gcn.com: Red Hat has released a version of its Enterprise Linux 5 operating system that is capable of running various types of software platforms thanks to a built-in, kernel-based virtual machine hypervisor.
zdnet.com: Fedora 16, thanks in large part to GNOME 3.2, was an awful Linux distribution. With this new version, and GNOME 3.4, Fedora 17 is back to being a useful Linux distribution.
This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
- Reviews: A look at OpenBSD 5.1
- News: First alpha of Debian Installer 7.0, The Debian Administrator's Handbook, Ubuntu Studio at UDS, Ubuntu 12.10 features
- Follow-ups: Update on Calligra 2.4 Kexi and Krita
- Released last week: SolusOS 1, Salix OS 13.37 "MATE", SystemRescueCd 2.7.0, ROSA 2012
- New additions: Bridge Linux, Liberté Linux
- New distributions: Xinutop
Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....
Welcome to this year's tenth issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian community. Topics covered in this issue include:
indiatimes.com: In the battle of the desktop operating systems (OS), there are only three dominant players left - Windows, Mac and Linux. At some point, Windows was cast as the platform for the common man, Mac as the one for the artist, and Linux as the geek's playground.
wired.com: Linus Torvalds keeps a copy of his Linux kernel project on GitHub, the wildly popular code-hosting website. But there’s a caveat.
pcworld.com: Mageia has gained considerable popularity since its creation in late 2010, and it now occupies the No. 6 spot on DistroWatch's popularity rankings. Want a sneak preview of what's coming? Here's a quick rundown of some of the highlights.
h-online.com: Linux 3.4 includes a whole host of changes to drivers for AMD, Intel and NVIDIA graphics chips. The new kernel, expected to be released later this month, also contains a new USB DisplayLink driver and lays the foundations for better support for hybrid graphics technologies such as NVIDIA's Optimus.
makeuseof.com: If you’ve ever used Linux, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of hardware works straight out of the box, no questions asked. However, no operating system will have support for every single piece of hardware out of the box.
lunduke.com: About two years ago, I did a comparison of the three major operating systems (market-share wise) — MacOS X, Windows and Ubuntu. With so many changes happening to all three platforms, it seems like it’s time to do it again.