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LinuxWorld Powered by Windows Part II

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Some of you may remember a previous blog entry I penned that looked at Linuxworldexpo.com. In that entry, I discussed the fact that the website linuxworldexpo.com for the LinuxWorld Expo 2006, one of the largest Linux trade shows in the world, is powered by Windows Server. Some comments on this article when it hit the […]

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Once Upon a Time, in DRM Land

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When his defense asked,”Which computer has Jon [DVD Jon] trespassed upon?” the answer was: “His own.” Once upon a time there was a man named Frank. Frank was just like any other Frank, albeit a bit more cynical and curious. Frank was walking through the park one day when he happened upon a curious sight […]

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What’s in a Name?

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With Knoppix at least they named the distros differently. With KDE and Gnome, taking the first letter of the names was good enough. But Ubuntu and those using it have developed a silly idea and are trying desperately to make it ‘cool’. Unfortunately, most people seem to agree with them that this naming convention is […]

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Animosity Unfounded

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“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” Marcel Proust NOTE: This post is in responses of criticisms that have arrived after the posting of an Ubuntu review by a new Linux user in our “Reviews” section. I figured that I’d have to do something like this. […]

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Are too Many Licenses a Bad Thing?

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“One country . . . one ideology, one system is not sufficient. It is helpful to have a variety of different approaches . . . We can then make a joint effort to solve the problems of the whole of humankind.” Dalai Lama Open source and Linux is currently at the forefront of the new […]

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Linux Swiss Cheese? Not Likely…

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Linuxblog Editors Note: This article was written as a direct response to the report published by Security Innovation in March 2005 featured at various news sites. It’s studies like the one discussed in this article that really hit nerves. Not for the reason that most people get upset about them…I hope people realize that there […]

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