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First look: Red Hat 6 built for the long haul

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gcn.com: Toward the end of June, Red Hat plans to release the second beta to the much-anticipated Red Hat 6.0. We recently had the opportunity to test the initial beta of Red Hat 6.0 and found the improvements encouraging, to say the least.

Ten New Linux Distributions Inspired by News Stories

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Humor

daniweb.com: I've run across ten new Linux distributions inspired by current news stories. Some, of course, are better than others and a few just have no practical use or purpose whatsoever but still are worth a mention.

Linux Desktop Success Not in the Clouds

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itworld.com: This is not some death curse on the Linux desktop environments, nor the "traditional" PC platform. The market is not done with this niche yet. Yeah, I said it: niche. Because very soon, I believe, most consumers are going to use computers they carry in their pockets and purses--and nothing else.

Similarities

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elevenislouder.blogspot: Recently, I tried Ubuntu 10.04 and I was impressed. Then the system locked up. I downloaded openSUSE. I installed Fedora. Same thing. I installed Debian, Mandriva, Sabayon, MEPIS, Pardus, and GoboLinux and all of the experiences were rather similar. Then it clicked.

YlmF OS - Ni Hao!

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dedoimedo.com: YlmF is Linux, so it's not Windows. But it's designed to look and feel like Windows XP, including the classic looks. For less knowledgeable users, it as near as makes no difference.

Debian Squeeze Pre-review

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cannonblast.net: Every two years or so, Debian puts out a new "stable" release. This is my favorite distribution because of the minimal number of bugs and the huge software repositories and the powerful package manager.

Could Red Hat be Novell's spouse?

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SUSE

theregister.co.uk: Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst declined to dismiss the possibility of buying out his company's Linux rival Novell in a meeting with reporters in London today.

Mint 9

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bmc.com: Fedora 13's stay on my Dell D620 was short-lived. My first stop one evening was OpenSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6. Interesting things happening there, but not stable (nor advertised as such) so I decided it was time to go back to a favorite and see what was new. Mint 9.

The Big Linux 2.6.35 Kernel Problem Is Fixed

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phoronix.com: Using the 2 June kernel from the Ubuntu mainline PPA no longer causes a major performance hit and all of the test result values have returned to their levels prior to this kernel bug that lasted about one week.

Qubes - A Highly Secure OS Powered By Xen Hypervisor

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linuxhelp.blogspot: Qubes is an open source operating system based on Linux, which is designed to provide strong security for desktop computing. Its unique selling point is that all applications that are run on Qubes is sand-boxed from each other.

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