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Torvalds cries 'bogus' too often and too easily

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  • Linus Torvalds cries 'bogus' too often and too easily -- but the gullible believe him
  • Evolution of the Linux kernel source code tarball size
  • Kernel Log: Coming in 3.2 (Part 1) - Networking
  • AMD Linux KVM Virtualization Benchmarks
  • Linux 3.2-rc2 Kernel Doesn't Bring Too Much Churn

Linux Foundation Announces Four New Members

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Linux New members hail from Brazil, Japan, Canada and the U.S.; each focused on advancing Linux for next-generation computing

Puppy 5.3 "Slacko" - Slackware With Added Woof

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all-things-linux.blogspot: A few days ago Puppy Linux released a new version (or edition if you prefer) based on Slackware, and it is appropriately named Puppy "Slacko", because we all know that Slackware users are lazy jacko’s, right?

Red Hat Stock Hits New 52-Week High

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  • Red Hat Stock Hits New 52-Week High
  • Red Hat Adds App Lifecycle Tools to PaaS Preview
  • Red Hat’s OpenShift Adds Full Java Lifecycle Offering

Mageia wiki finally online

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Web After a very long time the final Mageia wiki is going online today. As you all may know, we were using a temporary wiki since the announcement of Mageia last September.

Pinguy OS 11.10 (Final, Yet Beta) Released

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Linux Pinguy OS 11.10 has been released today and comes with GNOME Shell (on top of GNOME 3.2.1) as default. Even though this is most probably the final version, it's called "beta":

Five new distros you should not miss

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Linux The most exciting phase of the open source platform is discovering new distros, exploring them and optimizing them for your desktop. Here are five such linux-logodistros you in a variety of flavors and these are ones you should not miss.

Where Linux crushes Windows likes a bug: Supercomputers

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Linux Linux is tiny on desktops, powerful on servers, mighty on Web servers, and rules over all on supercomputers.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 431

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: Fedora turns sweet 16
  • News: Interview with Fedora's Jarred Smith, openSUSE 12.1 feature round-up, Unity frustrations and Mint's rise, FreeBSD and Solaris as alternatives to Linux
  • Questions and answers: Converting audio formats
  • Released last week: Fedora 16, Oracle Solaris 11
  • Upcoming releases: openSUSE 12.1, Caixa Mágica 17
  • New additions: Commodore OS Vision, Pear OS
  • New distributions: Kuine Linux, OpenMediaVault
  • Reader comments

Read more in this week's issue of DistroWatch Weekly....

Will a Spoonful of Mint Help the GNOME 3 Go Down?

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Software (blog safari): If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, as Mary Poppins once sagely said, will a splash of Mint help users swallow GNOME 3?

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