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I wiped Windows and never looked back

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darkduck.com: This man usually sits in a different seat of the interview room. Many people in the Linux world recognise him as a person who interviewed a lot of high-profile Linux advocates, prophets and journalists. But let me now put him into the interviewee's seat and introduce the man to you. Please meet: Steven Ovadia.

Hybryde Fusion: A very unique Linux distribution

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linuxbsdos.com: Hybryde Fusion is a new desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. Unlike most other Ubuntu-based distributions, it brings a few interesting features to the table.

China and Linux: A Lesson in Industry Transformation

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wired.com: Of course, Linux has been the foundation of much of this disruption — and the operating system is becoming more popular across global growth markets. Worldwide enterprise adoption of Linux continues to rise, according to the Linux Foundation’s 2013 Enterprise End User Report.

Best Linux Distro For a New User?

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fossforce.com: There’s still a perception that Linux is difficult to use and is only for Geeks. This seems rather silly, since most casual users, the folks who use their computers only for surfing, email and word processing, would have little to no learning curve at all using many Linux distros these days.

The Windows Kernel's Achilles' Heel

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Microsoft

linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Last week we saw our favorite operating system named the "benchmark of quality". Now, the cheerfest continues with no less than a confession from a Windows kernel developer that Linux development is better. Could it get any better than this?

Antergos Linux 2013.05.12 review

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linuxbsdos.com: Antergos Linux is a desktop distribution based on Arch Linux. The distribution started under the Cinnarch moniker with the objective of providing a Cinnamon-only desktop distribution using the same rolling release development model as its parent distribution.

Before Mageia 3: Mageia 2 in Perspective Redux

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unsolicitedbutoffered.blogspot: The early articles of this site revolved around the late and somewhat lamented Mandriva, which faced troubles as a Linux distribution, product, and company. Although Distrowatch lists Mageia within its top 10 of most clicked distributions, Mageia receives the same coverage in the media as long running PCLinuxOS and Sabayon. In fact, popular frugal Linux distribution Puppy Linux is mentioned more in articles and forums than Mageia.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 508

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Welcome to this year's 20th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! Debian GNU/Linux, the world's largest Linux distribution and the ultimate cooperative software project that extends across many countries on all continents, has recently released a new stable version and it is the subject of this week's first-impression review by Jesse Smith;

Mageia 3 Released with Steamy Goodness

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ostatic.com: The third official release of, the popular Mandriva fork, Mageia is now available. After several delays and a mountain of challenges, Patricia Fraser said, "We still can't believe how much fun it is to make Mageia together, and we've been doing it for two and a half years."

Linux Mint 15 Most Ambitious Release Ever

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ostatic.com: Clement Lefebvre, Mint founder and lead, recently announced the public release of Linux Mint 15 Release Candidate. Mint 15 brings lots of fixes, two new tools, and several new features. In fact, Clem said, "Linux Mint 15 is the most ambitious release since the start of the project."

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