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Microsoft: "Linux at the End of its Life Cycle"

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opendotdotdot.blogspot: Regular readers of this blog will know that I've tracked the rather painful history of attempts to increase the deployment of free software in Russia, notably in its schools. Well, that saga continues, it seems, with doubts being expressed about the creation of a Russian national operating system based on GNU/Linux:

Benchmarks Of Debian Etch, Lenny & Squeeze

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phoronix.com: With Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" set to be released in the coming months, we have decided to run a set of benchmarks looking at the performance of Debian 6.0 across different sub-systems relative to the performance of Debian 5.0 "Lenny" and Debian 4.0 "Etch" to see how this new release may stack up.

Could the Windows Comparison Game Hurt Linux?

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linuxinsider.com: "Ah yes, the old old, OLD story," said Hyperlogos blogger Martin Espinoza. "This argument has only been going on since Linux has been suitable for real work and will probably keep going so long as people are paying for both of them. It matters if you're trying to sell Linux in a world dominated by Microsoft. Otherwise, not so much."

Embarrassed to recommend Microsoft

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zdnet.co.uk/blogs: A few times in the past I've been caught recommending Microsoft products, only to have it come back and bite me when things don't work properly.

Debian Trying to Recruit More Women

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ostatic.com/blog: The Debian Women project is beginning training sessions to encourage more women to participate in the nuts and bolts of Debian development.

Red Hat sizes up NZ for 2011 growth

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  • Red Hat sizes up NZ for 2011 growth
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the Trickle-Up Effect
  • Red Hat Educates Professors About Open Source

Debian GNU/Linux 5 "lenny" Review

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thinkdigit.com: Debian is one of the most prominent and old releases of all Linux distros, which differs a lot in it's release cycles. While Fedora is gearing up for its 14th release in 7 years, Debian has had as few as five releases in its nearly 17-year history.

Fedora 14

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  • Spotlight on Linux: Fedora 14
  • RHEL 6 Is Ready for Heavy-Duty Computing (Slideshow)
  • Quick update on my upgrade to Fedora 14
  • A "clarification" from Fedora on the SQLNinja decision
  • RHN Satellite 5.4, the second analysis
  • Quality journalism

Fedora Welcomes in New Management

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ostatic.com/blog: Jared Smith, Fedora Project Leader, has announced some personnel changes within the Fedora project that show, as Smith says, "every person in the Fedora community is a potential leader."

Announcing a new utility: 'trace'

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lwn.net: We are pleased to announce a new tracing tool called 'trace'.

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