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5 Minutes of Fedora 10

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benhay.blogspot: Mind-bogglingly slow. Yes, some of you are probably thinking I'd have to be insane to run the livecd from a laptop cdrom in only 256MB of Ram. But it's what I had, so that's what I used.

Sabayon 4.1 Sneak Peek

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blog.hyperfish.org: Recently I was this review at danlynch.org and is it just me or is it overly negative, I suppose that is what we get for being reviewed by a Debian fan. He does raise some points that I would like to address however:

Slax - Tiny, beautiful, functional

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pbs01.wordpress: I had downloaded Slax a few days ago. I should say, I am very impressed with this little distro.

Linux Foundation Unveils Plans for Upcoming Summit

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linuxjournal.com: The Linux Foundation — the not-for-profit that keeps Linus in keyboards, and most recently, has been looking to glam things up a bit — earlier this month provided a first glimpse into its plans for the 2009 Collaboration Summit, to be held April 8-10 in San Francisco.

Cisco (Quietly) Adds to Linux Kernel

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earthweb.com: Without much fanfare or self-congratulations, networking giant Cisco Systems has become one of the top contributors to the Linux kernel and an active contributor to the broader open source community.

Linpus Linux To Launch QuickOS Next Week

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phoronix.com: DeviceVM's SplashTop Linux environment really was revolutionary in pushing the "instant-on Linux" theme as it was able to boot to its desktop in just a few seconds. Next week there will be a new competitor joining the "instant-on Linux" scene.

A Short Review of KNOPPIX v6.0.1

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blog.hydrasystemsllc: What can I say but Knoppix is a great distribution! Always has been. Even back when I was in college I used to use Knoppix on the Microsoft Windows 2000 client desktops just so I can remain somewhat sane and continue to work.

Mepis 8.0 Desktop - A Debian Joyride

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pclinuxos2007.blogspot: This time around I tried the daddy of many desktops, Debian Lenny, and compared it with Mepis 8.0 on my notebook. I am pleased Debian has made itself easy to install and use. However, Warren has spelled magic onto Debain through his much tested Mepis.

Debian 5.0 Continues Strong Linux Tradition

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eweek.com: Version 5 of the Debian GNU/Linux open-source operating system offers the same top management tools and processor support that previous versions of the Linux operating have. There also are a host of updates.

Concurrent boot sequence

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debian-administration.org: In the quest for the fastest boot ever, you may want to consider setting the variable CONCURRENCY=shell in /etc/default/rcS, recalling from your your theoretical studies that "Parallel is faster than Sequential."

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