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Small distro, big ego

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dedoimedo.com: Dedoimedo lemma to happy computing states that the fanaticism of a Linux user is inversely proportional to the size of the user base for the said distro.

Telling the Linux Story

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itworld.com: If you were one of the 106.5 million people who watched the Super Bowl this year, you very likely caught the now (more) famous Google ad, "Parisian Love." I got to thinking about the search field as a storytelling metaphor the other day when I had yet another occasion to explain to a technological newcomer just exactly what Linux and open source was.

Fedora 13 Features Preview

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blog.taragana.com: It's almost time for Fedora 13 feature freeze and we hardly expect any new last minute additions. With most accepted Fedora 13 features highlighted on Fedora Project Wiki we decided to provide a comprehensive preview of the Linux distribution.

Linux stays single while others are married

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toolbox.com/blogs: There are all types of people in this world of all different nationalities, political and religious affiliations as well as languages. However, they all have something in common. They are either married or they are single. When it comes to our digital computing friends it is a similar situation.

Arch is failing me!

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celettu.wordpress: I’ve been posting less and less here, simply because I’ve been very happy with my system as it was. My distribution of choice is Arch, my DE of choice is KDE, and my applications of choice are Pidgin, Chromium, Amarok (yes, it’s back), and Transmission. I don’t need more, and I was happy. However.

AT&T: Linux is why the Internet isn't Working

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: They asked the question that all tech support are bound to ask "What operating system are you running?" Before I could say anything my landlord chimed in with "I think he uses Linux or something like that."

How to sell Linux to IT consulting clients

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen shares tips on how to pitch Linux to clients. He also explains how convincing a client to go with Linux can have long-term benefits for your consultancy.

Design contest launched for tiny Linux net server

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Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: Lantronix announced a design contest based on its recently introduced XPort Pro, touted as the "world's smallest Linux networking server." Lantronix will award prizes of $6,000 and $3,000 to the two top entries for Best Linux Design.

2009 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners

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jeremy.linuxquestions.org: The polls are closed and the results are in. We once again had some extremely close races and a couple multi-year winners were unseated this year. KDE, which had won Desktop Environment of the Year every year we’ve had the MCA’s, was finally unseated…

The Windows 7 honeymoon is over

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Microsoft
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  • The Windows 7 honeymoon is over
  • How Microsoft uses open source to fight open source
  • From Windows to Linux: a sound decision
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