dedoimedo.com: Time for my annual abuse. As you all know, the Crunchbang community loves me, and they dedicated five pages of their forum space for my Statler review, which they loved so. Now, it's time for another test, the 64-bit version of their latest release, known as Waldorf, still officially labeled beta.
thevarguy.com: As we prepare to enter a new year, the big names that have dominated the Linux world for the past decade–Red Hat, Canonical/Ubuntu, Debian, SUSE–are unchanged. But they may be joined in 2013 by a newcomer to the open source channel, Mageia Linux.
ostatic.com: Which distribution can I download and install that will just work out of the box on my new certified Windows 8 machine? That's a question many Linux users, new and otherwise, are probably asking themselves about now. Thank goodness Matthew Garrett stepped up to the plate with a post to let us know.
zdnet.com: From Goobuntu to Mint to Windows 8, the un-Linux, here are the year's most popular Linux stories.
royal.pingdom.com: As we say happy birthday to Linus Torvalds today, he should be a happy chap because Linux is now the dominating OS on consumer computing devices. According to IDC and Goldman Sachs, as reported by the Seattle Times, Android (which is based on Linux) runs on 42% of all consumer computing devices. How can that be?
linuxuser.co.uk: Puppy Linux is designed as a very small Linux distro to run on old hardware, or other low power machines. Usually based on Slackware, the new release of 5.4 now comes in two flavours, including an all new Ubuntu 12.04 spin of the distro.
softpedia.com: Linus Torvalds is one of the most influential people in the Linux world and among the most active figures that promote open source as a real alternative.
unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: When should you switch Linux distributions? The easy answer is never, especially when the current Linux distribution you're running at home or on your server is working as smoothly as James Bond's pick-up lines.
datamation.com: 2012 was a lively year on the Linux Desktop, with the promise of more to come next year.
pcworld.com: There's no doubt that there have been challenges for the free and open source operating system over the course of 2012—the Secure Boot challenge comes immediately to mind—but so, too, have there been numerous successes.