This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Slax - still alive in the Slax Community remix
- News: Debian updates installer and artwork, Fedora prepares for Btrfs transition, CentOS considers release options, openSUSE includes Galbraith Latency patch, NetBSD interview
- Questions and answers: Memory usage
- Released last week: Asturix 3, Jolicloud 1.1, Vinux 3.1
- New additions: Madbox Linux
- New distributions: Groovy Arcade Linux, Swift Linux
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
earthweb.com: In this article, I’ll explore which applications have allowed non-profits, libraries and schools to make the move over to Linux and web-based services and away from a licensing nightmare brought to us by our friends in the proprietary software universe.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: If you've been keeping up with this blog, you'll know that CrunchBang ("#!"), an Openbox distribution that was previously based on Ubuntu, has switched to a Debian base (and has added Xfce to the mix as well). While I agree with many of the developers' reasons for switching bases, I feel like now there's a void in the realm of Ubuntu derivatives using Openbox.
linuxaria.com: If every Linux distribution was a song, which would you choose to listen?
all-things-linux.blogspot: Another newly found favorite, ArchBang, is going to release a new version in January 2011. Not that I needed a new release...
- Fotoxx - Simple, Lightweight Photo Editor for Linux
- Fedora 15: A Potential Savior?
- Common user interface mistakes in KDE applications, part 1: Default sizes
- New PiTiVi project settings and rendering UI
- using latest 64-bit Flash player
- Conflicts in open source business models
- Mono: What we are Cooking
- Computer Engineer Barbie has a penguin
- Telenet using Drupal for knowledge base
- Mozilla patches 13 Firefox security bugs
- AMD's Linux Team Takes Another Blow
- Possible root vulnerability in Exim internet mailer
- openSUSE Collaboration thrives!
- LibreOffice: Steering Committee Public Phone Conference 11-Dec-2010
- Announcing Fuduntu 14.7
- Scientific Linux 6 Alpha 2 Out
- Full Circle Side-pod Episode #6
- CAOS Theory Podcast 2010.12.10
- Linux Outlaws 180 - GPL Licensed Feedback
dedoimedo.com: Super OS, formerly Super Ubuntu, is a remastered (modified) Ubuntu, a Ubuntu clone if you will, designed to make Ubuntu more usable out of the box. As such, Super OS joins a long line of Ubuntu derivatives, all of which try to extend, enhance and pimpify the basic Ubuntu release.
phoronix.com: Here's an additional set of tests showing the measurable leads of NVIDIA Linux over Mac OS X with Apple's NVIDIA driver.
linuxjournal.com: The holidays are upon us and many are running around trying to get loved ones shiny boxes to open Christmas morning. Oftentimes, Linux users get a cute plush penguin or a cool book. But sometimes surprises come from the most unexpected places.
linux-mag.com: Linux Mint is back and better than ever with the Linux Mint 10 release. Though it’s not a massive update on Linux Mint 9, this comes with enough polish and new features that it’s well worth the upgrade.