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Knoppix 6.2 arrives

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Debian – The Universal Operating System

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pthree.org: I want to mention how flexible the operating system is by itself, from installing to running. The claim from the Debian project that it is “The Universal Operating System” is spot on, and I hope this post shows you really how universal it truly is.

PCs for Old Folks: Do Seniors Need Stripped Down Tech?

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wired.com: Imagine a computer that was so simple even a complete novice could use it out of the box. A computer with a low-powered, low performance and low-priced CPU, the Sempron LE-1250 (or maybe even an Intel Atom). What would you do if you had a warehouse full of these machines, all less capable than the cheapest netbook?

Building On-Ramps on the Fedora 12 Highway

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earthweb.com: "It's all about building on-ramps," says Paul W. Frields, the Fedora Project Leader. “As a community, we tend to be oriented towards getting people involved in the open source process, rather than towards getting everyone to switch from whatever they're using now."

Linux Bug #1: Bad Documentation

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linuxtoday.com/blog: The Internet and Google have made FOSS developers lazy because they have made it too easy to abdicate the job of proper documentation to "The community." Telling users and potential contributors to use Google, mailing lists, and forums is not documentation. It's a way to guarantee having fewer users, unhappy users, and fewer contributors.

AIX tips for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Admins

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Are you broadening your skills as a Linux systems administrator into various flavors of UNIX? Get a rundown of the differences and similarities between Red Hat Enterprise Linux and IBM AIX® so that you can perform day-to-day activities with ease.

The Debian Installer – The Most Flexible Linux Installer

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pthree.org: I was just recently blown away by what I can accomplish with the Debian installer. I used to think that the openSUSE installer was the most flexible Linux installer, but I think I’m going to at least put the Debian installer in a 2-way tie for first with openSUSE.

Fedora 12 a strong update

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  • Tip of the hat: Fedora 12 a strong update
  • Fedora 12 Review and Commentary
  • Top 10 Reasons to Try F12-Moblin

Fedora 12, upgrade or fresh-install?

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linuxers.org: Constantine, Fedora 12 is going to be out soon. Most of the you will be in a dilemma, whether to do an upgrade or a fresh-install?

Fedora 12 Announcement

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fedoraproject.org: Fedora is a leading edge, free and open source operating system that continues to deliver innovative features to many users, with a new release about every six months. We bring to you the latest and greatest release of Fedora ever, Fedora 12!

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