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When is it worth saying it's Linux?

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h-online.com: Recently, I was showing a Motorola Milestone phone to a non-technical friend. When I mentioned that the phone was running Android, he said to me "Oh, thats the Google Linux for phones isn't it... does it run OpenOffice?". I had to disappoint him at that point, but it lead to a question I had to ask: When the user interface is different and the API for developers is different, is an operating system still Linux, or is it something else?

Get to know Apache Click Java EE

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Get introduced to Apache Click, a Java EE Web application framework that enables the creation of Web applications without using MVC patterns or JSP. This article provides examples of displaying a simple Web page and creating a Web form that submits data that is displayed on a different Web page.

Linux in the school office

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computerworlduk.com: A big MIS-take… MIS stands for Management Information System. A MIS is at the heart of every school office nowadays. In the UK the leading MIS is from Capita-SIMS.net and it has a huge market share. In fact for many it is the de-facto school MIS.

Review: Tiny Core Linux

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ericsbinaryworld.com/blog: The guys over at Linux Outlaws are always talking about Tiny Core Linux because it always seems to be releasing a new version. I was impressed back in the day that Damn Small Linux could have a working Linux distro in only 50 MB. I know that Tiny Core Linux is technically not a full Linux distro, but I wanted to see what all the fuss was about.

What evil lurks in OCFS2

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geekscrap.com: In the beginning, Linux was a free general purpose OS and it was not clear how Linux companies would generate profits out of it. One of the key technologies of enterprise server market is Storage Area Network: an infrastructure that abstracts storage resources.

What? Free Linux Training Becoming Available

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: I have often heard people speaking of the fragmentation of Linux, what with all the different distributions, and this makes it harder for there to be a single "standard" for support engineers to reach. Opinions such as these often end with comments about how Microsoft beats everyone else hands down with their certification scheme.

Retraction: Five *nix Myths Busted

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daniweb.com: To you, my loyal readers, I must offer up a sincere apology for my recent post, Five *nix Myths Busted, and am posting this full retraction for that post. To fully drive home my retraction and refute any myths about my competence with Linux or Unix, I am going to go through each point that I made in that errant post and recant it.

3D Acceleration in VirtualBox Guests

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workswithu.com: Last spring, the world changed forever when VirtualBox implemented support for 3D acceleration in Windows and Linux guests. I have a tendency to be behind the curve on world-changing events, so I didn’t found time to play with this new feature until a few days ago. But what I found made me really happy.

ATX mobo includes USB 3.0 and SATA III

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linuxfordevices.com: MSI announced an ATX-format motherboard based on Intel's P55 chipset that supports LGA1156-socketed Core i3, i5, and i7 processors. The "P55-GD85" offers connections including USB 3.0, SATA II, SATA III ports, RAID , PCI Express, PCI, and FireWire, and offers a Linux-based fast-boot OS called "Winki."

Getting Linux training

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mybroadband.co.za: Demand for Linux skills is growing. We look at the main courses and certifications available.

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