pcworld.com: You might believe that dumping Windows and switching to Linux is a difficult task, but the change in thought and the perception of that switch are the most difficult. Here are ten reasons to give Linux at least a second look:
phoronix.com: Back in January, we published the first benchmarks of Debian GNU/kFreeBSD. Today we have updated test numbers looking at the performance of Debian with the FreeBSD kernel and then finally we tested the pure FreeBSD 7.3 and FreeBSD 8.0 operating systems.
extremetech.com: Times are still tough out there, but our needs and desires don't always flag just because the economy does. So we asked ourselves: What's the lowest point at which these two goals could intersect? We knew we wanted to aim low, almost ridiculously low—so we decided on what seemed like almost an unthinkable total: $200.
fastcompany.com: The happy man you see above is not the nine gazillionth owner of an iPad, but the Indian minister for HR Development, Kapil Sibal. What he's holding in his hand is, he claims, a $35 tablet that will give the OLPC a run for its money.
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h-online.com: Several patches submitted by a Google developer will enable the kernel to push considerably more data through network cables on multi-core systems. Some of the LAN and Wi-Fi drivers also promise greater throughput.
arstechnica.com: Sony did not make many friends in the tech community when the company forcibly removed the option to install Linux via a mandatory firmware update. The problem was simple: Sony had previously pushed this feature as an advantage its system held over its competitors, and later assured gamers that it would continue to be supported.
linuxcritic.wordpress: Breaking with past tradition, the Linux Mint folks have done away with “Community Editions”, instead bringing the non-Gnome flavors of Mint fully under the Mint umbrella. Linux Mint 9 LXDE is now in general release. Here are my thoughts.
itnewstoday.com: As time goes on, I am becoming more and more fond of Linux Mint. The latest version of Mint (Isadora) was released back in May, and when I reviewed it I fell in love with it
linuxinsider.com: Is it time for Linus Torvalds to share more of the responsibility for Linux that he's been shouldering? "If Linux wants to keep up with the competition there is much work to do, more than even a man of Linus's skill to accomplish," argued Slashdot blogger hairyfeet.