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Kernel Log: What's coming in 2.6.30

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h-online.com: The next major Linux version will include new Wi-Fi drivers for chips from Atheros, Intel, Intersil/Prism and Marvell and new drivers for Intel LAN chips. The kernel will also in future make better use of energy saving features.

Linux Desktop in Peril

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daniweb.com: As I've written before, the Linux desktop in danger of extinction. If operating systems could be placed on the Endangered Species list, I'd lobby for it.

Desktop Linux Needs A Bit More Organisation

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eweekeurope.co.uk: There are plenty of desktop Linux apps. The problem is finding, installing and managing them, says Jason Brooks. Linux vendors and communities could do a lot better.

NSW Government not giving away Linux vs MS details

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itwire.com: The Government has been far from forthcoming when it comes to revealing any details behind the New South Wales (NSW) laptop tender choices. There are unanswered questions.

Linux In Your Ear: Getting Louder, Or Softer?

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informationweek.com: Time to revise another assessment. It looks like it isn't going to be a question of "will your next phone run Linux?" but "which Linux is it?" Between Android branching out into set-top boxes and both Panasonic and NEC pulling the covers off new LiMo-driven phones (and Motorola also in that running), the mobile market's becoming a Linux market ...

Also: Panasonic, NEC unveil 9 Linux phones

Fedora 11 Leonidas - King of Spartans

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dedoimedo.com: You may be wondering why I chose the particular title for this article. Well, you will learn soon. Today, we are going to test the latest (beta) release of the RedHat-based Fedora, version 11 named Leonidas, slated for release in mid-May.

Slicing and Dicing on the Command Line

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linux-mag.com: If you don’t know text, you don’t know Linux. There are a host of methods for reformatting plain text — including the text used by graphical applications like spreadsheets and email programs.

Death of Linux on netbooks greatly exaggerated

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arstechnica.com: A Microsoft blogger says that the Windows operating system has achieved dominance in the netbook market. The statistics, however, are less definitive.

Exciting changes in the 2.6.30 Linux kernel

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hightechsorcery.com: Every Linux kernel release has interesting changes but 2.6.30 really stands out to me as having a lot of features I would like to take advantage.

Ext3 ‘data=guarded’ mode coming for Linux kernel 2.6.30?

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rajeeshknambiar.wordpress: In the light of recent “Ext3 fsync” problem related discussions happened in the Linux Kernel mailing list involving many experts in the field, there has been quite a few improvements.

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