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Arch Steps Up – Debian Takes A Backseat

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Linux I recently did some soul searching regarding my GNU/Linux philosophy. I found that I wasn’t being true to myself.

Mageia Announces First Alpha Release

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Linux Anne Nicolas has announced the first alpha release of Mageia (code name Cantine). The 32-bit or 64-bit DVD should be landing on mirrors very soon.

Debian 6 review

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Linux Debian 6.0, aka Debian “Squeeze”, is the latest stable release of Debian. It was made available for download earlier this month. In Debian country, a major release of this sort is a once-in-a-very-long-time event, unlike other distributions where it happens at least twice a year. This article provides a detailed review of Debian Squeeze.

Linux I love thee - users count the ways

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Linux Linux users are sometimes derided by others as geeks or fan boys, dismissed by some who prefer the more popular Windows operating system (OS) or more posh Mac OS. But the Linux faithful have found something in Linux that lures them in and keeps them coming back for more.

Linux Mint 10 LXDE RC released

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How Do We Love Linux? Counting the Many Ways

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Linux While Slashdot blogger Barbara Hudson loves Linux for introducing her to the open source ecosystem, she didn't want to carry her ardor too far. "For Valentine's I prefer chocolate and and dinner with a few drinks," she said, "but my COMPUTER sure loves linux."

Living on the bleeding edge: Debian wheezy/sid

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Linux I've decided to start this blog and share my experience with Debian sid/unstable, the development version of Debian GNU/Linux. It's the leading edge, but sometimes also the bleeding edge of Debian development.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 392

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This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Reviews: A look at Sabayon Linux 5.5
  • News: Oracle releases free RHEL 6 clone, MeeGo's future in doubt, PCLinuxOS has a bad day at office, Mageia interview
    Questions and answers: Improving performance with custom-compiled source packages
  • Released last week: Oracle Linux 6, Frugalware Linux 1.4
  • Upcoming releases: Ubuntu 10.04.2, Mandriva Linux 2011 Alpha
  • New additions: Bodhi Linux
  • New distributions: iGolaware Linux, Nisix Linux
  • Reader comments

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

Geeky Valentine's Day Roundup

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OSS I have nothing against Valentine's Day, but I also don't go crazy for the holiday, either. Tonight, my husband and I will go bowling, just like we do every Monday night. So, in honor of Valentine's Day, I give you a geeky romantic roundup:

The Joy of Remastering your Own Linux Distro

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Linux Like most of you, I'm tired of hearing about the latest Ubuntu Linux distribution spin-off. Doesn't it feel like everybody has released their very own variant of Ubuntu?

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