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The other side of the evangelism coin

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

The other day I wrote an article about the right and wrong ways to bring a user to the Linux world. I stand by my position there, namely that as an IT professional, even if someone’s not ready to embrace Linux as their desktop OS of choice, I still will recommend it down the road… but not until someone is truly ready to take that plunge.

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On the subject of Linux evangelism

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Before you go out knocking on doors and handing out Ubuntu disks and asking people if they’ve discovered the glorious world of Free/Open Source Software, read on and adjust your plans accordingly.

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New Anti-Linux Propaganda from Microsoft

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Screenshots obviously conditioning PC sales personnel to lie about Linux have been discovered in a US forum hosting Windows 7 training modules.

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Is the Linux Desktop Too Much Like Windows, Mac OS X?

http://www.osnews.com

A complaint you hear quite often is that the Linux desktop environments, which mostly refers to KDE and GNOME, are trying too hard to be like Windows and Mac OS X.

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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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VMware Turns Sour After Microsoft Intervention

http://boycottnovell.com

VMware shows signs of Linux neglect, just like Xen after receiving funding, staff and acquisition from Microsoft-tied entities

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How Many People Must Die Before Abandoning Windows?

http://boycottnovell.com

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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Why Has Nokia's Netbook Got Windows, Not Linux?

http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk

We knew Nokia had a netbook up its sleeve, but why go with Microsoft Windows? Because Nokia's user interface skills aren't good enough, and Linux would delay it, says Peter Judge

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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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5 Things Microsoft does not want you to know about Windows.

http://sinaisix.blogspot.com

5 things Microsoft would not want Windows users to ever get to know.

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How the Attacks on Sites Like Twitter Can Help Promote Free Software

http://boycottnovell.com

If anything good came out of the deluge of DDoS attacks, it is increased awareness of Free software benefits

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Created by komrad 5 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 3 weeks ago
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It's time to get rid of Windows

http://blogs.computerworld.com

I was wrong. Hundreds of millions of Internet users were annoyed because of Windows botnet-based DDoS aimed at one (1) person.

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Screen : 10 Window Settings

http://blog.dipinkrishna.info

Ten tips for handling windows in linux .

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Created by itsrocking 5 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 3 weeks ago
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Open Source: many advantages beyond price!

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

When people think about adopting an Open Source solution, the first factor that comes to mind is the price: it is usually cheaper than proprietary alternatives. What a lot of people fail to consider is that there are a lot of other advantages to Open Source that can be much more important than the price factor. Let's have a look at a few of them...

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