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Insurer slashes $1m from costs with move to Linux

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theaustralian.com.au: INSURANCE giant Allianz Australia expects to save more than $1 million by switching from Microsoft Windows to Red Hat Linux for key applications.

Does Linus Torvalds deserve a Nobel Peace Prize for Linux?

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itwire.com: When you think of world peace, besides the obvious response by Miss Universe contestants, worthy Laureates come to mind such as Kofi Annan, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Desmond Tutu, Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. Some sectors of the Internet would like to see Linus Torvalds added to the list.

MEPIS Birthday Surprise: SimplyMEPIS 8.5 alpha Release

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mepis.org: November 21 was the seventh anniversary of MEPIS Linux, so it seems fitting that Warren Woodford has uploaded SimplyMEPIS 8.4.80, the alpha release of MEPIS 8.5.

The Future of Linux

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elevenislouder.blogspot: So here we are. Windows 7 launched and it isn't like the whole world changed. We knew it wouldn't. With the latest release of Ubuntu we saw some major changes. Things have become more tightly integrated, flashier and heavier. Is this the direction we want?

How Could Cool Penguins Have Such Hot Heads?

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penguinpetes.com: I had a moment or two's identification with Caitlyn Martin, who blogged about fallout from a distro review. Yes, I, too, have noticed that there's a cult of sacred-cow-worshippers who take "Linux advocacy" to a dark extreme.

Difference Between Ubuntu and Fedora

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differencebetween.net: Ubuntu and Fedora are two distributions of Linux that are being distributed for free as open source software. Fedora is a very popular linux distribution for desktops but it has been superseded by the meteoric rise of Ubuntu due to its user friendly interfaces.

Linus Torvalds - Time for a Nobel Peace Prize?

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ghabuntu.com: I was reading through my morning Google alerts when this story caught my attention. It is an article in which the writer is of the view that it's high time the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds is awarded with the Nobel Prize for Peace.

Some People Don't Know When To Leave Well Enough Alone

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ever-increasing-entropy.blogspot: I've had enough of the hatred spewed at me from the Puppy Linux forums and Puppy Linux users everywhere. I am hounded, week in and week out, including three comments on DistroWatch this week, about my "refusal" to run Puppy Linux and my "crazy review". It never stops.

Does Linus Torvalds Hate Freedom?

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daniweb.com: According to an ongoing debate over the GPL version 3, he does. How can this be, since Linus Torvalds, creator and chief architect of the Linux kernel, knows about software freedom and free software?

Xandros Launches Apps2Market

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thevarguy.com: Xandros, the company behind the Linux distribution called Xandros OS, has launched a custom application store that will deliver digital content to any kind of Internet-connect device, agnostic of any sort of platform.

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