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Mint 9: An overview of the new features

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linuxmint.com/blog: In this blog post, I’ll only go through the features that are developed specifically for Linux Mint.

Building on a Linux brand

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itpro.co.uk: Red Hat is a perfect example of how open source firms need to trade on their reputation, not just their product.

Marvell Moby Tablet - the Linux factor

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Hardware

zdnet.com: The Moby Tablet, a potential “educational game-changer”, as Larry Dignan put it, is a device that’s right up my alley. But... It’s going to be running Linux.

Kernel Log: Ceph file system in 2.6.34, kernel and KVM presentations at the CLT2010

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h-online.com: Linus Torvalds has integrated the Ceph distributed network file system and released the second release candidate of 2.6.34. Torvalds intends to vary the length of the merge window from now on.

credativ pre-paid Open Source Support Card leads the market

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Today, credativ is launching its unique pre-paid Open Source Support Card. Businesses using Linux distributions such as Debian and CentOS stand to benefit from expert support without being tied into a contract, in contrast to other commercial Linux support vendors.

50 Places Linux is Running That You Might Not Expect

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focus.com: It was not long ago when Microsoft Windows had a tight stranglehold on the operating system market. Linux is hovering just beneath 1% of the overall market share in operating systems. And although that might sound like a small number, Linux is far more than just a fringe OS.

Will Red Hat Stay Red Hot?

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minyanville.com: Shares of Red Hat (RHT) have been red hot this past year. But can the momentum be kept up? That’s the big question.

Compressed File Systems on Linux

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raditha.com/blog: Perhaps the title should have been; ‘the lack of a suitable compressed file system on linux’. A compressed file system in this case refers to a setup where the files are saved on the disk in a predefined compressed format (such as gzip or bzip2). When you read from those files they will be automatically decompressed by the file system.

Linux cool hacks - Part II

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HowTos

dedoimedo.com: Time for the second article of highly useful, cool and fun utilities, commands, and tricks that should help you gain better productivity and understand your system better.

Elive 2.0 - Distro Review

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jeffhoogland.blogspot: Elive: Where Debian mights Enlightenment. This is Elive's slogan. As I am sure you can guess, it is a Debian based distribution that uses the Enlightenment window manager.

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