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Making the Switch to Linux: Some Debian-based Recommendations

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igneousquill.net: Two years ago today my family made the switch from Windows to Ubuntu. This wasn't an overnight decision, and it wasn't without complications.

OOPS - Root privileges under Linux

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Linux without a command line. Is it possible?

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toolbox.com: I have to admit. I do like the command line which allows me to run commands quicker than any mouse happy click lover. However, many proponents of proprietary operating systems ridicule us Linux lovers for our command line commando ways and maintain that it is not possible to use Linux without having to write a command line or two.

LF Announces Certifications to Linux Standard Base 4.0 and Public Beta 4.1

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linuxfoundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that all the leading commercial Linux companies are certified to Linux Standard Base 4.0 (LSB 4.0), including Canonical, Kylin, Linpus, Mandriva, Neoshine, Novell, Oracle, Red Flag and Red Hat.

Inappropriate use of the Debian logo?

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sanacl.wordpress: The debian-legal is a great source of knowledge about legal issues related to FLOSS. A couple of days ago one of the contributors sent a mail informing that a computer shop has taken the Debian logo and used it for his business.

APTonCD

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linuxjournal.com: APTonCD is a GUI tool that can extract the .deb packages that you have manually installed on your machine and selectively copy them to an ISO image that can be burned to a CD or DVD. The tool can then be used, on another machine, to restore those packages.

And Then There Was One: Red Hat

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  • And Then There Was One: Red Hat
  • Red Hat shares hit 52-week high after Wall Street upgrade
  • Red Hat: Morgan Stanley Says Buy On Improving Cash Flow
  • Red Hat Enhances Business Rules Management System
  • Red Hat: more reliable than Microsoft, apparently...

TurnKey Linux—High On Steroids

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linuxforu.com: This is a community-oriented open source project conceived by Alon Swartz and Liraz Siri, to simplify our lives. It is available as an installable Live CD ISO and as a virtual machine image format too. If you have cloud access, it won’t dishearten you at all.

Linux Mint 10 review

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linuxuser.co.uk: Hot on the heels of Ubuntu 10.10, the Linux Mint project announced the release of Mint 10 code-named Julia. Dmitri Popov takes a look at what the new version of this polished and user friendly Linux distro has to offer

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