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Could Red Hat be Novell's spouse?

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SUSE

theregister.co.uk: Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst declined to dismiss the possibility of buying out his company's Linux rival Novell in a meeting with reporters in London today.

Mint 9

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bmc.com: Fedora 13's stay on my Dell D620 was short-lived. My first stop one evening was OpenSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6. Interesting things happening there, but not stable (nor advertised as such) so I decided it was time to go back to a favorite and see what was new. Mint 9.

The Big Linux 2.6.35 Kernel Problem Is Fixed

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phoronix.com: Using the 2 June kernel from the Ubuntu mainline PPA no longer causes a major performance hit and all of the test result values have returned to their levels prior to this kernel bug that lasted about one week.

Qubes - A Highly Secure OS Powered By Xen Hypervisor

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linuxhelp.blogspot: Qubes is an open source operating system based on Linux, which is designed to provide strong security for desktop computing. Its unique selling point is that all applications that are run on Qubes is sand-boxed from each other.

Washing the windows myths. Legal liability.

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Microsoft

toolbox.com: Due to the fact that windows is produced by a single company and Linux is not then there is a target for any legal action which needs to be taken. With Linux there is no single target that legal action can be brought against for when things go wrong.

MeeGo v1.0 for Netbooks Review

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extremetech.com: The tiny notebooks are usually best for those who just want to do the most basic of basics—Web browsing, e-mail, maybe IM—and not much else. In fact, were it not for the fact that Linux is a popular operating system of choice for them due to its nonexistent cost, they'd have almost no appeal to the DIYer whatsoever.

Peppermint OS – A New Take on the Web-Centric Desktop

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maketecheasier.com: early all operating systems these days seem to be transitioning toward a faster and more web-centric experience. Peppermint OS takes a different approach than Chrome and tries to blur the line between desktop and Internet.

3-Chip firms form venture to boost Linux push

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Hardware

reuters.com: Electronic chip designer ARM has teamed up with five of its major partners to boost the use of free Linux software on cellphones, challenging Nokia's Symbian and Microsoft.

Linux Users vs. Linux Culture

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linuxjournal.com: Using a forum board or IRC channel is a lot like trying to solve your problems by walking down a dorm room hallway. Room by room you poke your head in, say hi to everybody, and ask around quickly to see if anyone has an idea. The responses can vary depending on which door you knock on.

Learn Linux, 101: Create and change hard and symbolic links

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Learn how to create and manage hard and symbolic links to files on your Linux system. Explore the differences between hard and soft, or symbolic, links and the best ways to link to files, as opposed to copying files.

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