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Digg, dug, buried: Linux

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Web

blogs.computerworld: A liberal blogger has uncovered that a "group of influential conservative members of the behemoth social media site Digg.com has just been caught red-handed in a widespread campaign of censorship, having multiple accounts, up-vote padding, and deliberately trying to ban progressives."

This Is Your Brain on Linux Desktop

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linuxinsider.com: Take Linux Desktop for a spin. Find an old computer around your house. Don't have an old computer? Bet you have friends who do. Wipe the Windows clean. Install Ubuntu, or Mandriva, or any of a gazillion more distros. Put your brain on Linux Desktop. It will thank you.

Build a Linux Media Center PC

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Hardware
Software

extremetech.com: Media Center PCs have been around for almost a decade—even longer if you count earlier forays like Gateway's Destination PC lineup from the mid-1990s. It's not just about PCs, either.

Linux big in SA

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mybroadband.co.za: Windows may still be the dominant operating system but in South Africa Linux has a good showing

High availability with the Linux Distributed Replicated Block Device

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Learn you can get High-availability storage with Linux and DRBD

Linux Mint 9 KDE (Isadora)

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: This release includes KDE Plasma Desktop 4.4 and Linux Kernel 2.3.2. The Linux Mint developers did a great job with this release. KDE users should be very happy indeed with Linux Mint 9 KDE.

Linux Outlaws 161

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OSS
  • Linux Outlaws 161 - The Operating System is Called Windows
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode: 365 08-04-10
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 2 Episode 14
  • Going Linux Aug 05: #110
  • Linux Basement Episode 59 - Minty Freshness
  • KDE and the Masters of the Universe – 2010-08-04

where did all the Linux netbooks go?

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Hardware

happyassassin.net: Mr. Telic holds out the netbook market as the counter to my theory that Linux is doing pretty crappily in the traditional operating system ‘market’. On the face of it, hey, that’s a pretty strong argument.

Agencies count open source among desktop PC alternatives

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OSS

fcw.com: It didn’t take long after the desktop PC earned a regular seat at the enterprise technology table in the early 1990s for agency managers to realize that PCs can be a real drag. What’s the plan?

Switching from Windows to Linux PC's; a response to the BP oil spill?

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Microsoft

ibtimes.com: Linux is being pushed as an alternative to Windows XP in the Government's hard push towards spending cuts in the public sector, ie. Government offices.

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