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LiMo rumoured set for recall to Linux mothership

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  • LiMo rumoured set for recall to Linux mothership
  • LiMo frustrated, may have to merge with Linux Foundation

Extending Debian membership to non-programming contributors

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lucas-nussbaum.net: Stefano raised again the issue of providing some kind of Debian membership to people that contribute to Debian in unusual ways like doing translation, documentation, marketing, design, etc. But what for?

Why Linux Is More Secure Than Windows

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Microsoft

pcworld.com: "Security through obscurity" may be a catchy phrase, but it's not the only thing that's catching among Windows users.

Zenoss Joins The Linux Foundation

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linuxfoundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that open source enterprise IT management company Zenoss is its newest member.

Desperately Seeking LAMP 2.0

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Software

computerworlduk.com: It seems hard to believe, but the venerable LAMP stack – Linux, Apache MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python – is beginning to fade from people's memories. And yet in many ways it was LAMP that created the flourishing ecosystem of Internet startups after the catastrophic dotcom meltdown. Today people are lost in the fog of cloud computing.

Is Linux Really Harder to Use?

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pcworld.com: Not surprisingly, the misperception that Linux is harder to use than other operating systems is also one that competing vendors routinely use to scare potential new users away from Linux.

If Linux is not for Everyone, Neither is Windows

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: When contrasting Linux and Windows, one frequently hears the fallacy that Linux is not an OS anyone can use. Read this reaction about it. That recurrent argument is based on several misconceptions that I would like to discuss.

In Search of the Perfect KDE4 Distro – 3 Linux Mint 9

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g33q.co.za: I am writing this from Linux Mint 9 KDE4. Already I am feeling very at home with it. Is Linux Mint 9 the KDE nirvana I am looking for?

Debian Developer Conference Underway in New York City

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eweek.com: The tenth annual Debian Developer Conference has opened in New York City. DebConf 2010 is the first time the event has been held in the United States.

4 Educational Linux Distributions

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linuxplanet.com: As you may know, the Linux and open source community provides a wealth of free operating systems. Today, we'll review 4 different desktop distributions specifically designed for educational and academic use.

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