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Best distributions for off-line use

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unixmen.com: Internet is the the “Alpha and Omega” of our daily experience with computers, dominating, enriching and engulfing everything we do. This is the case with almost everyone around the world, but somewhere out there, there are computers that are not connected to the internet.

Distro Hoppin`: Blender-boot 1 Suzanne Beta 2

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itlure.com: Distros, distros, distros... Glue a bunch of software together, add your favorite themes, name it "Frank OS" and that's it, you've got your own operating system. So, there is Blender-Boot, which is a whole OS wrapped around ONE application: blender.

Control Centre: The systemd Linux init system

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h-online.com: A variety of distributions now let systemd, rather than sysvinit, take care of bringing the system up. The newest of the three big init system promises to speed up booting and requires no explicit system service dependency configuration; as a side-effect, it also eliminates some distribution-specific peculiarities.

5 Reasons Why You Should Update Your Kernel Often

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makeuseof.com: If you’re using a Linux distribution like Ubuntu or Fedora, you’re also using the Linux kernel. But your distribution constantly asks you to update your kernel. Why should you do this when it’s been running just fine?

OSHackers – Find a Linux lover near you!

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unixmen.com: OSHackers is a website that aims to count GNU/Linux users and place them geographically using their Linux distribution as the marker.

Fragmentation on the Linux Desktop (Is it Normal?)

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datamation.com: Trying to make sense of the recent history of the Linux desktop, I realized recently that the main perspective was wrong. The fragmentation of user share between desktops isn't a new trend -- it's simply a reversion to coding as usual in free and open source software.

Why I Bought Red Hat

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  • Why I Bought Red Hat
  • Red Hat, Dell announce OEM partnership
  • Red Hat Strengthens Asia-Pacific Operations with New R&D

Is the 'perfect desktop' attainable?

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techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen found many people had strong opinions about his claim that Ubuntu 12.04 nailed the desktop to near perfection. As a result, Jack questions whether the “perfect desktop” is attainable.

7 Reason Why Linux Flies on the Desktop

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mrpogson.com: GNU/Linux distros that work on desktop PCs have been around for 15 years or so. They are polished and effective. Still, some people think there’s no real advantage over the MacOS or that other OS, but I disagree:

A look at Linux Mint Debian Edition

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techrepublic.com: The primary version of Linux Mint uses Ubuntu as its source, but to think that it is the only source would be wrong; there’s also the Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE).

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