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earthweb.com: Eighteen short months ago, Taiwanese manufacturer Asus debuted the Eee, the netbook that launched the latest craze for small, lightweight, inexpensive laptops. And then they got to work – creating new open source apps specifically for the Eee and similar netbooks.
tuxradar.com: At the time of writing, there are three hundred and twenty three distributions being tracked on distrowatch.com. This is the world of choice, and it's a world made possible by free and open source software.
ghacks.net: If you’ve ever used a PIM (Personal Information Manager) you know how important they can be for both business and personal organization. Most users know Microsoft Outlook. Most Linux users know Evolution. But there is another PIM out there that has more to offer than any other PIM available.
infoworld.com: Having rocketed to prominence as one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions in just a few years, Ubuntu has earned a reputation for stability and ease-of-use. The latest edition -- version 9.04, code-named "Jaunty Jackalope" -- continues that tradition and is mostly a maintenance release, but it brings a number of updates that should enhance its appeal.
customdistros.com: I found myself revisiting “100 reasons Linux beats Windows” this morning and once again started getting annoyed at what was written.
linuxdevices.com: Socket Mobile has joined the trend of offering Linux support for WiFi cards by announcing Linux drivers for its Go Wi-Fi SDIO WLAN cards and modules.
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- Ubuntu Jaunty Tries to Set the Usability Agenda
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- Kubuntu 9.04 Wifi Bug To Be Fixed?
- Quick and Simple Tips to Personalize your Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalop
I have a Mandriva Spring 2009.1 RC 2 install on my main production box. I have Kubuntu Jaunty on my experimental box. Which to install on my Acer Laptop?
techiemoe.com: Arch Linux is a strange beast. It's closer to Gentoo than anything else, and even that comparison is imperfect. It's a do-it-yourself, minimalist OS that has everything I don't want in a desktop.
phoronix.com: Red Hat is expecting to deliver the final release of Fedora 11 in just less than one month, but today they have offered up a preview build of this next open-source Linux distribution update that is known as Leonidas. This afternoon we have screenshots.
Also: Red Hat Fedora 11 Focuses on the Linux Desktop
jonreagan.wordpress: Recently a new Linux distribution was born, called Lin-X. Based off Ubuntu 8.10, and designed to look like Mac OS X, it grabbed my attention.
blogs.computerworld.com: I like choice. I like being able to pick just the right operating system for the right job. But, when I look in the mirror, I don't see an ordinary user. Most people want to use 1 (one) operating system and that's more than enough for them.
bmighty.com/blog: Ubuntu Linux isn't just an operating system -- it's an ecosystem. Here is a quick guide to help you wind your way through this desktop jungle.
opensuse.org: There are various ways to build a live cd and since 11.2 Milestone 1 there is a new one: clicfs. I’ll try to explain:
itwire.com: The netbook ought to have been the domain of Linux. It certainly started that way. Then Windows XP came back into vogue and the vendors backed away. Both ASUS and Dell confirmed today that Linux features little in their future plans.
celettu.wordpress: I’ve been trying to use Linux since 94. It replaced XP as my desktop OS in 2004, and I’ve been using it exclusively since then. So it’s rather puzzling to me I’ve never installed Debian.
zdnet.co.uk/blog: I have been recently been looking into desktop managers other than Gnome and KDE. Fortunately, with Ubuntu (and probably others) it is relatively easy to download and install several such desktop managers, and then choose between them on login.