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Answering questions of Debian users on various support channels

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raphaelhertzog.com: When you start your journey with Debian, you tend to have lots of questions. You’ll find some answers in various documentations but there always are remaining questions. Those can be asked on various support channels:

Linux turns 20: A student project has secretly taken over the world.

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itweb.co.za: In August 1991, a Finnish student announced on Usenet that he was developing a free operating system for Intel's 386 processor. That same month, Tim Berners-Lee released the first code for what he called the World Wide Web, also on Usenet. Twenty years later and both projects have taken over the world: one very visibly – the Web – and one almost invisibly: Linux.

Linux for migrants: Zorin OS

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darkduck.com: Some Linux distributions try to find their own way in arrangement of the user desktop. Take, for example, Ubuntu with Unity. At the other pole are Linux distros which intentionally adjust their look to something familiar. Zorin OS is one of those.

Gentoo-based Toorox Releases 01.2012 GNOME Edition

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ostatic.com: Toorox 01.2012 GNOME was released on January 20. Toorox is a Gentoo-based binary distribution that installs additional software and updates from source. It ships with an easy and fast installer that results in a complete out-of-the-box system.

Did Linus Jump the Gun on a Kernel security fix?

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internetnews.com: On January 17th, Linus Torvalds committed a patch to the mainline Linux kernel for a memory handling flaw. As it turns out the flaw was exploited quickly once Torvalds put out the patch with a proof of concept emerging rapidly. So what's the problem with this picture?

With Clonezilla, Install Once and Clone Forever

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openlogic.com: Linux installation in 2012 is pretty simple – answer a few questions, then click Start and wait. But what if you could eliminate a lot of the waiting? That’s the promise of Clonezilla Server Edition, which can help you install servers with less effort, and the same, or better, results.

Failure Is An Option

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  • Failure Is An Option
  • Linux.conf.au 2012 photos
  • Canberra to host 2013 Linux conference
  • Linux Australia: preaching to the converted isn't enough

Why is Red hat happy with slowing economy

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  • Why is Red hat happy with slowing economy
  • Red Hat Encourages Open Collaboration with GlusterFS
  • Mosaid v. Red Hat - MOSAID responds
  • rpm -V and prelinked binaries
  • Announcing DocsGlue

A Rolling-Release Version Of Fedora Is Discussed

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phoronix.com: A discussion erupted this morning among Fedora developers about having a version of Fedora Linux that operates on a rolling-release model similar to Arch Linux, Gentoo, and openSUSE Tumbleweed.

Linux Vendors Rush to Patch Privilege Escalation Flaw After Root Exploits Emerge

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pcworld.com: Linux vendors are rushing to patch a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be exploited by local attackers to gain root access on the system.

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