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Important Linux Distros for Beginners in 2012

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thelinuxblog.com: There is wide variety of Linux Distros in the market. Each one differs in size, design, support and layout, although the basic function is the same. Here is a list of Important Linux distributors for beginners in 2012.

LED case lights reflect CPU usage

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hackaday.com: A lot of Linux users include system monitor information in their status panel so that they can see when the CPU is grinding away. [Kevin] is taking the concept one step further by changing his case lights based on CPU usage.

A quick look at ROSA Marathon EE RC

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mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Mageia and ROSA, the two divergent lines of the continuity of Mandriva Linux, are buzzing with activity. For the ones who are not informed, while Mageia 1 kept the line of Mandriva 2010.2, ROSA is intending to keep the line of Mandriva Desktop 2011.

Study explains how retailers stop Linux from entering the market

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h-online.com: The Portuguese Open Source Business Association (ESOP) has published a white paper which aims to explain the problems laptop manufacturers are facing when trying to introduce systems preloaded with Linux to the market.

Executive Spotlight: Lynne Corddry, Red Hat VP

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  • Executive Spotlight: Lynne Corddry, Red Hat Business Development VP, Public Sector
  • Red Hat open sources OpenShift
  • Buy Apple, Oracle To Hedge Against Red Hat Bubble
  • Red Hat Inc (RHT) insider Cunningham Michael sells $ 1.3M of stock
  • Fedora 17 New Security Feature part IX - File Name Transitions
  • Fedora release names
  • Release names: it's supposed to be fun
  • What's in a version?
  • How my webcam works everytime in Fedora

Linux Rings the Bell in New York

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internetnews.com: In New York's Financial District, Linux is your MAMA. The Linux Foundation rang the closing bell at the NYSE yesterday.

Wait, IS desktop Linux a flop? Readers weigh in

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networkworld.com: While one could be forgiven for expecting a flame war in the comments on an article entitled "Why Linux is a desktop flop," the discussion that followed its publication was, in the main, thought-provoking and respectful.

What will ‘rm -rf /’ actually do to your Linux/BSD machine?

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linuxbsdos.com: Typing the wrong command can severely cripple your computer. A wrong switch or wrong option is all it takes. One command that I learned to avoid a long time ago, based on what experienced users told me, is rm -rf /.

Penguin quizzes

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Sabayon Linux – Stable if not without polish

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thelinuxexperiment.com: I have been running Sabayon Linux (Xfce) for the past couple of months and figured I would throw a post up on here describing my experience with it.

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