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Is Linux Too Much for One Mere Mortal to Handle?

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Linux Is it time for Linus Torvalds to share more of the responsibility for Linux that he's been shouldering? "If Linux wants to keep up with the competition there is much work to do, more than even a man of Linus's skill to accomplish," argued Slashdot blogger hairyfeet.

Why I Love Linux

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Linux Thirteen years ago, when I first installed Linux, I didn't realize how it'd shape my future.

Cool User File Systems: ArchiveMount

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Linux Have you ever wanted to look inside a tar.gz file but without expanding it? Have you ever wanted to just dump files in a .tar.gz file without having to organize it and periodically tar and gzip this data?

Linux Desktop: Command Line vs. User Interface

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Linux In the Linux desktop world, the graphical user interface is here to stay. Old Unix hands may grumble, but the fact remains that, without all the efforts poured into GNOME, KDE, Xfce and others, Linux would not be as successful as it is today.

How useful is anti-virus in Linux?

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dontsurfinthenude.blogspot: In almost three years of using Linux, I've never come across any Linux malware. I have come across tales of Linux malware. Do these stories suggest that using anti-virus software is necessary or advantageous?

10 best Linux distros for 2010

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Linux Hardware compatibility, ease of use, the size of a software repository. These three attributes are unique to each Linux distribution. But at the same time, each Linux distribution is at liberty to take and mix whatever it wants from any other.

A lesson in Linux: Eating one’s own dog food

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Linux There is an old saying in the Linux community (actually in just about every community – but I heard it from a Linux developer first) “eating your own dog food” (or the shorter “hipster friendly” version dogfooding. This basically means using the product you create.

Bye, Linux, I'm into Windows 7 Now!

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: If you read some of my previous posts, you probably know how proud I felt when my Linux machine protected me from USB viruses and other everyday online threats. However, my Linux experience is over.

5 ways to use bootable Linux live discs

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Linux In the almost 20 years since Linux was first released into the world, free for anyone to use and modify however they like, the operating system has been put to a lot of uses. One incredibly useful way that Linux has been adapted to the needs of modern computer users is as a "live CD."

Why You SHOULD Try Linux On Your Netbook…

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Linux After having spent a couple of months trying Linux on a netbook, I figured I’d write a little article on why you should try Linux on your netbook and how to go about doing it.

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