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EU Bodies Plan Upgrade to Windows 7 Without Public Tender

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Microsoft

pcworld.com: The European Commission has been accused of favoritism in handing out its IT contracts as it looks set to move internal IT systems to Microsoft Windows 7 without holding a public tender.

"A Clear Example Of Why DRM Has Been Problematic"

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phoronix.com: Linus Torvalds is known to have an interesting, colorful e-mail from time to time when becoming frustrated with developers over the quality of patches or when in a very polarized technical debate. In particular, the DRM developers for the Direct Rendering Manager in the kernel (not the restrictive kind, Digital Rights Management) have received a number of critical remarks from Linus.

Linux Mint Xfce: Now Based on Debian

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: In all honesty, I didn't see this coming. Sure, if you browse through this blog, you'll see plenty of posts and prognostications on my part about the future of Linux Mint and Debian, but I didn't think this would happen the way it has happened.

Is Scientific Linux 6 Right for You? The Review.

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Most of you will need no introduction to Scientific Linux, but, as it's sort of customary for a review to give a short overview before getting started I'll do just that.

A New, Happy Pardus User

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: As planned, I proceeded today with the installation of Pardus 2011 on my student's old laptop. The first hour of the process was painful:

Tiny Core Fraud on Source Forge

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Security
Web

jeffhoogland.blogspot: If you watch new projects that are added to source forge then two weeks ago you might have noticed that Tiny Core Linux was added to their projects. I thought this was a little bit odd.

AriOS Review - Yet Another Ubuntu Derived Linux Distro

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techdrivein.com: Recently, the distribution AriOS made it to DistroWatch's database. I had read Dedoimedo's review of AriOS earlier, where he said that it is a user-friendly and very pleasant distribution to use, and it is much better than its predecessor mFatOS. Intrigued, I decided to try it out.

Red Hat: Nearing $1 billion in revenue; Not bad for free software

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zdnet.com: Red Hat delivered a strong fourth quarter and is on track to be the first pure play open source company to hit $1 billion in annual revenue.

Also: Red Hat shares red-hot in late trading

Is CentOS Dieing?

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: There must be serious issues within the project though the core personnel don't acknowledge it!

Kernel Log: Development of 2.6.39 under way, series 33 revived

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h-online.com: Among the additions for kernel version .39 are the Xen network backend, support for ipset, and the rudimentary Poulsbo graphics driver; the kernel hackers have now also completely eradicated the BKL.

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