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Desktop Linux for small business

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Is your business ready to take the open source plunge? We test five leading desktop Linux distributions and come up with one winner.

MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1 Screenshots

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Once again Phoronix and OSDir are keeping us up-to-date with the latest on what our favorite distros are looking like. This time they have posted screenshots of MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1.

Kanotix 2005-04-RC17

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Kanotix 2005-04-RC17 was released a few days ago and tuxmachines is running really behind in their reviews. However, this was one I wanted to make sure I completed. I've reviewed several distros that are based on Kanotix and the time was right to finally review the source. However, if I really want to get down to where the rubber meets the road, I'm going to have to review Knoppix. Saving that for another time, today we look at Kanotix 2005-04-RC17.

Linux gurus ask to join EU Microsoft fight

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The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has filed a request with the European Union asking to get involved in an EU antitrust suit against Microsoft.

Taking a fstab at Linux

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We all have our dirty little secrets some more sordid than others. I came out of the closet, so to speak, in my last column, describing how I had yet to board the Linux mothership despite writing for an open source magazine.

For Linux Lovers, Safety Comes in Groups

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If Microsoft is the big cat prowling the Serengeti of software with its Windows operating system, companies that promote Linux are playing the part of elk, banding together in protective herds.

What Linux admins are thankful for

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With Thanksgiving upon us, let’s look at some of the open source tools and applications for which Linux pros are most thankful.

Goodgoat - A shortcut to Gentoo?

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Continuing my search for an easy shortcut to gentoo, tuxmachines has taken a little looksee at GoodGoat. Goodgoat Linux is an installable liveCD that uses the portage (gentoo) package manager. It is presently on DistroWatch's waiting list, yet I had high hopes. Would this be the one?

Linux servers post strong growth in Q3

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Q3 2005 marked the tenth consecutive quarter of growth for the global server market. Growth of the Linux server sales continued to outpace Windows systems.

Mark Sobell on the Bash and the Linux Cli

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LinuxPlanet: Mark, is the command line dead?

No, not at all. For some people, for some tasks, it is easier and more straightforward to use a graphical interface.

The Windows Idiot Tax

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For those who still believe that running Windows instead of Linux is cheaper or more cost effective let me give you a real world scenario I discovered today.

Novell to Concentrate on Linux and Open Source

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Novell has announced it will concentrate its business on key growth opportunities in the Linux and Open Source and Identity and Resource Management markets.

Intel starts big client Linux push

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CHIP GIANT Intel appears to be pushing the Linux operating system for all it's worth - and not just in the server market.

Linux grows stronger with kernel update

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Linux has moved closer to maturity as a robust datacentre platform, with the release of a major refresh of the kernel software.

Vienna's open source desktop migration takes off

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Thousands of city employees have started using OpenOffice.org and hundreds are running Linux, less than two months after the 'soft' migration started.

Saving Linux from the lawyers

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Q&A with Stuart Cohen: The Open Source Development Labs has launched an initiative to try and head off future patent claims against the community developed operating system.

Linux in Italian Schools, Part 5: Slackware in Sardinia

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One teacher's willingness to dive into free software is helping the entire school to use a network that is newer, more secure and more diverse in its application--and the students love it.

Reviewing OpenLab myself

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[A regular at] TuxMachines.org has asked me [the lead developer] to do my own review of OpenLab, I won't deny that it feels rather odd to be doing so. After all, I am obviously biassed. But the request does justify the idea very well, so I reckoned I would give it my best bash.

Kubuntu v6.04 (Dapper Drake) Flight 1

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Phoronix has been up to their screenshot'in habit again! This time they have posted screenshots of Kubuntu v6.04 (Dapper Drake) Flight 1.

10 things you should know about every Linux installation

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There are numerous common features with every Linux installation. This document lists 10 of the more important ones you should know about.

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