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Why you should not pay for extended warranty if you use Linux

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Hardware

tech-no-media.com: I have read a rather sad story today. Apparently the Best Buy Geeks squad refused to service the machine of someone who had purchased an $80 extended warranty for its netbook just because he had installed Ubuntu Linux.

community linuxmint.com (alpha)

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Web

linuxmint.com: We’re currently developing a website for the Linux Mint community where you’ll be able to do the following:

How I switched to Linux

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Ubuntu

shaakunthala.com: After I got my own computer in 2003 (which had Windows installed by default -- obviously), I wanted to try out Linux. But, I couldn't find any installation media. In 2005 one of my friends opened the door of open source to me. And that was Ubuntu!

What if Linux and windows marry?

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Microsoft

locutus.us: Quite often in relationships there are two seemingly very different people who, for some reason, become a couple. To outside eyes they appear to be completely incompatible with each other. These people marry and have a child. This child is a combination of characteristics of these two people. Sometimes these different characteristics produce a wonder child and sometimes they produce a child we wonder about.

The Five Distros That Changed Linux

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linux-mag.com: Linux’s history can be measured in both releases 2.0, 2.6, and so on, and in its major distributions, which brought these releases to the masses at large. Here’s my list of the top five major Linux distributions that had the most impact in the operating system’s brief history.

Two other great Linux distros: MEPIS & Mint

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  • Two other great Linux distributions: MEPIS & Mint
  • Linux Mint Helena: C’est fantastique!
  • Linux Mint 8

Open source, Linux set for unheralded coronation in 2010

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networkworld.com: Arguably the biggest prediction for 2010 around open source and Linux is that most end-users won't talk about it or even think about it. But that won't be a death knell; it's a coronation.

Linux Mint 8 Installation Visual Walk Through – VirtualBox

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benkevan.com/blog: Here’s a walk through of the Linux Mint 8 Helena. You’ll notice a ton of similarities between the installation process of Linux Mint 8 and the base it’s built from Ubuntu.

How is it doing that?

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thelinuxexperiment.com: Just about everything that I’ve ever read about media playback on Linux has been negative. All of which added up to me being extremely confused when I accidentally discovered that my system takes video playback like a champ.

Taking a Look at VLOS

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wgo.wolf911.us: Why VLOS you may ask, well hang on and you will see how Sabayon’s entropy and molecule is helping others produce their own distros. I was browsing distrowatch the other night and noticed that VLOS has come back to life.

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