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The Linux Box to Market Ubuntu to U.S. Enterprise Users

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ANN ARBOR, Mich., February 16, 2010 – One of the most rapidly growing and popular operating systems, Ubuntu, is taking a significant run at the U.S.

Which is the Best Linux Distribution for your Desktop?

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Linux Linux today comes in several different flavors or distros as they are known in Linux circles.

Homosapien Metacity Online Customizer

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I'm sure that at some point everyone finds a Metacity theme that they fall in love with. Except that for that one thing. You wish you could easily change it. Now using the Homosapien theme you can.

LCA 2010: Using a public platform for personal attacks

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Linux When Red Hat employee Matthew Garrett stood up to deliver a talk at the recent Australian national Linux conference on "The Linux community: what is it and how to be a part of it", he wasn't prepared for at least one of the questions that followed.

Arch Linux smokes all others. My Review.

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Linux Last week I finally decided to try another Linux distribution. Even though I started off with Slackware on floppy disks I eventually got really lazy and started to use Ubuntu Linux. I have switch to a more traditional Linux.

Review: Moblin 2.1

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Linux Moblin, the much-hyped Linux-based OS from Intel and the Linux Foundation, released its version 2.1 in November 2009. This is a clean, visually appealing OS aimed at nettop and netbook users, with a desktop model that's far removed from traditional OS.

Linux Training Week: Setup and Compatibility

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Linux If you saw our introductory post yesterday, you’ll know that this week on Zath is Linux training week! Over the next week, I’ll be using Ubuntu version of Linux in place of my norm of Mac OS X and Windows 7 to see how it stacks up against its rivals and whether it’s viable for the average computer user to make the switch.

MeeGo: Paradise lost for N900 hackers?

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Before today’s news I thought I had Nokia’s open-source strategy all figured out. The Symbian Foundation would be a bullet-proof mobile Linux for carrier customization and Maemo would be a gift from on high for power users.

Now I don’t know what to think…

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Is the Linux dream a myth?

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thenakedcoder.blogspot: How many times have you heard the arguments about operating systems and why mine is better than yours etc?

The Dating Game, Linux-Style

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Linux Can geeks find love? Certainly -- but extolling the wonders of GNU/Linux on the first date may not be the best way to go. On the other hand, just think of all the ways a Linux geek can say "I care":

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