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Windows 7 v Ubuntu 9.10: an illustrated guide

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We've compiled a brief illustrated guide, comparing key business features as implemented in Windows 7 and the latest version of the world's favourite Linux distro — Ubuntu 9.10, otherwise known as Karmic Koala.

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Build Your Own City In Real-Time Strategy Game Unknown Horizons

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Unknown Horizons is a FREE and open-source, real-time 2D strategy game for Windows and Linux. The game emphasis on economy and city building:

Expand your small settlement to a strong and wealthy colony, collect taxes and supply your inhabitants with valuable goods. Increase your power with a well balanced economy and with strategic trade and diplomacy.

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Linux releases will go toe to toe with Windows 7

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WHILE WINDOWS 7 was stealing all the limelight yesterday Canonical made available the Release Candidate (RC) of its latest Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 9.10.

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The Role of Windows Security Problems in GNU/Linux Gains

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Online banking as a GNU/Linux selling point - again

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Windows unsafe for online banking? Shopping?

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More and more experts are beginning to think that the best safe way to shop online or do online banking is to replace Windows with Linux.

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RPhoto: Almost Perfect Image Viewer [Windows & Linux]

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RPhoto is an open-source image viewer and editor for Windows and Linux. Its origin resides in the lack of a simple software capable of cropping photos with a constant ratio, to avoid white borders when printing.

RPhoto is lightweight, very fast, and offers basic rotate, resize and crop functions, optimizes JPEG files, has a built-in file explorer and is able to read EXIF data.

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Windows 7 to hit consumers with known security problem

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Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 7, is currently shipping with a potentially serious defect. Ahead of the product's global launch on Thursday, Germany's federal IT security agency (BSI) has issued a warning about a high-risk vulnerability in the SMB2 protocol. This can be exploited over the network to shut down a computer with a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

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Linux-Windows gap to remain for five years

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The Linux desktop experience is now closer to the Windows environment than before, but the gap in mainstream adoption for the open source OS will not close anytime soon, says an industry analyst.

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Five ways to ease migration from Windows to Linux

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In this brief series (if two articles can be considered a series) I will help ease the migration from both Windows to Linux and Mac to Linux. Hopefully, upon reading these articles, you will have a good game plan so your migration (or your users migration) will be as seamless as possible.

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Warzone 2100: Free Single And Multi-Player Real-Time Strategy Game

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Warzone 2100 is a free, real-time strategy and real-time tactics hybrid computer game for Windows, Linux and Mac OSX which offers campaign, tutorial, multi-player and single-player skirmish game modes, unit designer, unit experience system, and everything you would expect from a modern RTS game.

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Breaking the dependency on proprietary software: A call to nonprofits to refuse Microsoft Windows 7

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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today launched the next stage of its "Windows 7 Sins" campaign at http://windows7sins.org, making the case against Microsoft and proprietary software by writing to 500 leaders of the most influential nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide, asking them to make the switch to freedom-respecting free software, and to help foster awareness of the ethical impor

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Government-Microsoft Scandal in Australia is Exposed; BECTA Pays Lip Service

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The arrangement between the Australian Government and Microsoft is revealed and the already-exposed BECTA does "damage control"

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Microsoft Banks on Getting Close to Government Officials

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Microsoft is sniffing a lot around banks and bailout these days; shareholders angry over new scandal

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Ten reasons Linux is the best choice for netbooks

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Those who believe Windows is the best netbook operating system are plain wrong, because Linux is a much better fit, says Jack Wallen.

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Microsoft says turn off Windows feature to protect Windows

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Microsoft admits that the problem is real. Mark Wodrich and Jonathan Ness, part of the MSRC (Microsoft Security Response Center) engineering team wrote that an experimental exploit is already out and that it can fain "complete control of the targeted system and can be launched by an unauthenticated user." Just what you didn't need.

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