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10 differences between Linux and BSD

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Despite a common tendency to gloss over the differences, Linux and BSD have a number of characteristics that set them apart from one another. Jack Wallen points out several important distinctions.

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Ubuntu 10.04 vs Fedora 13

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk

Spring is a lovely time of year, when the flowers bloom, the birds sing and community Linux projects release the fruit of their winter labours. Specifically, the Fedora and Ubuntu projects come to the end of their six-month cycles.

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First Look: H.264 and VP8 Compared

http://www.streamingmedia.com

VP8 is now free, but if the quality is substandard, who cares? Well, it turns out that the quality isn't substandard, so that's not an issue, but neither is it twice the quality of H.264 at half the bandwidth. See for yourself.

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Internet Explorer 9 vs Firefox 3.7 : Open beats Closed

http://blog.internetnews.com

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 is now out for developers to try out and test -- well kinda/sorta. You see the IE9 Test Drive Platform Preview isn't really a browser is it?

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The Great Fallacy of BSD Unix vs. Linux

http://sob.apotheon.org

Linux is just a kernel." It's a commonly heard refrain amongst the arguments put forward by BSD Unix aficionados, and it is a true statement, but it is all too often abused to try to make a fallacious point.

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Some Things Linux Can Do, That Windows Won’t.

http://ubuntulinuxhelp.com

I had an interesting chat with a friend today, part of which dealt with the differences between Windows and Linux (hence this post). In a nutshell, he was trying to grasp why I really preferred Linux.

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Difference Between Ubuntu and Fedora

http://www.differencebetween.net

Ubuntu and Fedora are two distributions of Linux that are being distributed for free as open source software. Fedora is a very popular linux distribution for desktops but it has been superseded by the meteoric rise of Ubuntu due to its user friendly interfaces.

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Linux wins the Clone Wars.

http://it.toolbox.com

Linux of course doesn't need to be cloned as it can easily be moved to different hardware without complaint. When trying to move or clone windows to different hardware you are opening up a whole pandoras box of driver, activation and blue screen issues if the hardware is different to the original installation.

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15 Ways Nokia’s N900 Is Better Than Apple’s iPhone (and 5 ways it’s not)

http://www.starryhope.com

For almost 3 years, Apple’s iPhone has set the standard for mainstream smart phones. Recently, Apple has taken over a large portion of the smart phone market, now manufactures like Nokia are taking the iPhone threat seriously and bringing out new phones to try to compete. One phone that looks like it has a real chance to compete with the iPhone is Nokia’s new N900 phone/internet tablet.

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Comparing windows and Linux installations

http://it.toolbox.com

I have this computer. It came with windows xp pre-installed. I formatted it and installed CentOS Linux for some tests. The computer was then needed for an employee so we put windows xp back on. This is a step by step comparison of installation of the two operating systems on the exact same hardware.

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Vista, Windows 7, Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10 boot speed comparison

http://www.tuxradar.com

Hot on the heals of the final release of the Karmic Koala, we've put together a video montage of 64-bit versions of Microsoft's Vista and Windows 7 operating systems booting alongside Canonical's Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10. Watch all four at once and see which one wins!

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Can Windows 7 Catch up to KDE?

http://www.linuxplanet.com

You can have Windows Genuine Advantage, Microsoft's trust-no-one innovation, or you can have the advance KDE desktop, all full of polish and useful functionality. Bruce Byfield compares the two.

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Comparing 10 open-source media center apps

http://www.deviceguru.com

A 20-page downloadable whitepaper compares 10 free media center applications, including Boxee, Elisa, Entertainer, Freevo, MediaPortal, My Media System, MythTV, Neuros OSD, Plex, and XBMC.

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Windows 7 v Ubuntu 9.10: an illustrated guide

http://reviews.zdnet.co.uk

We've compiled a brief illustrated guide, comparing key business features as implemented in Windows 7 and the latest version of the world's favourite Linux distro — Ubuntu 9.10, otherwise known as Karmic Koala.

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comparing "KDE 4" and "GNOME 3"

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

There is small trend currently to write a blog entry or article comparing "KDE 4" and "GNOME 3". Now, I'm not involved in the least with the GNOME 3 efforts (no big surprise there, I'm sure) so I can't and won't comment on what they are doing now or in the future (they can do so themselves quite well), but there are two interesting points I keep seeing raised that I really do want to address ...

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