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suffolk757.com/blog: I’m a Fedora fan, and I’m impressed with each new release, but in the end, its just nowhere near ready.
linuxdevices.com: Proxicast is shipping a portable, battery-powered 3G and 802.11 a/b/g WiFi hotspot that runs embedded Linux.
linuxfud.wordpress: Warning! Using Linux will expose you to legal action by Microsoft! At least that’s what some would like for you to believe.
PR: Red Hat, Inc. today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver the keynote address at the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Software Summit & CODiE Awards.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Feature: Minimal Xubuntu 9.04
- News: Mandriva 2009.1 and beyond, why use NetBSD, updated openSUSE 11.1 install media, Ubuntu releases as social events, Arch Linux magazine, Barry Kauler on Puppy 5.0, Solaris 11, choosing a distribution
- Released last week: Mandriva Linux 2009.1, FreeBSD 7.2, OpenBSD 4.5, NetBSD 5.0
- Upcoming releases: Linux Mint 7 RC1, BlankOn 5.0
- Donations: Python receives US$300
- New additions: CAINE
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
h-online.com: X.org 7.5 is scheduled to appear in summer, and could include a new Intel graphics driver. The developers have slashed its code to boost reliability and performance.
zdnet.co.uk/blog: If you read enough blog posts, or more specifically, comments posted on blog posts, you might get the idea that there are specific structural, technological or systemic reasons why Linux has only a small slice of the desktop market.
zerias.blogspot: One of the more popular videos making the tech news rounds is Bryan Lunduke's Linux Sucks! video from LinuxFest NW. He makes several valid points, and covers one of my biggest problems with Open-Source development, the sheer number of duplicated efforts.
muskratsweb.net: Mepis 8.0 is working out just fine. I finally got VLC to play my media files, although Kaffiene and mplayer still just show a blue screen. I am now using Mepis as my fulltime/main desktop on my laptop.