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Did Linux dominate at Black Hat?

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internetnews.com: Just before Black Hat started, I suggested that Linux was the right choice for people headed to Black Hat.

Linux Distros: When It Absolutely, Positively Has to Be Secure

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linuxinsider.com: Security minded Linux users have options if they want to lock their systems down extra-tight. They can jump to a close Linux relative like OpenBSD. If they know what they're doing, they can set ultra-secure configuration options. Or they can choose from a few freely available Linux distros that make security a top priority.

ConnochaetOS 0.9.0 Released to Replace DeLi Linux

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ostatic.com: When I first saw that ConnochaetOS 0.9.0 had been released, I thought a new distribution had appeared. But alas, upon close inspection it turns out that ConnochaetOS is the predecessor of DeLi Linux.

Does it matter what Linus uses?

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: But it occurred to me today after reading Marcel’s mea culpa that, in the grand scheme of FOSS things, it really doesn’t matter what Linus uses?

Integrating Pidgin and Gnome 3

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As a Linux user I know that I should revel in sparse user interfaces and command line driven applications, but for my day to day communications, I prefer Pidgin over XChat. It's just more pleasant to look at, and goes beyond just IRC chat. The problem with Pidgin and Gnome 3 is that it is hard to tell when someone is trying to get your attention. The little smiley face that gets displayed on the system tray icon is lost in Gnome 3, as the icons are now hidden in a disappearing bar at the bottom of the screen.

Tails: One more distro for the privacy-conscious

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techrepublic.com: Tails stands for The Amnesiac Incognito Live System — a new Linux distribution for users who want to leave no trail on the Internet.

CentOS 6 review

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linuxbsdos.com: CentOS, Community ENTerprise Operating System, is a Linux distribution derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Not many would consider it a desktop distribution, but it could be configured as one, though it requires a bit more tweaking than other well known desktop distributions to just work.

PGA Tour partners with Red Hat, CDW on Linux media asset system

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zdnet.com: The PGA Tour’s Entertainment division recently embarked on a project to develop a Linux-based media asset management system with CDW and VizRT to enable media outlets and others to quickly access video clips from gold tournaments.

Top 10 Things Linux Users Don't Understand

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fossforce.com: Well, as Three Dog Night said a long, long time ago, when it comes to Redmond, we find it “easy to be hard.” Anyway, this week, we’re taking that commenter’s advice and, in the interest of equal time, we’re going after our own kind, Penguinistas.

A Visit from the Ghost of Linux Future

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linuxinsider.com (blog safari): That, indeed, may be why TuxRadar's recent Open Ballot -- entitled, "What will Linux look like in 10 years?" -- was met with such glee.

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A “Linux Embedded Development Environment” (LEDE) fork of the lightweight, router-oriented OpenWrt Linux distribution vows greater transparency and inclusiveness. Some core developers of the OpenWrt community has forked off into a Linux Embedded Development Environment (LEDE) group. LEDE is billed as both a “reboot” and “spinoff” of the lightweight, router-focused distribution that aims to build an open source embedded Linux distro that “makes it easy for developers, system administrators or other Linux enthusiasts to build and customize software for embedded devices, especially wireless routers.” Read more