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Rise of Linux Powered Devices

http://pclinuxos2007.blogspot.com

Though linux still doesn't win consumer desktops sitting barely on 2% of the systems, it's surprisingly merging on the mobile devices, gadgets and various other small-form factor computers.

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Bug fixing in Gentoo: How we are performing

http://blog.hartwork.org

I’ve been playing with matplotlib and Gentoo bug numbers from the last ~6 month to be able to see how we are performing at fixing bugs lately. This is the current output:

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GNU/Linux a King of Servers, But Microsoft Boosters Disagree

http://boycottnovell.com

Using flawed and partly Microsoft-funded numbers, the advocates of proprietary software beg to suggest that GNU/Linux is declining (which it's not)

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Has the Irresistible Rise of OpenOffice.org Begun?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

New figures from webmasterpro.de show surprisingly high market share for OpenOffice.org around the world - peaking at 22% in Poland and Germany. Has the rise of OpenOffice.org to become a true rival to Microsoft Office begun?

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Created by tisha 4 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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GNU/Linux Just Became Topper

http://www.computerworlduk.com

One of my favourite sites for anyone benighted enough to believe that Windows is in any sense superior technology to free software is Top500. As its name hints, this is simply the top 500 supercomputers in the world, with an analysis by location, vendors, processor architecture – and, of course, operating systems.

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Red Hat profit rises, bucks tech industry trend

http://www.reuters.com

Software company Red Hat Inc (RHT.N) reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly profit onWednesday, bucking an industry trend of declining earnings, as margins widened under the scrutiny of its cost-conscious CEO.

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OpenOffice.org: Adoption is Gaining Momentum

http://ooomarketing.blogspot.com

The workstations within academic computing labs and classrooms are increasingly occupied by open source software and open platforms.

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1985: "Will Unix become the next MS-DOS?"

http://www.archive.org

This historic TV-show from 1985 ponders on the question "Will Unix become the next MS-DOS?".
This is not about Free Software, but you can see in this show the state of the Unix system from around the time, when the GNU project started. So it is of historic interest.

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Created by akf 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 weeks ago
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Ubuntu, Now More Popular than Windows XP!

http://www.junauza.com

Ubuntu has finally eclipsed Windows XP in terms of popularity. -- This is according to the most recent data from Google Trends. You may say that Windows XP is too old that’s why it’s loosing its appeal and is going downhill. So how about we will compare Ubuntu with the most recent Windows Vista. Or with the upcoming Windows 7.

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Microsoft’s Profits Down Sharply, Microsoft’s FUD Up Sharply

http://boycottnovell.com

Reaffirmation of Microsoft's problems comes from its sympathisers; Microsoft FUD ensues

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Created by komrad 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Dell admits to small Ubuntu success

http://www.daniweb.com

Dell is taking the netbook market by the horns, it would seem. First it refuses to accept that the Psion netbook trademark is a valid one, and now it bucks the market trend for not being able to sell Linux powered netbooks.

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Microsoft Death Watch — GNU/Linux to Blame

http://boycottnovell.com

How GNU/Linux toppled Microsoft through its margins

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Is it the End of the Road for Live CDs?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I was window shopping in a high street electronics store a few days ago. I was delighted to see a shelf display full of netbooks from vendors like Samsung, Acer, Dell, Advent and Asus (of course), to name a few. It looked like the Asus EeePC had launched an idea whose time had come and in the process possibly heralded the long withdrawing roar of the live CD.

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Seven Predictions for Open Source in 2009

http://www.ddj.com

2008 was an eventful, breakthrough year for many open source companies, and 2009 will be even more so, especially in terms of business purchasing patterns, software business model shifts, and enterprise software stack evolution.

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Created by Gorossian 5 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 35 weeks ago
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Chalk Another One Up for Linux

http://www.fool.com

As ongoing challenges in the economy continue to pressure companies to control operating costs, is it any surprise that IT managers are continuing to deploy economical IT solutions like Linux in their data centers?

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