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linuxfoundation.org/blog-entry: Today's surprising news of 5,000 Microsoft jobs cut might be good news or bad for Linux, depending on how you look at it. As a Linux advocate, it's very easy to sit here and start spouting off that this is what Microsoft deserves, after running big and bloated for so long.
earthweb.com: Does a good OS from Microsoft put the pressure back on Apple and the Linux development community? After all, both the Mac OS and Linux have benefitted from the fact that early adopters of Vista experienced declared the OS a lemon, with the worldwide market share in both OSes climbing significantly over the past couple of years.
reghardware.co.uk: True to its name, a netbook makes a very decent ebook reader. Here's the freely-downloadable Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, complete with original Tenniel illustrations, as it appears on the MSI Wind:
computerworlduk.com: This post is about things that look like other things but really are very different in origin and structure. For example desktop interfaces now look pretty similar to me.
itwire.com: It is difficult to know whether Louis Suarez-Potts, community manager at OpenOffice.org, was conscious at any point today of the irony of criticising proprietary software while making a presentation using a MacBook.
heise-online.co.uk: According to current plans, version 11 of Fedora, which is expected to arrive in late May, will use Ext4 as its standard file system. That's what the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) recently decided, following a heated discussion in an IRC meeting.
This tutorial shows how you can clone Linux systems with CloneZilla SE. This is useful for copying one Linux installation to multiple computers without losing much time, e.g. in a classroom, or also for creating an image-based backup of a system.
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Last time I introduced a couple of open source tools to securely delete files, folders or whole hard drives. Naturally Linux has more!
norsetto.890m: La Repubblica, one of the two major Italian newspapers, has opened a competition for the most beautiful, original personal desktop.
linuxloop.com: Some time after Linux netbook started appearing, it became obvious that there was a problem. Every time a new manufacturer gets in to the business, they try to build a completely custom Linux system that is “easier.”
- do you believe in fate?
- Gparted - Gnome Partition Editor in openSUSE
- Using Linux to Leapfrog the Competition
- VMware developers release GUI debugging tool for GTK+
- Bringing Up Open Source, Part 2: The Consumer Side
- Congratulations Mr President - Linux Australia goes to the vote
- LCA2009: Sugar Labs tries to pick up the pieces
- The Problems Facing Sugar Learning Platform
- Building A OLPC Case From Spare Shampoo Bottles
- Live from Down Under: Report from Linux.conf.au 2009
- Why Ubuntu stays top of Distrowatch and Digg
- Flock 64 Bit Browser on Linux (with 64-bit Flash support)
- Firefox 3.1: Thanks For The Memory
- Phoenix Strikes HyperSpace Deal With ASUS
- Linux, Windows 7 Beta Could Be Hit By Downadup Worm
- Linux Tells Us What’s Up (new version of ’sup’ tool!)
- losing that Drupal lovin
- Rar and Unrar for Fedora 10
- Adding Wbar, Prism, and Gadgets to Ubuntu
- Dropbox on 11.1
- How To Move Your Server From Windows To Linux
- 'Scroll animating' an image
theregister.co.uk: Speaking with The Reg, the founder of popular Linux distro Ubuntu and chief executive of Canonical called Windows 7 a great operating system.
rudd-o.com: True to its flexible and capable roots, Linux has a ton of ways to convert videos, with multiple competing projects all featuring astounding capabilities. Regrettably, they all are either command-line programs or very, very complicated. Until today.
zmogo.com: There’s a lot of talk around the internets about which (free) Linux distro is the ‘best.’ And while this article won’t opine either way, I do hope to put some perspective on the Linux debate using public data.
computerworld.com.au: Linus Torvalds is a regular visitor to Australia in January. He took some time out to speak to Rodney Gedda about a host of topics including point releases, filesystems and what it is like switching to GNOME. He also puts Windows 7 in perspective.
linuxtoday.com/blog: I am pointing at all the alleged journalists, reporters, and so-called analysts who write about Linux and FOSS when they don't know one single blinking thing about it. What is it with people?
genietvanhetleven.blogspot: I have given SuSE 11.1 due diligence. I have spent at least a day with each of the problem areas, some with success, others without. As a result I have come to the following conclusion: There are a lot of things that just don't work.
pcworld.com: Getting started with Linux can be an intimidating task, particularly for people who have never tried any operating system besides Windows. In truth, however, very little about Linux is actually difficult to use. It's simply a different OS, with its own approach to doing things.
blogs.zdnet.com: Given the economy’s impact on tech shows, I have to wonder what the future holds. Talking to Ilan Rabinovitch of the Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE), the future still looks bright — maybe brighter than the future for the more commercial trade shows.
serverwatch.com: Many see Linux as the hero that can save us — save us from continuous hardware upgrades with each major software revision, confusing licensing programs, hidden costs and fees and vendor lock-in. With that said, is Linux our hero? The obvious answer is yes, but is it a true hero or just the hero of the month?