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ReactOS 0.3.9 Review and Screenshot Tour

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internetling.com: 10 years is a long time and although they failed to deliver version 1.0 in this time, by working closely with the WINE project, they managed to put together a working development version. So let’s see what version 0.3.9 has in store for us, shall we?

15 years of FreeDOS

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h-online.com: Originally released on the 28th of June 1994, FreeDOS is now 15 years old. FreeDOS is a free open source DOS clone. The current release, version 1.0, was released in early September of 2006 and is licensed under GPL.

OpenSolaris: No Standing Still On A Moving Train

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informationweek.com/blog: Yesterday I sat down on the phone with Larry Wake -- official title: Group Manager, Solaris Strategic Marketing -- to chat about OpenSolaris. I ended up with an answer to an unexpected question:

The UNIX versus NT Organization

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linuxfud.wordpress: While going through some old notes, I was reminded that there once existed a website dedicated to explaining the differences between Unix and Windows NT.

David Versus Two Goliaths

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adventuresincomputing.wordpress: Apple will release its OS X 10.6 “Snow Loepard” in September and not long after, on October 22nd, Microsoft’s Windows 7 will be released. A week later Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” is scheduled to be unleashed.

Windows and Linux desktop enterprise support comparison.

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toolbox.com/blogs: I was requested to install Linux as a desktop machine for an end user the other day. While this made me very proud it also would help answer my personally unanswered question. Is it feasible for a Linux machine to be used as an end user desktop and what would the support be like.

How much do desktops matter?

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blogs.zdnet.com: Do desktops matter? Jim Zemlin of the Linux Foundation insists they don’t.

Linux versus Windows: the eternal discussion

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celettu.wordpress: Yesterday I got dragged into a “Windows versus Linux” discussion, because on my Facebook profile I had made a quiz, and one of the questions was “What OS do I use?”. My sister in law got that one wrong, and exlaimed “Stupid Linux!”.

Does the Mac-Windows-Linux Race Ever Change?

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earthweb.com: I’ve been on a history kick lately, inspired by the fact that the foundation of the Unix operating system was created just 40 years ago this summer, starting with software written by Ken Thompson at Bell Laboratories.

OpenSolaris: how long will it be with us?

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itwire.com: OpenSolaris came out with its third release last week and within a year there seems to have been some pretty good progress. The biggest question hanging over OpenSolaris is whether Oracle will decide to continue the project.

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