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Linux Distro with a Hint of Hyper-V a la Perlow

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daniweb.com/blogs: My good friend and partner in crime, Jason Perlow is working on (as I'm writing this) a new Linux distribution that is Hyper-V ready. It is a modified OpenSUSE 11.1 that includes the Linux Integration Components (ICs) from Microsoft.

A look at the server GUI argument

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linuxgeeksunited.blogspot: So much has been said about the pros and cons of using a GUI/X server on a Linux server. It has been condemned, vilified and threatened with brutality by the "command line only" crowd. It has been revered, praised and even worshiped by the "GUI or Bust" crowd. What is it really all about?

Linux Mint 7 (KDE)

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: I recently took a look at the Gnome version of Linux Mint 7. I’ve been patiently waiting for the KDE version to be finished and now it’s finally here. So I snagged a copy and gave it a whirl.

Tiny Core: The Little Distro That Could

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linux-mag.com: The way we use computers is changing, but Linux isn’t standing still. Tiny Core is a minimal Linux distribution that boots a complete live system for every day use. Its foundation and unique approach to the desktop helps it achieve certain goals like preventing system rot and ensuring your system is fresh every time it boots.

Wear Your Love for Linux on Your Sleeve

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ostatic.com/blog: Freelance Web developer Marc Ferguson wants sharp threads to wear around Atlanta Linux Fest 2009 next month. When he couldn't find any Linux-themed t-shirts he liked, Ferguson decided to team up with an apparel designer to create some cool duds.

10 Solutions to Major Linux Problems

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bagoflies.wordpress: I’ve only been providing the community with problems i think should be solved, but not actually providing real solutions. With this article I will spread these solutions and make sure something is done about them.

DSL revisited

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kmandla.wordpress: I caught myself endorsing Slitaz over Damn Small Linux the other day, not realizing exactly how long it has been since I used DSL, and whether or not it has improved in the past year or so.

Forget Linux, We Need Fisher-Price Computers

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linuxplanet.com: "Users are not the lusers you think they are" disputes the cherished belief that most folks are just too stupid to learn to use a computer competently.

The End of the CentOS Netbook Experiment

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ever-increasing-entropy.blogspot: I no longer have CentOS running on my netbook. It won't be back. At the moment I am not recommending CentOS for anything, not even servers.

Linux's User Interface Puts MS Windows' To SHAME!

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penguinpetes.com: So, while I'm twiddling my thumbs waiting for Slackware 13 to come to pass, I did what any Linux user probably does when temporarily owning a copy of Windows (XP Pro here), and checked how it's doing these days.

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