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A Quick Look at Pinguy OS 11.04

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techgage.com: Ubuntu may be the most popular desktop Linux choice, but it wouldn't surprise me if the total install-base of its derivatives proved to be the more impressive of the two.

Windows' Endgame. Desktop Linux's Failure

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Microsoft

zdnet.com: After almost 20-years of ruling the computing world, Windows is on its way down. Linux will not be the winner though.

Weekend ruined

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Mac

macworld.com: When the weekend comes, Macalope likes to put his hooves up and enjoy some alfalfa and a grain-based beverage. Is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, according to PCWorld’s Katherine Noyes. Why else would she have so thoughtlessly decided to write this insipid piece—”Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever“—about Mac and Linux security?

Linux Outlaws 213

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  • Linux Outlaws 213 - Mister Spliffy
  • Going Linux: Jun 20: #141 Install Ubuntu on a Mac

Linux is killing Linux on the desktop, Part II

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batsov.com: A few days back I wrote a somewhat controversial article. n this article I’ll have a look at the state of the Linux desktop, it’s usability, strengths and weaknesses.

Oh, Lookie! It's Anti-Linux FUD Season!

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penguinpetes.com: It's time once again when you can scarcely open a web browser without getting pied in the face by hate speech about how evil Linux, GNU, and all Free/Open-Source Software is. Isn't it funny how this comes back every summer like clockwork?

What is your favorite desktop Linux distribution?

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Mageia 1.0 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Mageia is a Linux distribution forked from Mandriva Linux by former contributors and members of Mandriva, As expected, there was a flurry of activities between the announcement of the fork of the distribution (on September 18, 2010) and the first official (stable) release (June 1, 2011).

On Canonical, Red Hat, and their communities

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Ubuntu

montanalinux.org: It just so happens that several of TLLTS regulars had attended the Southeast Linuxfest the weekend prior and one of the conversations that Dann encountered there was about Canonical and Ubuntu.

Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever

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pcworld.com: Until recently, it was a commonly held belief in the mainstream computing world that Macs are more secure than Windows PCs are. Then MacDefender happened, and a whole new era began.

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