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Gaming Benchmarks: Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu Linux

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phoronix.com: At the beginning of this month we published workstation benchmarks comparing Windows 7 to Ubuntu Linux. Today, however, we are back to looking at the Linux vs. Windows performance of the Lenovo ThinkPad W510 and this time we are looking at the OpenGL gaming performance.

Main development phase for Linux kernel 2.6.36 concluded

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h-online.com: Linus Torvalds has released the first pre-release version of Linux 2.6.36 and closed the merge window – the first phase in the development cycle, during which the bulk of changes for a new kernel version are merged into the main development tree.

How much of an Open Source Gypsy are you?

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scrye.com: A while back I was helping someone out over in the #fedora irc support channel. We managed to work on their issue and get it solved, but instead of enjoying their victory or working on another problem they indicated that they were happy, but were going to go off and install $otherdistro now.

Lightweight Distro Roundup: Day 1 – Lubuntu

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Ubuntu

g33q.co.za: Day One of our Lightweight Distro Roundup. Our candidate? Lubuntu. Does it provide what is needed in a lightweight distro?

The Fanboi Stops Here

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linuxlock.blogspot: Personally, I was hesitant to make the move on my home computer. Why? Well if it ain't broke, don't fix it. We were using Red Hat back then at my shops. My people were trained and after the obligatory bitching, things settled down and worked well for us.

Windesperation

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: As I was browsing the Web, I read this comment of a user who considered that Windows is a necessary OS "to get things done". He said this in the context of his disappointment with Linux because of the need of the command line.

Puppy 5.1 “Lucid Puppy” Review

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easylinuxcds.com: Puppy Linux is a well know Linux distribution that’s extremely lightweight and can run live in 64 MB of RAM. The most recent release of Puppy Linux, version 5.1 “Lucid Puppy” has some huge changes which include binary compatibility with the Ubuntu 10.04 packages, easier package installation with Quickpet and in the Puppy Package Manager, a new Simple Network Setup utility and more.

The Netflix Linux Conjecture: How Netflix snubs the Linux comunity

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Web

blogs.techrepublic.com: Netflix has a feature that allows members to stream movies directly to their PCs. To accomplish this, they use Microsoft’s Silverlight technology. Silverlight is basically a web-application framework that provides functions similar to that of Adobe Flash.

Puppy Linux 5.1: Now Ubuntu Lucid Lynx package compatible

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h-online.com: The latest release of Puppy Linux, version 5.1, is codenamed "Lucid Puppy" as it is now binary compatible with the packages available for Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx.

There's more to FOSS than the Linux Foundation

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OSS

linux-magazine.com: As a Canadian, I'm always irked by airy statements by Americans that they won World War II. With all respect, I feel much the same way about the recent interview on Wired.com with Jim Zemlin, the executive director of the Linux Foundation.

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