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Sometimes It Won't Work (II)

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vivapinkfloyd.blogspot: Linux user for a couple of years. Only Linux and I love it. Still, some things are wrong, they are wrong, and unfortunately, as I see it, they will always be wrong.

Exaile 0.3.0 Has Finally Been Released

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Exaile is a music manager and player for GTK+ written in Python. Exaile 0.3.0 is a complete rewrite of Exaile from the ground up, and should make development of future versions much easier.

5 reasons why I love Linux

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linuxcritic.wordpress: Every so often while I’m working on something, I’m struck by how satisfying it can be to be running Linux as my operating system of choice.

A contradiction in terms, Linux is.

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toolbox.com/blogs: Full of contradictions, Linux is. When you think about it, hundreds of thousands, there are, if not millions, be like, of programmers contributing their own ideas of what Linux should. Recipe for contradictions without a doubt, this is. Yeesssssss.

Torvalds Fakes Emerge in Twittersphere

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linux-foundation.org: Rolex, movies, Gucci, and even Sharpie pens, among other consumer goods, are well known for reaching a level of ubiquity where people start producing fakes or knock-offs. From our industry, even Steve Jobs’ personal brand warranted a knock-off in the form the FakeSteveJobs blog. Linux, too, has reached that level of ubiquity and maturity.

Rugged fleet computer runs Linux

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linuxfordevices.com: Octagon Systems announced a ruggedized Linux-ready mobile computer for police, taxi, medical, trucking, transit system, and mesh security network applications.

Moblin in Fedora 12 pre-releases

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marilyn.frields.org: Yes, you heard it right — among the other cool features in F12 Alpha, you can now take a look at Moblin directly in Fedora proper, regardless of your hardware platform.

Kernel Log - Coming in 2.6.31 – Part 4: Tracing, architecture, virtualisation

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h-online.com: New performance counters allow developers to take a detailed look at the runtime behaviour of program code to target specific areas for optimisation. The recently introduced tracing infrastructure has been further modified and improved. Other changes affect the architecture, the memory subsystem, and various virtualisation solutions.

Red Hat’s organic growth opportunities

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the451group.com: We reported recently on Red Hat’s revenue growth and deferred revenue. One of the things I have been looking at recently is the slowdown in Red Hat’s growth in recent years, and the opportunities that the company has to improve that growth.

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