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Internet radio exec: don’t mention Linux!

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pcpro.co.uk/blogs: “I don’t like the using the word ‘Linux’ on a radio.” Why did the Scot in the sharp suit go queasy at the very mention of Linux?

Life Lessons Learned From Using Linux

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junauza.com: It's no secret that those of us who have learned to appreciate Linux and in effect all things that are related to FOSS have gained some wisdom that can be applied to our daily lives.

Zenwalk And Open Sores: Life Goes On

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: So, I was concerned when I learned of a split in the ranks of the team of developers responsible for one of my favourite Linux distributions, Zenwalk.

Jolicloud – The Innovative OS For The Web-Centric Crowd

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maketecheasier.com: For those who are sick of using Windows XP on their netbook and wanted to try out a netbook-efficient and more user friendly OS, then Jolicloud could well be the one heading to your netbook.

Former Zenwalkers Do Salix OS Fork

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linux-magazine.com: The end of May the Zenwalk team came to some disagreements with its project lead Jean-Philippe Guillemin and some other team members. The result is a new distro called Salix OS.

Want to try Linux, but are afraid to?

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toolbox.com/blogs: It has been on the news, in magazines, newspapers and even on billboards. You have seen it on the idoit box and in viral youtube videos. It is Linux and it is becoming more and more mainstream every day. Your interest is piqued. You would like to give it a try and yet....

Linux cannot just wish Microsoft away

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sinaisix.blogspot: I have observed in several Linux related forums, a certain denial of reality by most Linux enthusiasts. They tend to have the notion that the demise of Microsoft is just around the corner and that Linux is about to have its time.

On the subject of Linux evangelism

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linuxcritic.wordpress: The other day I made a post about bringing my Aunt Jean into the fold. I thought I’d touch on the subject again briefly today, because I think it bears some clarification before you go out knocking on doors and handing out Ubuntu disks.

3 Reasons why we shouldn’t use Linux

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techbirdy.com: After doing some research on Linux finally i have concluded on 3 reasons why we shouldn’t use Linux. 1) Companies running on donations

HP Sneaks Linux Onto New Laptops

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Computerworld.com: HP had started quietly shipping Splashtop on its new business laptop, the HP ProBook 5310m. Curiously, enough, HP is also continuing to ship its Windows/Outlook based QuickLook as well on the ProBook.

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