darkduck.com: February 2012 brought us some fresh releases of Linux-based operating systems. Today I will tell you about Sabayon 8.0.
- Reviews: A look at SalineOS 1.6
- News: Ubuntu on mobile phones and business desktops, Unity 5.4, interviews with Fedora's Robyn Bergeron and Mint's Clement Lefebvre
- Questions and answers: Handling magnet links in Linux
- Released last week: PCLinuxOS 2012-02 "Phoenix Xfce", DragonFly BSD 3.0.1, Dream Studio 11.10
- Upcoming releases: Fedora 17 Alpha, Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 1
- New distributions: Arduloko OS, Terrible Linux
- Reader comments
zdnet.co.uk: There's good news for many, and perhaps bad news for a few, coming for Linux Mint Debian Edition. This has been one of my favorite distributions since it was first released, because it seems to me that it stars from the Debian GNU/Linux base and then adds all of the goodness of Linux Mint, without passing through Ubuntu.
ericsbinaryworld.com: Archbang takes the foundations of Arch (early access to software and rolling release) and the visual aesthetic of Crunchbang (using Openbox).
floss4science.com: Our latest interview is with Amit Saha, responsible for Fedora Scientific, a Fedora based distribution geared towards scientists, students and professionals alike. The distribution is packed with software like GNU Octave, R, Maxima and many more. Give Fedora Scientific a spin! Enjoy the interview!
larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: Yesterday started out in uncharacteristically annoying fashion and, to be honest, I was counting on it to make a thrilling comeback to become a typically normal day sometime before mid-afternoon. No such luck.
linux-magazine.com: The Linux Command Line, By William E. Shotts Jr. (No Starch Press, US$ 39.95), is the most recent entry in a veritable pantheon of books dedicated to the subject of using and scripting the *nix shell interface, and to its credit, it is probably the most approachable.
lifehacker.com: If you're building a computer for a relative or friend and wish to avoid the cost of Windows 7 you might look into Zorin—the Linux OS' elements such as the taskbar, file system, start menu, and desktop all work just like in Windows.
linuxlibrary.org: This release brings big changes to Linux Mint so be ready for something different. The DVD version offers users the ability to choose between the new Gnome 3 interface with the Mint Gnome shell extensions, Gnome classic, or the new MATE desktop.
phoronix.com: Brought up on the Linux kernel mailing list this week was a short-lived discussion whether Linux device drivers should be moved from kernel-space to user-space in an attempt to provide "greater security and robustness" of Linux systems.