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Guest glog: Bloated Linux?

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Linux You might have seen the articles (internetnews, InformationWeek, cnet) reporting that Linux creator Linus Torvalds said the Linux kernel is “bloated”. We think Linus is right.

My Arch Linux Experiment (Part 3)

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Linux I was trying to find out if Arch Linux would be a viable replacement for Kubuntu. Just when I thought I had everything set up and working, I realized that I had completely forgotten about setting up wireless and audio.

Bob Sutor - Here are your "Dead Ends"

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linuxlock.blogspot: The head Linux guy for IBM, Bob Sutor fairly well showed the poker hand of most Enterprise Linux entities. Briefly, he said: Linux on the Desktop isn't worth pursuing. He called it a Dead End.

Linux is now good enough for many end users

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Linux My activities in Open Source have paid for our house, car, etc etc (despite there being no such thing as an "open source business model"). However, I have never really actively attempted to convert my wife, Erica, to use Linux.

Please Don't Show the Command Line to the Uninitiated

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Linux Not long ago I had the opportunity to show off GNU/Linux to a friend. She's been a lifelong Windows users and is just your average, non-technical computer user. Everything was going fine [until] I opened the command line.

Fedora 12 demonstrates sandbox for desktop applications

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Linux Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) specialist and Red Hat developer Dan Walsh has souped up the security mechanisms in Fedora and SELinux by adding a desktop sandbox which he's calling "sandbox -X".

Just about 'Linuxed out"

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: I tried, I really did. I read all the articles. I scoured the various forums for relevant posts. I was signed up for god only knows how many mailing lists. I finally had to let it go.


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  • LinuxCon: Desktop Should Be Better Than Windows

The Report from Fake Portland: LinuxCon 2009

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Linux If you’ve been to enough of them, you know that conferences have very definite lifespans. The trajectories may vary according to variables like subject matter, economic conditions or the geographic location, but they’re all pretty much the same.

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