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The Geek Who Cried FUD

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igneousquill.net: Once upon a time there was a pasty-faced geek who lived in his mother's basement and spent his time hacking and collecting online porn. He considered himself an open source expert and took pleasure in displaying his vastly superior knowledge on online forums with such eloquent statements as "RTFM NOOB!"

Linux is free. What exactly is free?

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locutus.us: People use this as one of the biggest drawing cards for advocating Linux. It is free they say, free as in beer, free as in cost, free free free. But what exactly do they mean by free?

Linux users more experienced with windows.

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Microsoft

toolbox.com/blogs: It is hard to make up an article title to adequately express the meaning of this article in a few short words. What I really wanted the title to be is "Linux users are more experienced with windows than windows users are with Linux". This is part of a comment on a previous article and it struck a cord with me (c# I think) so I wish to expand on it further.

Kahel OS (Gnome)

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openbytes.wordpress: The first distro I am looking at for the new year is Kahel OS, a distro based on Arch and hailing from the Philipines, it makes some bold statements and made it impossible for me to ignore!

Linux and FOSS-related Predictions for 2010

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internetling.com: I am very excited about 2010, we have now got some great technology that I cannot wait to get my hands on, such as Android-tablet “appliance” computers, more web multimedia services following the examples of Hulu and Pandora, lightning-fast instant-on operating systems like Jolicloud, color E-Ink screens and of course, robot maids.

Distro Hoppin`: Zorin OS 2.0

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itlure.com: Zorin OS 2.0 was born on the very first day of 2010. It is an Ubuntu-based distro and comes in a beautifully packaged ~1.4 GB ISO file for both the 32 and 64 bit architectures.

How to choose a Linux distribution flow chart

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ghacks.net: The new year is here and you have made a resolution to give Linux a try. A noble resolution and one that will be met, initially, with much confusion. Why? If you go to Distrowatch you will see at least 100 distributions listed in the page hits ranking section. So how does a new-to-Linux user decide?

Linux Gazette January 2010 (#170):

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Linux Gazette 170 is out. Highlights: How to Start a Linux User Group, What's up with Google Public DNS?, and The things I do with digital photography on Linux.

Switching To Linux With Puppy

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systemsengineer.wordpress: Do you need a trusted online banking environment that you can be sure is free of malware? Or maybe you are just tired of buying Windows, antivirus software, and still having to pay someone to remove viruses? Have you ever thought about switching to Linux?

Acer Adventure 7: Road Trip

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Hardware

goodbyemicrosoft.net: I've just returned from our holiday travels, during which I toted along the Acer Aspire One with the newly installed Fedora 11. So the netbook has had a bit of use now.

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