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Is Firefox 3.6 on Linux Hard to Install?

This is a response to Installing Firefox 3.6 on Linux: Only Pros Need Apply-- ed. Back last August, as soon...

Will the Linux-Windows Netbook Change the OS Wars?

Back in June, when I wrote an opinion piece about the enduring competition between the three major operating systems, I...

Has Microsoft Become Bipolar?

Has Microsoft become bipolar? You might think so, from the news reports over the last few weeks. On...

Will the Kindle Crisis Kill Cloud Computing?

Last week Amazon, without prior notice, withdrew certain books from the Kindles of people who had purchased the books. ...

Does the Mac-Windows-Linux Race Ever Change?

I’ve been on a history kick lately, inspired by the fact that the foundation of the Unix operating system was...

The CLIophobia of the Linux Newbie

Editor's note: Emery Fletcher is a 75-year-old Linux newbie who's chronicling his experiences with the open source OS. ...

Elderly Ubuntu User Says Books Far Better than Forums

Dear Ms. Schroder, In your article Linux for Newbies, you wondered who actually buys and uses computer books....