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Chrome OS: What could it mean for Linux?

Posted 07-17-2009 at 01:06 PM by pereb

Last week, Google put an end to the ongoing rumors and officially announced Chrome OS. Marketed as a solution for lower-end PCs and netbooks, Chrome OS is touted as running “within a new windowing system”. What’s interesting, though, is that it will run on top of a Linux kernel. Is Google’s Chrome OS project a step towards legitimizing (in the sense of marketing to the mass public) Linux?

When it comes to operating systems, the public perception is quite narrow. There's Windows,...
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Linux compatible game news!

Posted 07-17-2009 at 06:46 AM by rich_c

As you may have seen by now, Frictional are offering their Penumbra series for $5 this weekend only, including a Linux version! We're seeing more and more quality games becoming available for Linux these days! As one of the major gripes about Linux is 'no games', this is indeed progress!

Blog of helios was the first place I saw this mentioned. In his post, Ken mentions that he has 10 promotional sets to give away to anyone who blogs about this offer. Well, that's part of the reason...
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Technology Tips From Cambodia

Posted 07-17-2009 at 04:54 AM by Phearoun

Hello world
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Awesomeness

Posted 07-16-2009 at 01:57 PM by uinseann

How can an audience just stand there to this?
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2 Operating Systems, 1 user folder.

Posted 07-16-2009 at 11:36 AM by Seph64 (Seph64's Lair)

I normally have 2 User Folders. 1 for Windows and 1 for Linux.

Usually this is because I have a nicely sized partition for Linux (50GB - 100GB on a 200GB drive for instance). But due to circumstances earlier mentioned in my previous blogs, and partly to do with my laziness, and also due to my inquisitive nature, I've decided to give my Linux partition a small piece of the pie on this drive. About 18 GB, quite inadequate for the kinds of files I download have the user folder to be...
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