This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Monday, January 5, 2009, with your host, Marcel Gagné. This is episode 42. Today's stories are brought to you by the number 7 (hey, 7 x 6 = 42), reasons why Linux will rule in 09, influential distributions, MadTux no more, living la vida nadaDRM, and Google Linux (aka Android) is coming to a netbook near you.
Want to win a copy of this week's featured book, "The Official Ubuntu Book, 3rd Edition"? To win a copy, comment on this newscast (make sure you include your email when asked). I'll choose a name from the comments, at random, and make the draw this Friday afternoon. If you simply must have the book, click the Amazon link to the right. If you can't think of anything to say in a comment (oh, come on), you can email me, quoting the tags from this episode of WFTL Bytes! My thanks to Pearson Higher Education for providing the book.
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