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Canonical Takes on Win 7 With Ubuntu 9.10 RC

http://www.pcworld.com

Canonical on Thursday made available the Release Candidate of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10, on the same day Microsoft launched the long-awaited Windows 7.

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Apple and Linux Forces Rain on Windows 7 Parade

http://www.pcworld.com

Apple and Linux advocate IBM both tried hard to cramp Microsoft's style this week before the Windows 7 rollout even got under way. On Tuesday, Apple launched a new iMac, MacBook, and Mac Mini line, while IBM joined with Linux distributor Canonical to introduce a new "cloud-and-Linux-based" offering called IBM Client for Smart Work.

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Aussies pay top dollar for Windows 7

http://www.theage.com.au

Wake up Australia! Stop listening to all the M$-BS and start saving a fortune with Free Software that REALLY works.

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Who Needs Windows 7 When You've Got KDE?

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As a devoted free software user, I'm almost as likely to stick my hand down a running garbarator as buy a copy of Windows 7. In fact, so far, I haven't tried Windows 7. But if its features list is any indication, I'm missing little that I don't already have with the latest version of the KDE desktop.

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FSF Mails NGOs Regarding Microsoft Traps While Microsoft Continues Abuse of Power in Kenya

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The "Windows 7 Sins" campaign reaches charities and NGOs across the world

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FSF urges non-profits to reject Windows 7

http://www.theinquirer.net

THE FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION (FSF) is to write to the leaders of 500 of the most influential non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide to urge them to refuse Windows 7. The move is a stepping up of the FSF's campaign timed to coincide with the launch of Windows 7 and follows an earlier letter sent to 499 chief executives of Fortune 500 companies.

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This takes the cake (and make mine chocolate!)

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I heard recently, and could not really believe it until I saw it, that Microsoft was encouraging people to throw "Tupperware(R) parties" at their homes in order to launch the new version of Microsoft's products. That is right...plain old down-to-earth "homies" extolling the virtues of quickly going to Vista...er...ah...Windows 7.

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Linux fans see opportunity in Windows 7 changeover

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Linux runs on a tiny share of corporate desktops, but open source partisans say the upcoming release of Windows 7 and the popularity of lightweight netbook PCs could help it gain ground -- even in Windows shops.

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Canonical/Ubuntu CEO Mark Shuttleworth Visits Dell

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Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, sat for a video interview with Dell Cloud Computing Evangelist Barton George. In it, Shuttleworth takes a "service pack" shot at Windows 7 and covers numerous questions about Canonical's business and cloud strategy. Here's the video - plus some perspectives from WorksWithU.

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If Vista 7 is as Good as Microsoft Says, Then Why is Microsoft Actively Attacking GNU/Linux?

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Microsoft's sheer aggression against GNU/Linux as an indicator of Free software strength, not weakness

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Microsoft launches new pre-Windows 7 anti-Linux offensive

http://www.itwire.com

Microsoft has confirmed it developed materials that portray Linux as unsuitable for consumer use, and distributed these to retail sales staff around the United States.

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Dell Ships Ubuntu 9.04 Systems Ahead of Windows 7 Launch

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Dell's U.S. website has started offering Ubuntu 9.04 on a Mini 10V and Inspiron 15N laptop. The move comes less than two months before Microsoft's Windows 7 launch - essentially reinforcing Dell's commitment to Ubuntu. But will Dell pre-load Ubuntu 9.04 on a desktop PC? Here's some analysis.

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FSF Campaign Upsets Exactly Those Whom It Ought to Have Upset

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“Windows 7 Sins” campaign is well received by most who have already embraced the message, disliked by staunch

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“Windows 7 Sins” Campaign a Great Success So Far

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Public is taught about Microsoft’s offenses while reactionary dissent comes only from the usual suspects and Microsoft remains speechless

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FSF launches Windows 7 anti-upgrade letter campaign

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The Free Software Foundation is mobilizing against Windows 7 with a campaign to dissuade IT decision makers from installing the operating system. The group's sent letters to 499 of the top Fortune 500 organizations, warning that a move to Windows 7 will increase their dependence on Microsoft and encouraging the use of GNU/Linux on PCs instead. The missing letter recipient was Microsoft.

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