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You don't need to 'know' Linux to use Linux

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blogs.computerworld: Lately, I've been noticing stories about how to use Linux you need to know half-a-hundred Linux shell commands and the like. Ah, what century are you from? Today, if you can see a window and handle a mouse you're ready to use Linux.

Retailers Put Linux on Their Holiday Wish List

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Linux Although the economy remains uncertain, U.S. retail activity rose this holiday season. In the midst of gift return season, retailers who need to expand their IT capacity during the holidays should look to Linux.

5 Special Devices from CES 2010 that Run on Linux

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Linux Lots of fascinating new devices were showcased during past week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.Even more fun if the underlying software is built on top of Linux, as is the case for the following special devices found at CES 2010.

Review: Zenwalk 6.2

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Linux I downloaded and installed the "Core" version of Zenwalk in October 2009 after a rough experience upgrading from Xubuntu 9.04 to 9.10 and have used it almost daily since then, mostly for web browsing and other light tasks.

ASRock ION 330HT-BD Blu-ray NetTop

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Hardware This new nettop computer, which we are reviewing today under Linux, comes complete with a Blu-ray player along with 802.11 g/n WiFi, EuP 2.0 certification, and an MCE remote controller.

Win a free subscription to Linux Format

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Linux If you upload to YouTube a video of yourself reading/enjoying/reviewing your copy of LXF then send us a link in the comments below, we'll pick the coolest/funniest video and give its creator a free year's subscription. kicks off next week

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OSS Annual conference expected to attract 600-strong crowd with diverse mix of international, Australian and NZ delegates

Decisions, Decisions

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Linux The time finally came to upgrade my wife's computer. She's been running Xandros 4 Linux -- based on Debian 3.1 "Sarge," two releases out of date. For the first cut, I settled on three candidates.

Linux Will Save The World

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Linux Remember Apple's famous 1984 commercial? That is one of the most brilliant TV commercials of all time. And then the spell wears off, and I realize Orwell was a prophet, the commercial bears no relationship to the product, and the athlete's Apple shirt should have a penguin logo on it instead of the Macintosh logo.

NorhTec Gecko Edubook + Puppy Linux: That’s more like it

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Linux The NorhTec Gecko Edubook is one of the most innovative netbooks around when it comes to hardware design. It runs on rechargeable AA batteries, making it easy to find replacements pretty much anywhere in the world.

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