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Dell bars Win 7 refunds from Linux lovers

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theregister.co.uk: Dell has told a Linux-loving Reg reader that he can't receive a refund on the copy of Windows 7 that shipped with his new Dell netbook because it was bundled with the machine for "free".

Greenie Linux: A distribution for ALL users

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ghacks.net: Recently (in my Pardus Linux article) Ghacks reader PeterB mentioned one of his favorite distributions Greenie Linux. Of course I had to give this a whirl and see what it was all about.

My week running Linux

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webmasterworld.com: I set myself with a the challenge of using nothing but Linux for a week to see if modern versions of the Linux operating system really are mature and stable enough for an average user. I choose to use Ubuntu because I had heard and read good things about it.

TerminalRun Allows Firefox To Run Commands

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TerminalRun can execute commands and scripts from websites via right click and has the ability to detect malicious scripts and warn users when a command requires administrative privileges to run.

It comes with ubuntuforums.org integration and support for help.ubuntu.com as well as some other nice features.

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OpenGL and 2011 as the year of Linux – Will it be because of the Apple/Valve romance?

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jedibeeftrix.wordpress: Somehow, no matter how many “will 20xx be the year of Linux” articles get published every year, the moment never seems to arrive and why is that? Linux has been packaged into great consumer desktop OS’s for at least six years, and by that I mean that even a novice could use it.

The State of the Distributions

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kernelnews.com: Whether you are new to Linux and asking "Which Distribution should I use?", or if you have been using Linux for years and want to see what the other distributions offer, this article highlights the differences between the major Linux Distributions.

Mainstream Linux Acceptance

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elevenislouder.blogspot: Working in computer repair I meet a variety of people every day, and while I am ritualisticly astounded by the daftness of many, I do try to help those people figure out how to do what it is they wish to do.

Linus Torvalds named most influential open source blogger

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networkworld.com: O'Reilly media founder Tim O'Reilly is "the most powerful voice" in open source, followed by Linux chief architect Linus Torvalds according to a new ranking of influential open source personalities.

RC3 Brings SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Close to Final Release

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mepis.org: MEPIS has released SimplyMEPIS 8.5.00, RC3 of MEPIS 8.5. "We've updated the kernel to 2.6.32.10. The release notes from the Linux Kernel Team indicated that they have been hard at work making improvements. We have changed the Live media to use isolinux."

Linux Mint 8 LXDE CE Review: LXDE Done Right

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linuxcritic.wordpress: Trent and I were both looking forward to the release of the Linux Mint LXDE Community Edition for various reasons. Luckily for us, Kendall (maintainer of the Linux Mint Fluxbox CE) pointed us to the .iso for RC1, which is what we’re using as the basis for this review.

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