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Becoming a Fedora contributor

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ardchoille42.blogspot: I became a Fedora contributor after experiencing what I felt was a highly polished distro and outstanding support from the Fedora user community. Becoming a Fedora contributor was easier than I expected.

REVIEW: Peppermint & Considering the cloud?

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openbytes.wordpress: Part Ubuntu, part cloud, all Distro! Can users be tempted into breaking the ice, with a partial cloud desktop?

Washing the windows myths. Service and support.

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Microsoft

toolbox.com: One of the biggest fear factors that companies have with their computing systems is that things can go bang. This prompts the who you gunna call question from higher ups.

MeeGo OS – A (Faster) Alternative to Windows

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  • MeeGo OS – A (Faster) Alternative to Windows on Your Netbook
  • The 5-minute guide to MeeGo

Shogo Linux Tablet, a Potential iPad Killer

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junauza.com: There is a new tablet PC in town that runs Linux, and its name is Shogo. Made by realease, a Hong Kong-based platform provider, this device features a 10-inch capacitive touchscreen and will be available in two models:

Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released

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Linux
Software
  • Linux Mint 9 LXDE RC released
  • New openSUSE KDE 4.5 Beta 1 snapshot available
  • Fedora 13 Xfce Spin…get it while it’s hot!

My dad is a Linux user

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crunchbang.org: Yesterday, I installed Linux Mint on my dad's laptop. With the exception of a couple of bits of poorly supported hardware, the installation went without a hitch. I think my dad was genuinely pleased.

Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 3 Torrents

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thelinuxblog.net: Continuing on with the theme of measuring the popularity of Linux distros, today we’ll go for another method. Linux Tracker is a website that provides a bit torrent tracker for various Linux distros and related projects.

Linux = Windows anti-virus? Not!

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dedoimedo.com: Recently, I've come across a few interesting, yet misleading articles debating the pros and cons, mostly pros, of using this or that Linux distribution as the ultimate solution to Windows security problems. Said conclusion are most erroneous.

Spinning off from Ubuntu

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h-online.com: Ubuntu is probably the best known desktop GNU/Linux distribution at street level, picking up new users by word of mouth and astute viral marketing. So much so that for many users new to Linux, Ubuntu has become synonymous with Linux. But Linux and free software come in many different flavours, and the adventurous user goes in search of wider options, other distributions and new desktops.

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