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Explaining to girls

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mdzlog.alcor.net: Yes, I was there, in person, at the event, in the audience, during the keynote. The remark in question was sexist, and although it may seem small in itself, it is representative of an attitude which is harmful to the community.

Ubuntu Is Pretty Cool (My Linux Experiment)

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sourcesandmethods.blogspot: I decided to install Ubuntu on an old laptop of mine this weekend and I feel, I have to say, more, well, resilient already. The intelligence implications are pretty interesting, too.

FreeBSD 8.0 vs. Ubuntu 9.10 Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: With these two popular free software operating systems both having major updates coming out at around the same time, we decided it warranted some early benchmarking.

Buying Software in Ubuntu

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doctormo.wordpress: The new Ubuntu App Center is an interesting addition/replacement to the old Add/Remove Applications program and the complicated synaptic package manager. It promises to bring simplicity to installing new apps to Ubuntu.

Ubuntu gets set to mark fifth birthday

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itwire.com: The new kid on the GNU/Linux block is getting long in the tooth. In about three weeks, Ubuntu will be five years old.

Ubuntu Spelunkers Need Help

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daniweb.com: his is the third entry in the continuing "cave dwellers" saga and their new lives with Ubuntu. Someone posted a comment on the previous cave dwellers entry about iTunes not working on Linux. What's a penguinista to do? Try WINE.

Myth of the blue-headed step children

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blog.nixternal.com: I have been reading quite a few blog post comments these days just to get a feel for what people think about Kubuntu, KDE, and the other KDE distros. The comment I see the most is something along the lines of “Kubuntu’s KDE is garbage while distro x’s KDE rocks!”

Misconceptions about Ubuntu Linux

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  • Misconceptions about Ubuntu Linux
  • Little Annoyances Moving Into Ubuntu
  • Full Circle Magazine Issue 29 is here
  • Ubuntu Software Store Renamed
  • Ubuntu Netbook Remix Karmic
  • Ubuntu installation guide

On keynotes and apologies

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blog.printf.net: I was at the keynote too, and was paying attention, and it turns out that even with context applied, someone who talks about "explaining to girls what we actually do" when talking about free software really is saying something sexist. This statement actually wasn't the first exclusionary thing Mark had said in the talk.

Also: The next wave of feminism crashes on the FOSS shores

Linux fans see opportunity in Windows 7 changeover

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techtarget.com: Linux runs on a tiny share of corporate desktops, but open source partisans say the upcoming release of Windows 7 and the popularity of lightweight netbook PCs could help it gain ground -- even in Windows shops.

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