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Fedora 11: So easy you'll forget it's Linux

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  • Red Hat's Fedora 11: So easy you'll forget it's Linux

  • Red Hat goes one louder with Fedora 11
  • Fedora 11 to get link to Exchange
  • A New Fedora, Size 11
  • F11 = F1 (Help) + 1

Fedora 11 Released

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redhat.com: The Fedora Project today announced the availability of Fedora 11, the latest version of its free open source operating system. The community's eleventh release includes the broadest feature set to date.

Provider of Interactive Teaching Solutions Joins Linux Foundation

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linux-foundation.org: The Linux Foundation announced today that mimio® has become the newest member of the Linux Foundation. mimio® embraces Linux as an important and affordable platform for interactive teaching technologies.

The best netbook-friendly Linux distros

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reghardware.co.uk: We loved the Xandros based OS the Asus put on the original Eee PC and Acer's version of Linpus. For 90 per cent of the tasks anyone's likely to perform on a netbook, they're spot on and allow the machines to boot up in under 20 seconds. But what about that other ten per cent of tasks?

Fedora 11: Leonidas is Hardly a Spartan Linux

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internetnews.com: Red Hat's community Linux effort, Fedora is out today with its latest release, Fedora 11. While Fedora Linux 11 is an optimized release, some might even call it a 'Spartan' release, though not for lack of new features.

The Gospel of Tux

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linux.com/community: Every generation has a mythology. Every millenium has a doomsday cult. Every legend gets the distortion knob wound up until the speaker melts. Archeologists at the University of Helsinki today uncovered what could be the earliest known writings from the Cult of Tux, a fanatical religious sect that flourished during the early Silicon Age, around the dawn of the third millenium AD...

Why Normal People Don't Use Linux

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community.zdnet: A way back I blogged in a self-important and knowing way about Why People Don’t Use GNU/Linux. I'd like to update that now, and thus the appearance of The Four Eyes:

Microsoft's Pyrrhic Victory in the Netbook War

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  • Microsoft's Pyrrhic Victory in the Netbook War

  • High Netbook Return Rate? Windows Is the Problem
  • Android netbooks will fall to Windows stronghold, Linux indifference

Macs, Windows 7, and Linux

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blogs.computerworld: As I write this, the new Mac news is coming out and Microsoft just decided to back down from limiting Windows 7 Starter Edition to no more than three applications. So, why do I think you may want to buy a Linux desktop instead? Easy: Price.

It's COOL-ER with Linux

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daniweb.com/blogs: Have you bought a Kindle or Kindle 2 yet? Don't--at least not until you check out the COOL-ER ebook reader.

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