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Humble Indie Bundle is the single greatest thing to happen to Linux in years

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Gaming

thepcspy.com: 've been a full-time Ubuntu user for about five years and I don't own any consoles. If you approached me three or four years ago and asked which games I played, you might have received a rather defensive reply. High quality games were few and far between, that is, until May 2010 when things changed forever…

Linus, GNOME 3, and Much Ado About Desktop Interfaces

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Software

linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Linus Torvalds -- always a topic of interest here in the Linux blogosphere -- has been a particularly "hot topic" in recent weeks thanks to his critical comments earlier this month about GNOME 3.

Zorin OS 6 Lite: Windows replacement for low-end computers

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linuxblog.darkduck: Zorin OS is an operating system targeted to new converts from Windows to Linux. It eases up the transition, because gives the user a familiar interface.

SolusOS 1 Eveline review - Very interesting

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dedoimedo.com: SolusOS is a distribution with a clear mission - bringing back GNOME [sic]. This does not refer to your home garden midgets, mythical creatures or Gnome 3, but in fact the good old Gnome 2 desktop environment.

Blame the user, not the tool

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Software
OSS

Jon maddog Hall: For the past several days people have been tweeting at me (and Linus) to change the license of Linux to forbid the kernel's use for war. These tweets were due to the issue of Linux being used in the drones of the US Military. I tweeted back “Do not blame the tool”, but I think that answer was too subtle, as the people kept tweeting. So here is a longer answer for them.

Linux creator Linus Torvalds shares Millennium Technology Prize

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bbc.co.uk: Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, has been named joint winner of the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize. He shares the honour with Dr Shinya Yamanaka, a stem cell scientist.

Linus Torvalds: Linux succeed thanks to selfishness and trust

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Interviews

bbc.co.uk: Linux creator Linus Torvalds will find out later if he has won the Millennium Technology Prize and an accompanying cheque for about 1m euros ($1.3m; £800,000) from the Technology Academy of Finland.

A Modern Day (computing) Fairy Tale

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linuxaria.com: Once upon a time there lived a young squire (engineer) who learned to ride a seasoned horse (computer) with a trusted saddle (UNIX OS) for it was his job. While learning to ride, the squire learned to tweak the saddle (write scripts) to make the horse uniquely his.

Review: Linux Mint 13 LTS "Maya" MATE

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Linux Mint has been my OS of choice for the last 3 years now. I've been wanting to do this review for quite a while now.

Newegg: Installing Linux On Your Computer Is Basically The Same As Breaking It

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consumerist.com: One would think that Newegg, beloved electronics supplier to the world's geeks wouldn't have a problem with customers installing different operating systems on their systems after delivery. Heck, they should expect it.

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