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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 356

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Feature: Fedora 13 - interview and first look
  • News: Fedora spins galore, RHEL 6 green computing features, Qimo 4 Kids warning, Sabayon 5.3 features, DesktopBSD development update
  • Tutorials: Creating PBI packages for PC-BSD
  • Released last week: Fedora 13, Slackware Linux 13.1, MeeGo 1.0, Zenwalk Linux 6.4
  • Upcoming releases: Pardus Linux 2009.2, Mandriva Linux 2010.1 RC2, Ubuntu 10.10 Alpha 1
  • New additions: MeeGo
  • New distributions: BackBox Linux, Elemental Linux Server, KXStudio
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....




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