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Linux needs its eyes wide open

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linuxuser.co.uk: For Linux to continue to grow, its eyes need to be firmly open, and any hint of blinkers put away, argues Simon Brew…

The 'year of the Linux desktop' has passed

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news.cnet.com: For those still waiting for the year of the Linux "desktop," I regret to inform you that it has already come and gone.

Please say Fedora

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blog.nixternal: Last evening I went over to a family friend’s house to help her with an ongoing problem with her Internet connection. After talking to the AT&T tech support person he asked what version of Windows I was using. I told him I was using Linux and he said, "Please say you are using Fedora."

Has Linux Mint Killed Distrohopping?

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extremetech.com: Back in the old days, Linux used to be a tough cookie to get installed. These days, it's more or less a snap to get Linux working on your computer. Perhaps a little too simple.

10 Best Linux Distributions in 2010

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  • 10 Best Linux Distributions / Distros in 2010
  • Will the Decade's Best Distros Please Stand Up?

Stop Fighting Linux and Learn Your Distro

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enterprisenetworkingplanet.com: Is Linux frustrating for you? Do you find yourself spending time trying to figure out why package updates broke or undid changes you've made? You're not alone, but we have good news: it doesn't have to be that way.

Linux Training Week: Ease of Use

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zath.co.uk: For most consumers, the number one factor when buying a computer is for it to ‘just work’ without them having to play around with various settings or install drivers for various hardware components.

Is RHEL5 the New XP of Linux World?

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: If you blamed Redmond for late release of Vista (almost 6 years after XP) then think again, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is the new XP of Linux World. And the same user-reaction is building towards it.

SAM Linux - In the twilight zone

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dedoimedo.com: SAM, an acronym that stands for Surface to Air missile. SAM, Linux. SAM Linux is a distribution based on PCLinuxOS, a small if rather popular distribution that caters to new users by offering a rich, exciting desktop, with everything working out of the box. That is PCLinuxOS. So what can SAM Linux do?

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Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux

Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more