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Nigeria Uses GNU/Linux to Manage Elections

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mrpogson.com: Nigeria which has struggled over decades to give diverse groups of people a place in their democracy, has found GNU/Linux works for them to keep track of millions of voters.

Review: CrunchBang Linux

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computerworld.com.au: A lot of modern Linux distributions created with desktop users in mind go out of their way to be user friendly. Ubuntu, Mint, openSUSE, Fedora — and many more. It is a sign of how desktop Linux has matured. The creators of CrunchBang Linux, however, haven't quite gone in the same direction.

People behind Debian: Maximilian Attems, of the kernel team

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raphaelhertzog.com: Maximilian, along with the other members of the Debian kernel team, has the overwhelming job of maintaining the Linux kernel in Debian.

We want more Linux presentations inside shopping centers

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stop.zona-m.net: Last october I wrote about the first Italian presentation of Free Software inside a supermarket chain because it looked to me, and still looks, a wonderful idea that should find many followers worldwide, since it proves that Free Software isn’t a boring topic.

A Kernel By Any Other Name

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linuxjournal.com: For legacy reasons we standardized our environment on Ubuntu Server. Generally when a new Ubuntu LTS release comes out, we, like many others, start deploying any new installations on the new release while we start planning upgrades for our most out-of-date servers.

Mandriva Linux 2011 Alpha 1: A Quick Peek

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  • Mandriva Linux 2011 Alpha 1: A Quick Peek
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  • Mageia Alpha 1 Released: Visual Preview

Comparing CTK Arch Live and ArchBang

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freetechie.com: Today I’ll be comparing two Arch Linux-based Openbox Distributions: ArchBang and CTKArchLive.

building distro bridges

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nowwhatthe.blogspot: I finally got to the "blog about it" todo I took from there. I have to talk about the distribution collaboration panel discussion Jared Smith (Fedora Project Lead), Stefano Zacchirol (Debian Project Lead) and myself led on Sunday (video here). We discussed what barriers there are to cross-distro collaboration and what to do against them.

5 Reasons why kids should use Linux

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unixmen.com: Perhaps the most difficult part of providing quality technical support is when you need to assist young minds in mastering the complexities of technology. Today children of all ages use computers and it becomes an essential part of their learning curve that they understand the basics of keeping their system going. This is made easier when they work on open source platforms such as Linux.

Nine Current Flame Wars in Open Source

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earthweb.com: Whatever else you can say about the personal computer, the Internet, and social media, all of them have greatly increased our ability to argue with each other. In the last three decades, flame wars have become the norm. Here are nine of the hottest arguments in FOSS.

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