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Google and Linux Join Forces for Google OS

http://www.osweekly.com

"In the past, we have explored the reality that, in many forms, the much anticipated "Google OS" has long since already arrived. But recently, there have been strong indicators that Google may be positioning for something more. And today, we will explore what this might look like if it were to actually happen."

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Has Linux adoption stabilised?

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

Looking at the w3school OS Statistics it shows that linux has been pretty much stable in its usage for the last couple of years. Does this mean that us Linux fanboyz are all talk and no action? If Linux has stabilised in its adoption then where are all the new users? Windows Vista has been increasing rapidly and is just about to surpass Linux

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Greens don't accept Berlin 'nein' to open source

http://www.linuxworld.com

The Green Party is accusing the Berlin city government of lacking a coherent IT strategy and thus not being in a position to adequately judge the merits of open source software.

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Wubi - The Easiest Way to Linux

http://wubi-installer.org

Wubi is an unofficial Ubuntu installer for Windows users that will bring you into the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other application. If you heard about Linux and Ubuntu, if you wanted to try them but you were afraid, this is for you

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Understanding the Common User: Everything should be as simple as it is

http://polishlinux.org

Let’s begin with - Linux is simply the best. Open, free of charge, stable, reliable, flexible, and scalable. And God only knows why people do not want to use it. They grumble that it’s difficult, shows hardware problems, and lacks applications.

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Open source email is the future

http://tectonic.co.za

According to Loura DiDio, Yankee analyst and author of the 2007 Global Server Hardware and Server OS Survey, 23 percent of survey respondents intend to migrate away from Exchange Server and adopt an alternative Linux or Open Source email and messaging distribution platform in the next 12 to 18 months.

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SuperTux, another videgame for Linux

http://fosswire.com

Jacob’s recent post on Lemmings clone Pingus reminded me of a similar game (similar in the penguin content anyway) which is also great fun to play and can give you that nostalgic feeling. It is basically a Super Mario clone, called SuperTux. Unsurprisingly, instead of the moustached man, you control everyone’s favourite operating system mascot, Tux.

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Linux coders tackle power efficiency

http://news.zdnet.com

"Maybe you'd be better off if you didn't spend so much time looking at your watch."

That, loosely speaking, is the rationale behind a significant change at the heart of Linux that programmers hope will make the open-source operating system more efficient.

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Windows Server Woos Linux Customers

http://www.eweek.com

"Wooed by compelling application ecosystems, performance and cost, several large enterprise Linux customers have begun slowly migrating back to Windows Server, eWEEK reporting has found."

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Gubuntu- Google and Linux

http://wetech.blogspot.com

"Gubuntu, Glinux or Ginux could all be worthy names if Google were to seriously consider entering the platform battle. A more united and professional Linux front headed by a behemoth such as Google could help Linux achieve a mainstream market."

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Linux computer fits in USB key

http://linuxdevices.com

A start-up located in the French Alps near Grenoble is readying a tiny ARM-based Linux single-board computer (SBC) in a USB key form-factor. Calao, based in Sant Martin le Vinoux, is also readying a tiny Linux SBC designed to plug into QIL (quad in-line) IC sockets.

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Schwartz Extends Olive Branch to Linux

http://www.serverwatch.com

"It all started last Tuesday, when yet another debate on the merits of applying the upcoming General Public License (GPL) version 3 to the Linux kernel was raised — again — on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML)."

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Microsoft's audacity at its best: "Our software is less of a security risk than Linux, Mac OS X"

http://blogs.cnet.com

"Wow. Sometimes, you read things like this and you wonder if Microsoft employees inhabit the same universe. Apparently, they haven't been following the rampant, constant security holes discovered and exploited in Windows over the past decade."

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Yahoo Censoring Open Source

http://slated.org

According to avid Yahoo'er, Amanda Kerik, Yahoo seems to have developed a policy of censoring answers in their "Yahoo! Answers" service, if that answer contains a suggestion to use Open Source alternatives to Microsoft software.

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San Diego rolls out laptops with Linux

http://www.eschoolnews.com

" Looking for a cost-effective way to deliver portable computing to every student, the San Diego Unified School District is installing machines with desktop Linux and other open-source software. In turning to open source, San Diego joins a growing number of school systems aiming to extend computing resources affordably to more users."

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