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Creator of Splashtop Instant-On Technology Joins Linux Foundation

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linuxfoundation.org (PR): The Linux Foundation today announced that DeviceVM has become its newest member. DeviceVM is the creator of the award-winning Splashtop™ instant-on platform, which is powered by Linux.

Free Linux, Proprietary Linux

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blogs.computerworld: Recently, the Free Software Foundation announced its latest additions to its listing of open-source purist distributions. This lead me to thinking about both these distributions and the best of the distributions that go the other way and contain a great deal of proprietary programs.

Kernel Log - Devtmpfs in 2.6.32, more discussion about DRBD, new stable kernels

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h-online.com: The development of Linux 2.6.32 is in full swing – although the integration of devtmpfs into the main development branch has caused considerable friction. The integration of DRBD, which already seemed certain, is also being debated again.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 321

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Linux security basics, part 1 - authentication
  • News: openSUSE community ponders a CentOS-like enterprise distribution, Ubuntu announces code name for 10.04, Linux Mint hints at improvements in "Helena", OpenBSD delays release over CD manufacturing
  • Released last week: Puppy Linux 4.3, Parted Magic 4.5
  • Upcoming releases: FreeBSD 8.0-RC1
  • New additions: eBox Platform
  • New distributions: Chrome OS, Kahel OS, Salix OS, Succi Linux
  • Reader comments

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

Why I Can Never Be Exclusive to Linux and Open Source on the Desktop

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blogs.zdnet.com: I have been a proponent of the Linux operating system and Open Source for quite some time. I’ve been using Linux on a day to day basis. However, I have never been able to use Linux as my exclusive operating environment.

Microsoft FUD An Unfired Gun In Austin

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Microsoft

linuxlock.blogspot: I along with about every other Linux blogger got all bunched up over Microsoft "training" Best Buytm, Office Depottm and Staplestm in the art of besmirching Linux.

When Someone Says We Should NOT Use Linux..

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everyjoe.com: We must learn to research further when someone writes something like 3 reasons why we should not use Linux. Many people already responded to the post and have told the blogger the things that debunk his/her arguments. The blogger was too general about his/her comments about Linux.

Real-Time Earth Wallpaper

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We already wrote about a wallpaper application for Linux which displays the current weather, moon phases and time of day based on your current location, in real time. This time, I'm going to tell you about a script created by Claudio Novais @ Ubuntued which displays a picture of the Earth, in real time.

Distribution Variation

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elevenislouder.blogspot: Recently, I stumbled upon a new Linux distribution aimed at the x86, general use, desktop microcomputer. Naturally, I had a bit of an urge to groan, moan, and otherwise throw a temper tantrum. The predisposition to loathe new Linux distributions is not based in a dislike of Linux distribution plurality, but more of a dislike for redundancy.

HP Pavillion dv2-1010ez Entertainment Notebook

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: It came preloaded with Windows Vista Home Premium. You can imagine how thrilled I was with that. NOT. I then set about installing (or trying to install) various Linux distributions.

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