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Linus Torvalds Comes Clean. Or Does He?

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ostatic.com/blog: If you've been following Linus on Twitter lately -- okay, the fake Linus -- then you've probably learned more about him in the last three weeks then you ever wanted to know. I, however, had a few lingering questions.

Mepis 8.0.10 perfects KDE 3.5.10

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: KDE 4.3 is Great but I would suggest all newbies to try the last, KDE 3.5.10 release of Mepis 8 (8.0.10) before it moves into KDE 4 world (cos i don't know what will happen then).

Interview: Martin Maurer from Proxmox

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montanalinux.org: Proxmox VE is a very light-weight Debian-based distribution that includes a kernel with support for both KVM and OpenVZ.

Why does Debian smell like freedom?

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pkrishnan.net: Now when I ask myself if I would like to pay for the newest Windows, I come up with a big no. This is not the first version of Windows and it certainly wont be the last. Clearly, the more I invest in Windows today, the more I will re-invest in the future. Even if one ends up buying Windows, he’d soon have had to pay for an MS-Office licence.

Internet radio exec: don’t mention Linux!

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pcpro.co.uk/blogs: “I don’t like the using the word ‘Linux’ on a radio.” Why did the Scot in the sharp suit go queasy at the very mention of Linux?

Life Lessons Learned From Using Linux

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junauza.com: It's no secret that those of us who have learned to appreciate Linux and in effect all things that are related to FOSS have gained some wisdom that can be applied to our daily lives.

Zenwalk And Open Sores: Life Goes On

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reddevil62-techhead.blogspot: So, I was concerned when I learned of a split in the ranks of the team of developers responsible for one of my favourite Linux distributions, Zenwalk.

Jolicloud – The Innovative OS For The Web-Centric Crowd

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maketecheasier.com: For those who are sick of using Windows XP on their netbook and wanted to try out a netbook-efficient and more user friendly OS, then Jolicloud could well be the one heading to your netbook.

Former Zenwalkers Do Salix OS Fork

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linux-magazine.com: The end of May the Zenwalk team came to some disagreements with its project lead Jean-Philippe Guillemin and some other team members. The result is a new distro called Salix OS.

Want to try Linux, but are afraid to?

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toolbox.com/blogs: It has been on the news, in magazines, newspapers and even on billboards. You have seen it on the idoit box and in viral youtube videos. It is Linux and it is becoming more and more mainstream every day. Your interest is piqued. You would like to give it a try and yet....

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