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Linux is going mainstream

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linusearch.com: Linux is well on it’s way to being a mainstream operating system. The bad news is that this will not happen the way many of us envisioned.

Asus has NOT abandoned Linux

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gadgetmix.com: For those who have forgotten, the first Asus netbook ran Linux, to be precise – Xandros. It forced Microsoft to bring the XP back from its grave. Now, Asus does not sells any Linux powered netbooks. But, is that really correct?

Who said Linux couldn't make you money?

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techrepublic.com: Many times I have considered this very thing: Open a consultancy that focused primarily on Linux and open source. I knew there had to be a way to make it work. Many scoffed and said it couldn’t be done, that open source wouldn’t sell. But someone has done it, and done it well.

Linux Has Come Far -- In One Case, Maybe Too Far

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ofb.biz: The free software movement, which in many respects means the Linux operating system, is a puzzle to those accustomed to paying for things. Software is expensive stuff — how good can the stuff be if it doesn’t cost anything?

KDE Masters of the Universe

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Church of Linux

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illogicalordering.com: Linux, or Loonix as some of my layman friends like to call it has been around for years now and with the emergence of Ubuntu we’re starting to see greater uptake in the consumer arena that has been ruled for so long by Windows.

More flexible firmware handling in debian-installer

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skolelinux.org: After a long break from debian-installer development, I finally found time today to return to the project. Having to spend less time working dependency based boot in debian, as it is almost complete now.

A Herd of Print Linux Magazines

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linuxtoday.com: Print isn't dead, it's just changing despite the best efforts of the titans of industry to resist and foil all change. Here is a roundup of excellent Linux print publications, and for no extra charge a bold prediction of the future of print.

Three things Phoronix couldn’t measure

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kmandla.wordpress: I expected more drama when Phoronix did the smart thing, and finally put numbers to the Arch-over-Ubuntu rumor, and branded it as a myth. But for what I’ve seen, users on both sides seem to nod and accept the results, without too much scuffling.

Puppy Linux 5.0 “Lucid Puppy” Released

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linuxjournal.com: Many see the release of the new Puppy Linux, version 5.0, also known as Lucid Puppy. For the uninitiated, the main deployment target of Puppy Linux is older, resource constrained computers. In addition, it makes quite a handy live CD for emergency and recovery use.

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