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Linux doesn't need marketing

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lxer.com: Most Linux adepts will agree Linux could have a higher market share than it does today, if it had been marketed more effectively in the past. Therefore, lots of those adepts stress “Linux needs more marketing!”

Why People resort to Arch Linux

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lazytechguy.com: Arch Linux is a Linux enthusiasts dream. It has a rare reputation of being very basic at the same time very user friendly.

Linux, shminux

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garnercitizen.com: I keep waiting for the day Linux becomes easy to use for the average person and not just college computer science graduates who have probably been weaned on it.

Linux Netbooks: Hit Microsoft where it ain't

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news.cnet.com: In open source or in product development generally, one of the biggest mistakes is to take on a deeply entrenched incumbent on its own turf. Almost inevitably, if you play someone else's game, even if you're a little cheaper/faster/better, you're going to lose.

Linux and the channel

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blogs.zdnet.com: Linux Pundit Bill Weinberg has produced two posts this weekend asking why we don’t have Linux laptops.

Fedora 12 Team Taking Codename Suggestions

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ostatic.com/blog: Contributing members of the Fedora community are putting their heads together again to come up with a codename for Fedora 12, and if you've got a good suggestion you've only got until May 23rd to shout it out.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 303

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Tips and tricks: Running Slackware "Current"

  • News: Tentative features for Fedora 12, Ubuntu One controversy, Debian "Lenny" with KDE 4, PC-BSD with Xfce and GNOME
  • Released last week: Zenwalk Live 6.0, Foresight Linux 2.1.1
  • Upcoming releases: Sabayon Linux 2009 roadmap
  • New additions: Toutou Linux
  • New distributions: OWASP Live CD, Xange
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Looking for Linux: InterOp Las Vegas

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daniweb.com/blogs: This week I'll be at InterOp Las Vegas looking for the latest and coolest Linux-based technologies that InterOp exhibitors have to offer. My favorites are certainly the "new innovators."

My Vietnamese 8th Graders are new Linux users

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saigonnezumi.com: With just less than one month left of class, I decided to see if my 8th Grade students at the American International School in Saigon would be interested in learning Linux.

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Eclipse Luna for Fedora 20

If you are a Fedora Eclipse user, then you're probably saddened since the release of Eclipse Luna (4.4) because you are still using Eclipse Kepler (4.3) on Fedora 20. Well, be saddened no longer because Eclipse Luna is now available for Fedora 20 as a software collection! A software collection is simply a set of RPMs whose contents are isolated from the rest of your system such that they do not modify, overwrite or otherwise conflict with anything in the main Fedora repositories. This allows you install multiple versions of a software stack side-by-side, without them interfering with one another. More can be read about this mechanism on the software collections website. The Eclipse Luna software collection lives in a separate yum repository, which must be configured by clicking on this link to install the release package. Read more