dedoimedo.com: The biggest change since the last time I tested the distro is the switch to the Debian base from the Ubuntu family, which also guarantees a rolling release schedule. In other words, install once and enjoy forever.
linuxbsdos.com: AgiliaLinux is a fork of MOPSLinux, a defunct Linux distribution that was based on Slackware. Now, AgiliaLinux is an independent, multi-purpose distribution with development roots in the Russia Federation (MOPSLinux was also a Russian distribution).
tomshardware.com: Choice is certainly not a problem for Linux in trying to reach more users. A new report now lists 400 different Linux distributions that are currently available.
technorati.com: Dissatisfaction continues over Ubuntu's choice of the Unity Interface as default and, in the most recent release, no obvious way to return to the old Gnome desktop.
debian.org: Welcome to this year's fourteenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: First impressions of Sabayon Linux 7
- News: Linux Mint - the new "number one", upcoming changes in Ubuntu 12.04, six reasons to try Fedora 16, Solaris 11 launch party
- Opinions: Disunity
- Questions and answers: systemd
- Released last week: OpenBSD 5.0, Chakra GNU/Linux 2011.11, Scientific Linux 5.7 "Live"
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 16, Solaris 11
- Donations: Trinity Desktop Environment, LibreCAD
- New additions: Parabola GNU/Linux, SuperX
- New distributions: angusOS, FX64 Linux, Linux Wizard, R4W, SimbiOS
- Reader comments
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
serverwatch.com: Here, we'll discover some free and open router projects, covering those suitable for small businesses, medium-sized, and even enterprise-level comparable to Cisco and Juniper.
eweek.com: The ability to customize Linux to run on various types of hardware and to suit specific user needs means there are more flavors of Linux-based operating systems available than Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. In this slide show, eWEEK lists some.
osnews.com: In the commercial software world, user interfaces are generally designed by one group. Linux is different. Linux lets people create what they want. You're in control!
standardsandfreedom.net: I had several colleagues, friends and people asking me whether they should run Arch Linux on their desktops or laptops. I even read someone’s blog today on his impression on Arch Linux and Ubuntu. It’s time for me to jump in and clarify what you should expect with Arch Linux as a desktop on a daily basis.