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5 Things Windows Does Better Than Linux (Or Apple!)

http://os-zen.com

Okay, this guy is REALLY stretching... and he does admit he was looking for ten things but couldn't find them. And the five points that he did come out with have been taken apart repeatedly in the comments...

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Created by bridget 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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Linux MPX Multi-touch Table May Become Free DIY Microsoft Surface One Day

http://gizmodo.com

It may not be as fancy-schmancy as Microsoft Surface or Jeff Han's demos but this video of a Linux-based MPX multi-touch table shows that things are moving full speed ahead in the land of the free penguins.

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Created by greengrass 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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Whats going on with our beloved kernel? - and my 2 cents

http://www.tuxmachines.org

I was reading another article on kernel trap the other day and I sat down and started thinking about how things have changed over the course of the 2.6.x series of kernel and thought I would review all of these changes and put them all in one place.

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Windows Server Woos (BIG) Linux Customers?

http://www.velocitywebdev.com

"I was reading a recent article in which the argument and proof is given for a number of Linux customers moving from Linux to Windows Server. The various reasons include TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), ease of support, and stability(?)."

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Holliday cracking - story of a cracked machine

http://blog.gnist.org

"A friend of mine asked me to have a look at his Linux-server. "It behaves strangely" he said, most notably the web-server apache refused to start. It turned out to be more than just a problem with apache."

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The Future of Publishing with Linux Magazines

http://www.osweekly.com

Not too long ago, I subscribed to a Linux magazine for beginners called Tux. Fantastic magazine, but the last I heard they were "headed out," so to speak, due largely to a lack of funding. However, unlike bigger publishers, which include Linux Magazine, Tux was special because they were giving away the magazine in the PDF format.

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Kernel space: Progress on ACPI and power management

http://www.linuxworld.com

Data centers demand cooler-running Linux boxes, and several projects are starting to deliver.

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Created by dave 7 years 8 hours ago – Made popular 6 years 52 weeks ago
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ClueNet, an open-source community offering free shells and other linux-related services

http://cluenet.org

The Internet has always been a place for corroboration and communication, but most Internet communities have degraded substantially. There are large numbers of communities devoted exclusively to sexual talk, and others that focus on illegal activities such as attacking servers or piracy. Here and there, good communities spring up and foster information exchange as well as general chatting.

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Created by Cobi 7 years 23 hours ago – Made popular 7 years 8 hours ago
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Free for All by Peter Wayner - Free eBook

http://manybooks.net

A free book download, available in many formats from Manybooks.net; a great free library

How Linux and the Free Software Movement undercut the high tech titans.

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Created by lozz 7 years 1 day ago – Made popular 7 years 1 day ago
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Linux: Keyboard Blink Driver less power-hungry

http://kerneltrap.org

In the ongoing effort to reduce the power consumption of the linux kernel [story] and take better advantage of the tickless kernel patch [story], Stephen Hemminger posted a patch to make it possible to unload the keyboard blink driver, "the blink driver wakes up every jiffy which wastes power unnecessarily"

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New FCC rules may impact Linux-based devices

http://www.linuxdevices.com

New U.S. regulations went into effect today that could change how vendors of devices with software-defined radios (SDR) use open-source software. The new rules could impact manufacturers of mobile phones, WiFi cards, and other devices that use SDR technologies.

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Created by missgeek 7 years 3 days ago – Made popular 7 years 2 days ago
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Common roadblocks to Linux adoption, Demystified

http://www.debiantutorials.org

"Certainly you've heard that running Linux is a whole lot safer, more reliable, robust, and secure than running Windows. Sure, this is true. You may have also heard that Linux is free. This is true, as well"

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Created by bridget 7 years 3 days ago – Made popular 7 years 3 days ago
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Linux media centre integrates YouTube

http://www.reghardware.co.uk

Neuros Technology has rolled out pre-release firmware for its Linux-based OSD networkable set-top box that allows the gadget to suck down and show YouTube content.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 6 days ago – Made popular 7 years 5 days ago
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Linux Less Secure Than Vista

http://www.osweekly.com

I have been hearing a lot lately about how Windows Vista is being said to be more secure overall than the popular Linux distros in the market today.

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Created by mads 7 years 1 week ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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Linux Gains Windows Muscle

http://redmondmag.com

" Of all the accusations Microsoft has levelled over the years against open source, perhaps the least contentious is that it lacks the tight integration offered by Microsoft's own products."

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