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December 5, 2011
by sjvn01
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Operating systems don’t matter much anymore

For decades now, we’ve been fussing about operating systems. “Mac OS X is better than Windows!” “Why upgrade to Windows 7 when XP works just fine?” “You’re all wrong. Linux rules.” Such arguments are about to become history. Thanks to … Continue reading

August 18, 2011
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Red Hat CEO thinks the desktop is becoming a legacy application

Vancouver, British Columbia—A running joke at this years LinuxCon is that “X is the year of the Linux desktop.” Jim Zemlin, head of the conference’s sponsoring organization, The Linux Foundation, started it with his keynote in noting how often he’d … Continue reading