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How to install IE 5, 5.5 and 6 in Ubuntu Linux

http://www.simplehelp.net

This tutorial will guide you step-by-step through installing IE 5, 5.5 and/or 6 in Ubuntu - using the terrific software IEs4Linux. IEs4Linux was developed for web designers that want to move to Linux but still need to test their sites on IE and Linux users who have to open IE-only sites.

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Ben Goodger of Firefox on how being a very young volunteer in the web world can pan out

http://www.sfgate.com

Firefox was the result of several people coming together and saying, “We have this great platform and we really want to make the most of it and the only thing that’s not decided yet is will we work together as a team and make this happen.” That was the start. I was in New Zealand doing my school work, and working as a volunteer.

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Bill Gates creates perfect accesory for Linux tablets

http://www.theinquirer.net

AS MUCH as I like the Linux-powered Nokia N800 "Internet Tablet", I found that people not familiar with it feel the need to approach and talk about it. Bill Gates comes to the rescue with the perfect accessory.

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The next big thing? Four open source start-ups to watch

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

A group of open source start-ups have appeared on CBR's radar in recent weeks. I thought it was worth taking a quick look at their credentials to see how they progress from here.

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10 Ideas to Improve GNOME

http://www.venturecake.com

We love GNOME. Sometime around 2.6 it started becoming really, really damned good, and a lot faster and more responsive. All kinds of nice things like Network Manager, the Nautilus CD burner and the SFTP support popped up. It helps that most major Linux apps like like Firefox, Evolution, GAIM, and OpenOffice use the same toolkit and themes too.

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Linus contradicts OpenBSD founder on Intel TLB issue

http://blogs.zdnet.com

OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has been making a lot of noise over a change in Intel’s current generation Core 2 microprocessor goes as far to claim that this will lead to serious security flaws. Linus Torvalds by contrast has given a completely opposite view of the situation

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Bad, Bad Reasons Not to Buy Open-Source Software

http://www.eweek.com

When I first saw the list for the eWEEK slide show, Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source, I couldn't believe what I was reading. So here are my answers to these "reasons."

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Portrait: Long-time Linux advocate Clay Claiborne

http://www.linux.com

Clay Claiborne was an early Linux advocate, and his company, Cosmos Engineering, was one of the first computer builders to offer Linux-based PCs and servers. But Clay has never been as much about business as he's been about social activism.

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The world can live without Microsoft

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

India. China. Japan. Brazil. Munich, Germany. Russia. The list goes on. [...] The question? Try this: What are some of the nations of the world that have dumped Microsoft Windows in lieu of the Linux operating system?

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Popularity graphs of the entire operating system market (Ubuntu, Vista, OS X and more)

http://www.seopher.com

Google trends is a cunning tool; one that can be used to show the query frequency of various keywords. Most people misuse it by comparing "Linux" and "Vista" in an attempt to show how one is better than the other - a comparison that's as foolish as it is inaccurate. So I'm putting my thoughts down and applying them to some Google trends searches and here is what I've found.

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Linux Goes to Space

http://www.technologynewsdaily.com

Wind River Systems, Inc. has been selected by Honeywell Aerospace to support the development of NASA's New Millennium Program Space Technology 8 (ST8) Dependable Multiprocessor. The contract marks the first time a Linux platform has been selected by Honeywell for a space mission.

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How much does MySQL make?

http://weblog.infoworld.com

"Reading Dave's post on MySQL's IPO range of $600M - $1B, I started to wonder what type of revenue we're talking about."

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Ubuntu-Dell is selling well. Will HP Follow Dell With Ubuntu Linux PCs?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

Initially, I was skeptical about Dell's decision to sell selected consumer PCs with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed.

But after a few days of testing, I'm a skeptic no more. And I'm not alone. Dell insiders tell me that the Ubuntu PCs, introduced in late May, are selling well -- though they decline to share exact sales figures with me.

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Four Reasons to Avoid Ubuntu

http://allaboutubuntu.wordpress.com

I’ve spent recent days praising Ubuntu’s simplicity. My $1,400 investment in a screaming Dell machine running Ubuntu was money well spent. But I also realize Ubuntu won’t appeal to all users. In fact, I can think of at least four key reasons why many Mac and Windows users won’t want an Ubuntu PC. Here they are.

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Open source 'leaving Asia behind'

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

The open source community risks leaving Asian users and developers behind, thanks to cultural differences and western business's tendency to treat programmers there as code monkeys rather than software designers, a senior Novell staffer has warned.

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