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Linux Succeeds Across the Board

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linux.com: Linux is doing, in a word, great. There are several areas where Linux and open source software are doing great, especially in the new technologies where open source encourages innovation:

Freedom to Choose - What Alternatives Do I Have

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leiron.be: Linux is indeed a proven alternative operating system for any Windows OS flavor or version out today. It is true in terms of stability, easy of Use, flexibility, a wide range of OpenSource application available for download per distribution or distro - may just provide what you need.

Five tips to help ease the migration from Mac to Linux

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ghacks.net: In my most recent article “Five ways to ease the migration from Windows to Linux” I examined how you can help new users make the migration from Windows to Linux easier. But does the same hold true when trying to migrate from Mac OS X to Linux? Let’s find out.

Its stock red hot, Red Hat’s insiders are ca$hing out shares

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localtechwire.com: Red Hat’s stock is red hot, and company insiders are cashing out.

Foresight, rPath, LiveCD, and Unity Linux

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linux-blog.org: There was no announcement…no news posting…no clue dart thrown toward Foresight for this discontinuation. There was only a comment on a single bug in the rPath issue tracker just this past May…Formally discontinued…

Five ways the Linux desktop shoots itself in the foot

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blogs.computerworld.com: I don't just write about the Linux desktop, I use it every day. At my desk, I tend to use MEPIS and Mint. On the road, it's Ubuntu on my Dell netbook and openSUSE on my Lenovo ThinkPad. I do this because they work well and they're as safe as a desktop operating system can get. So why aren't more people using them?

Fedora 12 Beta To Come Next Week

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There has not been a new development release of Fedora 12 since the Constantine Alpha release back in August. However, the second and last development release, Fedora 12 Beta, is set to be released next week. It has been delayed a few times already, but Fedora 12 Beta packs all of the features that are to be found in Fedora 12 with the final development freeze already in effect. Here is an early look at where the Fedora 12 Beta is at in regards to its artwork and feature set.

Linux-Windows gap to remain for five years

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zdnetasia.com: The Linux desktop experience is now closer to the Windows environment than before, but the gap in mainstream adoption for the open source OS will not close anytime soon, says an industry analyst.

It’s now final: Fedora 12 ditches Pidgin for Empathy

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digitizor.com: There already has been words about Empathy replacing Pidgin as the default IM client in both Ubuntu 9.10 and Fedora 12. We are not sure whether Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic will have it or not but Fedora 12 is going to have Empathy as it’s default IM client for sure.

Also: Fedora 12 Beta: the final sprint

Using Debian Squeeze

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usalug-org.blogspot: Last Friday I downloaded a daily build of Debian Squeeze and I have been using it since that time. I was not very happy with the default graphical installer;

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