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Is Linux Bad for the Economy?

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earthweb.com: I read a Newsweek* article titled, Stop Saving Now!, a cover story that actually encourages you, the consumer, to stop being so darn frugal and spend some money.

Linux Needs Critics

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pcworld.com: I am not a programmer. What I am is a journalist and author. In other words, I'm an end-user. I've spent a lot of time "reverse engineering" the culture of Linux. What's interesting about the world of Linux is that there aren't many critics within the community.

Review: Nova Linux 1.1.2

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ericsbinaryworld.com: I recently heard that Cuba had created their own Linux distribution, Nova. Like many other countries with a rocky relationship with the USA (Russia, China, Iran), Cuba is wary of running their entire computer infrastructure on software developed in the USA.

Fedora 11 beta beefs up Linux security

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computerworlduk.com: The latest beta of The Fedora Project's Linux includes new security, desktop and developer features that offer a glimpse of the direction Red Hat could take with its enterprise Linux distribution.

Test Driving Wolvix 2.0.0 Beta

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news.softpedia.com: Wolvix 2.0.0 is a Linux distribution based on the popular Slackware 12.2. Built on top of the 2.6.27.9 Linux kernel, Wolvix comes with a lot of modern software packages. The much improved Xfce 4.6 is its default desktop environment.

Tuxradar: Podcast Season 1 Episode 5

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In this episode: We celebrate the release of Gnome 2.26 and talk about the Chromium browser. Could the Linux community have done more to capitalise on the weak take-up of Windows Vista, and how can we prepare ourselves for Windows 7? And is it a good thing to have two competing desktop environments?

One giant step closer to the Google Linux desktop

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blogs.computerworld.com: Google still isn't saying publicly that they're going to deploy Android as a desktop Linux, but HP, ASUS, and other major computer makers are apparently in talks with the company about deploying Android on netbooks.

Also: Will Google Android wreck Ubuntu?

An easy library catalog with Tellico

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Setting up an electronic “card catalog” for my books always seemed like a lot of work, so I hadn’t really attempted it before; lately, I happened across a KDE program called Tellico that made it so easy and fun that I completed my inventory in under a week. Read the full article at Freesoftware Magazine.

Arch Dropping i686 support

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archlinux.org: Recently the developers have been discussing the possibility of adding some additional optimizations to our i686 port to improve multimedia support. This would involve reducing the compatibility with older systems.

Microsoft signs Linux compatibility deal

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blogs.zdnet.com: Microsoft announced this morning it has signed an historic agreement with the Linux Foundation guaranteeing compatibility between Windows and Linux going forward.

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