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How Necessary Is Windows Part 5 Crossover

http://www.wine-reviews.net

After 16 years of dogged work, Wine actually works pretty well. Part of its success is due to a remarkable cooperation between the Wine project and a commercial software house in St. Paul named Codeweavers. Codeweavers sells a $40 deployment, management utility for Wine called Crossover, which basically makes Wine noob friendly.

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Created by twickline 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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How to Install KDE in Windows

http://maketecheasier.com

For over a decade, KDE has supplied Linux and Unix users with a graphical desktop environment and a suite of useful applications. It has become one of the most popular desktop environments and is the default on many Linux distributions. With the coming of KDE 4, developers promised native KDE applications running on Windows.

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Created by 5t3v3n 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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Windows at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA

http://boycottnovell.com

The impact of aeronautics in the United States becoming dependent on outdated proprietary software from Microsoft

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Created by komrad 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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If Windows installation instructions were honest

http://www.cracked.com

Windows 7, aka "Windows OK, We Get It, We're Really Sorry About Vista Can We All Just Get On With Our Lives Now."

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Created by tornster 4 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 35 weeks ago
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The Linux consultant: The Maytag repairman of the IT world

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

“Why don’t more consultants roll out Linux?”... Now understand the people I was with were all self-employed consultants who depend upon their client’s needed support for income. Needed support. That’s the key. [with Linux there's less support required and therefore less money to make]

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Created by henrychan 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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Cuberok: Multi-Platform Audio Player - Amarok 1.4 Style (Qt Based)

http://www.webupd8.org

Cuberok is a music player and collection manager which resembles a lot to the very popular Amarok 1.4. It is based on Qt4 and has a lightweight interface, music collection support and many features, e.g. music autorating and Last.FM scrobbler.

Cuberok works on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX but for now I have only tested it in Linux (Ubuntu).

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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Using Windows Is Like...

http://community.zdnet.co.uk

Fill in the blank: Using Windows is like kicking a ________ down the beach.

The correct answer is dead whale.

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Created by samharry 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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You don’t need to convert them…

http://www.terminally-incoherent.com

Recently a friend of mine approached me with a weird question: how to install Windows on a machine without a CD or Floppy drive. I was intrigued. The obvious question here was “why?” “Why don’t you just keep Ubuntu?” I asked him.

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Created by fossfreak 4 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 37 weeks ago
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How to restore Grub boot loader after installing Windows

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tutorial will explain how to restore Grub after installing Windows 7/Vista/Xp.If you are using dual boot PC with windows,Ubuntu for some reason you reinstall your windows now you may not see your grub 2 is loading because your windows installation might have been over written MBR (Master boot record).

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Created by smithers 4 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 38 weeks ago
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What's Your Main Operating System

http://lifehacker.com

Lifehacker is running a poll asking for the operating system you use. I just voted and Linux was at 14% vs. 13% for WinXP. Go on over to Lifehacker and let them know how great Linux is.

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Created by Linerd 4 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 38 weeks ago
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Yes, Ubuntu can absolutely be the default Windows alternative

http://blogs.zdnet.com

And I don't just mean for geeks. I mean a real, viable alternative to Windows for many users despite the apparent quality of both Windows 7 and Server 2008.

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Created by dieGWB 4 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 38 weeks ago
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Businesses Massively Reject Vista 7 and Microsoft Ecosystem Starts Attacking Ubuntu Ahead of Release

http://boycottnovell.com

Kace shows that Vista 7 has already failed in the market; Ubuntu gets trolled by the usual suspects just days before its important 9.10 release

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Created by komrad 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 38 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Minimum Requirements

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

One of the persistent problems we’ve had at the SETC when refurbishing computers is the lack of understanding about the requirements Ubuntu has. There is a certain myth that Ubuntu can be installed on anything and it’ll work just like it does on a 2Ghz Core 2 Duo with 2GB of RAM.

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Created by iamspam 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 39 weeks ago
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GNU/Linux Security: Linux House vs Microsoft House

http://blog.eracc.com

This is the second article in my series about GNU/Linux security for the GNU/Linux curious and new GNU/Linux user.

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Created by bruce.almighty 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 39 weeks ago
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Despite Windows 7, Linux raps harder at company doors

http://www.usatoday.com

The launch of the Windows 7 computer operating system on Thursday should help Microsoft tighten its grip as the dominant supplier of desktops and laptops to the business world. But that hasn't stopped backers of Linux —

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Created by dogbiter 4 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 39 weeks ago
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