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A Linux Mint based on Debian

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Linux The idea of a Linux Mint desktop based on top of Debian Testing is quite seducing. It’s much faster than Ubuntu and the current Linux Mint desktops, it uses less resources, and it opens the door for a rolling distribution, with a continuous flow of updates and no jumps from one release to another. It’s something we’ve always been tempted to do.

Linux Gazette July 2010 (#176):

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July 2010 (#176):

* Pixie Chronicles: Part 4 Kickstart, by Henry Grebler
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* Tacco and the Painters (A Fable for the Nineties), by Henry Grebler

* Knoppix Boot From PXE Server - a Simplified Version for Broadcom based NICs, by Krishnaprasad K., Shivaprasad Katta, and Sumitha Bennet

* Procmail/GMail-based spam filtering, by Ben Okopnik

* Linux: The Mom & Pop's Operating System, by Anderson Silva

Kanotix makes comeback with version 2010

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Linux Kanotix is a Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at new users or anyone wishing for an easy-to-use system. In 2005 Kanotix was looking good, it was stable, fast, and had some handy extras. But then it suddenly disappeared. Now it's back.

5 Little Linux Computers

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Hardware This month we take a look at a number of small form factor PCs that either come with Linux or would make a perfect fit for your favorite Linux distro. Each of the computers mentioned takes up very little space, but all deliver plenty of computing performance to handle everything from basic web browsing to watching videos.

Debian Opens "Front Desk" for Derivatives

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Linux Many Linux projects use Debian Linux as their code base for developing their distributions. One of the reasons derivative projects don't give back is how difficult and time consuming the process can be. Many just don't know what to do. So Debian has created a contact point to facilitate the practice.

Who Should - or Shouldn't - Use Linux?

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Linux Is there a type of person who absolutely should be using Linux? Would that include only developers, programmers and admins, or does it encompass anyone whose needs would mostly be met with FOSS? On the flip side, is there a category of person that should probably keep as far away from Linux as humanly possible?

As A Feature, Fedora 14 May Actually Ship On Time

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  • As A Feature, Fedora 14 May Actually Ship On Time
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Linux Mint 9 Isadora - You betrayed me, dear!

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Linux Linux Mint is a very popular, Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. It's Ubuntu with extra polish and more features for new and less experienced people, making it friendly and usable out of the box. For me, the general sentiment has always run true.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta 2 Now Available

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Linux Customer and partner testing of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta is in full swing, and we have been very pleased with the strong positive feedback that we have received from our testing community. We are on track...

12 of the most interesting, unusual and useful Linux distros

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Linux The other major benefit of truly open source software is that you're allowed to modify a program and redistribute your altered version. Linux is a classic example of this: there are hundreds. We rounded up some of the most interesting Linux distros out there that you might not have heard of.

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