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WFTL Bytes! for Nov 17, 2008 - Penguin flaps, Sun rises again, Dell pushes Linux, OpenOffice.org rules, and you need a netbook.

This is WFTL Bytes!, your occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Monday, November 17, 2008, with your host, Marcel Gagné. In today's news, Microsoft adopts the Linux mascot, the penguin, for its ads (or maybe not), Dell keeps on pushing Linux netbooks, Windows users prefer OpenOffice.org, Sun rises again (and again) with open source, and black Friday netbook deals (you really need one).

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Links to stories that appear in this newscast.

Microsoft Windows usurps Linux's mascot for its own

Technologizer has a number of the 'life without walls' ads, including the penguin.

Sun Banks on open Source for its survival

US Consumers prefer OpenOffice.org to Google Docs

Dell continues its Inspiron 9 Ubuntu Linux netbook ads

Why you will buy a netbook on Black Friday