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March 12, 2009
by sjvn01
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PC Vendors: Put up or shut up on the Linux desktop

I was really happy when Dell started selling mainstream PCs with pre-installed Ubuntu Linux. The Austin, Texas-based company was the first to break the Microsoft line. Other companies, like Asus with the first netbook, Lenovo with its ThinkPads, and, finally, … Continue reading

October 30, 2008
by sjvn01
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Desktop Linux tidal wave alert

In 2009, more Linux-powered desktops will sell then will Windows-powered ones. Sounds crazy doesn’t it? Think again. What’s happened is that people don’t just want; they’re demanding that their computers boot-up Right Now. Vendors aren’t fools, so they’re delivering laptops … Continue reading