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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 446

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: A look at Frugalware Linux 1.6; News: Launch of Raspberry Pi, openSUSE's Tumbleweed, upcoming changes in Mint's "Debian" edition, practical FreeNAS;

Raspberry Pi's $25 PC to Be Back on Sale in a Month

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Hardware
  • Raspberry Pi's $25 PC to Be Back on Sale in a Month
  • Zemlin praises $25 Linux computer: a Windows license costs more than four
  • With Raspberry Pi and Cotton Candy, Linux Launches a Revolution
  • Raspberry Pi interview: Eben Upton reveals all

Kernel Log: Updates to Intel graphics drivers and util-linux

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h-online.com: OpenGL 3.0 can only be used with Intel's new graphics driver if a potentially patented technology is enabled in Mesa 3D. A new version of util-linux standard utilities collection adds several new programs.

Raspberry Pi retailers toppled by demand as $35 Linux computer launches

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Web

arstechnica.com: The Raspberry Pi foundation attempted to launch its $35 Linux computer on Tuesday evening, but the organization's retail partners couldn't cope with the massive demand. Two British electronic component distributors that intended to sell the product were unable to do so--their websites went down.

Five Things You Can Do With the New Raspberry Pi

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Software

gizmodo.com: The Raspberry Pi is here at last —now what can you do with it? Here is our pick of the project ideas that you can try with your Pi.

Why Distros Are (or Aren't) Using Ubuntu's Unity

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Ubuntu

datamation.com: Referring to Ubuntu's emphasis on usability, Mark Shuttleworth described making Unity the default desktop environment as "the biggest leap forward in that mission that Ubuntu has ever taken . . . . We brought something new to the very core of the user experience." That was ten months ago.

Raspberry Pi Orders Now Being Accepted

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ostatic.com: After months of anticipation, the tiny $25 computer known as Raspberry Pi is available for purchase. Earlier today, the project Website featured a full-page static announcement of the long awaited news.

How Red Hat killed its core product—and became a billion-dollar business

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  • How Red Hat killed its core product—and became a billion-dollar business
  • Is It Time to Try on Red Hat?
  • Fedora Clarifies Stance On Forks Like Cinnamon, Mate
  • Notable Put Options Activity in Red Hat

Fedora's Beefy Miracle Sizzling with Alpha 1

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ostatic.com: Dennis Gilmore, Release Engineer at Red Hat for Fedora, today announced the kick-off of the run-up to Fedora 17 with Alpha 1.

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