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Linux: Does Being Competitive with Windows Matter?

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Microsoft

earthweb.com: How many times have you heard this statement: "It's the year of the Linux desktop." Not recently? Then how about "Linux is making gains on the Windows desktop"? Still leaving a bad taste in your mouth? Bet I know why.

Thanks for the $3700, Linux

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Microsoft

kmandla.wordpress: I have a fun question for Linux users today: What will you do with your US$3700? That’s the money you won’t have to pay to Microsoft, over the course of your lifetime, to use your computer.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 379

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Trying on a new Fedora
  • News: Ubuntu embraces Wayland, PC-BSD launches first 9.0 snapshot, Mageia announces roadmap, MeeGo's growing pains
  • Questions and answers: Blocking access to inappropriate websites
  • Released last week: Fedora 14, OpenBSD 4.8, Sabayon Linux 5.4 "Experimental Spins"
  • New distributions: CTKArchLive, Fortress Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Tales From the Linux Dark Side

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linuxinsider.com: Halloween may have come and gone for another year, but that doesn't mean the exchange of horror stories has come to an end.

Fuduntu - A Fedora remix for Laptops and Netbooks

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fewt.com: I had some extra time this weekend and started playing around with remixing Fedora 14. My remix is hosted on SourceForge and should work with pretty much any Eee (and laptops + desktops too).

Linux Distros You Should Try

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ulyssesonline.com: Most Linux distros today, come with a trial CD that you can test drive on your system without ever installing Linux in your hard drive. Here’s a list of Linux distros that is worth a try.

Fedora 14 mini-review

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linuxinexile.blogspot: As you know, Fedora 14 released this week. I prefer Fedora as my Linux distro, so I downloaded the new version right away. Here is my mini-review.

So I bought a netbook - Asus eeePC

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Hardware
Ubuntu

dedoimedo.com: When it comes to computers, I'm a bit promiscuous. The more the merrier. And so it happens that I bought myself yet another piece of hardware, an Asus eeePC netbook.

Why Would You Want To Do That?

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Software
Ubuntu

penguinpetes.com: The title of this post is the #1 question that sets my teeth on edge. That's from people. From a computer, the question that drives my fists through the screen is "Are you sure?"

Sabayon 5.4 E17 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Sabayon 5.4 E17 is one of several “Experimental Spins” of Sabayon Linux released just this week. It is based on E17, version 0.17 of Enlightenment, a multi-platform stacking window manager and desktop environment.

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