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Twelve Myths about Free and Open Source Software

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| By now, you'd think that anyone who owns a computer knows about free and open
| source software (FOSS). However, once you move beyond techie circles, you'll
| find that, for many people, the concept is unknown. Even worse, when people
| have heard of it, they have alarming -- and rather discouraging --
| misconceptions of what it involves.
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http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osr...e+Software.htm


Recent:

It wasn’t supposed to be this easy

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| At least, that’s what various people have told me. The it to which I refer
| was connecting my laptop to a wireless printer.
|
| [...]
|
| Still, I keep hearing stories about people having trouble with printing under
| Linux.
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http://scottnesbitt.net/ubuntublog/?p=214


You've CUPSed a long way, baby.

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| He went on his way and I plugged in the usb cable. Getting ready to go into
| the menu to configure the thing a notification thinger pops up and told me
| the printer was ready. It didn't even ask me a question. NOT A THING.
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http://stompbox.typepad.com/blog/200...-cupsed-a.html


Related:

Installing A New Printer. Windows vs. Linux

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| Windows - 40 Minutes
|
| [...]
|
| Linux - 2 Minutes
|
| While I was waiting for the first round of software to install on Windows, I
| turned to my laptop running Ubuntu to see if I could get it setup to print as
| well. I launched the printing configuration tool. Clicked on "New Printer".
| Typed in the IP address I had assigned to the printer and selected the model
| number.
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http://www.thesourceshow.org/node/69

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