The missing link in mainstream desktop Linux adoption

Well, in fact, there isn't one missing link. But in this FOSSwire article, I'm going to look at one major issue standing in the way of getting desktop Linux any serious market share. And that is OEMs.

Wikipedia defines Original Equipment Manafacturer (OEM) as:

When a company purchases products or components from another company and resells the products or components with the purchasing company's name or logo ...

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Behind the Scenes of Ubuntu

Many people may think that Linux is just something that a group of people decided to make one day. You may think that all that goes on in a day in the Ubuntu world is just development. Wrong.

I am a part of the Ubuntu Ohio USA Local Community Organization (OhioLoCo). There we plan things on distributing and advocating Ubuntu, install fests, conferences, you name it. Our team leader (known ...

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Jeremy Allison resigns from Novell

Ars Technica is reporting that top Samba hacker Jeremy Allison has resigned from Novell over the recent deal with Microsoft.

In case you're not aware, Samba is probably the most important open source project with regards to Windows interoperability. Samba powers Windows file sharing in virtually all flavours of Linux and most other Unix operating systems (including the Mac) and an immeasurable number of embedded devices (like Storage Area ...

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