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Linux-based Windows makes perfect sense

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Eric S. Raymond, one of open-source's founding fathers, thinks we're nearing the last phase of the desktop wars. The winner? Windows… running on Linux. "Google chose to save money and increase security by using Linux as the basis for Chrome OS. This worked out really well for Google. It can for Microsoft with -- let's take a blast from the past -- and call it Lindows as well."

The advantages of using Linux

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Radenta Technologies Inc., a Filipino-owned computing technology company, explains the benefits of usng Linux: "Companies and individuals select Linux for their servers for its security, flexibility and robustness, complemented by excellent support".

Open Source Security Issues Exist: Deal With Them, Report Urges

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Open-source software is becoming increasingly commonplace within organizations, bringing a different set of risks and perceived challenges compared to closed-source or proprietary software. An new Information Security Forum (ISF) report helps security professionals recognize the benefits and perceived challenges of using open-source software.

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