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What would you like to see changed in Debian?

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As Debian users what do you think you'd like to see changed in the Debian's future releases? Are there any small changes you'd particularly like to see made?

GoblinX Mini v1.2.1 Screenshots

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Phoronix has lots of great screenshots of the newly released GoblinX Mini v1.2.1.

How a Linux Distro Saved Hard Disk Data

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Our search-and-rescue expert is back to share how he recovered a master boot record and reclaimed lost data.

Tech Retailer Makes Space For Linspire

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Micro Center hears opportunity knock, after a survey shows three-quarters of its customers are interested in desktop Linux.

A Year Without (MS) Windows

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Many people aspire to run a pure GNU/Linux environment, but often complain that some device or program is stopping them. LXer's Don Parris shares his transition from a pure Windows environment to a pure GNU/Linux environment, and how he has fared over the past year. Does he see a need to go back to dual-booting?

Desktop Ownage 2005

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Wouldn't you like to have your own boxed copy of one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world? Your mission is to take Vic here and create a work of art in the form of desktop wallpaper. First place prize is a boxed copy of SUSE Linux 10.0 and a Mad Penguin™ T-Shirt.

Linux adoption picks up

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Linux is finding its way into enterprises. Increased support from vendors like IBM and HP is helping Linux move into mission critical deployments.

China's Bet on Linux

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As China prepares to become a full member of the World Trade Organization, the Beijing government is trying to prove to the West that it is serious about reducing software piracy. And so government agencies and businesses are turning to Linux.

Helping Save the World

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Linux is saving the world.

Yes, you read that right. I wrote "is saving." Not "will save" or "has a chance to save."

Nope.

Is. Saving.

Linux loses its religion

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EERO TEERIKORPI, who runs Continuent told us yesterday that the religious fervour that used to grip Open Source advocates has largely abated as the software matures and has become pervasive.

MyahOS 1.1 - Moving on up

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MyahOS 1.1 was released less than a week ago and already it's gaining some momentum. The latest news on this wonderful slackware-based operating system is its new listing on Distrowatch. Being recognized and listed on distrowatch not only validates a developer's efforts, but also brings in more focus and users to an os. It's quite prestigious and an honor to be included in Distrowatch's listings considering there are still approximately 100 distros still waiting. MyahOS is quite deserving of this listing and today we are going to share with you some of those reasons.

Linux Lab sets its sites on the Linux desktop

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The Open Source Development Lab (OSDL) is preparing to aggressively move its Desktop Linux Initiative forward. Architects from over 20 key desktop-oriented Linux projects will gather Dec. 1-2 at the OSDL's Portland, Ore. headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergies amongst Desktop Linux organizations.

Versatile thin client runs Mandriva Linux

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A network terminal vendor is shipping a Via-based thin client that runs Mandrake Linux and supports a wide range of server OSes.

Catching up with the latest Linux releases

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Now and then it's good to catch up on the latest Linux distribution releases, and find out what new bells and whistles they're offering.

Hovsepian heir apparent at Novell

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Ron Hovsepian, promoted to president and chief operating officer of Novell on Tuesday, is likely to replace Jack Messman as chief executive as well, according to a regulatory filing published on Thursday.

Linspire will replace Windows with crippled Linux - cheap

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If Microsoft makes good on its self-destructive threat to pull Windows from the South Korean market there's a safe harbour waiting in the form of blanket, country-wide licenses for the OS formerly known as Lindows.

AUSTRALIAN firm migrates 400 desktops to Linux

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National equipment hire company Kennards Hire will migrate more than 400 desktops to Linux in a national deployment of the open source operating system.

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It's Unofficial: Microsoft Bets Business On Linux

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The next time Bill Gates sends an e-mail through Microsoft's shiny new Wireless LAN it will be passed through a behind-the-scenes Linux-based network appliance.

Novell Confirmed Layoff of 600

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Linux software company Novell Inc. of Waltham confirmed yesterday that it is laying off about 600 workers, or 10 percent of the company's worldwide workforce of 5,800.

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