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Snowlinux 3.1 Review: Now Crystal got even better!

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mylinuxexplore.blogspot: Last month, during my experiments with Linux distros, I mentioned that on Snowlinux 3 Crystal, touchpad doesn't work. Even I couldn't get the touchpad settings on my Asus Eee-PC 1101HA. Possibly, the developers too noted the same and last week, the updated Snowlinux 3.1 with touchpad support got released.

How Much Swap?

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pthree.org: I’ve been in the UNIX and GNU/Linux world since 1999. Back then, RAM was PC100 speed at roughly 128 MB max. When installing the operating system, is was a general rule of thumb that the size of your swap file should be 2x the amount of RAM. Fast forward just a few years...

Should Linux Take a Lesson From Apple?

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): It seems safe to say that most FOSS fans are sick to death of hearing about both of them, of course, but recently the always-insightful team over at TuxRadar posed yet another interesting question. Specifically, "What can Linux really steal from Apple?"

People Who Support Linux: Tushar Kute

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linux.com: Over the past three years, Tushar Kute has converted from an occasional Linux user to a Linux evangelist.

Slackel 14.0: Slackware 14 further simplified!

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Slack

mylinuxexplore.blogspot: I tried using Slackware, 5 years back, when my Linux experience was still at infancy. I remember looking for a Linux distro to install and downloaded Slackware - but had a nightmare installing it and making it work! Slackel 14 - does it make using and installing Slackware easier?

Evaluating Sabayon Linux Xfce

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fitzcarraldoblog.wordpress: My most recent desktop SL installation was on a relative’s Acer Aspire 5738 laptop just over a year ago, but it was disappointing. So I was keen to try a recent edition of SL, and the opportunity arose this week.

Why Fedora doesn’t ship Chrome and Chromium?

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Software

worldofgnome.org: About Chrome the reasons are clear, Google’s Chrome is a proprietary software, it contains not open source modules, so end of story. In the case of Chromium, things are more complicated.

Mageia 2 KDE Desktop Review

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linuxlibrary.org: After finally trying Mageia 2 I can clearly see why the download numbers appear to be skyrocketing. Though only recently introduced, Mageia already has much to offer its users, as you will soon see.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 478

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Welcome to this year's 42nd issue of DistroWatch Weekly! It has been a relatively slow week for new releases in the open source community.

Debian Project News - October 15th

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Welcome to this year's twentieth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:

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