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2010 Linux Graphics Survey

http://www.phoronix.com

For the past three years we have hosted an annual Linux Graphics Survey in which we ask tens of thousands of users each time their video card preferences, driver information, and other questions about their view of the Linux graphics stack.

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Ubuntu GNU/Linux Users Reject F-Spot (Mono)

http://boycottnovell.com

F-Spot poll shows that Ubuntu users are not interested in it

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New UK Survey: Free Software is Winning

http://boycottnovell.com

Free software (not necessarily libre but at the very least gratis) is increasingly adopted, based on a new study

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Survey shows open source users split over MySQL

http://www.h-online.com

MySQL use declining, PostgreSQL and MariaDB use rising and no majority support for any of the possible outcomes of the current European Commission investigation into Oracle's proposed acquisition of Sun Microsystems; these are some of the results of a survey, carried out by the 451 Group, of open source users show which shows they are split over the future of MySQL.

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Survey to answer free software service concern

http://computerworld.co.nz

The New Zealand Open Source Society has teamed up with Victoria University's School of Information Management to poll ICT vendors on their ability to support free software.

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How to Track Ubuntu Deployments Worldwide

http://www.workswithu.com

Who's running Ubuntu - and why? You can find the answers in our WorksWithU 1000 survey and associated research report - which will ultimately track 1000 businesses, schools, government agencies and non-profit organizations running Ubuntu servers, desktops and mobile devices. Here's some background.

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Landmark study: DRM truly does make pirates out of us all

http://arstechnica.com

A UK researcher has spent years interviewing people about whether DRM has affected their ability to use content in ways ordinarily protected by the law. Surprise! It has, even leading one sight-impaired woman to piracy.

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Take the Gnome 3.0 General Sociological Research Survey

http://spreadsheets.google.com

This research aims at finding the needs, and practices of users of Gnome 2.x. Analyzing that data will give the Gnome Usability Team very precious information that will shape up the form of Gnome 3.0.

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84 percent say no thanks to Windows 7

http://www.daniweb.com

Will you be moving to Windows 7 during the next year, or will Vista disappointment, economic doom and gloom or compatibility concerns keep you away like 84 percent of business folks surveyed have said?

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Novell’s Roadmap Claimed Similar to Sun’s

http://boycottnovell.com

A RECENT comprehensive survey showed that, based on votes, Novell is the most likely technology company not to survive this year (in its current form), but Sun Microsystems was a close candidate too.

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Just what is the big problem with Linux?

http://www.itwire.com

A bunch of Microsoft Windows users were asked just why don't they use Linux. What's wrong with Linux? What needs to change to entice them? And I'll tell you!

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Free software isn't freeware: why Linux and FOSS have a higher standard

http://www.itwire.com

Microsoft's recent survey proclaimed nearly half the population believe it is ok to use pirated software for personal use. This diminishes the argument by Linux advocates that you can use their operating system without any cost. Yet, you can't confuse free as in cost with free as in freedom. Here's what FOSS really means.

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Scheme workshop survey

http://groups.google.com

"The Scheme workshop has been held every year since 2000 (http://www.schemeworkshop.org/). It is one of the main venues where the Scheme community can come together to discuss the Scheme programming language [...] Please take a few minutes of your time to complete the online survey at the following URL..."

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Git User's Survey 2008 Begins

http://www.survs.com

"Two weeks after the major release of Git version 1.6.0, the Git community started a survey containing 60 questions that can help to understand the users' needs, behavior, and what they like and dislike about Git..." -- (via Savannah mailing-list)

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Linux on the server sees reliability gains

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Mainstream Linux distributions for servers have caught up substantially with Unix in terms of reliability over the past year, while Windows Server 2003 downtime has risen by nearly 25 percent, according to a Yankee Group survey.

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