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Linux makes gains as Windows and Mac OS slip

http://www.zdnet.com

Data by web metrics firm Net Applications shows that while both Windows and Mac OS lost usage share in May, Linux made a small gain.

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Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 4 Conclusion

http://thelinuxblog.net

Having written about a few methods of measuring popularity, including Torrents, Google Trends and Distrowatch Rankings I felt that I could try and draw some conclusions from all the data collected.

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The biggest and best run Linux

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More than 90% of the world's largest supercomputers now run Linux - here are the fastest supercomputers in the world

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2 screen Linux tablet/e-reader to replace textbooks

http://www.handlewithlinux.com

This is the prototype of the Kno a Linux based dual screen textbook replacement shown by californian startup Kakai at at the 8th Annual Conference of D: All Things Digital, otherwise known as D8

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GNU/Linux *Does* Scale – and How

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As everyone knows, GNU/Linux grew up as a project to create a completely free alternative to Unix. Key parts were written by Richard Stallman while living the archetypal hacker's life at and around MIT, and by Linus Torvalds – in his bedroom.

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How to Sell Linux to Schools

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In my earlier post ‘How to Sell Linux’ I looked at three different ways how to popularize Linux and make it more mainstream as well as a household name. In the post I will look specifically at how I would sell Linux to schools, examining all the aspects of such a deployment and how I would do it and what distro and software I would use.

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LINUX POWERS 91% OF THE WORLDS TOP SUPERCOMPUTERS

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk

With the biannual list of the top 500 supercomputers the world over released, the following screenshot of a graph showing the operating systems used in those 500 peta-flop crunching machines, and produced by the University of California Berkeley, makes for an impressive visual glance at Linux’s dominance in Super Computing.

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Pandora Open Source, Linux-based Handheld Game Console Now Shipping

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Pandora, the Linux-based handheld game console that is aimed to take advantage of free and open source software is finally shipping.

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HP To Ditch Windows 7 For Homegrown OS? -- InformationWeek

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Indications are Hewlett-Packard is, at the very least, looking to become less dependent on Microsoft as it charts its future.

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Declarations of OS Independence

http://www.theopensourcery.com

It's about time. Dell and HP have recently made very strong declarations of OS independence from Microsoft.

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Firefox, Chrome, Safari have finally killed Internet Explorer

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The hegemony that Internet Explorer once upon a time had is... over. Right now, other browsers are fighting amongst each other, and it's all about how much of IE's share they are getting. The war is over: Internet Explorer lost. Everybody else won. So, what kind of scenario has the IT world painfully missed?

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WebM applauded but doubts persist

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Google's open sourcing of the VP8 codec as part of the WebM project has been applauded by companies and organisations around the world, but doubts persist about the code, the licence and patents

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Teo, the New Tough Linux Netbook From ZaReason

http://www.linuxplanet.com

The nice folks at ZaReason, the independent Linux OEM computer vendor, sent me their Teo tough netbook to review. This turned into a family affair as my excellent significant other Terry was charmed by the little netbook, and had to try it out. Executive summary: thumbs up.

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The Race to Build a Secure Operating System

http://defensetech.org

In response to the continuous compromise of networks, multiple countries have begun developing secure platforms and operating systems.

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Fedora, Mozilla, and trademarks

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Trademarks and free software can make a volatile mix. It is understandable that a project would want to ensure that code shipping under its name is "the real McCoy", but modifying the source and distributing the result is a hallmark of free software.

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