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French Gendarmerie switch 85,000 PC’s to Ubuntu and save €€€

http://www.wiredvc.com

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, now reports the police force has upgraded its 85,000 PCs to Ubuntu Desktop Edition, removing its reliance on the Microsoft operating system completely.

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CentOS 5.5 Left Me Clueless

http://pclinuxos2007.blogspot.com

CentOS is a venerable server OS, no doubt about it! But when it comes to desktop, the same OS is a pig - you can't tame it to your liking.

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Created by pontifex 4 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 28 weeks ago
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End of the Desktop? Google Backs WebGL

http://www.linux-mag.com

Stick a fork in the desktop, it's done! Recently Google demoed a port of Quake II to WebGL and HTML5, showing that even first person shooters are suitable applications to run in the browser. While the tide isn't going to turn all at once, it seems more likely than ever that a browser-based desktop is a viable option and ultimately the way many users will experience all applications.

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16 Best Linux Desktop Customization

http://www.tux-planet.fr

One of the advantage of using Linux is that you can choose the graphic environment you want to use and you can customize it as you want. This article offers you a list of the 16 best screenshots, found on the Internet, and which will give you inspiration to customize your desktop.

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An open letter to Dell regarding Ubuntu, or, "go big or go home"

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Dear Dell,

I know that in the past you have offered a handful of paltry Ubuntu options, though I confess I don’t understand why you bothered at all.

With the exception of your two netbook offerings, I have yet to have seen you offer anything else that indicates to me that you have any intentions to make Ubuntu a real option for your customers.

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The Desktop or the Browser: Is the Netbook Escalating the Battle?

http://www.stormyscorner.com

People doing everything in their browser scares me not because I think everyone should use the desktop but rather because I don't think the browser is the best user tool for doing all those things.

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State of the GNU/Linux Desktop 2009 Part 2/4: Hardware Support

http://codingexperiments.com

As mentioned in part one of this series, despite the legendary pace of development in the Open Source community, it can be difficult to keep tabs on what is being worked on. Arguably, multimedia is just a subdivision of hardware support, another area where Free operating systems have suffered.

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GNOME vs. KDE: The Final Smackdown

http://www.linux-mag.com

All hell breaks loose when GNOME and KDE put on their gloves and enter the ring to see who'll emerge victorious. Don't miss this beatdown.

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State of GNOME?

http://www.stormyscorner.com

The GNOME desktop is alive and well. Despite rumors that everyone and everything is moving to the browser, the desktop is here to stay.

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Does the Linux Desktop Need to Be Revolutionized Android-style?

http://codingexperiments.com

So, a few days ago, I got a spankin’ new T-Mobile G1. This has resulted in a lot of hands-on experience with the user interface of Google’s Android platform. I can’t help but compare the Android OS to Openmoko Linux.

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Red Hat returns to the Linux desktop

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Does this mean that Red Hat will be getting back into the Linux desktop business? That's the question I posed to Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens, in a phone call after the Red Hat/KVM press conference, and he told me that, "Yes. Red Hat will indeed be pushing the Linux desktop again."

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10 Linux desktops you shouldn’t overlook

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

If you know Linux, you know there are tons of options on every level. To some, this might seem overwhelming at first. To others, it’s all about possibility. The desktop is certainly not without options.

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Microsoft tax evasion: Get gNewSense

http://www.fsf.org

"The company Los Alamos Computers is now offering systems preinstalled with gNewSense, the fully free GNU/Linux operating system distribution..."

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Company selling computers preinstalled with gNewSense

http://laclinux.com

"gNewSense DeltaH was released today, and we are pleased to offer preconfigured Workstations, Portable Systems, ThinkCentres, Laptops, and Servers, as well as fully customized Core 2 Duo, Athlon 64, Xeon, and Opteron computers, preinstalled with the latest gNewSense GNU/Linux operating system.

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Linux is about to take over the low end of PCs

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Opinion -- Sometimes, several unrelated changes come to a head at the same time, with a result no one could have predicted. The PC market is at such a tipping point right now and the result will be millions of Linux-powered PCs in users' hands.

The first change was the continued maturation of desktop Linux. Today, no one can argue...

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