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Linux backlight control

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mjg59.livejournal.com: Backlight control is one of those things that you'd think would be simple, but ha ha this is computing so of course it's an utter disaster and everything is a huge mess.

Linux Mint’s Debian Delight!

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jimlynch.com: Life is full of surprises, some of them good and some of them bad. This week I got a great surprise when a Debian version of Linux Mint was released.

Linux & MS

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Humor
  • DtO: Taking Their Word for It (MS & OSS)
  • Linux Fanboys == Fake Linux Users?

Linux desktop market share: Small no matter how you measure

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networkworld.com: It doesn't give me any pleasure in saying this, but the evidence is overwhelming that Linux is not huge on the desktop. Saying it has maybe 1% of the desktop marketshare is probably not realistic, but not as far off the mark as we'd like.

Fact or Fiction? Top 8 Linux Myths Debunked

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pcworld.com: If the idea of using Linux in your business is one that makes you nervous, chances are you've fallen prey to one or more of the many myths out there that are frequently disseminated by competing vendors such as Microsoft.

Linux Mint 9 Xfce or LXDE?

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bargincomputing.com: Another round in the battle between Xfce and LXDE. This time the distro is Linux Mint 9. So far, the Xfce desktop has lost two rounds in a matches with LXDE on the same distro.

The Key to a Successful Linux Conversion

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: People are resistant to change. This is a fact and it is not going to change any time soon. Because of this they will not want their entire computer to change on them all at once. An important fact that a lot Linux Advocates miss is that the conversion to Linux starts on Windows or OSX.

How Linux Land Got Better Since Last Summer

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linuxinsider.com: If the end of the year is a good time to take stock of all that's passed in the preceding 12 months, then why not the end of the summer? That, indeed, is just what Linux bloggers have been doing over the past week or so, thanks to a recent Open Ballot on TuxRadar.

Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox Review

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linuxnov.com: I have been using Linux Mint since Linux Mint 5 Elyssa always was interesting in Linux Mint Fluxbox editions because it does not require high hardware specifications using a really lightweight window manager Fluxbox based on Blacbox.

Absolute, Dream

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kmandla.wordpress: A couple of years ago, one of my first distro-hopping experiences was to tinker with DreamLinux. At the time it was quite impressive. From another side of the camp, here’s Absolute Linux.

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