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Let's Lift the Red Hat and Look Inside

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fool.com: I'm not talking about the Linux veteran's cash balance, though that is certainly robust at $968 million with about $60 million of operating cash flow per quarter. No, the sneaky sales strength of Red Hat comes from a habit of landing long-term contracts with only small payments due at signing.

only in the minds of fanbois ...

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zdnet.com/blog: A lot has changed over the past decade. But one thing that hasn’t are the worn out sets of beliefs, ideologies and arguments spouted by hardcore fanbois. Let’s take a quick look.

Most popular Linux distros

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mybroadband.co.za: Clearly Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux distributions, but which other versions of this operating system are proving popular with users? Looking at a number of online lists, including the popular Distrowatch site, a general idea of which Linux versions are most popular emerges.

Linux, the Numbers

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Gaming

hemispheregames.com: A little over a month ago we released the Linux port of Osmos, promising statistics on our sales and downloads. We wanted to find out - from a financial perspective, for our studio - “is it worth porting games to Linux?”

Linux as a catalyst for a smarter planet

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opensource.com: In this morning's Red Hat Summit sessions, Jean Staten Healy and Bob Sutor of IBM presented on the solutions that communities around the world are implementing using Linux as a catalyst for a smarter planet.

WattOS — a lightweight, low-power Linux

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fosswire.com: WattOS is a really interesting lightweight Linux distribution that is based on Ubuntu 10.04 (as of WattOS R2). As the name might suggest, it is also focused on low power usage and is said to work well with older and less powerful hardware.

Kernel Log: Linus resolves to apply a strict policy over merging changes

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h-online.com: Linus Torvalds has resolved to apply a strict policy of accepting only bug fix changes to the kernel after the merge window has closed. Torvalds has also stuck his oar into the debate over the Android suspend block API.

The Reg guide to Linux, part 2: Preparing to dual-boot

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theregister.co.uk: On Monday, we suggested Ubuntu as a good starting point for experimenting with desktop Linux. You'll be very pleasantly surprised by the transformation from a lumbering old XP with a fresh install of an OS that doesn't need multiple layers of security software. If you don't have that option, though,

Is HP Rude To Gnu/Linux Users?

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muktware.com: HP has introduced its first all-in-one PC as part of the enterprise-class HP Compaq 6000 Pro family. It is unfortunate that HP doesn't offer Gnu/Linux on these machines.

Old school Linux tips

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ghacks.net: Some times you just have to pull some tricks out of the vault. These tips can be timeless, classic, or just retro. But generally speaking they still apply to users today. Naturally, since these are mostly old school tips, they are going to be command line tips.

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