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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in October 2008
Will demand for quick-booting PCs give Linux a leg up on Windows? That's how some folks see it, but I'm not one of them.
This Thursday, the latest version of Ubuntu Linux will hit the streets. If you're looking for the perfect small-business Linux distro, this one just might fit the bill.
Is "clickjacking" the security risk some people make it out to be? Not if you're acquainted with one of my favorite Firefox browser extensions.
The latest Firefox beta release is packing a secret weapon that will light a fire under slow-loading Web pages. The trick is knowing where to find it.
A new study that puts a "price tag" on Linux development makes for interesting reading. As a tool for measuring the true economic value of Linux, however, I suspect that it barely scratches the surface.
Is Linux less vulnerable to malware than Windows? Absolutely. Will that fact get a lot of Linux users in serious trouble? Oh, yeah.
As of this week, OpenOffice.org 3.0 is officially available for download. That's especially good news for OS X users who want to join the party, but they aren't the only ones who will like what they find.
A lot of hardware vendors are jumping on the Linux bandwagon these days. Some of their pre-installed Linux systems are easier to find than others -- and some you might wish you hadn't found at all.
Many netbook computer buyers are still reluctant to "take a chance" on Linux rather than Windows XP. But which operating system is really the riskier choice for a netbook buyer?