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My favorite Linux.

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mjbdiver.blogspot: I have an old laptop with a 2.3GHz processor with 512MB RAM that uses a Linksys PCI wireless card to go online. I was running Windows XP and didn't have any problems until one day I turned on my laptop only to get a blinking cursor, but no Windows. So began my search for a Linux distribution.

Is Linux Mint a Better Choice than Ubuntu?

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datamation.com: Each distribution has its own set of advantages and differences. But for those people who cannot bear to part with some features that are considered to be unique to Ubuntu, Linux Mint might be a viable option to look into.

The Linux Desktop: We've Arrived.

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linuxjournal.com: Linux Desktop articles are all over the place. I can hardly open up a browser without tripping over one. Most of them are negative whine-fests, complaining that Linux is too hard for new users, or has become too dumbed-down for technical users, or the fonts are ugly, or the next generation desktop environments are too different, or...

Everything's Fine...Shall I Try an Update?

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: While several of my colleagues and students are having a great time fighting viruses and malware or trying to get their mainstream, highly-reputed systems to work again, both my mutant penta-boot netbook and my grotesque hepta-boot desktop have been working fine.

Damn Small Linux: Still Damn Fun

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osnews.com: Damn Small Linux or DSL was released in 2003 to create a Linux operating system for older hardware. It's based on Knoppix/Debian technology. While your mileage may vary, the basic DSL system requirements are:

Linux Mint 11 KDE to be Based on Debian, Maybe

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ostatic.com: Linux Mint 11 GNOME was released nearly two months ago. Some of us have been waiting for the KDE version to test (and possibly use) and wonder where it is. Today a blog post by Clem gives a clue.

SimplyMEPIS 11.0 review - Spartan, but ok

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dedoimedo.com: SimplyMEPIS is quite easy to overlook. A distribution designed to complete with Mandriva and openSUSE back in early 2000s, it has seen little shift in its general strategy, even thought the Linux market has been eclipsed by Ubuntu's rise.

Bodhi Linux… Ubuntu might have a competitor

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rollingprogrammer.com: Bodhi Linux is yet another attempt to convince users that you don’t have to pay 54£ (Windows 7 Home Premium) in order to use your computer for basic tasks like writing emails and browsing the Internet.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 413

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Trying Kubuntu 11.04
  • News: CentOS announces long-awaited release, Mint "KDE" switches to Debian base, Sabayon leader vents his frustration, interview with Ian Murdock, marketing at ALT Linux
  • Interviews: Boudewijn Rempt, Calligra Suite
  • Released last week: CentOS 6.0, Linux Deepin 11.06, ArtistX 1.1
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 12.1 Milestone 3
  • New additions: Redo Backup & Recovery
  • New distributions: Game Drift Linux, Manjaro Linux
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

CentOS 6 Released

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centos.org: We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.0 for i386 and x86_64 Architectures.

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    Sometimes all those GNOME programming projects are driving me crazy. [...] Note that for that last item, I would use LaTeXila of course, so if there are some regressions due to some library changes (you perfectly know which library in particular I mean), I’ll probably become aware of the regressions and fix them. Without any guarantees, I repeat. So if someone wants to take over LaTeXila maintenance, I would be more than happy. In the condition that I can still recognize my old pet project afterwards and is still mostly bug-free.
  • Chakra GNU/Linux Users Get KDE Plasma 5.5.4 and Calligra 2.9.11 Office Suite
    Users of the Chakra GNU/Linux operating system were informed this past weekend by the project's maintainer Neofytos Kolokotronis of the availability of two essential software distributions for the rolling OS.
  • Konqi emoji shipped! and a little preview…
    It will end up in your KDE distribution soon !!! I am really very happy that many of you have appreciated my work.

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