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Some Reasons Why I Choose Ubuntu over Windows

http://sheehantu.wordpress.com

I grew up with Microsoft operating systems. I’ve been through MS-DOS 5.0, Win 3.1, Windows 95, 98, Millenium Edition, NT 4.0, 2000, and XP. Notice how I stopped there. After over a decade of Windows, I decided to give Ubuntu a try and now have no reason to install Vista. Here are nine reasons why I chose Ubuntu:

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In the trenches with...Brent Fox of Red Hat

http://blogs.cnet.com

The Open Road caught up with Brent to discover how support at Red Hat supports its customers, and how its model differs from that of other vendors.

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Linux definitely has a place in education

http://education.zdnet.com

But will the rest of the world follow?

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Running from Open Source: or how my ’school’ is avoiding Open Office implementation

http://alternativenayk.wordpress.com

I have a real open source crisis at my hands. My ’school’ IT department has been pushing for the implementation of Microsoft Office 2007 in our 60 machines. The funny thing is, since our IT head is also our supplier, he too is pushing for this because he probably gets a commission. I’m the only one who has offered an alternative, Open Office, naturally.

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BMC: Will Hurley speaks

http://blogs.cnet.com

I've been talking the last few days with Oracle, Novell, and SAIC about how open source figures into their product plans and, in SAIC's case, how open source affects the company's services strategy.

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A face-to-face conversation with Max Spevack of Fedora

http://www.technetra.com

Alolita Sharma and Robert Adkins met up with Max Spevack, chairman of the Fedora project, at the Red Hat Summit in San Diego to talk about all things Fedora and the road ahead.

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Dell warns of Vista upgrade challenges

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Dell has taken the unusual step--for a PC vendor of its size--of toning down its sales pitch for Microsoft's Vista operating system and warning businesses of the migration challenges that lie ahead for them.

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Microsoft's Plot To Kill Linux Busted

http://www.flixya.com

So THAT'S Microsoft's fiendish plot? Who knew? Poor Tux!

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Will Open Source Developers be Well Paid?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

[Dirk Riehle is] the author of The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software, a scholarly article that describes significant shifts in the software business. Datamation spoke with him about how these shifts are shaping the pay levels of open source developers.

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Are you the Linux type?

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

In just about any occupation there are several different types of people. In fact the psychiatrists have them all broken down into nice little boxes. I am no psychiatrist but a student of life and in my studies I have noticed that there appears to be some traits that separate those that chose a particular operating system.

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Ex-HPer Says HP, IBM, Others Susceptible To Open Source

http://money.cnn.com

Nora Denzel says open-source software is changing the landscape of an industry led by Hewlett-Packard and IBM.

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Peace, Love and Penguins? Well ...

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

Somehow the Free and Open Source software world acquired this silly image of happy hippies living in perfect harmony, altruistically cranking out awesome code for the betterment of humankind. As if!

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Windows losing ground with US developers

http://www.techworld.com

And finally for some good news... :-) "Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction with application developers in North America, according to a survey by Evans Data."

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Project Gutenberg

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

Free as in, well, free. At least, that’s what the folks at Project Gutenberg believe. They work hard to make as many literary (in a very broad sense of the term) works as possible available in a variety of formats, languages, and media to as many people as possible.

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Does Microsoft have nowhere to run?

http://www.fsdaily.com

The more I think about Microsoft, the more I realise that they are, possibly for the first time, seriously cornered (or surrounded, depending on how you want to see it). A little history will clarify why I think so - and why I think that this might really be the beginning of the end for Microsoft.

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