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Microsoft cries netbook victory against Linux

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Microsoft may be on its way to vanquishing Linux in the war to dominate netbook operating systems, but the ground could be shifting against Windows.

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Created by keyboardninja 9 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 18 weeks ago
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Three Reasons Why Android-Powered Netbooks Could Kill Microsoft Windows

http://www.pcworld.com

Cutting costs is crucial for computer manufacturers and the buying public, which explains the flourishing popularity of Netbooks -- mini-sized and budget-priced laptop computers. But how can manufacturers dice the price even further? Hewlett-Packard might have the answer: use Google's Android OS instead of Microsoft's Windows. The combination is perfect for three reasons.

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Created by bollezza 9 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 18 weeks ago
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A Quick Look at Ubuntu Portable

http://news.softpedia.com

Honestly, I was expecting Ubuntu Portable to be quite resource hungry, but you should see somewhere around 12 MB of RAM used when running it. Of course, opening other applications will increase this, but not by much.

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Shuttleworth: Windows 7 Is an Opportunity for Linux

http://www.internetnews.com

Microsoft might be betting big on Windows 7, the next version of its flagship operating system, but to Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth, the upcoming release is really an opportunity for Linux to shine.

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Created by gumbi lives 9 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 18 weeks ago
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Top 10 Linux Crashes - And Pictures Of them

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Well almost all of them. I have to give attribution where attribution is due ;)

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Windows vs Linux in OpenOffice.org 3.0 Benchmark

http://www.oooninja.com

The same application performs differently on different platforms. Differences include compiler brand (Microsoft Visual C++ vs gcc), compiler version (gcc 3 and 4), operating system characteristics, and file systems. These OpenOffice.org 3.0 benchmarks measure vanilla OpenOffice.org, StarOffice, Go-oo, and Portable OpenOffice.org on 3.0 on Microsoft Windows XP and Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex).

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Created by AndrewZ 9 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 19 weeks ago
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Switching to Linux

http://www.oldfool.org

I started using the PCLinuxOS Linux distribution around 5 years ago. One day in a moment of disgust with Microsoft XP I downloaded a copy of PCLOS .92 and ran it on my PC.

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Created by meteores 9 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 19 weeks ago
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Funny Unix and Linux Pictures: Almost Windows

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Just when you thought you were rid of that damned paperclip ;)

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Created by eggixyz 9 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 20 weeks ago
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Why blow for blow comparisons of Linux and Windows don't work

http://www.techideas.co.uk

A not so brief response to Andrew Brown’s article “Linux is still an adventure game, but now it’s really worth playing” in the The Guardian, Thursday 19 March 2009:

Reading your article, I almost cried, not because what you wrote was inherently untrue, but because for some reason people still like to compare apples with oranges, assuming that being round, they are basically the same

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Created by timmydobson 9 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 21 weeks ago
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Not Even Linux Is Safe From Windows Virii

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Man, is this week a-killin' me. Enjoy the photos and funnies.

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Created by eggixyz 9 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 22 weeks ago
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Which Is Better: Linux/Unix Or Windows? ...And Why Does It Matter?

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

Everyone has an opinion on this one. Why do so many people care?

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Created by eggixyz 9 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 22 weeks ago
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Linux : the cool factor part 2

http://www.handlewithlinux.com

Linux the cool factor

As I wrote in my last post, I think Linux is not perceived as cool by enough people.
While Linux is definitely very cool!

Last time I mentioned compiz, which gave very different responses. Some people think it's great others hate it. Today I'll throw in something completely different.

Next thing

The next thing that I think makes Linux cool, is the command line!

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Created by j00p34 9 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 22 weeks ago
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Microsoft to Release Windows Linux!

http://linugadgetech.blogspot.com

I was looking today at the packaging of my new Sabrent 3.5" internal card reader and noticed something very interesting on the front of the box. Do you see what I see? That's right, it lists Windows Linux.

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Created by caffienejunki 9 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 23 weeks ago
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Why Conficker is a Blessing to GNU/Linux

http://boycottnovell.com

Windows security menace makes a good reason to make the move

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Created by komrad 9 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 23 weeks ago
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Windows = Antivirus = Pollution?

http://maratux.blogspot.com

But, man.... I just couldn't resist the temptation of asking myself "... then how much power is spent on Windows implementing DRM protection mechanisms?". It has been disputed that it be a lot of energy to implement DRM mechanisms. It has been argued that this is not too much of an effort... that DRM in Vista is rougly a couple of LOC on the whole system. I just couldn't care less about it..

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