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Why You SHOULD Try Linux On Your Netbook…

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studentlaptopcomputers.com: After having spent a couple of months trying Linux on a netbook, I figured I’d write a little article on why you should try Linux on your netbook and how to go about doing it.

HP, Red Hat chase Solaris shops

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channelregister.co.uk: Server maker Hewlett-Packard and commercial Linux juggernaut Red Hat have teamed up to help shops using Oracle's Sparc/Solaris platforms make the jump to Linux-based x64 iron.

Linux Rules!

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georgetoon.com: I love Linux! I’ve been using this free, open source operating system for six years now. Part of the fun of the Linux experience is trying out and using any number of different distributions.

fedoracommunity.org Website Design

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mairin.wordpress: Fedora has a lot of local community websites. A somewhat recent addition to the mix is Fedora’s local community domain program, whereby a local Fedora community can obtain a *.fedoracommunity.org domain to point to their self-hosted website.

Seven Current Issues on the Linux Desktop

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earthweb.com: Not long ago, the overwhelming issue on the Linux desktop was catching up with Windows and OS X. Instead, the Linux desktop has become the testing ground for exactly what the future of computing will be, often places the free desktop at the center of experiment and innovation.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 363

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Feature: Taking a Walk on the Zen Side of Life
  • News: Virtualization Comparisons, the Future of OpenSolaris, Squashing Debian Bugs
  • Questions and answers: Fine-grained file permissions

Fedora vs Ubuntu

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mybroadband.co.za: The Linux market is changing, however, opening the way for old and trusted favourites to re-emerge. Among these is Fedora which is increasingly offering a compelling alternative to Ubuntu.

Sabayon Linux 5.3 “Extra Spins” releases

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wgo.wolf911.us: Our crew, is happy to announce the immediate availability of XFCE, LXDE and SpinBase/OpenVZ Sabayon 5.3 “Spins” built on top of Sabayon “SpinBase” ISO images.

Five distros for “slow” machines

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kmandla.wordpress: One or two of the five distros I mentioned yesterday had been labeled as “lightweight” either by their designers or the community around them, and I was probably pushing that definition just a little bit.

First look at Unity Linux 2010.1 - Mini Review

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Unity Linux had their first release on 09/07/2010 after around 1.5 years of development. The project was created in 2009 after some developers in the PClinuxOS (hereafter abbreviated PCLOS) community were unhappy about being shut out, as they perceived it, after the project leader Texstar had returned.

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