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  • Talking about Linux online: There are, in fact, stupid questions

    While there are a number of handy websites that offer assistance with Linux-related problems upon request, it's important for new and inexperienced users to recognize that the Linux community can be a little rough around the edges. People sometimes seem crabby and unwelcoming, particularly toward novices.

    Written by Jon Gold28 Nov. 12 19:06
  • Tor Project, Flash cloner win free software awards

    A project to ensure privacy and anonymity on the Web that helped dissident movements in Iran and Egypt was honored by the Free Software Foundation in the group's annual award ceremony. The Free Software Foundation also honored an individual who created an Adobe Flash player clone that contains no proprietary software.

    Written by Jon Brodkin25 March 11 07:42
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  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

    Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.

    Written by Paul Rubens11 Feb. 14 13:44
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