raphaelhertzog.com: Ben Hutchings is a rather unassuming guy… but hiding behind his hat, there’s a real kernel hacker who backports new drivers for the kernel in Debian stable so that our flagship release supports very recent hardware.
linuxinsider.com: Linux continues to grow both its reach and credibility among enterprise IT users and customers, bringing competition, price and time-to-market pressure and options to key markets such as cloud computing and mobile software. Looking at the coming year for Linux, these are the key areas to watch:
phoronix.com: There was a FESCo (Fedora Engineering Steering Committee) meeting held today where several new features were approved for the Fedora 17 feature list.
linuxfordevices.com: CentOS 6.1 has arrived to bring the features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 to those who can live without a Red Hat subscription. CentOS 6.1 offers almost all the non-proprietary portions of RHEL 6.1.
omgubuntu.co.uk: Hands up if you remember gOS? gOS was a green-coloured Ubuntu-based Linux distribution that made a splash during early 2008 when it became the default OS on a line of PCs, laptops and netbooks from computer manufacturer Everex.
techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen reflects on the high and low points for Linux in 2011. Do you agree with his take on the year that was not so great for the Linux operating system?
- Three greatest failures in Linux world 2011
- Three greatest successes in Linux world 2011
thevarguy.com: Linux’s ability to run on old or budget hardware has long been a popular talking point among free software advocates. Yet in recent years, the system requirements of mainstream desktop Linux distributions have been skyrocketing.
gamasutra.com: A federal judge has dismissed all of the counts brought against Sony in a class action suit over the disabling of PlayStation 3's "Other OS" feature last year.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: Puppy Linux 5.3 "Slacko"
- News: Fedora 17 feature list, openSUSE 12.1 with KDE 3, Ubuntu on TV, remembering gOS, end of life for Red Hat 4 and Debian 5.0
- Statistics: Estimating desktop environment share
- Upcoming releases: Mageia 2 Alpha 2
- Released last week: CentOS 6.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, Ultimate Edition 3.0
- New distributions: Petite Linux
- Reader comments
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