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Consumers Don't Own Computers "Designed for Windows 8", and They Go to Landfills Earlier

http://blog.ofset.org

What you should be aware of and concerned about as a consumer is those machines labeled as "Designed for Windows 8". Much more so if you care about the environmental and humanitarian problems caused by e-wastes, for these machines do end up much earlier as e-wastes than the ordinary machines manufactured now.

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Created by ckhung 2 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 47 weeks ago
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Alter Your Environment with Functions

http://bashshell.net

The user can alter the Bash shell environment by adding functions to their .bash_profile or by editing the global /etc/profile script for all users. This feature provides a great deal of flexibility for the administrator and user.

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Created by aweber 3 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 8 weeks ago
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Linux: Lean, clean, and green

http://www.ibm.com

Green IT is one of the hottest of today's technology trends, and the GNU/Linux® community has risen to the challenge. Along with several corporate partners, the GNU/Linux operating system provides solutions for dealing with power consumption, carbon emissions, and e-waste.

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Created by Jimbob 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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Linux: Save The Earth, Save A Buck?

http://www.bmighty.com

Some IT users "go green" to save the planet. Others do it to save money. Either way, Linux has a lot to offer any green-minded small business.

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Created by FamilyGuy 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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Linux captures the 'green' flag, beats Windows 2008 power-saving measures

http://www.networkworld.com

Independent tests show that Red Hat Linux pulls as much as 12% less power than Windows 2008 on identical hardware

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Created by mads 6 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 12 weeks ago
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Interview: How a hacker became a freedom fighter

http://www.newscientist.com

"One of the founding fathers of "free software" and an esteemed elder of the hacking community, Richard Stallman has made defending people's freedoms his life's work. That usually means supplying hackers with software and attacking copyright law.

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Linux resources cool greenhouses

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

Believe it or not, even virtual penguins have a part to play in the global warming debate. Scott Allen, Europcar chief information officer, says extending the life of desktops is a form of recycling.

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Who pays the DRM man?

http://thebeezspeaks.blogspot.com

Microsoft - and all its DRM buddies - continue to claim up to this very day that DRM won't affect the consumer too much, "given that cost (..) is most heavily influenced by volume". However, behind closed doors the bird is singing quite another song. The following is taken from a presentation at the WinHEC 2005. Read this and shiver.

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Created by extra 6 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 49 weeks ago
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Black Google not as green as painted

http://www.daniweb.com

Interesting blog about how environmentally friendly Google is, and whether painting the background black instead of white would save electricity and help save the planet.

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Created by billandad 7 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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Green Linux to attack power consumption

http://www.vnunet.com

"The Linux Foundation has formed a Green Linux initiative to focus on reducing the open source operating system's power consumption."

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