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Linux Kernel 2.6.29 -- more than just a point release

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apcmag.com: 2.6.29 is made up of 11,010,647 lines of code, with the number of developers who contributed to it reaching a record high of 1,166. Unlike the lines of code that make up the kernel, the number of developers has not been constantly climbing.

Citigroup Interested in Buying Red Hat?

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blogs.techrepublic.com: One is continually climbing the stock markets while the other is perpetually falling. One is helping to save their market-space while the other threatens to help take theirs down.

100% cure for Conficker

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blogs.computerworld: On April 1st, the Conficker worm, perhaps the most wide-spread malware program in history, is set to activate. We don't know what Conficker will do, but it's a safe bet it won't be anything nice.

Linux Lost the Netbook War

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blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: The only netbook running Linux on Amazon's Top 25 Netbooks list is the EEE 901, sitting at #19. The war is over, folks. Why did Linux lose?

The key to Linux’s mainstream success

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pcpro.co.uk/blogs: Our esteemed editor, Tim Danton, recently ran a thought piece wondering whether Linux would ever hit the mainstream, his ten cents worth clattering down on the side that says “probably not.” It’s an intruiging point of view, but one predicated on a fallacy.

From Windows To Linux In A Flash

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crn.com: Running Linux off of a flash drive is a great way to test and evaluate a Linux desktop without making any changes to a Windows system. Test Center reviewers took a look at four Linux desktops all running off of a USB flash drive.

Startups and the choice of Linux Distributions

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brajeshwar.com: A penny saved is a penny earned! Why not consider an open source alternative against purchasing several licensed copies of your favorite operating system or getting a pirated copy of the same.

Linus Torvalds Upset over Ext3 and Ext4

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linux-magazine.com: It all started with a request for help from Jesper Krogh in one of the first responses to Torvalds's announcement March 24 of Kernel 2.6.29 on the gmane.linux.kernel mailing list.

Linux kernel advances

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ibm.com/developerworks: At the end of 2008, the 2.6.28 kernel surfaced. Subsequently, the merge window for the next release—2.6.29—opened. As the Linux kernel uses a distributed development process, it's not always clear what's coming (or will be integrated) into a given kernel release, but the last two have been interesting.

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