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Cool Article about command line history tricks

I thought this article was really cool.  History is no longer something I simply grep 🙂

Here is the article: 15 Examples To Master Linux Command Line History

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Kernel presentation by Greg Kroah Hartman

One of the guys that I work with sent me this link.  Its a really good presentation that GKH gave at Google Tech Talks.  For those that don’t know who GKH is, he is a Novell employee that started the Linux Driver Project.  There were some really cool stats about the kernel and its development in there.  For example, on a per day basis there are 4,300 lines added, 1,800 lines removed, and 1,500 lines modified on the stable kernel (2007 – 2008). You have to watch to see the rest.

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Top 4 Alternatives to Ubuntu Linux

Came across this article from Matt Hartley.  He gives openSUSE a very positive review.  Go check it out.

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Off to Linux World Expo

I’m sitting in the airport waiting to head out to San Francisco.  Starting tomorrow as many know is Linux World Expo.  I’m really excited and can’t wait.  I’m going so that I can help with the opensuse booth.  This year there is an openSUSE community day.  If you go to that link there is a list of the events.  They have some really good presenters that will cover some really cool topics.  So, if you are passing though make sure that you stop by the openSUSE community day.  I can’t wait!

From what I understand there are some really good booths to stop by as well,  One of them is Linux Journal.  I’ve been working with them to get our conference in their magazine and the person that I was talking to said there will be some sort of really cool secret swag this year.

If you are going to be there, I’ll see you then.

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Show me the Speakers!!!

It has finally arrived! The list of approved speakers (though it might not be final and more might be added).  For those of you out there waiting to see if it is worth paying for admission to the Utah Open Source Conference, the wait is over.  Not that this should have ever been questioned.  If you see your name and wonder why you haven’t received a notice yet, its on its way.  Congrats to all the presenters.  See you all then!

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What’s a monopoly again?

So apparently its only a monolopy at 90% share if its against Microsoft according Brad Smith one of Microsof’t’s top lawyer (according to the article)  So Microsoft is all up in arms that it isn’t fair that Google and Yahoo can have a deal that would supposedly give them 90% market share.

This leaves me wondering.  So, typically people claim well Microsoft it the better product why else would they have ~90% market share.  References you ask…  Well you’re in luck.

(Some dates are old)

Wikipedia ~90%

WindowsITPro  ~93%

OneStat.com ~97.5%

Market Share by Net Applicatoins ~91%

Yes I know this isn’t the greatest list or maybe even a good list, but well you get the idea.  If you have better links or to the contri then post them in a comment.

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PC World, Linux examined by the ‘informed’

Well I’d talk about the article, but well you are just going to have to read it.  Just a quick gem though from the article:

The big question is: Given that Red Hat bases its Fedora distribution on OpenSUSE, and that Fedora and OpenSUSE are both distributions with advanced features intended for power users, why would you pick one over the other?

openSUSE Examined

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Utah Open Source Conference interview

One of the major projects that I have been working on for the last year or so has been the Utah Open Source Foundation and their annual conference.  I’m incharge of sponsorships and marketing, so if you are interested in sponsoring or helping us market the conference better… Please let me know!

Yesterday Jayce, one of the guys in our group, was interviewed on couchcast.org.  It was really good, so if you missed it you are lucky they have a stream up that you can listen too.  Plus, I think there is a discount code that was announced there.

A direct link to the article and stream: Utah Open Source Conference Preview – Jayce Hall of UTOS – Jul 07, 2008

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HP 2133 Mini-Note also with SLED

I saw an email about this and went to tigerdirect.ca to check it out. HP 2133 Mini-Note on TigerDirect.ca. Also here is the ad from the email.

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openSUSE, I want… or Change this…

Well if you want your voice to be heard and believe that openSUSE would be so much cooler if only they would add or change something, now is your chance.  There is an ideas page for openSUSE 11.1.  There are already several ideas up there and I’m sure they are looking for some refinement and new ideas there.

This is the perfect time to do it as they are gearing up for openSUSE 11.1 alphas.

openSUSE 11.1 Gnome ideas (These are for the Gnome desktop)