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How not to upgrade a Mint installation

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dwasifar.com: There are community instructions on how to upgrade a Mint box in place, rather than doing a fresh install. Basically what it amounts to is: edit your sources.list to use the next generation’s monikers then do apt-get upgrade. Simple, right? Don’t do it.

They make Mageia: Jérôme Quelin

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Interviews

blog.mageia.org: Now that things are well on their way and that Mageia 1 is there, it’s time to discover some more about the persons that are making this a reality. Today, this is about Jérôme; thanks to him for being the first!

Fuduntu 14.10 Review

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cristalinux.blogspot: Back when I first tested and REVIEWED Fuduntu (14.7), I found it a bit lacking in certain areas, most of which were somehow linked to its Fedora inheritance.

Reviewed: Mageia 1.0

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tuxradar.com: Mag-ay-a? Ma-jee-a? However you pronounce the name, this distro has proven the nay-sayers wrong and shown that a community supported fork of a commercial distro is possible.

The HP TouchPad's Best Feature Is Linux

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Hardware

pcworld.com: It's a strong testament to the power of Linux that HP has chosen WebOS as the platform for many upcoming phones, tablets, printers and PCs.

Also: What WebOS Means To HP, Linux, And You

A nice surprise

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Hardware

mandrivachronicles.blogspot: It might have been a year ago or so when I entered this small computer shop near the University where I work. That day, I asked about a webcam and the clerk, all smiles, brought it to me. Then I asked the dreadful question that wiped out his smile in a fraction of a second: "Does this support Linux?"

7 Reasons Why Linux Will Rule The Server Market

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junauza.com: We’ve ranted a lot about Linux not being able to catch up on Windows and Mac in the desktop arena. However, we can never complain about the position Linux enjoys in the server market.

How Linux Mint took over all my computers

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dwasifar.com: Well, it’s all Mint now. Regular readers will recall that I was pretty darn impressed with Linux Mint 10 on my laptop. I’ve been slowly moving other machines to Mint since then, one at a time.

Peppermint OS: Cloud Oriented Desktop Distro

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linuxjournal.com: Released in July, Peppermint Two is based on Lubuntu 11.04, an Ubuntu-derived distribution using the LXDE desktop environment. Its main distinguishing feature is that it mixes traditional applications with cloud applications that are closely integrated into the desktop.

Mageia-cal Win Over Humanity

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linuxblog.darkduck: I like Humanity in form of Ubuntu. I like KDE. That's why Kubuntu was my favourite distribution. Few months passed since 11.04 release date, and bugs are still here. That made me look into alternatives to both Ubuntu and Kubuntu. First is to replace Kubuntu, and it will be Mageia.

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