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Linux, Windows and Mac - The OS Race

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brajeshwar.com: If you belong to the “Linux Community” bandwagon, you may just have a different opinion on the fact that there are lessons to be learned from Windows and Mac.

On software installation and activities

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the-gay-bar.com: The way software is handled is one of the aspects where the three major operating systems differ and it is somewhat of a religious war (but that happens a lot when it comes to operating systems).

Oblong's g-speak: the 'Minority Report' OS brought to life

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engadget.com: If you've been waiting for that Minority Report-style interface to really come to fruition, you can finally exhale. One of the science advisors from the Steven Spielberg film -- along with a team of other zany visionaries -- has created an honest-to-goodness, real-world implementation of the computer systems seen in the movie.

Why I Am Leaning Toward OpenSolaris

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codeghar.wordpress: Sun makes its own Unix operating system, called Solaris. In an effort to be more open source oriented, Sun is releasing parts of Solaris as OpenSolaris. Here I will try to find reasons why OpenSolaris would be a good choice.

the next battle lines

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Aaron Aseigo: Microsoft recently conceded the Vista struggle and is now refocusing it's market on the yet-to-materialize Windows 7. Sure, Vista is slow and piggish and has some rather cute ideas of what "bling" means. People now see both Linux and Mac as viable options and no longer feel beholden to trudge along besides Microsoft and their pace.

Desktop Unix: MacOS X and SUSE Linux

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zdnet.com/Murphy: All three of the main OS candidates: MacOS X, Novell’s “Sousa Linicks” and Microsoft’s Windows Vista run on pretty much the same hardware and run broadly comparable applications suites, so the decision must ultimately come down to which one best balances cost versus productivity in your applications area.

Is the Linux community afraid of Opensolaris?

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c0t0d0s0.eu: In the last few weeks i´ve heard one sentence quite often: "Why you you still develop Solaris? You should contribute to Linux!" from people administering Linux systems. And you could read at other places, that Solaris is irrelevant, that there is nothing worth of mentioning it or even for an integration to Linux. Just think about the Zemlin quotations!

OpenSolaris 2008.11 Starts Coming Together

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phoronix.com: OpenSolaris 2008.05 had given a new face to Solaris through a vastly improved desktop experience. While OpenSolaris 2008.05 was not perfect, it was quite pleasant and a very nice first step. Sun Microsystems is now preparing for the release of OpenSolaris 2008.11 to incorporate their latest set of changes.

10 amazingly alternative operating systems

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royal.pingdom.com: This post is about the desktop operating systems that fly under the radar of most people. We are definitely not talking about Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, or even BSD or Solaris. There are much less mainstream options out there for the OS-curious.

Five operating systems that time forgot

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techradar.com: While you're cursing the slow boot times of your modern PC or wondering why you can't have 50 applications open at once without the system taking a hit, cast your mind back to the operating systems of old. Here are five operating systems we fondly remember.

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