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Weather Bureau uses Linux to cut VM licensing

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itnews.com.au: The Bureau of Meteorology claims to have saved considerable sums on software licensing by embracing open source software during a server virtualisation drive.

A Linux Home Entertainment Center

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Hardware
Software

linuxjournal.com: I decided to cut the apron strings with my television provider over a year ago. I get all of my content off the internet now. I thought I'd share my system specs with you and tell you a little bit about how I've got it configured.

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Contrasting Philosophies

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Ubuntu

earthweb.com: Debian and Ubuntu are distributions that lend themselves naturally to comparison. Not only is Ubuntu a continuing fork of Debian, but many of its developers also work on Debian. So what are the differences between these Siamese twins?

Review: Puppy Linux Lucid w/ Screenshots

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g33q.co.za: Puppy Linux. One of the most iconic Linux distros out there. I have played around with them for what seems like ages, and have found reasons to both love and hate them over the years. As of recently Puppy has been built from Ubuntu, and I take a look at the newest release…

The 11 Most Useful Linux Commands in the World Ever

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gnuru.org: Almost every Linux website seems to have a list of the "best command line commands". Sometimes they get them wrong. Here is a list of useful commands that I came up with by looking at my 'history' file.

Things I can do before Windows Boots

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Microsoft

thelinuxblog.com: I guess I’m one of the lucky ones that gets to use Linux at work. The kicker is, I need Windows to do part of my work so I have two machines. After a recent power outage, I needed to boot both machines this morning. So, I thought I’d document what I did before Windows booted.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 360

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Interview: Karanbir Singh, CentOS project
  • News: Mandriva and OpenSolaris updates, localising Linux Mint, NetBSD testing strategies
  • Questions and answers: TRIM on solid state drives (SSD)
  • Released last week: Peppermint OS One-06172010, wattOS R2, MoLinux 6.0

Red Hat, Inc. Q1 2011 Earnings Call Transcript

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123jump.com: Revenues rose 20% to $209.1 million & net income rose 30.3% to $24.1 million or 12 cents a share. Operating cash flow of $61 million was in line with Q1 last year.

Is Fedora Going Through More Or Less Power?

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phoronix.com: Along the same theme of yesterday's article entitled Is PowerTop Still Useful For Extending Your Battery Life? today here are some results showing the power consumption of the past three Fedora releases (11, 12, and 13) from a notebook computer.

What Did Microsoft Know About SCO's Plans and When Did It Know It?

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Microsoft

groklaw.net: When did Microsoft know about SCO's plan to attack Linux, and when did it know it? And was it a force behind it? We've long wondered. Certainly there have been indications that it was.

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