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Counting the Cost of Free: What Value, Linux?

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eftu.co.cc: Lora Bentley spoke with Amanda McPherson, marketing and developer programs VP at the Linux Foundation. She and two colleagues recently released a new paper, “Estimating the Total Development Cost of a Linux Distribution.”

A little healthy kompetition

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Software

larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: I go back and forth between the two top desktop environments with Fedora on my Fujitsu laptop — the even numbers, as it turns out, have been GNOME and the odd (with nothing to read into this, honest) have been KDE. Since we’re now at Fedora 13, it’s KDE time.

Peppermint Team – Q&A

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openbytes.wordpress: It was with great pleasure then that I was able to catch up with a couple of members from the Peppermint team and put to them some questions about Peppermint, their views on the future of the cloud and a variety of other subjects.

linuX-gamers.net live DVD 0.9.6 released

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Gaming

linux-gamers.net: We recently released a new version of our games distribution.

Ten years of IBM mainframe Linux

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blogs.computerworld.com: Back in March 1991, Stewart Alsop, venture capitalist and one time editor-in-chief of InfoWorld said, "I predict that the last mainframe will be unplugged on March 15, 1996." In 2010, while IBM doesn't break out its profits by individual server line, IBM's systems and technology group, reported 1st quarter revenue of $3.4 billion.

Linux Mint 9 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Mint 9, aka Isadora, is the latest update to the desktop-focused, Linux distribution based on Ubuntu (10.04). It is one of the more exciting desktop distributions, with a nice selection of custom-developed graphical management utilities.

Six Distributions, one HP 2133 Mini-Note

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: My HP 2133 Mini-Note with WSVGA (1024x600) display has been out on loan for several months. It came back a week or so ago, and as it had missed the latest wave of Linux distribution updates, I decided to reload it from scratch.

GNU/Linux: The Name Game

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I have been asked several times why I do not refer to Linux as "GNU/Linux," or "the GNU/Linux operating system," or some variation thereof. Most of you are well aware of the controversy around using the term "Linux," but many people who have recently switched are likely confused.

Fluffy - How pink can we get?

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fsfe.org: I had not seen Harald since - dunno - some CeBit, about 3 years ago. Anyway, it was horrible to meet him again. We started and pink magic turned the upstairs attic at the xRandar sprint into fluff (much to the entertainment/annoyance of the others).

Sensationalism Isn’t Helping Linux

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jonreagan.wordpress: From everywhere in the Linux online community, you will find articles that speak of the time, situation, or market opportunity that has made a perfect storm for market-shifting amounts of people to move from Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS to Linux.

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