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Who Would Linux Hire?

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linuxfud.wordpress: As Microsoft is chided by the media and in the blogosphere about its decision to hire comedian Jerry Seinfeld as the new Vista spokesperson, I ponder just who the Linux community would hire as their representative.

One Less Windows User

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linuxinsider.com: After nearly five years, I needed to update my personal computer. My old Dell Inspiron has long since been rendered quaint by advances in processor speed and hard drive capacity. Rather than buy a new machine running Windows Vista or take the Mac plunge, I decided to walk the open source walk.

This is the Year of the Linux Desktop Breakout

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Jim Zemlin: Declaring victory for the Linux desktop at the end of the day will based upon looking at market penetration of Linux based clients vs. Windows and other operating systems. I believe this is still the best measure but we may finally be able to declare this year the breakout of the Linux desktop.

Why Netbooks are a bad intro to linux

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somethinggoodenough.com: It seems as if Netbooks are the newest craze. I may even sell more of these Linux-loaded bad boys, then I do regular laptops. These netbooks are the introduction to Linux that these users get, and in my opinion its a horrible first look, at what Linux truly is.

Is Linux’s Marketshare Closer to 20% Or More?

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linuxloop.com: I think everyone would agree that there is no definitive way to be able to say for sure what each OS’s marketshare is. It just is not technically possible at this point, as far I know. It [is] perfectly possible that Linux’s marketshare is, in fact, closer to 15% or 30%,

Linux netbook thieves ignore Vista laptops

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theinquirer.net: ELONEX WEBBOOKS that are preloaded with Ubuntu Linux and currently featured at Carphone Warehouse in Bracknell, UK are apparently is such high demand that thieving opportunists stole a display model.

Sugar up openSUSE: A hackweek project

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compiz-fusion.org/~cyberorg: Here is an idea, build OLPC XO’s Sugar interface for openSUSE this hackweek. As sugar is designed specifically for children, getting that interface to openSUSE would enable administrators in developing countries to run Sugar on normal desktops.

Why Linux Sucks?

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feelwindows.blogspot: Linux has been there as an operating system for a long time and even though it's free, it has not been able to take a sizeable market share out of the Windows operating system. I tried to find out what are the main reasons behind this.

SUSE-Linux-on-IBM-loaned mainframe becomes teaching ground

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Hardware

techtarget.com: While most computer science students learn skills on x86 servers, their counterparts at the University of Arkansas will now get hands-on experience on a new IBMsystem z900 running Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise.

Linux under attack: Compromised SSH keys lead to rootkit

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Security

blogs.zdnet: The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) has issued a warning for what it calls “active attacks” against Linux-based computing infrastructures using compromised SSH keys.

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