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NY Stock Exchange switches to Linux

http://ars.userfriendly.org

Cute cartoon for December 16th about why the New York Stock Exchange decided that Linux migration was the best idea...

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Created by bridget 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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MICROSOFT drops support for OOXML!

http://polishlinux.org

Multi-trade International Corporation for Research of Office Software Open Format Technologies (MICROSOFT) has announced their surprise decision, that they cease to support OOXML document format (Office Open XML), acknowledging at the same time, that the ANSI-developed & supported TXT format will be a better, universal, solution.

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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Ten Funny Quotes By Linus Torvalds

http://thelinuxway.blogspot.com

"How should I know if it works? That's what beta testers are for. I only coded it"

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Created by dave 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Paper Companies vs. Proprietary EHR Companies

http://www.linuxmednews.com

Editor: This is a work of satire, hope you enjoy it. The heated battle between paper companies and proprietary EHR companies for market share is always fascinating to watch. Linux Medical News labs weighs in on the subject by doing a rigorous, side-by-side comparison of Paper company products vs. proprietary Electronic Health Record software company products. The results may surprise you.

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Created by dave 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 42 weeks ago
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FFII awards Microsoft "Best Campaigner against OOXML Standardization" prize

http://press.ffii.org

"we could never have done this by ourselves. By pushing so hard to get OOXML endorsed, even to the point of loading the standards boards in Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Portugal, Italy, and beyond, Microsoft showed to the world how poor their format is. Good standards just don't need that kind of pressure.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 43 weeks ago
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Top Ten Side Effects of Switching to Linux

http://www.linux.org

Studies done by a prestigious think tank in Silicon Valley have identified the most common behavioral changes in people who have switched to Linux. They were nice enough to share their information with us. According to them, these are the ten most frequent side effects of Linux use with us.

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Created by mark 6 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 43 weeks ago
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How Not To Build An E-Commerce Site With Rails

http://www.rubyinside.com

"Derek Sivers, quite the Rails champion when he decided to rebuild his CD Baby e-commerce site using Rails two years ago, has now admitted defeat. After two years of wrestling with Rails while building the new site, Sivers along with coder Jeremy Kemper, decided to face up to reality. Kemper went off to 37signals and Sivers rebuilt the entire site in PHP in just two months.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 44 weeks ago
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What was the downfall of SCO?

http://ars.userfriendly.org

Funny comic strip about what exactly brought about the downfall of sco.

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Created by leo 6 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 44 weeks ago
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Ubuntu: When 100% Isn't Good Enough...

http://www.michaellarabel.com

Funny screen shot of Ubuntu loading language packs. It appears that 100% isn't enough... reminds me of the "Our amps go to 11 man" routine from Spinaltap.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 45 weeks ago
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Linux Only For Geeks?

http://geekandpoke.typepad.com

Cartoon depicting a conversation during a shift change at a Debian Phone Hotline

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Created by C733tus 6 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 45 weeks ago
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Why Windows Users Are Insane

http://penguinpetes.com

If you read my last post, you know that - temporarily - I'm hosting Windows XP on one of the four computers plugged in here at the igloo, due to a donated computer. This post marks the 72 hour mark since I once again saw the Windows splash screen on a monitor in my home for the first time in seven years.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 45 weeks ago
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Meet Linux Genuine Advantage

http://www.p2pnet.net

p2pnet news | Open Source:- Are you a Linux user who’s feeling disadvantaged, ignored and unloved because you don’t have Microsoft’s Windows Genuine Advantage looking out for you?

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Created by mark 6 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 48 weeks ago
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Windows users are whiners

http://thebeez.vnunetblogs.com

"Linux is hard to install" - You probably bought a computer with Windows preinstalled and bought a new one when it came to a grinding halt. Next time try reinstalling it from scratch, drivers and applications included.

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Created by greengrass 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
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Microsoft's Plot To Kill Linux Busted

http://www.flixya.com

So THAT'S Microsoft's fiendish plot? Who knew? Poor Tux!

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Created by bridget 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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Bill Gates creates perfect accesory for Linux tablets

http://www.theinquirer.net

AS MUCH as I like the Linux-powered Nokia N800 "Internet Tablet", I found that people not familiar with it feel the need to approach and talk about it. Bill Gates comes to the rescue with the perfect accessory.

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