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MeeGo OS – A (Faster) Alternative to Windows

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  • MeeGo OS – A (Faster) Alternative to Windows on Your Netbook
  • The 5-minute guide to MeeGo

Shogo Linux Tablet, a Potential iPad Killer

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junauza.com: There is a new tablet PC in town that runs Linux, and its name is Shogo. Made by realease, a Hong Kong-based platform provider, this device features a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen and will be available in two models:

Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released

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  • Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
  • New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
  • Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!

My dad is a Linux user

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crunchbang.org: Yesterday, I installed Linux Mint on my dad's laptop. With the exception of a couple of bits of poorly supported hardware, the installation went without a hitch. I think my dad was genuinely pleased.

Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 3 Torrents

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thelinuxblog.net: Continuing on with the theme of measuring the popularity of Linux distros, today we’ll go for another method. Linux Tracker is a website that provides a bit torrent tracker for various Linux distros and related projects.

Linux = Windows anti-virus? Not!

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dedoimedo.com: Recently, I've come across a few interesting, yet misleading articles debating the pros and cons, mostly pros, of using this or that Linux distribution as the ultimate solution to Windows security problems. Said conclusion are most erroneous.

Spinning off from Ubuntu

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h-online.com: Ubuntu is probably the best known desktop GNU/Linux distribution at street level, picking up new users by word of mouth and astute viral marketing. So much so that for many users new to Linux, Ubuntu has become synonymous with Linux. But Linux and free software come in many different flavours, and the adventurous user goes in search of wider options, other distributions and new desktops.

Hands-on: MeeGo for netbooks picks up where Moblin left off

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arstechnica.com: We conducted extensive testing of the MeeGo 1.0 Netbook User Experience on the same Mini 10v to see how it compares to its Moblin predecessor. The underlying design philosophy is largely unchanged, but a number of significant differences are apparent in the application stack.

Why are you Scared of Linux?

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  • Why are you Scared of Linux?
  • 7 Tips to help your friends move to Linux

Linux jargon buster

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mybroadband.co.za: Linux is growing in popularity but unless you're up to speed with its jargon the open source operating system could make no sense. We offer a short, plain-English guide to some of the key concepts used by Linux users.

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Tails 1.5.1 is out

Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.5.1, is out. This is an emergency release, triggered by an unscheduled Firefox release meant to fix critical security issues. Read more