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A Look at Linux Educacional 3.0

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igneousquill.net: A week or so ago I stumbled across an article, in Portuguese, from March of this year that talks about a program the Brazilian government's ministry of education is expanding. It's pretty exciting, especially for those interested in Linux.

Review: SimplyMepis 8.0

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raiden.net: SimplyMepis, or Mepis for short, is a distribution targeted towards new users that has the intended goal of providing a good distribution that is easy to use. Version 7.0, which was my first experience with Mepis was pretty good. But past success means little if the newer version doesn't deliver. So let's see how SimplyMepis 8 does.

10 Essential UNIX/Linux Command Cheat Sheets

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junauza.com: The commands and shell scripts have remained powerful for advanced users to utilize to help them do complicated tasks quickly and efficiently. To spare you from the hassles of searching, I have here a collection of 10 essential UNIX/Linux cheat sheets that can greatly help you on your quest for mastery:

Distro Hoppin`: Linux Mint 7 KDE Edition

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itlure.com: Ah... Linux Mint! The Ubuntu-made-even-better operating system that everybody loves to praise. And for good reason, in my humble opinion.

Linux Needs to be "House" Trained. Not.

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daniweb.com/blogs: It's hard to convince Joe and Mary User to convert to Linux when the first things you hear from them are: "Where's my <insert stupid application here>?" "Why can't I just have <insert ridiculous thing here>?" or the ever-popular "This doesn't work like <insert overpriced application here>?"

Telco Planning Joins Linux Foundation

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linux-foundation.org: The Linux Foundation today announced that Telco Planning has joined the organization. Telco Planning provides consulting services to network operators.

Good Things on the Horizon - But Use Caution!

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zdnet.co.uk/blog: We're getting far enough along in the development cycles of several of the major Linux distributions that you can just about see the releases coming over the horizon. I've been trying out several of them, and they look very good already.

How To Survive LinuxCon

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linux-foundation.org: I’ve put together my top “can’t miss” sessions, events and features of LinuxCon. Follow this, and be sure sure to hydrate, and you should be able to survive:

Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence continues

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itwire.com: In September 2006, an article titled "Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence" appeared in these columns, outlining why these two projects were not exactly the best of bedfellows. Nearly three years later it is evident that nearly as much bad feeling and suspicion still exists.

Inventing a New Paradigm: SugarLabs and the Sugar UI

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wired.com: If you had to teach someone who had never used a computer before on how to open a word processor, write a document, save and share that document with others, how would you begin?

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