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tuxradar.com: 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.

Linux.conf.au kicks off next week

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computerworld.com.au: Annual conference expected to attract 600-strong crowd with diverse mix of international, Australian and NZ delegates

Decisions, Decisions

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goodbyemicrosoft.net: 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 She's been running Xandros 4 Linux -- based on Debian 3.1 "Sarge," two releases out of date.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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linuxtoday.com/blog: 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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liliputing.com: 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.

Location-aware search with Apache Lucene and Solr

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Recently, the popular open source search library, Apache Lucene, and the powerful Lucene-powered search server, Apache Solr, have added spatial capabilities. Lucene and Solr committer Grant Ingersoll walks you through the basics of spatial search and shows you how to leverage its capabilities to power your next location-aware application.

HP Pavillion dm1-1020ez

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: Well, I've done it again. Bought another sub-notebook. So far I have installed Ubuntu 9.10 (standard and UNR), openSuSE 11.2, Mandriva One 2010.0 and Linux Mint 8.

Fedora 12 -- A 'Must Consider' Distro

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linuxplanet.com: New and improved features for Fedora 12 fall into one of three categories: applications, installation and administration, and core OS improvements.

SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15 Update Released

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mepis.org: MEPIS LLC has released SimplyMEPIS 8.0.15, an update to the community edition of MEPIS 8.0. This release includes recent Debian Lenny security updates as well as MEPIS updates that are compatible between MEPIS versions 8.0 and 8.5.

Linux's Future: Observations by a Linux user

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neowin.net: Let's start by looking at where Linux is strong, and where it needs improvement. This is a list of things that affect marketability and suitability. While the advantages of ext4 over ext3 may be a topic some find interesting, if it reads/writes a FAT removable media, the world is happy and could not care less about ext filesystems.

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