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10 Linux-based Technologies to Look for in 2010

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daniweb.com: Everyone has posted their predictions for 2010 but here's the real scoop on what's going to happen in 2010 with Linux and Linux-oriented hardware and software products. Get ready to see the biggest increase in Linux adoption in history. You can say you saw it here first. These are in no particular ranking or order.

Best of Linux Cheat Sheets

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linuxscrew.com: Below list of Linux cheat sheets can be used by everybody who administer Linux operating system including beginners/newbies and bearded gurus.

How-To: Change GRUB Splash Screen (For GRUB Legacy)

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Although GRUB 2 replaced the older GRUB 0.9x (currently known as 'GRUB Legacy'), the latter still is the default boot loader on some distributions, like Debian 5.0 for example. The splash screen for GRUB Legacy is an XPM image which appears as a background when you select which OS to boot. For those who are tired of the default splash screen, here is a short tutorial on how to change it.

Acer Adventure 6: Fedora

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goodbyemicrosoft.net: The next Linux I'm trying on the Acer Aspire One is Fedora. Judging from their information page, Fedora 10, 11, and 12 all work on the Aspire One, with different limitations. Fedora 12 has a few too many unresolved issues at this time, so I've downloaded Fedora 11.

Fedora 13 all set for the Rocketry Artwork

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linuxers.org: By now you would know that the next Fedora release, Fedora 13, will be named "Goddard", after the famous Rocket scientist Robert H Goddard. After deciding on the name, fedora contributors have started working on the designs, themes and other artwork for the next release.

Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Released

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wolf911.us: The Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 release is available for download. The CoreCD is designed with a minimalistic feature set to provide a foundation for building a customized installation tailored to the users specific needs.

SoftMaker Office 2008 for Linux free until 12-31-09

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SoftMaker is giving away the 2008 versions of their Office suites for charity until the end of this month. This is a commercial verison of Open Office. It is lightweight, powerful and fast. MS file conversions are much better than OOo. More details can be found here.

The state of the Penguin

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blogbeebe.blogspot: Over the past week I've been collecting ISOs and burning CD and DVD ROMs from them for the purpose of just seeing how the boot, and then taking a few moments to see how they look and generally operate.

From windows to Linux. Was there a choice?

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toolbox.com/blogs: Ever since windows came out, until Linux and it's brethren came along, there has really been no other choice of operating system. Before you get your knickers in a knot and start spouting off the multitude of operating systems that were available at that time, let me explain.

few points gleaned from time at informationweek

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OSS

informationweek.com/blog: The only constant thing is change, and change has come my way. As of the end of 2009, I'll be leaving InformationWeek -- so over the next couple of days I thought I'd sum up a few points gleaned during my time here.

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