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A Mac User's Opinion of Linux

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: Now, some days ago, I was reading a post that compared Linux and Windows Vista/7 and I found among the comments one that caught my eye. I use OS X, but I'm familiar with both Windows and Linux.

Preview: Debian 6 "Squeeze" (Part 3: LXDE and Xfce)

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: LXDE seems to be the new hot thing; to cater to users who need a lightweight distribution either out of necessity (older hardware, need to allocate as much memory as possible to applications without giving up a usable DE) or out of preference, pretty much every major distribution has begun to offer an LXDE edition.

Thank you, Linux! My Windows computer is infected

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: That's right. My desktop, which runs Windows, is infected and I blame Linux.

Ten ways Linux and BSD differ

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BSD

zdnet.co.uk: People tend to talk about Linux and BSD in the same breath, but a number of telling differences set them apart, says Jack Wallen.

Linux, schools and zeitgeist

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blogs.computerworlduk.com: There is a flurry of activity within the Open Source world at the moment as it is dawning on everyone that the fabled “level playing field” promised before the general election which would allow SMEs and Open Source companies to compete with the proprietary software big boys is not going to happen.

Preview: Debian 6 "Sqeeze" Part 2: KDE

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: This is the second part in my series of previews of Debian 6 "Squeeze". The ISO image I used this time was again the daily build from 2010 October 3.

openSUSE more cutting-edge than Fedora

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pwnage.ca: Here we have it folks. After a little bit of distro hopping I found one of my solutions, at least as far as a desktop system goes. openSUSE 11.3 KDE Edition is my choice of distro and 11.4 is going to demolish Fedora’s offering.

Why Microsoft Buying Adobe Threatens Desktop Linux

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I’ve read countless articles today stating the reasons why Microsoft buying Adobe threatens desktop Linux. And as one might expect, I have yet to locate one single article explaining why Microsoft taking over Adobe might be a good thing.

Preview: Debian 6 "Sqeeze" Part 1: GNOME

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Trying to forecast when the next version of Debian will be released is like trying to figure out whether or not it will snow the next day in Washington DC in winter; it's an exercise in futility. That said, I'm going to go out on a limb and say that Debian 6 "Squeeze" will be released soon.

Linux Mint 9 review

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pcadvisor.co.uk: Introduce some minty freshness to your PC with the free Linux Mint 9 operating system, a variant of Ubuntu 10.04

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