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Five distros for “slow” machines

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kmandla.wordpress: One or two of the five distros I mentioned yesterday had been labeled as “lightweight” either by their designers or the community around them, and I was probably pushing that definition just a little bit.

First look at Unity Linux 2010.1 - Mini Review

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all-things-linux.blogspot: Unity Linux had their first release on 09/07/2010 after around 1.5 years of development. The project was created in 2009 after some developers in the PClinuxOS (hereafter abbreviated PCLOS) community were unhappy about being shut out, as they perceived it, after the project leader Texstar had returned.

Peppermint Ice

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: Peppermint OS One made quite a splash when I reviewed it. Many people had never heard of it, and there was a lot of curiosity about a web-oriented remaster of Ubuntu. Some time has passed and there’s a related version that has been released. This new distro is called Peppermint Ice. Why is it called Ice?

A week or two with Kongoni GNU/Linux

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Reviews

Kongoni GNU/Linux is a young project that had its first release in 2009. It was originally started by a South African developer which explains the location of the project’s website. He left in February 2010 citing lack of help and time. I got in touch with Robert Gabriel who is working towards the next release for a short interview, and then proceed to review it.

Down on the farm(ers market) with Linux

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: Colonel Panik, my good friend and constant commenter to this blog, asked me to give you all some insights about what we’re finding at the Felton Farmers Market every Tuesday. So here’s what we’re finding in Felton:

Five distros for “fast” machines

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kmandla.wordpress: The motive in part was to seek out a few ultralight systems that might start up nice with the Mebius, although it was clear after a few seconds that some of them weren’t “light” in the way I need “light” to be.

Linux Mint 9 LXDE released

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linuxmint.com/blog: The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 LXDE.

Open source software. The gateway drug to Linux.

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toolbox.com/blogs: Some of the best open source software (OSS) around is multiple platform. You can run the exact same software with the same look and feel (I can understand the look part but how do you feel a program? Do a Vulcan mind meld with it?) no matter what operating system you use.

But we tested it on Linux...

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lexlocilinux.blogspot: My how things have changed. When I first became aware of the advantages Linux and more importantly Open Source Software, people would look at me like I had three heads when I mentioned Linux. That was five or six years ago.

Damn Vulnerable Linux – The most vulnerable and exploitable operating system ever!

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geek.com: Usually, when installing a new operating system the hope is that it’s as up-to-date as possible. After installation there’s bound to be a few updates required, but no more than a few megabytes. Damn Vulnerable Linux is different.

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