vision-systems.com: Years ago, an old friend of mine remarked that if his car was controlled by the Windows operating system, it would take him ages to get anywhere.
itwire.com: Geeks are known to be obsessive about things. At times that tendency can go overboard, resulting in them looking rather silly and foolish. A classic case came to light a few days ago.
linuxbsdos.com: Linux Deepin is a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu. The latest edition, Linux Deepin 12.06, which is based on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04, was released – depending on your time zone – yesterday or today.
linux-magazine.com: From time to time I get the question of “Why has Linux failed on the Desktop?” Recently Linus was also asked this question, and he considered it a personal failure. I both agree and disagree with Linus.
ostatic.com: Beginning new projects is particularly difficult and not all who try succeed. So, that's why Todd Robinson might sound a little nuts with his newest experiment. He's going to attempt to create and release a complete Linux operating system each and every day for a whole month.
linuxandlife.com: If you are a long time user of Windows or Mac and want to try Linux, there is a high chance that your first distro will be either Ubuntu, Linux Mint or Fedora since these distros are very popular. However, there are some other distros that are more suitable for beginners.
techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen has drawn a fairly simple conclusion as to why Linux isn’t making any headway on the business desktop front. Read on and sound off whether you agree or disagree.
networkworld.com: A host of small modifications and a large number of system-on-a-chip and PowerPC fixes inflated the size of release candidate No. 7 for Version 3.5 of the Linux kernel, according to curator Linus Torvalds' RC7 announcement, made on Saturday.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First Impressions of Netrunner 4.2
- News: Mandriva's two codebases, ARM support among distributions, PC-BSD's new killer feature
- Questions and Answers: On firewalls and window frames
- Released last week: CentOS 6.3, OS4 12.5, Finnix 105
- Upcoming releases: Frugalware 1.7, Ubuntu 12.04.1, Ubuntu 12.10, ROSA 2012.1
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