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"Linux is not doing bad on the desktop. (But) it's not doing great," said David Mandel, self-described chief activist of the Portland Linux/Unix Group. "It still lacks a certain degree of friendliness."
Linux desktops have always faced an uphill battle against Windows desktops. Now, OSDL is calling together architects from over two dozen key desktop-oriented Linux projects to a Dec. 1-2 meeting at its headquarters to set strategic directions and standards, and find synergy amongst Desktop Linux organizations.
Slashdot and its readers posed insightful and interesting questions to Dr. Herb Thompson, author of the latest Microsoft-sponsored Windows vs. Linux study. Today they have published the results.
In the Linux world, there are three main certification tracks to choose from: that of Red Hat, the Linux Professional Institute or Novell. Picking a winner no simple task.
Ubuntu and its founder, Mark Shuttleworth, both won awards at the Linux New Media Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Linux / Open Source.
Several recent stories have proclaimed that the Linux community was left stunned, stunned I tell you, by the news that a Gartner survey found that Windows, in terms of revenue, has outsold Linux on servers.
Who are these morons, and where do they come from?
Ubuntu is fast on its way to becoming a peoples OS. I have always wondered what is it that makes people embrace Ubuntu over other Linux distributions.
A group of companies are working to create a $100 laptop that could be distributed to the impoverished around the globe. Michael Evans, is overseeing the involvement Red Hat spoke with staff writer Jonathan B. Cox.
My name is Henry the Adequate, and I am a superhero.
Now that I am also a computer expert it is only right that I share my experience with those less fortunate, who do not have access to the powers of my enormous brain. To that end I present my first distro review...
A recent survey by IMRB for Network Magazine's Infrastructure Strategies 2005 found that many enterprises have already made considerable investments in open source.
Is your business ready to take the open source plunge? We test five leading desktop Linux distributions and come up with one winner.
Once again Phoronix and OSDir are keeping us up-to-date with the latest on what our favorite distros are looking like. This time they have posted screenshots of MEPIS SimplyMEPIS v3.4-1 RC1.
Kanotix 2005-04-RC17 was released a few days ago and tuxmachines is running really behind in their reviews. However, this was one I wanted to make sure I completed. I've reviewed several distros that are based on Kanotix and the time was right to finally review the source. However, if I really want to get down to where the rubber meets the road, I'm going to have to review Knoppix. Saving that for another time, today we look at Kanotix 2005-04-RC17.