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Where are the Linux tablets?

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blogs.techrepublic.com: With the release of Apples’ iPad the tablet is the new netbook. How will Linux and the open source community respond?

A newbie's guide to Fedora 12

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HowTos

tuxradar.com: Sometimes it's easy to forget that we all had to start somewhere with Linux. When you're not used to the way it works, or the kind of concepts involved, Linux can seem like a foreign language. We hope this feature will help.

Six Easy Steps to Make a Super Secure Linux Server

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technicant.com: Curiously many Linux administrators out there are clueless about properly securing or configuring a server. The following steps can significantly increase the stability and security of any Linux server.

Linux Mint 8 KDE released

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linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 8 “Helena” KDE Community Edition.

Debian Linux on the Toshiba Libretto 100ct

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nathanbibb.com: I got this little Toshiba Libretto for myself for Christmas as a tinkering project. I wanted a machine that I could use to experiment with a full installation of Linux. I also wanted to restrict myself to a command line interface only to internalize the use on the console.

The Operating System Carousel

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Ubuntu

linuxcritic.wordpress: I have currently only one laptop. It’s my several-years-old Toshiba Satellite A75-S2112. I’ve been inclined to wipe my old Toshiba with a lot more frequency than is “normal” for me so that I can give various other Linux distros a try.

It looks like a divide and conqueror plan to me

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Microsoft

toolbox.com/blogs: Going through my Saturday morning news articles I came across a title guaranteed to catch my eye. It is an article on Yahoo news titled "Microsoft to Drop Linux, Unix Versions of Enterprise Search". Naturally I had to read this article.

Don't Be Shy

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berkeleylug.com: In this article I shall attempt to relive my experience finding, beginning to use; and finally full conversion into a GNU/Linux desktop user.

Linux Advocacy: The Right Way

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I am a full time student, one of the primary uses of my computers thusly is for school work. At any given point I typically have my netbook (which runs Ubuntu) and my phone (which runs Maemo) with me. Having and using these devices in the public on a daily basis has made me realize that there is a right way and a wrong way to promote Linux to those who are unfamiliar with it. What is the right way to promote Linux you ask?

Why Compile a New Kernel?

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hotaboutlinux.com: I lost count of the number of times someone told me I was nuts for wanting to compile a new kernel Why not get a new different distro of Linux that works on a specific machine? What is wrong with the kernel that comes with the distro? There are reasons for compiling a new kernel.

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