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Great Expectations for Linux in 2013

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linuxinsider.com: This is the start of a momentous new year, after all, and as such Linux bloggers -- like so many others around the world -- have been forming their hopes for what may come over the next 12 months. Ready for an obfuscation-free look at the future? Then relax, sit back and read on.

Linux Mint 14 MATE

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desktoplinuxreviews.com: I recently took a look at Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon. Now it’s time to review its counterpart Linux Mint 14 MATE. The MATE desktop environment is a fork of GNOME 2. It offers a more traditional desktop experience than Cinnamon. Please see the MATE about page for some background information.

UEFI SecureBoot + Linux, is the nightmare over?

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lxnay.wordpress: During the last weeks, I spent several nights playing with UEFI and its extension called UEFI SecureBoot. I must admit that I have mixed feelings about UEFI in general. But hey, what does it all mean for our beloved Gentoo-based distro named Sabayon?

Make 2013 the year you switch to Linux

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pcworld.com: For many PC users, the prospect of switching away from Mac or Windows and onto Linux can be a nerve-wracking one. On the other hand, those of us on Windows are now facing the prospect of Windows 8, which by most accounts is not a happy one.

Top Linux Distribution Releases of 2012

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linuxplanet.com: 2012 was another full year of major Linux distribution releases from the top vendors in the space. Though it was also a year in which at least two projects were hit with release delays.

Speed up the Kernel

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HowTos

linuxuser.co.uk: Jon Masters examines performance tweaks for the Linux kernel and summarises the latest goings-on in the kernel community

Five Linux predictions for 2013

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pcworld.com: Now that the final curtain is about to drop on the year that was 2012, there's no better time to look ahead and try to anticipate what 2013 will bring.

Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support

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Gadgets
  • Aakash 3 May Feature SIM Slot, Linux Support
  • Samsung And DoCoMo Reportedly Team Up To Offer Tizen Smartphones In 2013

Best KDE Distro of 2012

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Linux

mylinuxexplore.blogspot: KDE has always intrigued me a lot, though I never started using it on daily basis for production purposes. It is really user-friendly, plasma interface looks awesome, effects are subtle and KDE 4.9.* is quite stable with loads of KDE specific applications. Almost every popular distro now has a KDE edition for the users, an evidence of the growing popularity of KDE.

The year GNOMES, Ubuntu sufferers forked off to Mint Linux

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Ubuntu

theregister.co.uk: It's been a rough year for Linux on the desktop. More specifically, it's been a rough year for GNOME-based Linux on the desktop. But a glimmer of hope may have appeared thanks to a Mint-flavoured distribution of the open-source operating system.

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