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Distro Super Test – Raspberry Pi Edition

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linuxuser.co.uk: We pit six Raspberry Pi operating systems against one another to find out which one is the king of the tiny computer distros

The Linux desktop is already the new normal

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infoworld.com: We're so busy seeking release from Windows that we overlooked all the ways Linux had already freed us

Man wants Raspberry Pi as drone detector

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techeye.net: A US engineer is trying to sell the idea of an open source drone detection system built out of shedloads of Raspberry Pi kits.

A Journey of Three Years.

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Linux interest, despite FUD, is on the rise. You can take a look at the numbers in Distrowatch. When I migrated to Linux in 2009, it took Ubuntu 2249 visits to be the first distro ranked.

some odds & ends:

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Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail - Remarkably unremarkable
  • 13 Reasons to Deploy With Ubuntu Server (Part 3)
  • Windows 8: The most important reason to switch to Linux
  • Gparted 0.16.1 Fixes Another Critical Bug, Update asap
  • Systemd: An Accident Waiting to Happen
  • On Unity Smart Scopes Delay

Is the Linux desktop becoming extinct?

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tuxradar.com: After a decade of looking for the "year of the Linux desktop", many Linux columnists have given up. Some say it isn't coming, while others claim that Linux has simply failed on the desktop.

Poll: Which distros would you save?

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everydaylinuxuser.com: One of the comments that is quite often made on Reddit and in other Linux forums is that there are a lot of distributions that are just re-spins of Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE etc. Suppose limits, which distributions would you save?

Debian 7.0 Wheezy - my hands on

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  • Debian 7.0 Wheezy - my hands on with a pre-release build
  • Lightweight Debian: LXDE Desktop From Scratch
  • Debian developers set to party

why there’s no need for distributions to use the same package format

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happyassassin.net: The problem Bryan identifies affects third parties providing Linux applications directly to users: Bryan trying to provide his games to users of different distributions, or Google trying to provide Chrome, or Mozilla trying to provide Firefox, and so on and so forth.

SolydXK Added to Distrowatch Database

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  • SolydXK Added to Distrowatch Database
  • Testing Hardware Compatibility with Knoppix on Asus U80A
  • Linux? What's That?? -- Soon No more
  • Windows Blue & Desktop death nonsense
  • Why you should go to a Linux event
  • Confused by FuSE
  • Linux Tweaks for Samsung 535U3C
  • Once again, Linux Fest Northwest nails it
  • List Of Linux Operating System For Ham Radio Operator
  • The new BeagleBone Black and Gentoo
  • Open build service gets a facelift
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