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GNOME Co-Founder Still Uses Linux

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internetnews.com: Miguel de Icaza started the GNOME project back in 1997 along with Federico Mena. In recent years, my interactions with De Icaza have been all about Mono and his new startup Xamarin.

Linux Mint Swap Banshee Affiliate Code, Take 100% of Profits

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Linux Mint, the Ubuntu-based Linux distro that has been basking in waves of positive press of late, has been up to a bit of mischief.

Top Linux Distro releases this month

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ubuntumanual.org: The holiday season is here again and so are the distros.The top Linux Distro releases that you should be looking forward to this month are…

Beginning Linux - Part I

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blogs.pcworld.co.nz: In this month's print edition of PC World, reader David Crickmer mentions he'd like to see a series about getting started in Linux. Since this blog largely revolves around the portly penguin, I thought I'd give it a go ...

My new Desktop Distro: Fedora 16

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communities.bmc.com: In my last post, I talked about not being happy with the new Ubuntu. Short term, I rolled that desktop down to Mint 11. Mint is now more popular than Ubuntu, so I am not the only one unhappy with the Ubuntu design and attitude. More on that in a bit.

Evolution of shells in Linux

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ibm.com: Pointing and clicking is fine for most day-to-day computing tasks, but to really take advantage of the strengths of Linux over other environments, you eventually need to crack the shell and enter the command line.

A tale of two distros: openSUSE and Linux Mint

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itwire.com: Unity has proved to be the opposite of its name, sharply dividing the Ubuntu user community, many of whom appear to have started looking for alternatives. If one looks at a couple of recent releases, there appear to be two distinct approaches.

What’s going on in Fedora QA

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  • What’s going on in Fedora QA
  • Btrfs and new file system structure agreed for Fedora 17
  • Wake County approves $675,000 for Red Hat's move, grants perks
  • Bitcoin for Fedora
  • Newer is not necessarily better
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“LEDE” OpenWrt fork promises greater openness

A “Linux Embedded Development Environment” (LEDE) fork of the lightweight, router-oriented OpenWrt Linux distribution vows greater transparency and inclusiveness. Some core developers of the OpenWrt community has forked off into a Linux Embedded Development Environment (LEDE) group. LEDE is billed as both a “reboot” and “spinoff” of the lightweight, router-focused distribution that aims to build an open source embedded Linux distro that “makes it easy for developers, system administrators or other Linux enthusiasts to build and customize software for embedded devices, especially wireless routers.” Read more