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Why I chose GNU/Linux

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internetling.com: Many people will give you many reasons why GNU\Linux is better than Windows, Mac, or any other Operating System out there. I will not, I am just going to give the reasons I feel GNU/Linux is a better OS.

The Freedom Maintainers Rocking Ahead

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siltala.net: In his anniversary message to the gnewsense-users mailing list, project co-founder Paul O’Malley had a look at both the past and the future of the distribution.

Why Your Mother Wants You to Use Linux

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junauza.com: As the saying goes, mother knows best. So if moms were give a chance to pick an operating system that would be right for their children, they will surely choose Linux. Here’s why:

Why Windows users should switch to Linux

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techradar.com: Forget the thousands of school and university students running Linux on their desktops. Forget Google, NASA, the US Department of Defense and dozens of global government agencies that use Linux for their day-to-day operations. Why should you run Linux on your computer?

Do more with less

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  • Do more with less

  • When Do You Have To Use The Terminal?
  • Wait, I Thought Command Lines Were More Evil Than Hitler?

Best Linux distros for power users, gamers, newbies and more

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techradar.com: What kind of user are you? Take a step back and ask yourself what you need from a Linux distribution.

Happy mother's day, Linus Torvalds

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itwire.com: Today, May 10th 2009, is Mother's day for many countries around the world from Anguilla to Zimbabwe. How fitting, then, to offer a tribute to Linus Torvalds, the "mother" of Linux.

the best Linux distro for your netbook

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techradar.com: Ultraportable laptops – netbooks such as the Eee PC – are becoming increasingly popular. The distro that comes pre-installed might not be the best one for you, and there's a massive number of distros available that are aimed at netbooks.

10 Steps for Basic Linux Desktop Security

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linuxsysconfig.com: I agree that Linux is less vulnerable than Windows, but that doesn’t make it immune to attackers. It’s not always about security flaws, buffer overflows or denial of service attacks. I came up with a list of 10 basic rules that should reduce the security risk.

Linux, the silent revolution

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toolbox.com/blogs: In my travels around the internet and in talking with friends, co-workers and acquaintances I have noticed one thing. The word Linux is popping up more and more.

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