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Linux Fest NorthWest is coming!

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lunduke.com: totem350Linux Fest NorthWest is happening April 25th and 26th (Saturday and Sunday) in Bellingham, WA. If you are a Linux nerd and you can find your way to Bellingham, I highly recommend it.

Ubuntu 9.04: What’s New for Desktop Users?

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: With Ubuntu 9.04, otherwise known as the Jaunty Jackalope, set to be released in less than three weeks, we begin with a look at the new features that Jaunty brings to traditional desktops.

Review: Debian 5: Lenny

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Linux

ericsbinaryworld.com: Debian…the father and grandfather of many a Linux distro. I think indirectly Debian is probably running on more computers than any other Linux distro. It’s the basis of Ubuntu, Mepis, Xandros, and many others. And many people use Debian where they need a nice, stable distro.

Revisiting Linux: An Evening With Zombies and Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Beta

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Ubuntu

jamesdurham.com: I love Linux. It is a fantastic operating system/platform with ridiculous power and flexibility, and I wish I could use it for all my computer needs. I’ve attempted to do just about everything with it, and try as I might, there are some areas where it just doesn’t fill what I need with my creative work.

Are Linux netbooks really returned more often than Windows models?

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Linux
Hardware
Microsoft

computerworld.com: Microsoft says that Windows dominates -- and will continue to dominate -- netbooks because customers are looking for a familiar, PC-like experience, as well as compatibility with their peripherals and software such as Microsoft Office.

Also: Netbooks forward or backward, Linux or Windows

Announcing the “We’re Linux” video contest finalists

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Linux

linux-foundation.org: The journey that begin during last football season with the realization that Microsoft paid Jerry Seinfeld $10 million for his appearance in their ads is almost over. The judging for the We’re Linux video contest has been completed and I’m pleased to announce the finalists.

GNOME begins to play catch up with KDE

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Software

itwire.com: The GNOME project has released what it calls a roadmap towards version 3.0. After following a policy that mandated minor changes in its six-monthly releases, GNOME has decided that it would be a mistake to release 3.0 without a "user-visible change."

Ubuntu's Shuttleworth: Planning to Overtake Apple

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Ubuntu

itmanagement.earthweb.com: Last summer, Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of the Ubuntu distribution and of Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial sponsor, challenged the free and open source software (FOSS) to deliver a desktop experience superior to Apple's.

Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring RC2 is ready for tests

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: The RC2 release of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring (code name Estephe) is now available. This RC2 version provides some updates on major desktop components of the distribution, including KDE 4.2.2, GNOME 2.26,X.org server 1.6, kernel 2.6.29.

Microsoft cries netbook victory against Linux

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Microsoft

theregister.co.uk: Microsoft may be on its way to vanquishing Linux in the war to dominate netbook operating systems, but the ground could be shifting against Windows.

MIDs to bring Linux to Asia-Pacific

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Linux

zdnetasia.com: MIDs (mobile Internet devices) may be the channel for Linux to reach mainstream consumers in Asia, according to an analyst.

State of GNOME?

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Software

stormyscorner.com: The GNOME desktop is alive and well. Despite rumors that everyone and everything is moving to the browser, the desktop is here to stay.

Hard Times May Boost Linux Financial Services

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Linux
Interviews

hpcwire.com: Today Linux is the go-to operating system for high performance computing, while it continues to extend its footprint in the broader IT community. In the financial services arena, in particular, Linux is being seen as a critical technology for increasing ROI.

Desktop web apps and snappiness top next Firefox (Namoroka) plans

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Moz/FF

mozillalinks.org: The next Firefox has been assigned version number 3.6 but it is very unlikely it will remain the final release number, specially considering the many features improvements listed in the first Namoroka feature plan drafts.

Also: Mozilla reveals roadmap for Firefox 3.6, scheduled for 2010

Ubuntu: Intuit QuickBooks is a problem

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doctormo.wordpress: I’ve just come back from a friend of a friend’s house, you know, when you’ve set up one person’s computer with Ubuntu. But as soon as you see QuickBooks Pro you put the breaks on all that optimism. It’s a death nail in prospective converts to Ubuntu.

My Fantasy Operating System

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Linux

pcworld.com: Most of us have fantasies about winning the lottery. It's part of being human. Along with buying property, fast cars, and a life-sized Kylie Minogue fembot (including optional hot pants accessory), my fantasy would be to create the perfect operating system.

Openmoko: Next-gen phone bites dust, but FreeRunner lives

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Hardware

linuxdevices.com: Openmoko is shelving its next-generation "GTA03" phone in favor of a "non-smartphone" device called "Plan B." Yet, contrary to industry reports, which have also said that Openmoko has cut its staff in half, the company is not discontinuing the FreeRunner, it claims.

5 Benefits of Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

2indya.com: I have been through the phase when I tried to inspire people about using original software and operating system so that we do not use pirated software. However, Ubuntu has clearly given a way ahead while advocating for Linux.

Linux laptops look to phone stores and Web for distribution

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Linux
Hardware

blogs.zdnet.com: Microsoft’s strategy for fighting off Linux laptops, which are Netbooks powered by Ubuntu or Android, seems clear. Keep them out of retail distribution.

Morgan Stanley Growing Its Use of Linux

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Linux

wallstreetandtech.com: Anthony Golia, executive director of enterprise computing at Morgan Stanley, told attendees at the High Performance Linux on Wall Street show this morning that his firm has been using Linux in a big way since 2001.

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