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Sabayon is So Pretty and Fast

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sabayon.org: I’ve been seriously slacking on the Sabayon stuff, but been hanging with the community on the Official Sabayon Facebook page and watched a thread on a background image erupt into a mountain. It really is amazing at how a small change to a GUI send people running for their pitchforks and torches.

Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" Is Officially Dead

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  • Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" Is Officially Dead
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  • Parted Magic 2013.08.01 Features More than 100 Updates
  • Change Process Priority using Linux Nice and Renice Examples
  • TLLTS Episode 516
  • Matthew Garrett: Don't ship 32-bit UEFI firmware on x86
  • Easy upgrade to Fedora 19
  • Did Linux drive supers, and can it drive corporate data centers?
  • TuxRadar: Podcast Season 5 Episode 13

Docker: A 'Shipping Container' for Linux Code

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linux.com: It's a challenge in today's heterogeneous computing world of multiple stacks and multiple hardware environments. "Dependency hell" is just one possible result, in the words of PaaS provider dotCloud, as applications get deployed across different hardware environments, including public, private and virtualized servers.

Is Linux Operating System Virus Free?

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Security

tecmint.com: Linux System is considered to be free from Viruses and Malware. What is the truth behind this notion and how far it is correct ? We will be discussing all these stuffs in this article.

Solydx - I want a non-Ubuntu, Debian based distro with the XFCE desktop

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everydaylinuxuser.com: This article has been written for two reasons: a) I was asked to review SolydX or SolydK; b) I was reading a question on the /r/linux4noobs subreddit and the question was "which distro should I use?" When it comes to the choice of reviewing a distro running XFCE or one running KDE there is no contest. I much prefer to use XFCE over KDE.

Linux Foundation Joins the GNOME Advisory Board

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Software

gnome.org: Opening GUADEC 2013 today, Karen Sandler, GNOME Executive Director, announced that the Linux Foundation has become the latest member of GNOME's Advisory Board.

Is Red Hat Destined for Greatness?

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fool.com: Investors love stocks that consistently beat the Street without getting ahead of their fundamentals and risking a meltdown. The best stocks offer sustainable market-beating gains, with robust and improving financial metrics that support strong price growth. Does Red Hat fit the bill?

A year of Linux desktop at Westcliff High School

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opensource.com: Around a year ago, a school in the southeast of England, Westcliff High School for Girls Academy (WHSG), began switching its student-facing computers to Linux, with KDE providing the desktop software. The school's Network Manager, Malcolm Moore, contacted us at the time. Now, a year on, he got in touch again to let us know how he and the students find life in a world without Windows.

Korora Linux: More Than Just Another Fedora Clone

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linuxinsider.com: I was much more impressed with Korora's KDE desktop version than the GNOME version. The KDE menu provided ready access to all of the features and software. Plus, the KDE desktop has a panel bar at the bottom of the screen.

Case study: Nexor dumps ageing proprietary operating system for open source OS

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computerweekly.com: A robust IT platform is critical for Nexor, which provides IT services and email gateways to defence and intelligence and government organisations. But the company was finding it increasingly difficult to deliver IT services and develop products on an ageing, proprietary operating system. It overcame the IT limitations by migrating to the open source Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system (OS).

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Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more

Calamares Release and Adoption

  • Calamares 3.0 Universal Linux Installer Released, Drops Support for KPMcore 2
    Calamares, the open-source distribution-independent system installer, which is used by many GNU/Linux distributions, including the popular KaOS, Netrunner, Chakra GNU/Linux, and recently KDE Neon, was updated today to version 3.0. Calamares 3.0 is a major milestone, ending the support for the 2.4 series, which recently received its last maintenance update, versioned 2.4.6, bringing numerous improvements, countless bug fixes, and some long-anticipated features, including a brand-new PythonQt-based module interface.
  • Due to Popular Request, KDE Neon Is Adopting the Calamares Graphical Installer
    KDE Neon maintainer Jonathan Riddell is announcing today the immediate availability of the popular Calamares distribution-independent Linux installer framework on the Developer Unstable Edition of KDE Neon. It would appear that many KDE Neon users have voted for Calamares to become the default graphical installer system used for installing the Linux-based operating system on their personal computers. Indeed, Calamares is a popular installer framework that's being successfully used by many distros, including Chakra, Netrunner, and KaOS.

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