I've looked at [URL="http://www.thinkgos.com"]GoodOS (gOS)[/URL] before in two other posts: [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry2802.html"]The Netbook Market Booms with Linux Onboard[/URL] and [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry3401.html"]Three Linux Distros to Watch and Use[/URL] but now they've taken the lightweight operating system (OS) one step further with Taiwan-based manufacturer [URL="http://www.gigabyte.com.tw"]GigaByte[/URL]. The GoodOS team created a very stripped down, browser-based mini OS, named [I]Cloud[/I]. Every netbook comes standard with Cloud and Windows or Linux as its locally installed "heavy" OS. You can boot directly to Cloud, use the Internet, rich applications, online applications, etc. and with a single click, you can boot to your "real" OS--either Windows and Linux. The …

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There are three Linux distributions that didn't make it into my [URL="http://www.daniweb.com/blogs/entry3322.html"]top 10 list[/URL] of best Linux distributions but they are ones to watch. These three distributions are all aimed at the Desktop, are simple to install and use, and they're free. [URL="http://www.linuxmint.com"]Linux Mint[/URL], [URL="http://www.thinkgos.com"]gOS[/URL], and [URL="http://www.opensuse.org"]OpenSuSE[/URL] are the three distros (distributions) to watch. (I reviewed 2 (gOS & Linux Mint) of these 3 in a Linux Magazine article, "[URL="http://www.linux-mag.com/id/6200"]Spawn of Ubuntu[/URL].") [B]Linux Mint [/B]- [COLOR="Green"]From Freedom Came Elegance [/COLOR]- The tagline for this distribution holds true--Linux Mint is an elegant twist on its Ubuntu parent. Linux Mint installation is …

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AUGUST 7, 2008--There was much to celebrate at the [URL=http://www.linuxworldexpo.com/live/12/]LinuxWorld Conference and Expo[/URL] this week in San Francisco's Moscone Center, particularly if you're a developer building applications on or for the platform. Remember when gOS debuted as the operating system inside Wal-Mart's US$199 PC? The company yesterday introduced [URL=http://www.thinkgos.com/new/]gOS 3 Gadgets[/URL], a version of its Ubuntu-based distribution that launches [URL=http://www.google.com/webmasters/gadgets/]Google Gadgets[/URL] at start-up. Gadgets are miniature, targeted applications that can be placed on the desktop of a Web page; tens of thousands are already available for free. gOS 3 Gadgets also preloads the [URL=http://www.winehq.org/]WINE[/URL] Windows API implementation for X, and …

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It’s finally here. The company that brought us Flash, Dreamweaver, Cold fusion, among others – announced that it will be shipping [url=http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/store/index.cfm?store=OLS-US]Macromedia Studio 8[/url] in mid September. Absent from the new software suite will be Freehand, but two new other components will be added. Here’s what is included: Flash Professional 8, Fireworks 8, Contribute 3, FlashPaper 2, and Dreamweaver 8, the flagship product. All are popular applications in the web development community, and have features that cater to all skill levels of developers. So why do we care? It has been said that this release will be one of the …

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