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Red Hat share price passes Microsoft's

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theinquirer.net: LINUX VENDOR Red Hat hit a milestone yesterday when its share price rose above Microsoft's.

2009's Top 10 Reader's Choice Linux Distributions

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daniweb.com: My "10 Best Linux Distributions of 2009" list drew a bit of disdain from some of my readers, so I thought I'd make it up to them by posting a list of Linux distributions that they like to use. 3. Hannah Montana Linux.

Parsix Linux 3.0

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: The very first review I wrote for Desktop Linux Reviews was Parsix Linux 2.0. Well I’m pleased to note that Parsix Linux 3.0 has just been released and I couldn’t resist doing a review of this update.

No Linux Finger Pointing, Please

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  • No Linux Finger Pointing, Please
  • What Hinders Popular Acceptance of the GNU/Linux Desktop
  • Teeth-Gnashing and Tongue-Lashing Over Desktop Linux Foot-Shooting

Linux is just too open

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reallylinux.com: The Problem with Linux is that it is forthright, open and honest. Now I know how much the editors here hate when I anthropomorphize an operating system, but it is fundamentally true.

How does Red Hat make money?

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localtechwire.com: Jim Whitehurst, chief executive officer of Raleigh-based Red Hat, is one of the speakers at the eighth annual Fuqua School of Business and Coach K Leadership Conference this week in Durham. Whitehurst recently talked with Kate Catlin of MMI Public Relations about Red Hat.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.32 (Part 1)

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h-online.com: Between Thursday evening and Friday morning, Linus Torvalds released the fourth release candidate of Linux version 2.6.32, although, due to the typing error in the first release candidate (RC1 was mis-labeled RC2), it is called 2.6.32-rc5 instead of 2.6.32-rc4.

Is there a best distro?

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linuxjournal.com: Yesterday, I had a good friend ask me What is the best Linux distribution to familiarize myself with Linux? This was not someone who is unfamiliar with technology, or UNIX for that matter, but someone who is one of us, which made the question difficult to answer.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 325

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: iMagic OS 2009.9
  • News: The big release season, best 20 features of Mandriva 2010, Arch Linux Handbook, Gentoo in the media, Linux Mint 8 update, Kubuntu in downward spiral
  • Released last week: OpenBSD 4.6, Parsix GNU/Linux 3.0, Puppy Linux 4.3.1
  • Upcoming releases: CentOS 5.4, Fedora 12 Beta, Ubuntu 9.10 RC
  • New distributions: Business Linux, JULinux, Slax Router
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Everything Linux store set for opening on Friday

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crn.com.au: Open Source and web development consultancy Babel Com Australia has announced plans to open online retailer Everything Linux Store (ELS) as a bricks and mortar shopfront in Crows Nest, Sydney on October 23.

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    You might want to think twice before sending that sensitive text message over your supposedly secure Blackphone. A security flaw discovered by an Australian communication security expert could have allowed attackers to decrypt a Blackphone user’s messages, gather location information, and run additional code of the attacker’s choosing.
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    A smartphone marketed as the most anti-surveillance, NSA-proof personal device – the BlackPhone – has been found vulnerable to a simple SMS attack that allows the hacker to steal contacts, decrypt messages, and even take full control of the device.