The Linux Boot Process


One of the more powerful features of Linux is how the system boots. Linux can run in many different ways and with specific goals. Do you want to run a graphical user interface (GUI) such as KDE or do you strictly want to run only enough applications to get you to a command line? Linux is highly flexible and can run under many different conditions.

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OLPC myths


myths about OPLC's shown as "False" and "Falsehood" (inaccuracies) misunderstandings, and other responses where appropriate.

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Licensing for laymen - GPL explained


A recent report, "GPLv2 vs. GPLv3: The two seminal open source licenses, their roots, consequences, and repercussions", compiled by Liz Laffan of VisonMobile, examines the new terms and differences introduced by the third version of the GNU General Public Licence (GPL) and assesses the probable impact it will have on the software market in general and the mobile industry in particular.

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What is a GNU/Linux distribution?


A detailed explanation of what a GNU/Linux distribution or distro is.

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