- Boot times
- Boot Times are Important.. sort of
dedoimedo.com: Waiting for CentOS is almost like buying my Golf GTI thingie. Anyhow, CentOS 6 is finally here, and I have waited most eagerly for its release. While Scientific Linux did soften the anticipation somewhat, I was still looking forward to trying the latest release.
datamation.com: In the ever-changing world of business computing, the push to do more with less never seems to let up. In response, some companies are considering deploying Linux. But which distribution?
techdrivein.com: Joli OS 1.2 is a very interesting project. It is basically an Ubuntu based Linux distro optimized to work in netbooks and other older computer hardware. When you think about it, there is not much choice for netbook users as far as Linux distros are concerned.
techrepublic.com: Linux turns 3.0 and does so with little to no fanfare. Read why Jack Wallen believes this might be one of the more significant (and fanfare-worth) releases of the Linux kernel to date.
- Reviews: Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD
- News: OpenBSD 5.0 and Fedora 16 features, farewell for Max Spevack, interview with Debian's Martin Michlmayr, ten reasons to use Slackware
- Tips and tricks: Command-line fun
- Released last week: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.7, Ubuntu 10.04.3
- Upcoming releases: Mandriva Linux 2011 RC2
- New additions: PUIAS Linux
- New distributions: BeedBox
- Reader comments
Welcome to this year's eleventh issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): "M$ hates Free Software of any kind," asserted blogger Robert Pogson. "They have attacked Linux, the GPL, copyleft, etc. -- stuff that would be of no interest to them at all except their customers see the advantages of Free Software."
linuxbsdos.com: Sabayon is a multi-purpose, Linux based on Gentoo, with support for binary package installation. Sabayon 6 is the latest stable release and installation images for the E17, GNOME, KDE, LXDE, and Xfce desktop environments have been released.
larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: I have an affinity for distros that — how can I put this tactfully? — are unique and can be arguably considered as “boutique” or specialized distributions.