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Changing the World, One Penguin at a Time

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blog.linuxtoday: Does the idea of "advocacy" make you nervous? It does sound a bit scary, doesn't it, like those annoying door-to-door religious people. But it's not that way. If you're interested in helping people learn to speak Linux, here are a few easy, non-scary tips.

Debian - Mono is not in our default installation

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h-online.com: In response to the open letter written by free software guru Richard Stallman about the Mono problem, Alexander Schmehl, Debian developer and spokesperson for the GNU/Linux distribution has pointed out that Debian has no plans to include the controversial programming environment in the default GNOME installation.

Do I need to type commands to use Linux?

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scottnesbitt.net: There are a lot of misconceptions about Linux among the people I know who have actually heard of (and not everyone has). Most of them don’t know much about Linux, and what they do know is anywhere from five to 12 years out of date.

Red Hat's Good Quarter: What's the Problem?

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  • Red Hat's Good Quarter: What's the Problem?

  • Red Hat seeks to certify the cloud (Q&A)
  • Red Hat goes to the movies

Sabayon Linux Gnome 4.2 Released

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wgo.wolf911.us: Sabayon 4.2 will catch you: just the best of the Out-Of-The-Box, GNOME, multimedia applications and nothing more than what you need for your daily tasks, but what about your free time? We’ve got it.

Puppy Linux 4.2 Quick Review

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techexposures.com: We reviewed the June 2009 release v.4.2 of Puppy Linux, which comes in a 110 MB file download from their website, or from accepted mirrors. The iso file is then burnt to CD and runs as a Live CD.

Group Pitches Linux for Free Netbooks From Mobile Carriers

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pcworld.com: Mobile carriers may start giving away netbooks for free, and Linux-based application stores could help them profit by doing it, the head of a Linux advocacy group told Chinese companies on Monday.

Why I Use Linux: Frank’s Story

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itnewstoday.com: Then…in 1998, after hearing about it and reading about it for some time, I bought a Red Had, size 5.1…and the dross fell from my eyes. I nearly succumbed to whiplash being sent reeling all the way back to 1980.

Linux as Messenger of Freedom

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linuxfoundation.org/blog-entry: Curiosity has gotten the better of me, so here comes my question: as an OS is Linux well protected from censorship attacks or cyberwar? There's been a lot of news lately about both those activities.

Linux Distributions and the Paralysis of Choice

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jdeeth.blogspot: Linux advocates like to brag about the number of choices people get with open source software. Windows offers very few choices. Linux offers literally hundreds of niches, a distribution for every need. But is that so much of a good thing that it's scaring people away?

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