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Linux Mint 12 to Blend GNOMEs 2 & 3

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Linux Clement Lefebvre posted a preview of the upcoming Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" today. The post listed several noteworthy announcements. However, it wasn't the news itself that was the most noteable.

Kernel Log: more details on the hack

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Web The recent Kernel Summit, LinuxCon Europe and Realtime Workshop events revealed lots of interesting developments from the kernel scene, including a few details of the hack at

Six Good Reasons to Try Fedora 16

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Linux Fedora currently ranks at No. 3 in DistroWatch's popularity listings, and late Thursday the project behind it announced that the next big version--Fedora 16, or “Verne”--has been officially declared “gold” and ready for release on Tuesday.

Linux Foundation: Will it be your friend or foe?

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Linux The more the Linux Foundation broadens its mandate beyond its core mission of "fostering the growth of Linux", the more it risks stepping on the toes of its most ardent supporters.

The 'Year of the Linux desktop' isn't coming

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Linux Holding your breath for the ‘Year of the Linux desktop’? Don’t. It’s not coming.

Where native Linux app development stands

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Software As I was reading yet another article about the problems people are having with Unity, I was thinking about how we may be focused on the wrong thing when we fret about how the desktop interface works.

Questions remain over $25 Raspberry Pi

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  • Questions remain over $25 Raspberry Pi
  • Raspberry Pi close to shipping $25 schools computer
  • Dev Days 2011 - Qt 4.8, Qt 5.0 and Raspberry Pi

Wary Puppy Linux 5.2 review

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Linux There are Linux distributions aimed at power users, programmers, gamers, people moving from Windows and those with older hardware that just isn't powerful enough for many modern operating systems. It's this last market that Puppy Linux targets.

Scientific Linux, openSUSE, Ubuntu Tests

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Ubuntu Up for viewing today are benchmarks of Scientific Linux 6.1, openSUSE 11.4, Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS, and Ubuntu 11.10. This is the latest in the series of Ubuntu 11.10 benchmarks after looking at the power consumption, boot speed, performance relative to Sabayon 7, and virtualization performance.

One More Time: Is It Really 'Game Over' for Linux?

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Linux (blog safari): Forrester analyst Mike Gualtieri is the latest high-profile voice to call "game over" on Linux, citing the proliferation of mobile technologies for its demise. As usual, this prompted a chorus of retorts.

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