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Spotlight on Linux: Arch Linux 2010.05

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linuxjournal.com: One of the top 10 most popular distributions on Distrowatch.com's page hit ranking is Arch Linux. It attracts a lot of users because of its ability to give the user a feeling of ownership without an excessive amount of time and effort.

New Koobface Variant Infects Linux Systems

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Security

softpedia.com: Security researchers warn that a new drive-by download attack is capable of infecting Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems with a new variant of the notorious Koobface worm.

2011: The Year of the Linux Desktop

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brendanscott.wordpress: Hah! Not really. I’ve been reading two posts, the first by Robert Strohmeyer, the second by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Both raise arguments about Linux on the Desktop and both point to mobile computing as being the future.

How did we learn to use our computers?

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toolbox.com/blogs: It is a common argument that Linux will never make it mainstream because everybody already knows windows. It has been said that because everybody knows windows that there is nobody to teach them Linux. Ipso facto, nobody will learn Linux because there is nobody around to show them how to use Linux.

Jolicloud 1.1 Hands On

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softpedia.com: Our last review of the Jolicloud 1.0 operating system was very appreciated, and we thought that it will be a very good idea to give you guys a glimpse into the next release, Jolicloud 1.1, which will be available for download/upgrade in November 2010.

Teacher Ousted Over Open-Source Software

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OSS

themoscowtimes.com: A battle over whether open-source or proprietary software should be used in Moscow's public schools spilled into the open Wednesday when a schoolteacher said he was forced to quit for complaining about being forced to use Microsoft programs.

Ultimate Edition 2.8

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Ubuntu

desktoplinuxreviews.com: Ultimate Edition 2.8 is the latest release of yet another Ubuntu-based distro. As you can tell by the name, there’s very little about Ultimate Edition that’s subtle.

Why I Love Unix

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itworld.com: I love Unix because of all the wonderful things that I can do on the command line. When I first used Unix in 1983, it was love on first sight.

Hacking Damn Vulnerable Linux

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junauza.com: If you can't exploit it, you can't secure it. I don't know if that quote has been said before, but if you are deeply interested about computer security or ethical hacking, that should be your main mantra.

Review: Mint 9 Fluxbox Edition

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linuxcritic.com: Released 09/06/2010, The Fluxbox edition of the ultra-popular Mint Linux OS is hailed as a newer Fluxbuntu type of derivative based on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. So I’ll take it for a spin and see how it runs.

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