month ago, Breaking News brought readers the story of Riccardo Calixte, the Boston College computer science student targeted by heavy-handed investigators for the capital offense of being a Linux user. Now it's time to update that story.

Search engine for Debian sources

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Web Peter De Wachter has created a Debian source code search engine for developers. It lets them find out quickly what files contain, for example, the usb_device structure required for accessing USB devices.

Moblin netbook Linux preview

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blogs.computerworld: Intel's Moblin 2.0 Linux desktop for netbooks is really still too raw to be called a beta, but with a fresh take on what a desktop should be, it's showing great promise.

Operating systems offer some gains

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Microsoft I don't know how Charles Darwin would explain it, but imagine that we're each born with an "operating system." For most of us, this inner programming works well, even if it becomes a bit bruised and battered over the years. We adjust and move on.

Handy Linux distro that can be built on the fly

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Linux A couple of days back, my friend Stuart and I were trying to configure a device via a serial port. Except that only PC with a serial port wasn’t configured with an operating system.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 304

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: First look at Mandriva Linux 2009.1

  • News: Slackware goes 64-bit, Moblin 2.0 impresses reviewers, Ubuntu effects video changes, Debian updates GPG keys, Fedora mulls list moderation, round-up of mobile Linux news, Archiso-live
  • Released last week: Puppy Linux 4.2.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8
  • Upcoming releases: Linux Mint 7, openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 2
  • Site news: Annual package list update
  • New additions: DEFT Linux, Elastix
  • New distributions: Hymera, Taneu OS
  • Reader comments

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

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