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CCID Consulting: China's Linux Market Grew by 29.2% and Desktop Has Great Potential

http://www.earthtimes.org

CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: HK08235), recently released its article on China's Linux market, which grew by 29.2% and has great prospects for its new Linux Desktop.

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Created by Jimbob 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Choosing a Desktop for GNU/Linux

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Unlike Windows or OS X, where the desktop and the window manager -- the program that controls how programs open -- are fixed, in GNU/Linux, you have dozens of choices for a graphical interface, each one with its own look, tradition, and utilities.

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Created by leo 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Free Software that helps you take control of your mobile phone

http://www.nuxified.org

Imagine coming home from work and instead of plugging your phone to a wall where it will just dully wait to be recharged, plug it to your computer via USB and make a few phone calls, send a few SMS messages or tidy up your phone book all by using your computer keyboard and mouse, rather than that tiny phone keypad!

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Created by libervisco 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 42 weeks ago
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Installing LAMP Server Using TASKEL (desktop edition)

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This is to help people install LAMP(LINUX-APACHE-MYSQL-PHP) server in ubuntu(if u use the desktop edition,not for server edition).There are many ways in installing LAMP in a desktop edition. now lets see them.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 42 weeks ago
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Photo Gallery: Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10

http://www.tuxjournal.net

Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 beta 1 has been released and TuxJournal already has one of the greatest and richest screenshots gallery now available about the new release with about 50 detailed screenshoots.

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Created by tjIT 6 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 46 weeks ago
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How to create a transparent terminal session as your desktop background

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Like my article on Conky, this is one of my favorite techniques to use on any Linux distribution.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 48 weeks ago
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Embed a terminal in your Ubuntu desktop

http://www.tectonic.co.za

Admit it. You enjoy using the command line in Linux. You only have a graphical interface so people in the office don't look at you strangely. So why not embed a terminal window into the Gnome desktop and have a soothing desktop picture and the power of the command line all at once?

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Created by anna 6 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 48 weeks ago
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KDE 4.0 Beta 2 Released, Codename "Cartoffel"

http://kde.org

The KDE Community proudly presents the second Beta release for KDE 4.0. This release marks the beginning of the feature freeze and the stabilization of the current codebase. Simultaneously the KOffice developers have released their third Alpha release, marking significant improvements in this innovative office suite.

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Created by JRepin 6 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 50 weeks ago
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Linux Finds Home On More Desktops

http://money.cnn.com

The Linux penguin is finally marching onto more desktops. Some of the biggest names in computing are pushing harder for the Linux open-source operating system as an option for desktop PCs. Analysts say the moves show that Linux and other open-source software products are finally ready to compete on the desktop.

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Created by candtalan 6 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 50 weeks ago
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I'm excited about the future of gnome

http://blogs.gnome.org

bout half a year ago i was looking around me and seeing stagnation in the gnome community. i was concerned that gnome had lost its momentum and that we were just making boring incremental releases that added very little new functionality. i think i was very wrong. i’d like to take this time to list some things that are happening right now in the gnome community that have me very excited.

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Created by leo 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Linux on the common users PC is happening!

http://www.osgui.com

GNU/Linux based Open Source Operating Systems are right now and have been for a while ready to become the mainstream software of choice used daily by billions of people. As I see it we are currently on the verge of a major revolution in Personal Computers primarily in regards to the software everyone uses without thinking about it

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Created by mark 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Red Hat to offer whitebox Linux desktops globally

http://www.itwire.com

The world's largest Linux vendor Red Hat will release a pre-installed desktop version of Linux globally in September. The new Red Hat desktop targeting primarily small business users will be available on cheap whitebox Intel PCs and, according to Red Hat, will not try to be a Windows clone.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Is the demand for desktop Linux negligible?

http://www.zdnet.com.au

There's been much fanfare about Linux replacing Windows on desktops but we've yet to see any major adoptions take place -- this may have something to do with the fact that in Australia, none of the major PC manufacturers have offered Linux as a pre-installed option.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Why I quit: kernel developer Con Kolivas

http://apcmag.com

Interview of Con Kollivas, the kernel developer and author of Linux Kernel -ck patchset, describing why he is quitting.

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Created by wahjava 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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Linux Desktop Adoption: Hitting a Brick Wall?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Despite fantastic advances with Desktop Linux as a collective whole, there still seems to be some hurdles that this Windows alternative has yet to overcome. In this piece, I’ll examine these from my own perspective, that of a full time Linux user.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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