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4 Strange And Disturbing Linux Distros You Probably Won’t Be Installing

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makeuseof.com: There are tiny distros like Puppy, chunky distros like Debian and some altogether more sinister efforts, which is what we’ve got here. I’ll be saving the very worst for last, so prepare yourselves…

Fedora 17 won't be released until 29 May

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h-online.com: The Fedora Project has pushed back the release of the Fedora 17 Linux distribution by a week, from 22 May to 29 May.

Test driving Fuduntu

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: Distros and FOSS programs rise and fall depending on the quality of the software and the community that gathers around them. Good distros and programs — the “fittest” — survive, and the others, well, not so much.

and, nor or

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aseigo.blogspot: Just read another "forget desktop Linux" piece by a writer trying to cover Free software on a sight ostensibly doing the same. This is exactly the sort of thing I wrote about in a recent blog entry, and it's sad to see it continue.

Will Linux Ever Experience The Year Of The Desktop?

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makeuseof.com: For quite a while now, Linux users have constantly been discussing whether the open source operating system will ever experience a “year of the desktop.”

The Porteus Team: We consider ourselves a "Portable Linux Community"

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darkduck.com: But "pocket Linux" is still a toy I love to play with. That's why I have returned to that topic again and have done reviews of SliTaz 4.0 and Puppy Slacko 5.3.1. Today I want to develope this topic a little more, and talk about another "pocket" size Linux distribution. It won't be one-man show, though. Let me introduce my today's guest: Ahau from the Porteus Linux team.

Crunchbang Linux review

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duskfire.wordpress: In my continued look at out of the ordinary Linux distributions, I installed Crunchbang Linux. Crunchbang’s main version is a distribution based on Debian’s stable branch (known as “squeeze”). This review is based on the 32-bit version of Crunchbang Linux.

Review: ROSA 2012 "Marathon"

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dasublogbyprashanth.blogspot: The other fork is ROSA, and it is essentially a continuation of the novel desktop introduced in Mandriva 2011 "Hydrogen". It seems like ROSA will become the haven for all Mandriva users that had not already gone to Mageia.

Who is the biggest control freak of them all?

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toolbox.com: When it comes to computing, especially operating systems, the trend seems to reducing the amount of control the end users have over their operating system environments [stares hard at garden gnomes].

From Laptop to Legion - Turning One Computer Into Many

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pcworld.com: Thanks to ongoing advances in multi-seat Linux development, manufacturer Plugable was able to base its machines on Fedora, rather than proprietary software, though it also works with Windows Multipoint Server.

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8 Best Linux Distributions For New Linux Users

New Linux users are always confused about choosing a best Linux distribution to start with. As there are hundreds of Linux distributions so it might always be a confusing part. But I'll help you choosing the right Linux flavour to start your Linux exploration. In this article, I'll walk you through a list of 8 Best Linux distributions for new Linux users. But before all of that, I suggest you throwing out all the misconceptions about Linux, such as Linux is only for geeks or developers. Linux is for everyone. As I always say, "When Linux can run Google, Facebook, Amazon, it can surely run your home computer as well." Read
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