elevenislouder.blogspot: So, in an article at PCW Robert Strohmeyer argues that the dream of desktop Linux is dead. I disagree. I strongly disagree.
Also: Is the Linux desktop dream dead?
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techrepublic.com: The GNU Project is hailed by a lot of people as the genesis of the entire free Unix-like OS ecosystem, the reason we even have open source OSs like Linux-based systems. There have been some criticisms of the GNU Project’s toolset over the years.
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- Interview: Elizabeth Naramore, Community Development Manager at SourceForge
- Released last week: Sabayon Linux 5.4 "SpinBase", "CoreCDX", Tiny Core Linux 3.2, Super OS 10.10
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pcworld.com: It kills me to say this: The dream of Linux as a major desktop OS is now pretty much dead. Over the past few years, modern Linux distributions such as Ubuntu have utterly transformed the open-source desktop and the market share remains stagnant at around 1 percent.
pogson.6k.ca: The bug-count of Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze release is looking good, with Squeeze being a Christmas present for the world.
zdnet.co.uk: You may think your day job is demanding, but it's often nothing compared with providing tech support for the family. That's where Linux comes in, says Jack Wallen.
jeffhoogland.blogspot: You have all heard the jokes that the end of the Mayan calender on December 21st 2012 might bring about "the end of the world." There have been more than a few technology releases/announcements in the past couple years that many of us thought would never happen.
mylifeinlinux.blogspot: The more I have played with Linux and added extra features or software, the more I think, “If I had a complete melt down, how easily could I get a new system up and running the way I like it”. Happily there are some quick answers.