it.toolbox.com/blogs: Throughout our life we are faced with choices. Yet with our computing life there are many people who make the argument that there shouldn't be a choice of operating systems. They say that it is Linux's greatest weakness that there are so many distributions to choose from.
fossist.net: Yesterday Sudhanwa showed this interesting mouse to me.. Do not be misguided by the color and design. look carefully … no it not by the company you are assuming …
kmandla.wordpress: Over a year ago I took the initiative (and why not? everybody else already had) and proclaimed 2008 as the Year of the Linux Desktop.
thevarguy.com: The open source world is cheering as Red Hat joins the S&P 500. It’s a huge vote of confidence in Red Hat. But is it a vote of confidence in the open source business model? Or more of a sign that Red Hat is miles ahead of its open source rivals?
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Installing CentOS 5.3 on a Netbook - A Cautionary Tale
- News: Mandriva releases several updated products, Moblin to benefit with HyperSpace technology, ULTILEX a multiple live CD distro project, interviews with Richard Stallman and Mark Shuttleworth, distro and upstream relationship case study
- Released last week: Ubuntu 8.03 LTS, Pardus Linux 2009, sidux 2009-02, ExTix 7.0
- Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 3, openSUSE 11.2 Milestone 4
- New distributions: Browserpuppy, Ice-Z Linux
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reddevil62-techhead: sidux 2009-02 is a live Linux CD based on the Debian Linux distribution and, as anyone who spends time in the GNU/Linux world knows, Debian has several branches. sidux 2009-02 is based on Debian sid, the unstable branch of Debian.
itlure.com: Conclusions should end an article, not begin one, but I have to say this from the start: Pardus 2009 is one of the most impressively well-done Linux distributions that I've put my hands on for a loooong time.
Also: Getting Started with Pardus Linux
techexposures.com: Mepis 8.0 Linux is a Linux distro designed for ease of use and suitable even for beginners. It is built on Debian 5.0 stable core with the 2.6.27 Linux kernel and comes in a 32bit and 64bit version.
Gnome-Art Next Generation is the successor of Gnome-Art and lets you change your Gnome-themes (icon-, wallpaper-, splash-,...-themes) with one click. It is in an early stage and under development but it looks very promising already.
apperi.com: We are proud to announce the launch of the public beta of apperi.com. A new linux app store for Debian and Ubuntu users. Apperi.com currently supports users of Debian 4 & 5 as well as Ubuntu 8.04, 8.10, and 9.04 with a total of 119,295 packages.