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Liberté Linux 2010.1

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lwn.net: The first release of Liberté Linux is available. "Liberté Linux is a secure, reliable, lightweight, and easy to use Gentoo-based LiveUSB Linux distribution intended as a communication aid in hostile environments."

New Linux Mint 10 – Will you be lured into trying it?

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brajeshwar.com: Battling to be classified as the most reliable open source operating system is the Linux Mint team, which apparently has put its plans to action by leveraging its existing and most popular product the Linux Mint and in turn has brought out a new and updated version of the same.

Pardus 2011 Beta Review – the most exciting distro of the year?

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linuxuser.co.uk: The latest beta release of Pardus Linux sports a slew of tweaks and under-the-hood improvements. But does the new release make the distro a viable alternative to the Ubuntus and Fedoras of this world? Dmitri Popov investigates…

xPUD: A Quick Booting, Easy To Use 64 MB Linux Distro

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makeuseof.com: Booting in under 10 seconds and centering around web browsing and media, xPUD is nothing if not a lightweight operating system.

Avatar: Made with Linux

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Movies

zdnet.com.au: In its work Weta uses several different software programs to create its special effects. The company uses PCs running Linux and most animation is done using Maya.

Will Microsoft Go After Linux, Again?

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Microsoft

pcmag.com: Microsoft just purchased 882 patents from Novell, and I think that amongst this treasure trove is something Microsoft wants to use against Linux.

SimplyMepis Celebrates 8th Anniversary with Release

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linuxjournal.com: Warren Woodford, founder of MEPIS, has announced the release of SimplyMepis 11.0 Alpha 3 just in time to mark the eighth anniversary of MEPIS on November 21. SimplyMepis usually takes quite a while to cook and no final release date has been given.

Stage 2 of The Linux Experience: Bodhi

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linuxplanet.com: A while ago I noted that I have been exploring Lilliput, trying out a few of the lightweight distros that have been proliferating lately. A brand new one named Bodhi is currently being developed, and I gave Bodhi a try (just from the LiveCD so far), and I must say I definitely see it as a significantly new approach to providing a kit for making The Distro You Always Wanted.

Linux Is Not "I-Cant-Believe-Its-Not-Windows!"

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penguinpetes.com: Every now and then I'm shocked from my usual shell of cynical apathy when a sign of intelligent life is spotted elsewhere in the technology district of Blogistan. Such a blip passed by radar a couple weeks back when Matt Hartley of Datamation arrived at the question Does Being Competitive with Windows Matter?

Tiny Core Linux 3.3 released

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h-online.com: Tiny Core lead developer Robert Shingledecker has announced the release of version 3.3 of Tiny Core Linux.

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