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Why I don't rant on Linux any more

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blogbeebe.blogspot: I had an interesting comment show up on one of my posts. The reader said, in part: "I know it has been a while since you ranted something on Linux..."

Linux Action Show

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Linux
  • The Linux Action Show! #s13e07 | Linux Mint Debian Review
  • KDEMU – Sebastian Kügler

Review: Linux Mint 9 KDE

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g33q.co.za: A Mint derivative where the main color is BLUE. Yes I know that it is less than a month before Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat arrives, and then Linux Mint will follow with their releases soon after, but Mint 9 KDE warrants special attention.

Minimalistic Computing: TinyCore Linux 3.0

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linuxondesktop.blogspot: If you thought Damn Small Linux or Puppy Linux are small, hold your breath. Tiny Core Linux is a minimalistic GNU/Linux distribution based on Linux kernel 2.6, it comes with graphical environment and provides facility to download and install applications from the Internet and it fits into 10MB of ISO file.

Linpus Lite 1.4 screenshots

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linuxbsdos.com: Linpus Lite 1.4 is the latest distribution that I am currently reviewing. While the review is in progress, I thought posting a few screenshots is in order.

Modern OS on ancient hardware.

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toolbox.com/blogs: I am currently using, at this very moment, while I am typing, the latest completely updated version of Gentoo. I can surf the net, play movies and my window manager even has transparency.

Windows or Linux: Which is easier to fix?

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Microsoft

blogs.techrepublic.com: I like to break stuff. Why? It means I get to find things out about what I’ve broken and it means I get to repair what I have broken. And operating systems are no exception.

I frag better than you, and I do it in Linux*

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Gaming

opensource.com: I learned two things today: 1. People are still having LAN parties, even the Internet-disconnected kind. 2. They're doing it on Linux.

OLF 2010, day 0.

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paul.frields.org: I’m writing this from the Red Hat booth at Ohio Linux Fest 2010, which is bustling with visitors, so sorry if this is a little brief. For me Day 0 was yesterday (Friday).

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Brocade CEO: Transition To Open Source Will Be Difficult For Cisco

Communications CEO Lloyd Carney said traditional vendors like Cisco will have a tough time adapting to a more software-defined, open source space. That's because traditional vendors like Cisco's revenue streams are tied to closed architectures, Carney said. Read more