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Linux Mint 9 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Mint 9, aka Isadora, is the latest update to the desktop-focused, Linux distribution based on Ubuntu (10.04). It is one of the more exciting desktop distributions, with a nice selection of custom-developed graphical management utilities.

Six Distributions, one HP 2133 Mini-Note

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: My HP 2133 Mini-Note with WSVGA (1024x600) display has been out on loan for several months. It came back a week or so ago, and as it had missed the latest wave of Linux distribution updates, I decided to reload it from scratch.

GNU/Linux: The Name Game

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I have been asked several times why I do not refer to Linux as "GNU/Linux," or "the GNU/Linux operating system," or some variation thereof. Most of you are well aware of the controversy around using the term "Linux," but many people who have recently switched are likely confused.

Fluffy - How pink can we get?

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fsfe.org: I had not seen Harald since - dunno - some CeBit, about 3 years ago. Anyway, it was horrible to meet him again. We started and pink magic turned the upstairs attic at the xRandar sprint into fluff (much to the entertainment/annoyance of the others).

Sensationalism Isn’t Helping Linux

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jonreagan.wordpress: From everywhere in the Linux online community, you will find articles that speak of the time, situation, or market opportunity that has made a perfect storm for market-shifting amounts of people to move from Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS to Linux.

Comparative Test Problems – Hardware, Windows7 and Linux

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g33q.co.za: Most modern operating systems support most PC hardware configurations either out of the box, or with the needed drivers installed. Boy did I not expect these kind of problems!

Developer Survey Reveals Greater Linux Development

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itworld.com: The Eclipse Foundation has released its 2010 Eclipse Community Survey results, which reveal an interesting snapshot of one slice of the development community.

The Leading Enterprise Linux Vendors

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earthweb.com: The conventional wisdom about Linux is that it isn’t owned or created by any one company, but instead a whole group of players that give and take as needed. That said, there are several major companies that are readily identifiable as the biggest corporate sponsors of Linux.

Evolution of Linux computing and its implications

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koreatimes.co.kr: Thirty years ago, computers were so physically immense that they often had to have rooms and buildings built with the purpose to accommodate them. Each one had a different, unique operating system until a collection of information and technology (IT) developers collaborated in 1969 to design code able to adapt to the multiple systems.

Five tips for helping your users switch to Linux

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blogs.techrepublic.com: You can make the transition to Linux a smooth one, even for your least technical users. Here are some ways to anticipate their concerns and help them feel at home in their new environment.

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