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FSF takes on Windows 7

http://blogs.computerworld.com

These days, the FSF is spending its time attacking proprietary software, like it did today, August 26th, when it went after Windows 7 in its new Windows 7 Sins: The case against Microsoft and proprietary software.

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How Many People Must Die Before Abandoning Windows?

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Hospitals given another reason to give Windows the kick; Vista 7 fails to improve security

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Windows 7 Sins

http://windows7sins.org

A new campaign by the FSF outlines the 7 sins of Windows: 1. Poisoning education, 2. Invading privacy, 3. Monopoly behavior, 4 Lock-in, 5. Abusing standards, 6. Enforcing Digital Restrictions Management (DRM), 7. Threatening user security.
The campaign advocates to use Free Software instead of windows.

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7 reasons I choose Linux over Windows 7

http://www.abhishekrane.com

Windows 7 is all set to release on October 22nd 2009. This latest installation in the Windows series from the Redmond giant is touted as their best so far.

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Microsoft Still Sabotages Linux MBRs in Vista 7

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Vista 7 disables GNU/Linux by rewriting the MBR .

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Linux vs Windows 7

http://www.tuxradar.com

It's something of a tradition that we pit the latest version of Windows against our trusty old operating system. This isn't because we want to raise the profile of Windows, or ignite further flamewars on which is better or worse. It's about understanding the market and understanding the competition.

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From Russia with Linux

http://thebeezspeaks.blogspot.com

I came across two seemingly unrelated reports, one from the Register, stating that Microsoft will offer a choice of browsers in the EU version of Windows 7 and one from FAS Russia, which began proceedings in a case against several major hardware manufacturers. If this is the shape of things to come, it could mean the OS landscape is about to change.

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Ballmer Bad-Mouths Google Chrome OS

http://www.pcworld.com

You've got to hand it to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: The man's never afraid to speak his mind. He may be wrong a lot of the time, like in 2007 when he laughed off the iPhone, or defended Vista before an irate user. Nevertheless, Redmond's bombastic boss is always entertaining.

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When Windows 7 ships without IE8 will it be good news for free software browsers?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 7 would not ship with Internet Explorer 8 within the European Union. This is to comply with EU demands following the anti-trust case some time back. On the immediate face of this seem like good news for users of other browsers - but is it?

How much will actually change?

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Fight Club: Windows 7 vs Mandriva 2009.1

http://www.linuxforu.com

The war has begun. Quite literally. We laid our hands on the RC (release candidate) available for free on Microsoft’s website, and took it for a spin against Mandriva 2009.1 Spring. Who won? The results are most surprising!

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Microsoft reminds us that Windows is f*cking expensive

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

Microsoft has finally released the pricing structure for Windows 7. The good news is that the new version of Windows will be a bit cheaper than the equivalent version of Windows Vista. The bad news is that since I am now used to receiving Ubuntu for free this made me realize that a Windows 7 license is in fact f*cking expensive!

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Will Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Stand Up Against Windows 7

http://how2ubun2.blogspot.com

Karmic Koala is scheduled to be released on October this year, while its rival Windows 7 is going to kick start at the end of the year. Both releases offer impressive features, but will Ubuntu 9.10 stand up against Windows 7.

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David Versus Two Goliaths

http://adventuresincomputing.wordpress.com

Apple will release its OS X 10.6 “Snow Loepard” in September and not long after, on October 22nd, Microsoft’s Windows 7 will be released. A week later Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” is scheduled to be unleashed.

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Macs, Windows 7, and Linux

http://blogs.computerworld.com

As I write this, the new Mac news is coming out and Microsoft just decided to back down from limiting Windows 7 Starter Edition to no more than three applications. So, why do I think you may want to buy a Linux desktop instead? Easy: Price.

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GNU/Linux Gains Ground in Sub-notebooks Race as Vista 7 Gains Excessive Weight

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The recently-added weight of Vista 7 proves problematic to Microsoft, and profit margins likewise

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