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What about the unknown Linux distros?

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totalinux.org: Practically the entire planet has heard of Ubuntu due to it’s colossal marketing machine, free CD’s, huge online community and related user blogs. But what about all the other distros that haven’t made it to Distrowatch yet?

Microsoft to ship Linux tools

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tgdaily.com: Proprietary software giant Microsoft is getting into peddling Linux tools. The Redmond outfit has just bought the Teamprise-related assets of SourceGear.

Where Linux stands to make huge gains

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: There is a market area that can accommodate for the most part, three groups. Small business, Schools and non-profit organizations. Small business counts for up to 70% of all businesses in the U.S. All three of these areas use similar software, especially in the offices.

A perceived sense of inferiority

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kmandla.wordpress: What has my brain turning today is a simple thread in the Ubuntu Forums that sparks the age-old discussion about the usefulness of the CLI over GUIs.

Qualcomm Smartbook Powered by Snapdragon

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Hardware

techtree.com: Lenovo Smartbook to have Linux interface, HD support, long battery life.

HookSafe Protects Kernel from Rootkits

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Security

linux-magazine.com: A research group in the computer sciences faculty at the North Carolina State University has written a prototype for a rootkit protector that uses kernel object hooks.

Linuxdistrus nolongerexista

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daniweb.com: It's a fact of life that Linux distributions go extinct and it happens more often than our Linux fan base would like to admit. At last count, there are approximately 50 individual distributions that are now extinct. What happens to the poor unfortunates who adopt and use these defunct distros?

Control Issues: Why Apple Doesn’t Want You to Use Linux

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Microsoft
Mac

chicagocarless.com: Boy, what a tempest I discovered when I posted last week about my disillusionment with Apple Computer and my ongoing migration from OS X to the new and well-reviewed Windows 7. This week I’ve been taking a closer look at Linux.

Cuba preparing to quit Windows in favor of GNU/Linux

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ghabuntu.com: Cuban authorities are seriously preparing to quit the Windows operating system and use the GNU/Linux free software instead.

Widget-enabled Internet radio gets faster, cheaper

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Hardware

linuxfordevices.com: Chumby Industries is readying an updated version of its Linux-based "Chumby" web-connected clock radio. Like the original, the "Chumby One" streams a personalized broadcast of web content over WiFi, and it offers a much lower price.

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