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The Holy Grail of Linux Is Shattered

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jehurst.wordpress: Linux is one giant hobby. The day it is owned and controlled, even if only in fiction, in the eyes of the consuming public, is the day it ceases to be Linux.

The 1% Solution: Cocaine, Statistics and the Linux Desktop

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linux-mag.com: Linux cracks 1% of the OS client market. But does this represent the path forward, or the beginning of the end?

UNIX network analysis

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In this tutorial learn about a number of different UNIX tools and techniques to diagnose Network problems

Top 7 reasons people quit Linux? How about 7 reasons to try it

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blogs.zdnet: Which brings me to my main complaint about Thomas’ approach, factual as it is: it just doesn’t address the fact that Linux is becoming more popular.

8 KDE 4 Distributions

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repasik.com: There are many KDE distributions, but some have refused to move to KDE 4 and have stayed with KDE 3.5 instead like Mepis, Sidux and Slax. Here is a list of KDE 4 distributions to help distro-hoppers with their searching:

Linux Desktop Market Share: Greater Than One Percent?

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earthweb.com: According to NetApplications, GNU/Linux now accounts for 1.02% of computer desktops. Alternatively, you might prefer -- as I do -- to question the statistic's accuracy, and look at other ways to estimate GNU/Linux's presence.

Linux And Politics Don’t Mix Well

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linuxhaxor.net: Yesterday, lead maintainer of one of my favorite Linux distribution, Linux Mint, made a blog post on the official Linux Mint blog asking people from Israel and sympathizers of their cause to not only stop giving donation to Linux Mint but also to stop using Linux Mint altogether.

5 Must Try Linux Distros

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blogpirate.org: I’m going to gather some well known info about these five popular Linux distribution to give you small preview of Linux operating systems. This is not a top five, rather five distributions I know about.

The RGB/Green.org Sustainability Challenge

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Strengthen your local community with an organically grown Drupal site

Linux Still Not Ready for Prime Time

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suffolk757.com/blog: I’m a Fedora fan, and I’m impressed with each new release, but in the end, its just nowhere near ready.

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