tuxradar.com: Here at TuxRadar, and in the magazine behind the website, Linux Format, we get a lot of really basic questions from new users. We've taken the most common questions and printed them verbatim below, providing Plain English answers.
usatoday.com: The launch of the Windows 7 computer operating system on Thursday should help Microsoft tighten its grip as the dominant supplier of desktops and laptops to the business world. But that hasn't stopped backers of Linux —
oreilly.com: Back in February I wrote about how Linux had gone mainstream as netbooks became ubiquitous. Nobody doubts that Windows has captured the overwhelming majority of the netbook market. Even so, Dell claimed around that time that one third of their Inspiron netbooks were selling with Ubuntu preloaded rather than Windows XP.
blogs.computerworld.com: All the computing world hype this week has been about Windows 7. Cheap Windows 7; Microsoft's future rides on Windows 7, etc. etc. But, say you're not that excited about Windows 7. Why not give Linux a try.
raiden.net: Linux Mint is one of those user friendly distributions I love to talk about. It seems to have everything a new user will need, and more. It also runs great, and keeps getting better with each new version. But is Mint 7 KDE an improvement on its predecessor, or has the ever venerable Mint KDE tripped and broke it's crown?
toolbox.com/blogs: There are two sides to every coin. Every cloud has a silver lining. Linux is not all about rainbow pops and glittery unicorns. Without the bad there is no way you can appreciate the good. At the risk of being called an ms shill again (I am still chuckling over that one) I am going to explore the dark side of Linux.
eweek.com: Fedora, Red Hat's leading-edge Linux-based OS, has hit a beta milestone. eWEEK Labs' tests show that Fedora 12 will provide the latest and greatest versions of popular open-source applications, as well as features that strengthen not only Fedora but also Linux distributions in general.
arstechnica.com: This week the Fedora community announced the availability of the Fedora 12 beta. We took a look under the hood and explored some of the important technical features, including significant improvements to virtualization and netbook support.
Also: A Few Of Fedora 12's Coming Features
desktoplinuxreviews.com: I don’t own a netbook but I’ve always been fascinated by the operating systems that run on them. Whether it’s a version of Windows, Linux or something else it intrigues me to know what folks are running on their netbooks. So when I ran into Easy Peasy Linux, I just could not resist doing a review of it here for DLR.
computing.co.uk: Werner Knoblich, vice president and general manager of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa region, tells Computing about successful open source subscription models, ongoing battles with proprietary vendors for a level playing field, and opportunities for open source software in cloud computing.