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Red Hat plans more hiring after adding 600 employees

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bizjournals.com: Despite the worst recession in decades, Linux giant Red Hat added 600 employees to its rolls during the 12 months that ended Feb. 28, and the Raleigh company anticipates more hiring going forward.

Linux 2.6.30-rc4 Kernel Brings Back Tux

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phoronix.com: Besides reverting back to the Tux mascot, the Linux 2.6.30-rc4 kernel has a variety of fixes ranging from supported architectures to drivers.

The New Cairo-Dock v2, Simply Amazing

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I was recently looking for an Avant Window Navigator replacement and tried out most of the docks out there. And then i saw that Cairo Dock, which wasn't near one of the best has a new version only downloadable on it's website and after trying it, i was amazed. Full story

State of the GNU/Linux Desktop 2009 Part 1/4: Multimedia

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codingexperiments.com: Areas of important development in the overall Free Desktop ecosystem can be broken down into several main areas: multimedia, hardware support, infrastructural enhancements, and usability work, and I intend to cover each of these broad categories in the next couple of days.

Cloud computing with Linux thin clients

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See how Users and the environment benefit from Linux-based cloud computing systems

Linux Distro Test - PC/OS 2009v2a

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linux-hardcore.com: This distro doesn't disappoint. I've always leaned toward Gnome, but this XFCE distro has an edge over Gnome and other XFCE distros.

Calculate Linux 9.5 Has Desktops In A Cube

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downloadtube.com/blog: Just released on April 29, 2009, Calculate Linux Desktop 9.5 is a Gentoo based Linux distribution designated for both PCs and notebooks.

Desktop Linux great white hope hits the canvas

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itwire.com: At the beginning of 2008, the landmark Eee PC netbook running Xandros Linux left an unprepared red faced Microsoft with 0% share of a burgeoning new market. Nine months later, recent reports suggest that Linux on netbooks is down to single digits and heading south.

Linux desktops... too much too late

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computerworlduk.com: My marketing director's twitteration induced me to click on a link to a ZDNet article which asserted that Linux desktops, have missed the boat; Good though they are, blah. The article was fine, but what is this obsession with the GUI?

What I’ve learned from Fedora

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jaysonrowe.com: Many people say that Linux can never be a viable player on the desktop because there are too many distributions. I don’t think that is a problem, because the way I see it right now there are only three Linux distributions.

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