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Intel buys Wind River to push Linux

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Linux

itworld.com: Intel's acquisition of Wind River on Thursday is a strong push by the chip maker to extend Linux support across devices that use its processors, analysts said.

Review: Acer Aspire One D150

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Hardware
  • Review: Acer Aspire One D150

  • Moblin 2.0 - A New Way to Make a Netbook Sing With Linux
  • Future of netbooks, laptops unfolds at Computex

The Case of the Disapearing Linux and other Mysteries of the Internet

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Linux

homelinux.com/blog: Lately I have noticed a pattern. It is mystery that keeps getting deeper and darker as I go along. It started with getting very tired of seeing “Windows only”, or “Windows and Mac Only,” or “Windows and Mac for now but Linux Support Coming Soon.”

Linux Driver Project Status Report as of June 2009

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Linux
Software

kroah.com: This is a status report for the Linux Driver Project as of June 2009, describing what has happened in the past year of work.

Qt vs. GTK: Juk and Amarok

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Software

celettu.wordpress: This is the fourth in a series of articles comparing different kind of applications. This one be about music managers, or “Itunes clones” if you will.

The GNOME Foundation Is All About People

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Software

stormyscorner.com: As open source projects mature, they tend to join or create a foundation to manage the project's financial and software assets, provide a marketing and legal entity, and help to set the direction of the project.

It’s time for the community to take charge of its brand

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OSS

blogs.fsfe.org: There are a couple of “beginner’s mistakes” when thinking about Free Software in general and its commercial application, in particular. One is to believe there was a substantial difference in the software referred to by the terms “Free Software” and “Open Source.” There isn’t.

What’s the point of Ubuntu remixes?

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Ubuntu

psychocats.net: There seemed to be (and sometimes continues to be) an objection to the very notion that you might take a Linux distribution, change the default packages and artwork in it, and then re-release it as a remix.

The path forward for Linux is child's play

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Linux

news.cnet.com: Linux has been growing in importance for years in the darkened server closets. In the consumer world of personal computers and mobile devices, however, Linux hasn't fared particularly well.

Enlightenment E16 Reaches Version 1.0.0

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Software

phoronix.com: While Enlightenment E17 is still undergoing development, the Enlightenment E16 window manager has finally reached version 1.0.0.

Russia launches antitrust probe of Microsoft

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Microsoft

reuters.com: Russia's state anti-monopoly service launched a probe of Microsoft Corp over cutbacks in supplies of the Windows XP operating system in Russia, it said on Thursday.

To Jim Zemlin this CompuTex represents progress

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Linux

zdnet.com: My impressions about a failure of Linux to break through at CompuTex are based on observations of this year’s show floor. I was not here previously.

David Carradine, star of 'Kung Fu,' dies at 72

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Obits

latimes.com: Carradine was found dead in his hotel room in Bangkok, where he was working on a movie. A Thai newspaper indicates he committed suicide; the U.S. Embassy confirms his death but offers no details.

What is eBox and Why Should You Care?

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Linux
Software

blog.ibeentoubuntu.com: eBox is either: a set of packages to create a robust server or a stand-alone distribution CD to do the same.

openSUSE development opens up

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SUSE

h-online.com: The openSUSE developers have announced that they are changing their development policies to make it easier for developers outside of Novell to contribute.

La Curacao takes the plunge into a Linux-based OS

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Linux

stores.org: La Curacao is a Los Angeles-based chain of Hispanic-focused electronics stores. While La Curacao enjoys strong levels of customer loyalty, its previous operating system sometimes left both customers and sales associates frustrated.

New Tricks in Opera 10

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Software
  • New Tricks in Opera 10

  • Opera 10 is just too good to ignore
  • Open your Wings with Opera 10

CrunchPad Nears Production, Looks Awesome

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Linux
Hardware
  • CrunchPad: The Launch Prototype

  • CrunchPad Nears Production, Looks Awesome
  • (Tech)Crunch time approaches for the CrunchPad
  • Crunchpad launch prototype looks like dreams come true

Amarok 2.1 "Let There Be Light" released

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Software
  • Amarok 2.1 "Let There Be Light" released

  • Amarok 2.1 released
  • Amarok 2.1 Released
  • Amarok 2.1 Brings a Plethora of Cool Features

40 years of Unix

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OS
  • Timeline: 40 years of Unix

  • Unix turns 40: The past, present and future of a revolutionary OS
  • On the shoulders of giants: Three Unix movers and shakers
  • The Unix family tree
  • Survey: Unix has a long and healthy future, say users
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