zdnet.co.uk: As expected, following Release Candidate 3 about 10 days ago, the final release of SimplyMEPIS 11 is now available. This is a first-class, high-quality Linux distribution; it is all too easy to say "if you don't like Ubuntu Natty" give it a try, but the truth is that SimplyMEPIS is an excellent distribution in its own right.
dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: Yesterday, the MEPIS developers released SimplyMEPIS 11.0, a year after the release of SimplyMEPIS 8.5.
ubuntumanual.org: Team Mint has always managed to come up with a distro that improved the strengths of Ubuntu many fold while remaining true to the original one. However this time the scene is completely different.
kmandla.wordpress: Here are two distros that both focus on lightweight desktop arrangements with Openbox.
lewk.org/blog: Red Hat made a lot of awesome announcements this week at The Red Hat Summit, one of which being OpenShift.
phoronix.com: Sponsored in part by NVIDIA, at the University of Utah they are exploring speeding up the Linux kernel by using GPU acceleration. Rather than just allowing user-space applications to utilize the immense power offered by modern graphics processors, they are looking to speed up parts of the Linux kernel by running it directly on the GPU.
ostatic.com: I always look forward to new SimplyMEPIS releases, and yesterday I was treated to version 11.0. Just two days after mini-MEPIS made its debut, its full-featured big brother was unveiled.
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- Videos: Red Hat Summit 2011
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- Red Hat Expands Technology Partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison
jeffhoogland.blogspot: I discovered this evening much to my dismay that the year and a half old western digital hard drive in my main laptop is dieing. All three of the Linux installs on the system failed in various ways. So I hopped into #fedora on freenode. Dear lord was that a mistake.
h-online.com: In 2.6.39, the Big Kernel Lock (BKL) disappears for good. The kernel can now process interrupts, which reduces latency. The Xen code now has a network backend needed for Dom0 operation, but it doesn't look like the storage backend will be coming anytime soon.