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Linux Distros as Songs

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Humor If every Linux distribution was a song, which would you choose to listen?

New ArchBang Live CD "Symbiosis" in January 2011

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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...

today's leftovers:

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  • 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

Super OS - Do we really need it?

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Ubuntu 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.

Linux Can Deliver A Faster Gaming Experience Than Mac OS X

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Linux Here's an additional set of tests showing the measurable leads of NVIDIA Linux over Mac OS X with Apple's NVIDIA driver.

Sabayon to Bring Christmas Surprise

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Linux 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 Mint 10: A Perfect 10?

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Linux 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.

Testing MEPIS 11 Alpha 4

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: I couldn't help it; I downloaded the fourth alpha of Mepis 11.

It has several changes. Now the wallpaper looks like this:

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.37 (Part 2) - File systems

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Linux Ext4 will reach new levels of performance and use a trick to increase its storage media formatting speed. Other new features include a discard function that is interesting for slow-trimming SSDs, the "Rados Block Device" for cluster devices, bug fixes and optimisations to Btrfs.

Arch Linux for Linux fundamentalists

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Linux Most users like their operating system to be like their cars. They stick in the key, turn on the ignition, and off they go. For these users, I recommend Ubuntu. But, if you're the kind of person who likes a car with manual transmission and getting your hands dirty under the hood, then Arch Linux deserves your consideration.

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Learning The Linux File System

Before we get started, let’s avoid any confusion. There are two meanings to the term “File System” in the wonderful world of computing: First, there is the system of files and the directory structure that all of your data is stored in. Second, is the format scheme that is used to write data on mass storage devices like hard drives and SSD’s. We are going to be talking about the first kind of file system here because the average user will interact with his or her file system every time they use a computer, the format that data is written in on their storage devices is usually of little concern to them. The many different file systems that can be used on storage is really only interesting to hardware geeks and is best saved for another discussion. Now that that’s cleared up, we can press on. (Read the rest at Freedom Penguin)

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FreeNAS 10 Enters Alpha, Brings Lots of New Technologies, Based on FreeBSD 10.2

FreeNAS' Jordan Hubbard was proud to announce the other day, October 8, the release and immediate availability for download of the first Alpha build of the upcoming FreeNAS open source Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution. Read more