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Linux zealots - Isn't it time to grow up?

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fewt.com: I read an article today about an issue that a user had with windows popping up over the screen saver in an environment with ePHI. The author concludes rightfully so that there will never be a year of Linux on the "desktop". When I got down into the comments, I found the typical responses from the Linux zealots.

Be a pal; share Linux with your friends and family

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itwire.com: Are you the local computer boffin in your social circle? Tired of forever having to clean off that annoying fake super anti-virus 2010 trojan? Well, friends shouldn’t let friends run Windows. Be a friend to your friends.

Zorin 3 - Distro Review

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: I recently came across Zorin, an Ubuntu based distro that focuses on easing a Windows user's transition to Linux by theming it's interface to look like Microsoft's operating system.

Debian 6.0 Squeeze by the end of the year… maybe

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ducea.com: The Debian release team recently announced the current status of the next Debian release Squeeze. Based on past experiences there will be at least 4 months needed after the freeze to release the next stable version.

Fedora 13 Goddard. Bah. Meh. Hmm? Ok.

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dedoimedo.com: Testing Fedora is like stuffing a badger down your trousers; you don't really know when it's going to bite.

The fragile balance between fast and reliable

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hwoarang.silverarrow.org: Being a Distro developer, or a packager if you prefer, is not always that simple. Many people think that our “job” is quite straight forward. All we need to do is to read the INSTALL file and then adapt the instructions into an ebuild format and we are done. Well it is definitely more than that.

Linux Desktop Stigma Draws Ire and Fire

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daniweb.com: Is it true that, if you speak up for GNU/Linux on the Desktop, you get flamed? I just had a virtual conversation with someone who claims that this assertion is fact.

Pay what you want for Kiddix OS

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crunchgear.com: From Microsoft Bob to Edubuntu there have been a number of attempts at making computers of various sorts easier and more useful for young people. Another participant in this space is Kiddix.

That Linux Attitude...

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Novice Windows users know very little about Linux. Just imagine this poor Windows user locked in a room, surrounded by 300 bouncing penguins crying out: "Try me, try me, TRY M-EEE!" Appalled, the user yells: "But which one is Linux??"

There will never be a "Year of Linux" on the desktop OS

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blogs.techrepublic.com: I applied countless patches and fixes to my Ubuntu box, which is running 9.04 because 9.10 just hung when I attempted to update it. However, my desktop windows still continued to float in front of my screensaver, for the entire world to see, even though the machine was locked. That’s strike 2 for Ubuntu Linux on this matter.

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