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Switching From Windows To Linux Easy With Zorin OS

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makeuseof.com: Despite the many reasons why people preach the use of Linux, actually going through with the switch is a completely different story.

2012 Linux Computer Buyer’s Guide

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maketecheasier.com: With the coming of a new year, it is time to take a look at the Linux computer offerings and see which distributions you can get shipped to your doorstep.

Review: Installation and first Look: Fuduntu 2012.1

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ericsbinaryworld.com: Fuduntu started off as a customized Fedora install, but recently forked Fedora to create their own special distro that borrowed a bit from Ubuntu and a bit from Fedora. It has a very nice look when it first starts up and I almost forget that it’s Gnome 2.x:

Raspbmc - XBMC Linux Distribution For Raspberry Pi Announced

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ubuntuvibes.com: $25 credit card size ARM Linux PC Raspberry Pi is getting lots of love from community. Now a specific Linux distribution Raspbmc is being developed for Raspberry Pi.

Linux Format 155 On Sale Today - Discover Linux!

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tuxradar.com: If you`re looking for a way into the weird and wonderful world of Linux (by weird we mean being able to install what you want without being branded a pirate. LOOK NO LONGER! This issue holds your hand and guides you through those first tentative steps.

About Fedora 16

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cristalinux.blogspot: Before Fedora 16 was released, I was quite excited about all the features that were being planned for Verne. I was looking forward to installing both the GNOME and KDE versions. Unfortunately, I had my share of ISSUES.

Oracle Drags Microsoft, Red Hat Into Itanium Lawsuit Swamp

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Legal

wired.com: As Oracle and HP’s lawsuit over the doomed Itanium chip drags on like some Dickensian subplot, it’s time to introduce two new characters: Microsoft and Red Hat.

Linux kernel chief exits SUSE, takes vendor-neutral oversight role

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arstechnica.com: Greg Kroah-Hartman, maintainer of the Linux kernel's stable branch and the Linux driver project, is leaving his position with SUSE to join the Linux Foundation in a full-time fellowship role.

From Mint to Debian on a server

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dwasifar.com: Not too long ago I posted that I’d switched my two servers from Ubuntu to Linux Mint. They’ve been working fine – flawlessly, in fact – but in retrospect I think it was a mistake.

Ambigious Fedora 16 LXDE

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darkduck.com: The paradox. The higher the speed of the CPU, memory, bus, etc., that hardware companies try to sell us, the more people tend to use low-resource operating systems and desktop environments.

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