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The State of the Distributions

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kernelnews.com: Whether you are new to Linux and asking "Which Distribution should I use?", or if you have been using Linux for years and want to see what the other distributions offer, this article highlights the differences between the major Linux Distributions.

Mainstream Linux Acceptance

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elevenislouder.blogspot: Working in computer repair I meet a variety of people every day, and while I am ritualisticly astounded by the daftness of many, I do try to help those people figure out how to do what it is they wish to do.

Linus Torvalds named most influential open source blogger

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Web

networkworld.com: O'Reilly media founder Tim O'Reilly is "the most powerful voice" in open source, followed by Linux chief architect Linus Torvalds according to a new ranking of influential open source personalities.

RC3 Brings SimplyMEPIS 8.5 Close to Final Release

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mepis.org: MEPIS has released SimplyMEPIS 8.5.00, RC3 of MEPIS 8.5. "We've updated the kernel to 2.6.32.10. The release notes from the Linux Kernel Team indicated that they have been hard at work making improvements. We have changed the Live media to use isolinux."

Linux Mint 8 LXDE CE Review: LXDE Done Right

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linuxcritic.wordpress: Trent and I were both looking forward to the release of the Linux Mint LXDE Community Edition for various reasons. Luckily for us, Kendall (maintainer of the Linux Mint Fluxbox CE) pointed us to the .iso for RC1, which is what we’re using as the basis for this review.

A Debian first: female candidate in running for leader

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itwire.com: For the first time in its 16-year history, the Debian GNU/Linux project has a woman in the running to become leader of the project when voting for the post takes place between April 2 and April 15.

Microsoft licensing Linux

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Microsoft

mybroadband.co.za: Proprietary giant is licensing open source to its partners. What is going on?

4 Ways to Turn Linux into Windows XP

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Software

redferret.net: So there’s this whole eco-system of folk trying to make Linux look and feel like Windows XP. It’s so quaint and kind of clever I guess. Combine the robustness and open source vitality of Linux with the familiarity of the most popular version of Windows ever, and you should be onto a golden ticket.

New cdbuilder server improves Debian infrastructure

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debian.org: Today, the Debian project administrators are activating a new cdbuilder server. While the old system needed 20 hours to build the ISOs, the new server needs less than two hours for the same job.

Goodbye Novell

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SUSE
  • Goodbye Novell | The Linux Action Show! s11
  • SFLS - Episode 0x23: Public Domain
  • Going Linux: Mar 15: #095 - Linux Docks & Using Ubuntu
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