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My Favorite Distribution Releases 2010-2011

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all-things-linux.blogspot: I was going to write about how I finally dumped Firefox, but it looks like I'm going to open the 'My Top Distributions of the Year' season instead. This is obviously biased by what we know and have tried.

Sabily Linux review

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techworld.com.au: Sabily is an example of the type of Ubuntu-derived operating system that isn't an 'official' member of the Ubuntu family but still uses the Canonical-sponsored OS to deliver a user-friendly experience designed to appeal to a particular community.

Old Computer? No Problem! Linux Saves The Day.

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linux-blog.org: Want to know what utilizes 54.3 MB of RAM idle at 1% CPU utilization on a Gateway M250 laptop? CrunchBang Linux, that’s what!

December Linux fun

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mybroadband.co.za: We look at the latest big Linux releases and a few coming up in the months ahead.

Linux Mint 12 Lisa Review: Magnificent

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techdrivein.com: Linux Mint, the venerable Ubuntu based Linux distro, is in the news again. Linux Mint 12 codenamed "Lisa" is finally released. It based on GNOME 3.0 and runs GNOME Shell with some ingenious tweaks of its own.

Linux Mint 12 MATE Review

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: The recent release of Linux Mint 12 has gotten quite a bit of attention. Most reviews of Linux Mint 12 have focused mainly on the GNOME 3 desktop (as pointed out in the comments of my Linux Mint 12 GNOME 3 review by reader liquidkermit). But there’s another desktop environment included in Linux Mint 12 called MATE.

Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards 2011

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linuxjournal.com: The votes are in, the tallies are counted, the hanging chads have been evaluated, and we have our winners. This year holds a few surprises, a couple dominant players and as much open source as you can handle.

Is Linux Mint an Ubuntu-Killer?

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  • Is Linux Mint an Ubuntu-Killer?
  • Linux Mint 12 Review

What Linux n00bs Need to Know

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linuxinsider.com: It's a sad fact of life that none of us are born experts in much of anything, and certainly not in Linux. Noobs are how we must all begin our adventures in the world of FOSS, in other words, much as we may try hard to pretend otherwise.

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Tiny Core Linux 7.2 Enters Development, First Release Candidate Is Out Now

The developers of one of the smallest GNU/Linux operating systems, Tiny Core, have announced that the next point release in the Tiny Core Linux 7 series, version 7.2, is now open for development. Tiny Core Linux 7.2 RC1 (Release Candidate 1) has been released today, June 25, 2016, and it lets early adopters and public testers get an early taste of what's coming to the final Tiny Core Linux 7.2 operating system in the coming weeks. Read more

Huawei CEO: Will keep using Android as long as it's open

He made the said comment in a Weibo post, where-in he also noted that Google's mobile OS has promoted the development of smartphones, which in turn has benefited consumers. Interestingly, he didn't say anything about whether or not Huawei is developing an in-house mobile OS - said to be called Kirin OS. His silence on the matter, though, can be taken as a confirmation of sorts, especially when his comment reflects the possibility of Google restricting the companies’ freedom with Android in future. Read more Also: Huawei CEO Comments On Rumors about its Independent OS