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Linux needs rebranding

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techradar.com: Linux is going through a kind of dot-com readjustment at the moment. We're at the tide mark between what's become old and predictable, and a brave new continent.

Zenwalk 7, it didn't go well...

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Yesterday, I downloaded the Live CD of Zenwalk 7 and I must confess that I liked it a lot. Not only did it have full support for Japanese IME via iBus, but also its Xfce desktop was simple enough for a beginner like me.

CrunchBang interview with Darth Wound

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Interviews

corenominal.org: A while ago, I was contacted by Darth Wound with regards to answering some questions for an interview about CrunchBang. Now, being asked to do interviews about CrunchBang is not unusual, I must receive several a month at the moment, but I know Darth Wound through the excellent work he is doing with the French CrunchBang forums, so I was more than happy to try and answer his questions.

Torturing Users

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mrpogson.com: Sergey Brin of Google was quoted as stating that other OS and even GNU/Linux tortures users. I would take GNU/Linux any day because if you don’t want to manage it the darned thing just keeps running.

Is Linux Really More Secure than Windows?

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Microsoft
  • Is Linux Really More Secure than Windows?
  • Yes Virginia, Windows Vista Is More Secure

Free 'Browser in a Box' Runs Firefox 4 with Ultra Security

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Moz/FF

pcworld.com: Security is an oft-debated topic in the ongoing browser wars, but there's no denying that malware is a common problem for all of the leading contenders. A new solution launched this week by German Sirrix AG, however, uses Firefox 4, Linux and virtualization to create what it calls a "browser in a box."

The Great Linux World Map

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dedoimedo.com: The Great Linux World Map is a fun endeavor trying to portray the world of the Linux desktop as a sort of a Typus Orbis Terrarum. The map is no way representative in terms of actual market share usage or popularity. It's just a wild envisioning of how I see things, more or less.

What You Should Know When Migrating From Windows to Linux

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geekwithlaptop.com: Linux has indeed some important advantages compared to Windows operating systems. Here are two main advantages: both distribution and programs are free of charge and the security level is much better than that provided by Windows.

Yahoo! wins verdict in Bedrock patent trial

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Legal

itworld.com: You remember that lawsuit Google recently lost against patent portfolio company Bedrock Technologies, LLC in the United States District Court Eastern District of Texas?

Liberating non-free software with Linux-libre

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OSS

unixmen.com: Free Software Foundation the alma mater of all open source software, along with like-minded community volunteers chose to start the Linux-Libre Project, which is dedicated to editing the Linux Kernel to maintain it free of licensed open source software.

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