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Google and Microsoft: who is screwing who?

http://www.itwire.com

So Google wants to be a player in the operating system market and Microsoft wants to be a search player? Meh.

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Created by popstarviolet 5 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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Linux is not an Operating System

http://www.tech-no-media.com

Last week Google announced their intention to release an operating system based on Linux. The reaction of some people on reddit was: "No, another neutered, watered-down, crapitized "linux". Linux will once again be viewed as a sub par, 'specialized' OS." Well, this is not possible because Linux is not really an operating system, it is a kernel.

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Linux is not an OS

http://www.nuxified.org

"I would like to make a case for asserting that what we usually refer to as "Linux" (or "GNU/Linux" regardless) is not really an operating system. In fact I believe that referring to it as such and spending money and effort on marketing it as such is actually doing "it" a disservice, if that's even possible."

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Is Linux the Greenest Operating System?

http://www.greenercomputing.com

Microsoft and Apple have been in the forefront of efforts to green IT and computing in general -- and, of course, letting the world know about their efforts. But one columnist believes that Linux is the greenest operating system of all.

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Is Linux dead in the netbook water?

http://www.daniweb.com

The Windows share of the US netbook market is a staggering 96 percent. That's up from less than 10 percent of US unit sales during the first half of 2008 when the words netbook and Linux pretty much ran together. Now it seems that the netbook revolution is leaving Linux behind. Is Linux a Dead Man Walking?

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Mandriva Linux 2009.0 Review : A Mixed Bag

http://www.techenclave.com

Mandriva has gained huge reputation for delivering easy to use Linux distro with support for many multimedia and proprietary format. Earlier when Mandriva was known as Mandrake, it was the most popular GNU/Linux but some unavoidable circumstances turns the table towards Mandriva and after that Mandriva didn't stood up like it used to..

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Things To Know Before Using Linux

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Linux Operating System has been myth for many of the people out there.. Most of the people has wrong inception regarding Linux. Those who dare to make the transition get caught in the partition or they failed to understand the Basics of Linux. “The applications and the OS itself” . Its pretty natural for a Mediocre user to get used to different terms at once..

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You keep using that phrase "operating system"...

http://www.fsdaily.com

"I do not think it means what you think it means..." -- From Balzac's blog

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You keep using that phrase "operating system"...

I do not think it means what you think it means.

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Submitted by Balzac on Fri, 08/08/2008 - 15:26
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Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 12.1

http://www.slackware.com

Well folks, it's that time to announce a new stable Slackware release again. So, without further ado, announcing Slackware version 12.1!

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Released !

http://www.techenclave.com

Ubuntu has finally released their second LTS [Long Term Support] Operating system.. Being the most widely used Linux distro we all have huge hope with this big release. So lets take a quick look at its features an aplication

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Mandriva 2008 Spring Edition Released

http://www.mandriva.com

Mandriva, the leading European Linux distributor, today announces the launch of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring, the major new release of Mandriva Linux, featuring hundreds of improvements which make for a quicker and more powerful distribution that is easier to use than ever.

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Created by Dark Star 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Mobile : The Perfect Mobile OS

http://tuxenclave.wordpress.com

Ubuntu Mobile is an Ubuntu edition that targets an exciting new class of computers called Mobile Internet Devices. Ubuntu Mobile, based on the world’s most popular Linux distribution, and MID hardware from OEMs and ODMs, are redefining what can be done in mobile computing.

Ubuntu Mobile, a fully open source project, gives full Internet, with no compromise. Custom options may include licensed codecs and popular third-party applications.

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