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Slacking the South African Way: Meeting Kongoni GNU/Linux!

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linuxmigrante.blogspot: I had been wanting to try some Slackware based distro for some time. Why? If you say you like Linux and haven't tried Slackware, the oldest GNU/Linux alive (yes! Ubuntu is NOT the oldest, for the record! Tongue), you are missing your roots. Not enough reason, you say?

Winning: Q&A with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO

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Interviews

cbronline.com: Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst is on track to see the company pass the billion-dollar annual revenue marker. Jason Stamper speaks to him.

What's new in Linux 2.6.39

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h-online.com: The latest Linux kernel offers drivers for AMD's current high-end graphics chips and ipsets that simplify firewall implementation and maintenance. The Ext4 file system and the block layer are now said to work faster and offer improved scalability. Hundreds of new or improved drivers enhance the kernel's hardware support.

Red Hat releases Enterprise Linux 6.1

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theinquirer.net: CORPORATE LINUX VENDOR Red Hat has released Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.1 with numerous security updates and patches.

Fedora 15 Goes Gold

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  • Fedora 15 Goes Gold, and That's Not All
  • My Fedora 15 Pre-release experience
  • Red Hat Recognized as Top Support Website

Kernel bloat, the responsibility lies with the distribution vendor

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linuxtweaking.blogspot: It seems as time goes by the Linux Kernel is supporting more hardware and delivering more functionality. This is great but it introduces the problem of bloat. Bloat is bad but the fact of the matter is bloat cannot be avoided although it can be reduced.

Introduction to Pulp

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Software
  • Introduction to Pulp
  • Content Delivery Server Basics
  • Pulp Protected Repositories

The Linux Kernel Is Still On A Power Binge

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phoronix.com: It's been about three weeks since last mentioning the major power consumption problem in the Linux kernel (actually, there's more than one power regression) and it's affecting distributions like Ubuntu 11.04. The lack of mentioning the power regression in recent weeks isn't though because the regressions are addressed, they are still outstanding with the about to be released Linux 2.6.39 kernel.

Arch Linux Review

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muktware.com: Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen several distros take the spotlight like Ubuntu and Fedora. However there is one distro which is occasionally heard about, but does not grab the media's attention and this is Arch Linux.

Introducing Zenwalk Linux 7.0 Live CD Version

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ostatic.com: A few days ago the Zenwalk project released its Live CD of Zenwalk Linux 7.0. Currently Zenwalk offers the main Xfce edition, a Core edition which foregoes the X windowing system and is intended to be a starting point to building a custom desktop or server system, an edition with Openbox as window manager, an older Gnome version that is still at version 6.4, and the Live CD version of the edition based on the Xfce desktop environment.

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